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Get an Echo Dot Kids Edition for just .99 cents when you sign up for Prime Book Box

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Getting your kids excited to learn in a world of extremely accessible technology can be a struggle.

You want them to appreciate physical books, but also want them to take advantage of the learning possibilities that technology affords — but what’s the line that separates healthy usage and brains turning to mush? Screen time effects are harder to measure than you think, and there’s not a one-size-fits-all limit yet. In the meantime, you can experiment to find the right balance for your…

How every parent can help get rid of toxic masculinity

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Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.


Youth sports are often pure chaos. I’m the head coach of two girls’ basketball teams and I’ve seen my share of wild behavior. There are coaches cursing at referees like the NBA championship is on the line, and parents who think their 5-year-old is headed…

How every parent can help get rid of toxic masculinity

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Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.


Youth sports are often pure chaos. I’m the head coach of two girls’ basketball teams and I’ve seen my share of wild behavior. There are coaches cursing at referees like the NBA championship is on the line, and parents who think their 5-year-old is headed…

How every parent can help get rid of toxic masculinity

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Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.


Youth sports are often pure chaos. I’m the head coach of two girls’ basketball teams and I’ve seen my share of wild behavior. There are coaches cursing at referees like the NBA championship is on the line, and parents who think their 5-year-old is headed…

How every parent can help get rid of toxic masculinity

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Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.


Youth sports are often pure chaos. I’m the head coach of two girls’ basketball teams and I’ve seen my share of wild behavior. There are coaches cursing at referees like the NBA championship is on the line, and parents who think their 5-year-old is headed…

Everyone’s joking about the ‘old-fashioned’ ways they got into college

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Everyone has a different experience applying to colleges.

Some take the traditional route by working hard in high school, studying for standardized tests, and writing a thoughtful essay, while others leave their educational fate in the hands of their parents. 

After news of a college admissions scandal broke on Tuesday, many people were compelled to reminisce about the “old-fashioned ways” they got into college.

The scandal involved dozens of parents — including actresses Felicity Huffman…

James Gunn’s sci-fi horror film ‘Brightburn’ drops scary new trailer

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Things aren’t looking great for Elizabeth Banks in the new trailer for James Gunn’s Brightburn.

The director’s first post-Guardians of the Galaxy film throws back to his older work on sci-fi horror films like Slither, which also starred Banks. And she’s got quite the troubled son to deal with.

Directed by David Yarovesky, written by Mark and Brian Gunn, and produced by James Gunn (yeah, keepin’ up with the Gunns here) Brightburn blends the superhero and horror genres with the tale of an…

This guy found a working 30-year-old Apple IIe in his parents’ attic, and wow those were simpler times

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There are objects in our lives that will forever be tied to childhood: a favorite toy, for example, or the first chapter book that you read and truly connected with. 

For most of us, these items are forever lost — long ago consigned to the dustbin of Goodwill. Not so for Professor John Pfaff, who on Feb. 16 shared with the world a discovery that blasted him straight to his personal past: a working 30-year-old Apple IIe computer. 

“Oh. My. God,” he tweeted. “An Apple IIe. Sat in my…

This guy found a working 30-year-old Apple IIe in his parents’ attic, and wow those were simpler times

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There are objects in our lives that will forever be tied to childhood: a favorite toy, for example, or the first chapter book that you read and truly connected with. 

For most of us, these items are forever lost — long ago consigned to the dustbin of Goodwill. Not so for Professor John Pfaff, who on Feb. 16 shared with the world a discovery that blasted him straight to his personal past: a working 30-year-old Apple IIe computer. 

“Oh. My. God,” he tweeted. “An Apple IIe. Sat in my…

This guy found a working 30-year-old Apple IIe in his parents’ attic, and wow those were simpler times

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There are objects in our lives that will forever be tied to childhood: a favorite toy, for example, or the first chapter book that you read and truly connected with. 

For most of us, these items are forever lost — long ago consigned to the dustbin of Goodwill. Not so for Professor John Pfaff, who on Feb. 16 shared with the world a discovery that blasted him straight to his personal past: a working 30-year-old Apple IIe computer. 

“Oh. My. God,” he tweeted. “An Apple IIe. Sat in my…