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Sandie Angulo Chen
Guest Blogger | Movie/DVD/Book Reviewer | Mom of three
5 Books That Inspired Sarah Dessen
We're so excited to have Sarah Dessen as a guest blogger at Making Sense, sharing five books that are dear to her heart as a writer. I first heard of the prolific young adult novelist four years ago... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
I Use My iPhone to Be a Better Parent
I'm a full-time working mom and one of growing number of female primary breadwinners in the United States. One of the perks of my work is that I occasionally get to travel to different parts of the... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Kick Off Summer with New Books for Kids and Teens
Finding the right book for your kid can be a challenge. But if you guess right and keep new ones coming, you may be on your way to raising a lifelong reader. Check out our Essential Books for Kids... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What's Your Family's Media Type?
I'll never forget the day that my husband, son, and I were caravanning to the beach with another family. My son was excited to listen to Car Talk on NPR for the hour-long drive. That is, until he was... read more
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Baldwin Cheng
Dad of three
Graduation Reflections: My Kids' Lives Through Media
Sometimes it feels like I've been at this parenting thing forever. This week, my daughter, Foster, graduated from high school, while my youngest son, Noah, finished kindergarten. Lately, the two of... read more
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Guest Blogger | Movie/DVD reviewer | Dad of one
5 Classic Coming-of-Age Movies
The Kings of Summer is this spring's much-talked-about coming-of-age movie about a trio of young teens -- Joe (Nick Robinson), Patrick (Gabriel Basso), and Biaggio (Moises Arias) -- who decide to get... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
My Daughter Wants to Download Raunchy Music
I've come to terms with hearing my kids mimic certain iffy words they hear on the radio, but when my 8-year-old daughter asked me to download a few songs off iTunes for the first time, I was not... read more
Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
16 Ways for Kids to Preserve Summer Memories
This summer, we're all about digital creativity. With vacation, camp, and lazy summer days ahead, it's the perfect time for kids to preserve their memories. We rounded up 16 digital tools -- ... read more
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