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As informative as it is, our generation’s media coverage brings it all to us at lightening speed.  Perhaps we’re exposed to more coverage…Continue reading.

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Sesame Street’s Murray Monster tells all when it comes to his favorite learning activities, his ideas on what makes a good parent and what he wants to be when he grows up.

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While strolling along Sesame Street last week, I bumped into Murray Monster. The puppeteer is my friend, Joey Mazzarino, who also…Continue reading.

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Tornadoes. Tsunamis. Terrorists. There’s certainly no shortage of scary stories in the news. What do you do if your child starts asking questions that you’re not prepared to answer? Have no fear! Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, VP of Research and Education … watch episode

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As a creator of children’s television programs, a reviewer can be your best or worst friend.  It seems that kids’ TV is the last thing…Continue reading.



With so many options on TV, how do you choose what your kids are allowed to watch? Does it make them socially awkward to censor their media consumption? TV Critic Tim Goodman shares his thoughts on how to choose good … watch episode

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I recently spoke with Ana Flores of  Ana is such a treasure!  She…Continue reading.



‘Tiger Mother’ Amy Chua created an outrage recently when she admitted that she once forced her 3-year-old daughter to practice a complex…Continue reading.

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If there was one thing that I could pass onto my girls, it would be a strong sense of self.  This would give them the strength to be great…Continue reading.

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