Laura Dorwart

About the author

Laura holds an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing and a Ph.D. in philosophy. She's a mom covering parenting, pop culture, and mental health. She has bylines in Forbes, the New York Times, Vice, McSweeney's and more.

5 Shows You and Your Kids Will Love

Right about now you're probably looking for a tantrum-free 30 minutes to make dinner, something you can all watch cuddled up on the couch together, or a good show your child might fall in love with. Well, there's no shortage of content options for your kids on the internet.

Finding Balance with Children and Electronic Devices

“Our baby won’t need any screen time at all. We’ll just be emotionally and physically present with her every moment,” I said, probably smiling serenely (and smugly) as a first-time mom-to-be.Like many parents, my husband and I were in for a surprise. Ours was a classic first-time parent promise