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 »

Media Moment: Running Dialogue

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Donna Lowe, of the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University, shares how she bonds with students and hopes to inspire them by discussing music tastes and introducing them to her own favorites. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating… Read more »

Media Moment –Teens and Tech: The Trouble with Homework and Planning

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Katie A., a high school special education teacher, shares how her experiences teaching made her open to the many different processes and tools that can help students stay organized, and the important role adults play in guiding children’s use of these tools in order to facilitate their learning. These… Read more »

Media Moment: Maintaining more than a Facebook Friendship

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Kristelle Lavallee, CMCH’s Content Strategist, shares her experience discovering a friend’s life-altering news through social media. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with the lives of children. Please comment and even submit your own… Read more »

Media Moment: A flying carpet or a pig dance… It’s all connected!

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! In this post, Christina Akre, a PhD candidate from Switzerland, serving a year-long fellowship at CMCH, shares a story about how she learned to better frame the balance between media and real-world activities after watching her kids blend both activities in their play. These stories are meant to help… Read more »

Media Moment: Parenting with Media Guilt-Free

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! In this post, David Bickham, a Research Scientist at CMCH, reflects on how his perspective on media effects changed once he became a parent, and evolved even further when his young son was briefly hospitalized. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating… Read more »

Media Moment: What I learned from the baby at the bar

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! In this post, Lauren Rubenzahl, CMCH’s Program Administrative Manager, reflects on the difficulties that can emerge when trying to offer advice about children’s media outside her professional life, to friends, family, and even strangers. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways… Read more »

Media Moment: Moving 180° and Traveling 8200 Miles – My “mini” and Me

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Jeannine Lenehan, a graduate student and intern at CMCH, reflects on how her view of technology changed as she and her family began using media in their daily lives. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with… Read more »