Crypto for kids?

Apr 14, 2022
A conversation with Rebecca Jennings of Vox on the growing new industry that teaches children about cryptocurrency, NFTs and Web3.
Internet culture reporter Rebecca Jennings says a growing cohort of camps, startups and media aim to prepare children for the future of the internet. What lessons are the kids learning?
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Why one children's company is betting on cultural pride

The co-founders of Encantos Media want to make diverse kids' content for multicultural families like theirs.
Steven Wolfe Pereira and Susie Jaramillo at Encantos Media's Manhattan office.
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Busting the motherhood myth of "having it all"

Nov 15, 2018
A journalist and parent digs into how our ideas of motherhood came about in the U.S.
A cropped version of journalist Amy Westervelt's book.
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Is there a right kind of screen time?

Jul 27, 2018
How parents can navigate the minefield of kids and devices
A boy makes faces while testing out the Animoji feature on an iPhone X at the Apple Store Union Square on in San Francisco in 2017.
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Designing tech for the most vulnerable users

Jul 25, 2018
“We can kick them off of Twitter," Danah Boyd of Data & Society says. "It's not that hard, but that won't make the problem go away."
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Teaching kids the power of the piggy bank

Apr 29, 2016
It's a good day to spread the message to start saving early.
It's a good idea to help kids develop saving habits early on, the American Bankers Association says.
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Bye-bye pink and blue: gender neutral fashion for kids

Mar 9, 2016
Millennials are driving sales of gender neutral children's clothing.
Genevieve Leavitt says she thinks a lot about dressing her  4-year-old daughter Stella and 4-month-old son Dexter in clothes that are gender neutral. 
Kate Sweeney

The Transaction: The Bar Tab

Oct 9, 2015
Two strangers, a bathroom emergency and an unpaid bar tab.

Rideshares for kids take on the after-school pickup

Sep 8, 2015
Bay Area company Shuddle wants to be the Uber for children.