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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Parents Need to Know Before Buying Google Home or Amazon Echo
If you've seen the commercials, you know that Google Home and Amazon Echo -- the sleek, voice-activated home assistants that do everything from turn off your lights to read your kids a story -- are... read more
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Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
10 Most Violent Video Games of 2017 (and What to Play Instead)
It's a dark night. You've just escaped from a sprawling mansion deep in the Louisiana bayou. You're terrified. You've been shot at, bludgeoned, and stabbed as you try to escape this life-or-death... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Wonder"
Based on R. J. Palacio's award-winning novel of the same name, Wonder tells the story of Auggie Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a young boy with a genetic facial difference who attends school for the first... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Kids' Holiday Movie Guide 2017
The wait is finally over for some of the most exciting and anticipated movies of the year: We're talking Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, and more! Maybe your kids already have their lightsabers ready for... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Books That Teachers Read to Their Own Kids
Teachers have a knack for knowing how to connect with kids, and they're skilled at drawing out kids to talk about the characters and ideas in a story. So wouldn't it be fun to step inside a teacher's... read more
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Kids' Screen Time Shifts Dramatically Toward Phones and Tablets
My kitchen counter has changed a lot over the last six years. What used to be dedicated to a bowl of fruit, a coffee maker, various papers, and mail that I haven't gotten around to throwing away yet... read more
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New Healthy Media Habits for Young Kids
Who among us hasn't fibbed when the doctor asks how much alcohol you drink? Who takes the suggested daily amount of Vitamin C? Who engages in moderate exercise precisely 150 minutes per week? Thought... read more
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Genius Ways Companies Get Kids to Do Their Marketing for Them
In 1975, there was one song every kid knew by heart: "Two-all-beef-patties-special-sauce-lettuce-cheese-pickles-onions-on-a-sesame-seed-bun." By any measure, it was a viral success. Companies still... read more
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