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Step aside, Barbie: Girls want a superhero who can fight

Mattel is giving Wonder Woman and Batgirl a makeunder—they are not going to be built like sexed-up supermodels anymore. DC Entertainment, Mattel, and Warner Bros have created DC Super Hero Girls, a “universe” with a recently launched website, and a coming line-up of LEGOs, TV shows, movies, books like Wonder Woman at Super Hero High and action […]


Current Events

Google Taking More Heat From Consumer Groups Over YouTube Kids App

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KCBS)— Google is taking more heat from consumer groups over its new YouTube Kids’ app who claim the content intended for toddlers is full of disturbing videos meant for mature audiences. 190 more words


YouTube Kids app contains "disturbing and/or potentially harmful" content, alleges FTC complaint

Google’s family-friendly YouTube Kids app has been hit with a second complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, this time accusing it of containing inappropriate content, including sexually-explicit language and “jokes about pedophilia.” This follows a complaint… 158 more words

Google Corporate

The most important thing

Mattel has a brand new doll they want to sell your daughter. It’s called Hello Barbie, and it takes the classic American doll to a whole new level. 1,130 more words

Politics/Current Events

Unwrapping Screen-time & Finding Childhood

Back to the Basics of Allowing Children to Enjoy Healthy Play

Development during early childhood shapes what becomes the foundation for development throughout a person’s life. 398 more words

Hilltown Families

AT&T's BabyFirst Interactive Service Called 'Worst Baby App Ever'

To a ringing, upbeat soundtrack overlaid by the seductive phrase “Baby Geniuses,” a cheerful narrator in the promotional video below introduces a new interactive AT&T app for babies that grabs imagery from a tablet and pipes it in real time to a U-Verse-equipped TV. 1,175 more words

A step in the right direction? USDA takes on Food Marketing in Schools

In February, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released proposed guidelines to strengthen nutrition and physical activity in schools. As part of the improvements, schools will be asked to establish limits on food and beverage marketing in their wellness policies. 511 more words

Food Marketing To Children