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Amanda Nojadera
Marketing Associate | Aunt of two
100+ Go-Girl Picks for Women's History Month
Parents know how challenging it can be to find positive role models for kids, especially their daughters. And with such a wide range of entertainment options -- from streaming TV to downloadable... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
Beyond Oz: 17 Magical Movies for Kids
Oz the Great and Powerful -- opening this week -- has us reflecting on our favorite magical movies for kids. From apparitions and spells, Quidditch and Roald Dahl, magic in cinema has thrilled us for... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
37 Whimsical Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday
Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss! This week, we're celebrating the literary icon with a plethora of entertaining -- and educational -- picks for kids. Everyone loves Dr. Seuss for his whimsical imagery,... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Watch Out! "Family" Movies with Cursing
Over the summer of 1985, I saw Back to the Future in the theater five times -- a personal record that still stands. I can still vividly remember watching the scene in which Marty (Michael J. Fox)... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
How I Called a Truce in the Screen Time Wars
A friend told me recently that she doesn't let her kindergartner watch TV or play video games or apps, and she only rarely allows him to see a Thomas and Friends video on Netflix. It's hard for me to... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
Best TV for Girls
Best friends really are the best. For girls and young women, they're the ones who psych you up for fun, admire your talents, help you through tough days, and let you ramble on about your crazy... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Watch Out! Family Movies That Could Traumatize Your Kids
I don't mind admitting that there are movies that make me cry. Steel Magnolias gets me every time (that scene where Sally Field loses it after the funeral?), and even WALL-E left me blinking back a... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
10 Worst TV Role Models of 2012
From Kim Kardashian to Honey Boo Boo, TV is full of outrageous characters who make us laugh, cringe, or scratch our heads in disbelief. Each year Common Sense Media takes a look at some of TV's most... read more
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