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  • Screen Free Week Family Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    7 Family Activities to Celebrate Screen-Free Week
    Does your family spend too much time with their noses glued to screens, like computers, TVs, smart phones, the latest iGadget? If so, then perhaps give Screen Free Week a try. Screen free what? From May 1-7, unplug from any and all digital ente...
    Steven Auger
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    Kids and Cell Phones
    7 Tips to Childproof Your Smartphone
    Raise your hand if your child thinks your phone is just another one of her toys. We all know the feeling! Smartphones can be a great source for educational entertainment for children, but let's face it — curious kids have the uncanny ability to...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Internet Safety
    6 Safe Search Engines for Kids
    With school back in session, the Internet can be a great resource for homework help, but you might be worried about your child accessing inappropriate sites and information while he surfs the Web. These safe search engines for kids offer prescree...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    2015's Top Summer Movies for Families
    Summer is primetime for block-buster movies for people of all ages. Beat the heat and check out our picks for the best family movies coming your way this summer. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Kids and Violence
    7 Ways to Curb Kids' Exposure to Violence
    Did you know that U.S. children are more likely to be exposed to violence than adults? According to the U.S. Department of Justice, most American children are regularly exposed to violence — in the media, at home, in school, and in their commun...
    Erin Dower
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Famous Moms
    Which Modern Family Parent Are You?
    Take this quick personality quiz to find out which Modern Family parent you're most like! ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Internet Pornography
    Boys and Porn: What's Normal?
    Boys and Porn: What's Normal?Is Viewing Porn Normal? Fact: Boys consume lots of pornography: online porn, videos, cable TV, magazines, and virtual reality games. Fact: Boys ages 12-17 are among the biggest consumers of pornography. Fact: Adolesc...
  • Mother and son facing each other using laptops
    Social Networking
    5 Things You Should Do Before Your Kids Join Social Media Sites
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram — in today's 24/7 digital world, social media sites have become a part of your child's everyday life. Educate yourself on each popular social media site and app so that you can stay in the know about what your child...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Movies, TV, Internet
    11 Best Videos for Kids
    From classics to newer releases, the best videos for kids often turn out to be favorites for parents, too. Check out our top picks for kids of all ages, and settle in for a great family-friendly flick! ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Rules of Thumb on Children
    Mobile Apps
    Smart Rules of Thumb for Children's App Use
    It goes without saying that smartphones and apps have become an integral part of our everyday lives. But what about our children's lives? At what age is it okay to let your kids start using smartphones? Which apps are safe and which are not? We...
    Erin Dower
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    St. Patrick's Day
    8 Famous Irishmen
    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with some of Ireland's most famous exports: actors, musicians, and writers. ...
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    Popular Names
    Baby Name Trends for 2015
    Baby name trends are always evolving. What names will be popular for babies born in 2015? Here are some of our guesses. And remember, you can always visit the FamilyEducation NameLab for more baby name fun and Pregnancy Day by Day for resources f...
    Erin Dower
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    Children's Books
    Children's Books by Celebrities
    Check out these great children books written by celebrities. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages! Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making you...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Young Adult Books
    The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Quiz
    It's the third book and movie in the Twilight series. How much do you know about New Moon, by Stephenie Meyer? ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Harry Potter
    Where Would the Harry Potter Sorting Hat Place You?
    Are you a Harry Potter fan? Well, you may not be able to attend Hogwarts, but at least you can find out what house the Sorting Hat would choose for you by taking this quiz. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Young Adult Books
    The Twilight Saga: New Moon Quiz
    It's the second book and movie in the Twilight series. How much do you know about New Moon, by Stephenie Meyer? ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Young Adult Books
    Twilight Quiz
    How much do you know about Edward Cullen, Bella Swan, and the vampires that make up Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series? Take the quiz! ...
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    Kids and Tv
    Fall TV Lineup: Our Picks for Kids of all Ages
    Are you wondering what your children will be asking to watch on television this season? Check out our top picks for the best family-friendly shows premiering this fall (or returning after their first season last year) and enjoy some funny, educat...
    Erin Dower