Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2014
When it comes to kids and media, there are two things you can always count on: Kids are always going to want more screen time; and just when you think you've wrapped your head around the latest site... read more
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Our Friends' Favorites: Suzanne Collins Shares the Books She Loved as a Teen
For this installment of Our Friends' Favorites -- in which we ask Common Sense Media's friends and partners to share their top media picks -- we turn to Suzanne Collins, author of the internationally... read more
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Our Friends' Favorites: Emily Bazelon on Meaningful Books for Kids and Grown-Ups
For this installment of Our Friends' Favorites -- in which we ask Common Sense Media's friends and partners to share their top media picks -- we turn to Emily Bazelon, American journalist and senior... read more
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Sandie Angulo Chen
Guest Blogger | Movie/DVD/Book Reviewer | Mom of three
Holiday Movie Guide 2013
Winter brings all sorts of wonderful family treats: holiday decorations, shiny presents, and relatives from near and far. The season also brings some of the best movies of the year -- and kids,... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Study: Kids Go Digital, But TV Still Reigns
On a recent plane trip, the toddler in the row ahead of me reached through the gap in the seats and swooshed her finger across my iPad. She didn't speak; she didn't even look at me. She simply had a... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
10 Worst TV Role Models of 2013
From Abby Lee Miller to Walter White, TV is full of wild and crazy characters who make us laugh, cry, or grit our teeth in frustration. Each year, Common Sense Media calls out the TV characters and... read more
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Apps and Games to Spark Kindness and Compassion
Kindness and compassion. These "soft skills" are ones that parents may think come naturally to their children. After all, your kids are good kids. You show them kindness and compassion, therefore... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Spooky Kids' Books for Halloween and Beyond
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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