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How Has Social Media Changed Teen Girls' Lives?
You may think you know what teen girls' digital lives are like -- they're glued to their cell phones, they're hooked on YouTube and Twitter, they post a lot on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Vine... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
10 Inspiring Movies for Latino Families
Movies or documentaries with topics that remind us of our traditions and culture are an easy way to entertain our families and spend some time together. They also create an opportunity to talk and... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs
Strengthening skills through play is a proven strategy to help kids learn. For kids with special needs, video games can offer opportunities to practice everything from communication skills to... read more
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Help Preschoolers Handle Strong Emotions
When you're little, things aren't all fun and games. Big feelings can sweep in without warning -- and the resulting tantrums can be brutal for kids and parents. No one can predict or prevent... read more
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Apps for Kids on the Autism Spectrum
Technology has the power to unlock learning for kids of all ages and stages. Recent innovations in the app world have introduced a whole new wave of learning tools and products to kids around the... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
5 Ways to Get the Internet When You Can't Afford It
For many families, access to broadband Internet can be a challenge. The Federal Communications Commission has added broadband Internet service to the 30-year-old Lifeline program which subsidizes... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Minecraft vs. Roblox: How These Games Stack Up for Kids
If your kid plays Minecraft, sooner or later she's gonna discover Roblox. And vice versa. Why? These two sandbox-style games have a lot in common. Both let you design games, meet other players, and,... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Movies to Watch with Tweens and Teens That Don't Make You Look Like a Dork
Once your kids have outgrown the Disney princesses, the Kung Fu Pandas, and the Ice Ages of the world, picking something for family movie night can get a bit more challenging. If you want tweens and... read more
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