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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Earlier this week, President Obama used his bully pulpit to elevate the issue of student data privacy to the national level. I was fortunate to be in attendance at the event, and as the father of... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
The annual International Consumer Electronics Show brings over 150,000 people from all over the globe to Las Vegas every January to pitch, peruse, and explore new products that range from ... read more
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Polly Conway
Websites Editor
Many so-called "apps for girls" try to win fans by relying on the same old stereotypical ploys like dress-up, oversimplified gameplay, and pink -- lots of pink. But a few apps are shaking things up... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Did you know? Body image develops early in childhood. Body image is influenced by family and culture. Exposure to traditional media is a risk factor for developing body dissatisfaction. 3 facts about... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Start the new year with a great read. Check out our picks, which include brand-new releases as well as a few notables from the end of 2014.  Age 3 to 7 First Snow, by award-wining author-illustrator ... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Did you know? Body image develops early in childhood. Body image is influenced by family and culture. Exposure to traditional media is a risk factor for developing body dissatisfaction. More than... read more
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Editors and Staff
In today's 24/7 media world, girls and boys are flooded with messages about how they should look and act. Whether in toy stores, advertisements, TV shows, movies, or games, the images and stories... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
There are two types of people in the world: New Year's resolution makers and "let's-just-wing-it" types. Whichever category you fall into, our media resolutions (or "suggestions" for the latter group... read more
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