Media Moment: In a Galaxy Not Too Far Away…

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Mary Shertenlieb, a former TV and film content screener, and mother of two, shares how she utilizes her industry knowledge of media and ratings to help inform how she parents. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many… Read more »

Since moving, my teen son spends a lot of time connecting with his old friends through media instead of making new friends – what should I do?

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Q: Our family moved recently from the U.S. to Mexico for my husband’s job, and while most things have been transitioning smoothly, I am concerned that my 14-year-old son is spending too much time with screens and not enough time making friends. Since moving, he spends a lot of time Skyping or playing video games… Read more »