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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Shop Smart: Gift Ideas and Tips for Every Age and Stage
A kid's age and interests are pretty reliable criteria for choosing presents. An eight-year-old who likes to build? Legos. A three-year-old obsessed with princesses? Elsa doll. (See our 2014 Holiday... read more
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Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of one
Affordable Tech Gifts for Every Type of Teacher
Teachers are more connected and tech-savvy than ever. This holiday season, get them gifts they’ll really appreciate. From digital tools that help them "tech up" their teaching to online memberships... read more
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Sandie Angulo Chen
Guest Blogger | Movie/DVD/Book Reviewer | Mom of three
5 Teen Lit Books Parents Should Read
I used to think that YA books were a waste of time. I mean, I didn't even read them when I was an actual teen. (OK, I did read a friend's much-dog-eared copy of Judy Blume's Forever, but that was in... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
What to Read Next: Family-Friendly Books for November
As Thanksgiving approaches, thoughts turn to family. Picture yourself cozying up on a couch with a loved one and a good book. Maybe you have a lap-sitting little one to turn the pages of a picture... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Best Kids' Books of 2014
Strong stories and original ideas distinguish our picks for best books of the year. From a picture book with no pictures to a memoir told in poetry to a fantasy with people-eating trees, these... read more
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Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
Best Kids' Games of 2014
From puppies to building blocks, sports teams to outer space, the best games of 2014 are as diverse in subject matter as style of gameplay. Many have good role models, positive messages, and a... read more
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Best and Worst Pop Culture Moments of 2014
Fifteen minutes of fame used to sound too short. But now -- with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and a thousand other ways to get news instantly -- fame is more fleeting than ever. One minute you're... read more
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Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
The Minecraft Glossary for Parents
Minecraft is an incredibly popular game and seems to attract new fans on a daily basis. But for parents who haven't joined the Minecraft movement, the words kids use to describe their play sessions... read more
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