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Parenting Bytes

239 EpisodesProduced by Rebecca Levey, Andrea Smith, Amy OztanWebsite

From digital dilemmas like managing screen time and the effects of social media, to new apps and devices that can make parenting easier (or at least more fun), family tech expert Rebecca Levey, along with tech reporter Andrea Smith and blogger Amy Oztan, explore the ups and downs of parenting in the… read more

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Episode 15: The Lowdown on Teens and Social Media

This week Rebecca, Amy and Nancy are joined by Abby West, Executive Editor of Essence.com. We talk to Amanda Lenhart, author of the new Pew Research Study all about teens and social media - what are they using, and how are they using it? Then we dive into the new Mommy Den section on Essence.com where moms are forming a new community and talking about everything from entertainment to really tough parenting issues. Plus, should a baby monitor be a necessity for new parents and how connected is too connected? And our bytes of the week!

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