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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
I Brought My Kids to a Live YouTube Show and It Restored My Faith in Humanity
Like most kids, my 11- and 13-year-olds watch a lot of YouTube. Some of what they watch is unintelligible to me. Why would anyone want to see some guy yelling at the screen while playing a dumb video... read more
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How to Raise a Kid with a Conscience
Every parent wants to raise a kid with a conscience -- someone who'll do the right thing even when no one is watching. But when the road to online integrity is riddled with cyberbullying, cell phone... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsessions
Son won't turn off his video game? Daughter obsessed with "likes" on Instagram? It may not be entirely their fault. Like the high-octane sugar in a pint of Ben & Jerry's and that irresistible... read more
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Michael Robb
Director of Research | Dad of two
Why Watching TV and Movies Is Better Together
Parents tend to worry about exactly how much screen time is appropriate for kids. The guidelines can be confusing -- and there's no magic number that's right for all families. The truth is what kids... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Talking to Kids About YouTube Celebs Who Cross the Line
"Terrible." That's what we said when YouTube gamer PewDiePie was found to have racist and anti-Semitic videos. "Tragic." That was the reaction when a Minnesota woman fatally shot her husband in a... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Books Being Made Into Movies We're Dying to See (and Read)
If you're one of those families that insist their kids read the book before seeing the movie, there's some serious page-turning in your future. And if you're happy just to be able to go to the movies... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid
How's this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. Common Sense Media's survey of body-image research shows that parents play a huge role in... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
6 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2018
If there's one thing nearly every parent wants to get better at, it's staying ahead of their kids when it comes to media and technology. From crazy YouTube videos to marathon Minecraft sessions to... read more
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