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Family-Friendly Oscar-Nominated Movies

Family-Friendly Oscar-Nominated Movies

17 Oscar-nominated movies to watch with your kids, tweens, and teens

Why I Hated All Nine Months of Pregnancy

Why I Hated All Nine Months of Pregnancy

A mom’s experience with antepartum depression during pregnancy.

What Your Kids Should Watch on TV

What Your Kids Should Watch on TV

10 TV shows to watch with your kids, plus a preview of 'A Dog's Purpose'

Snap a Photo with This Hippo Ballerina for a Chance to Win Free Tickets to Lincoln Center

Snap a Photo with This Hippo Ballerina for a Chance to Win Free Tickets to Lincoln Center

See this Hippo Ballerina bronze sculpture at Dante Park in front of Lincoln Center from Feb. 7 through July 31.

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Though my sons’ caregivers can sometimes seem to be better role models than me, that doesn’t mean I’m a bad parent.

Does Parents’ Media Use Affect Kids?: Study

Does Parents’ Media Use Affect Kids?: Study

Common Sense Media’s newest report finds parents aren’t the role models they think they are when it comes to screen time.

Virtual Stocking Stuffers: 10 Apps for Kids, Tweens, and Teens that Cost

Virtual Stocking Stuffers: 10 Apps for Kids, Tweens, and Teens that Cost

Our picks for 10 apps that make great stocking stuffers for kids, tweens, and teens.

What It’s Like to Be the Wife of a Police Officer

What It’s Like to Be the Wife of a Police Officer

The intense, mixed emotions of being the wife of a police officer.

Mail a Letter to Santa Claus and Receive a Response From the North Pole

Mail a Letter to Santa Claus and Receive a Response From the North Pole

The United States Postal Service is holding their Letters to Santa program to allow kids to write a letter to Santa and receive a response addressed from the North Pole.

10 Apps for Learning and Fun

10 Apps for Learning and Fun

Common Sense Media shares 10 apps for kids to have fun while learning.

Top 10 TV Shows for Kids This Year

Top 10 TV Shows for Kids This Year

Common Sense Media shares ratings for 10 kids' TV shows, plus a preview of 'Pete's Dragon.'

At What Age Will My Son Become A Threat?

At What Age Will My Son Become A Threat?

One Long Island mom shares her thoughts about this month's police violence and its effects on her black family.

11 Apps and Games that Help Build Reading Skills

11 Apps and Games that Help Build Reading Skills

Common Sense Media rates 11 apps and games that help kids ages 2 and older build reading skills.

Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

Shanghai-based architecture firm 100architects has created an idea for a six-floor park in Times Square called Vertical Square to make a twist on the idea of “urban parks.”

Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April

Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April

Common Sense Media shares its ratings for family-friendly movies that are new to DVD and streaming in March and April, plus information about The Jungle Book, in theaters April 15.

Gerber Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

After being closed for over three years, the South Street Seaport Museum is finally reopening its doors with a new exhibit called “Street of Ships: The Port and Its People.”

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

The new set of LEGO minifigures were unveiled at the 67th International Toy Fair in Nurenberg, Germany.

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

It turns out that man’s best friends have been dogs ever since the Viking era!

The First-Ever Play Fair Debuts in NYC

The First-Ever Play Fair Debuts in NYC

Play Fair, hosted by the Toy Industry Association and LeftField Media, will be held at the Javits Center on February 13-14.

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie is receiving a makeover for the first time in 57 years. Toymaker Mattel will make the iconic toy in three new body types: tall, curvy, and petite.

Not Your Sister's Ballet Class

Not Your Sister's Ballet Class

The School at Steps offers a For Boys Only (F.B.O.) class to boys ages 4-5 to introduce dance as a movement class.

Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Because roaches need love, too.

Growing Pains: Surviving the Tumultuous Teen Years

Growing Pains: Surviving the Tumultuous Teen Years

This father shared how he was able to rekindle his relationship with his daughter as she navigated through being a teenager.

10 Educational Websites for Kids

10 Educational Websites for Kids

Common Sense Media shares 10 educational websites for preschoolers, elementary school kids, and tweens and teens. These sites are fun, safe, and your kids won't dread learning from them.




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