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: 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: My Moment of Media Magic

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Dear Reader, Welcome to October’s Media Moment! This month, Brianna Munroe, CMCH’s Administrative Associate, shares a story about growing up with a variety of different media (books, TV, movies) and experiencing their ‘magic’! These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with the lives… Read more »

Media Moment: Making Moussaka with Media

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Dear Reader, Welcome to September’s Media Moment! This month, Kristelle Lavallee, CMCH’s Content Strategist, shares a story about children integrating media into their daily life activities, including cooking! 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… Read more »

Media Moment: Dance Inspiration at a Very Young Age

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Dear Reader, Welcome to August’s Media Moment! This month, Richard Chalfen, a CMCH Senior Scientist, shares a story about parents realizing that they need to increase their monitoring of their toddler’s media use. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with the lives… Read more »

Media Moment: Realizing What Media Mean to Me

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Dear Reader, Welcome to July’s Media Moment! This month, Julie Polvinen, our Children’s at Home Program Coordinator, shares a moment (or as she writes, ‘epiphany’) when she came to terms with the role media play in her life, both as a creator and consumer. These stories are meant to help create a village square of… Read more »