Campaign for A Commercial Free Childhood: A national coalition of health care professionals, educators, advocacy groups and concerned parents to counter the harmful effects of marketing to children through action, advocacy, education, research, and collaborations.
Center for SCREEN-TIME Awareness (CSTA): The impact of electronic media on health, education, family, community and in the workplace.
Commonsense Media: Provides information and a forum where adults and kids can learn from each other, speak out, and participate in creating a responsible and enjoyable media environment for everyone.
ScreenIt.com: Provides comprehensive reviews of movies and videos. A great resource to help parents make informed viewing choices about movies for their family. Free and paid services available.
Smart Television Alliance (STA): A coalition of national nonprofit organizations untied by a shared commitment to improving what our nation's children see on television. Provides online tools, resources and children's television programming recommendations from expert media nonprofit organizations to help parents and caregivers make smart choices about television viewing.
Publications We Like
Brain, Child: A quarterly print publication that reflects modern motherhood-the way it really is. It’s a community, for and by mothers who like to think about what raising kids does for (and to) the mind and soul. Each issue is packed with fascinating essays, in-depth features, light-hearted parodies, thoughtful reviews, great fiction, plus superb art, photography, cartoons and much more. Discounted subscriptions available for NAMC members.
Hybrid Mom: A reality magazine for moms, by moms that taps into the minds, hearts and emotions of today’s moms. A coffee break and real-deal talk, in print format.
Long Island Parent: For, by and about Long Island moms and dads. Provides parents in Nassau and Suffolk County, NY with advice from local experts, original award-winning editorial, a comprehensive events calendar, community resources and family activities.
Mothering Magazine: Mothering celebrates the experience of parenthood as worthy of one's best efforts and fosters awareness of the immense importance and value of parenthood and family life in the development of the full human potential.
Working Mother Magazine: Focus on balancing work with family (while leaving time for you); provides solutions and recommendations to serve and inspire the working mother community.