Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
If your daughter comes home from school, throws down her backpack, and hops on YouTube -- she's just like millions of other kids. Girls are flocking to the video-sharing site to watch, share, and... read more
It seems that there are only a few short years between the time a child star makes it big and when he or she starts making salacious headlines. From Miley Cyrus to Justin Bieber, good role models can... read more
Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
From the looks of most boy-targeted media, you'd think young men are only about violence, explosions, and hiding their feelings. While plenty of websites serve up the same old tired ideas, your boys... read more
Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
If you believe everything you hear about kids online, you might think pedophiles and cyberbullies are around every cyber-corner. Yes, there is bad stuff out there. But the truth is, there's a lot of... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
We all want to find entertaining reads for our kids and tweens, but unfortunately, even some of the best stories reinforce body and gender stereotypes. Girl characters are judged by how pretty they... read more
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
Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
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
Polly Conway
TV 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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