Parents' Guide to

Home Sweet Home

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Family swap show focuses on common ground; has language.

TV NBC Reality TV 2021
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The mild series offers viewers an hour of watching families participate in a social experiment designed to see how people can find common ground despite their differences. As the families participate in pre-planned activities that offers more insight into each other's lives, they are excited to learn more about the people they've traded homes with. They also share what they are learning about themselves. These are positive things, but Home Sweet Home glosses over the uncomfortable but important conversations about unconscious bias, and it fails to fully address how this quietly surfaces in different ways during each experience. If you can get past this, you'll find a feel-good show that offers some hope for bridging the gap between people from different communities.

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