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“Cell Phone Parenting”.  How important it is today to understand how your youth are connected; who are they talking to?, what “chat rooms” are they visiting?, so much information and information that is constantly changing.  For more information on how to understand your youth’s world within their cell phone click here.


Our Kids' 2016 Spring and Summer Movie Guide

Decide which major releases are appropriate for your kids, from the youngest moviegoers to high schoolers on the brink of adulthood. Read more

14 Tips to Steer Kids of All Ages Through Election Season

Help your kids tune out the noise and tune into age-appropriate resources for political news. Read more

In theaters
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice age 13+
Midnight Special  age 12+
Deadpool  age 17+
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6 Amazing Apps for World Autism Awareness Day

Innovative new apps and mobile technology can open doors and inspire kids to learn. Read more

Books with Characters on the Autism Spectrum

Great for kids on the spectrum and their friends and family, these compelling reads are lots of fun and help kids build empathy and understanding. Read more 

4 Ways Kids Can Help Change the World

April is National Volunteer Month, and it's the perfect opportunity to get kids thinking about making a difference. Watch

Parents Are Their Children's Best Advocates

Common Sense Kids Action: Our new grassroots movement of parents, teachers, and community members aims to make kids a public policy priority. Read more