Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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That Time I Found Media to Help My Kid Embrace His Hair and Teach His Preschool Class to Appreciate Differences
Our house is a head full of curlies. Wonderful, kinky, coil-y curls (except my husband -- the addition of our two curly-headed tots has caused the subtraction of most of the hair on top of his head... read more
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Why Getting My 11-Year-Old a Phone Was One of the Best Parenting Decisions I've Ever Made
There was never any question in my mind that when our daughter started middle school, we would get her a smartphone. My husband and I work in technology-related fields and knew the benefits and... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Movies to Watch with Tweens and Teens That Don't Make You Look Like a Dork
Once your kids have outgrown the Disney princesses, the Kung Fu Pandas, and the Ice Ages of the world, picking something for family movie night can get a bit more challenging. If you want tweens and... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Parents Need to Know About Social Media and Anxiety
From cyberbullying to FOMO to cruel comments, social media can be a land mine for kids. Issues we parents never had to worry about, such as an intimate photo texted to the entire school or Instagram... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Kids' Summer Movie Guide 2018
Grab some popcorn, because the summer movie season is here! When school's out, movie theaters are packed with people ready to see the biggest blockbusters of the year. But with so many to choose from... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Avengers: Infinity War"
Avengers: Infinity War is the most intense, complex, and stirring Marvel Cinematic Universe film yet, with consequences unlike any that have come before in this massive franchise. But it's also one... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
How I Got My Toddler Back on Books After She Got a Taste of Screen Time
When I opened the gates to screen time for my 2-year-old daughter, I was planning to limit it to airplanes and sick days. But with TV and tablets came a whole new colorful world that hooked my tot... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Marvel Age-by-Age Guide
With great power comes great responsibility. The famous Spider-Man motto is true for parents deciding the right time to introduce their favorite Marvel superheroes to their kids. Marvel Comics has... read more
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