Parents sharing on Facebook and other social networks can offer a welcome dose of baby cuteness, or a nauseating share of too much baby info. Where are you in the mix?
The rise in mom and dad blogs over the last decade is staggering. Billions of parents of all kinds have taken to the Internet to share tales of their kids and their adventures, live-blogging childhood in ways more immediate than any hardbound baby book.
Parents no longer just take pictures of their kids to mail with holiday cards or hang in a frame on the wall. Now parents document nearly every moment of their babies' young lives.
Christmas travel: Sometimes the hardest decision for the holidays is whether or not to drive over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house.
Minimum wage hike: As Americans fight for a minimum wage hike to $11.50 per hour, one father takes the opportunity to gather some honest advice to share with his son about work and pay.
Antibacterial soaps: Study finds no evidence that antibacterial soaps are more effective than good old soap and water. Are we trying to make our kids too clean?
Peter O'Toole: A father remembers the life of Peter O'Toole and looks forward to using 'Lawrence of Arabia' as a tool to teach his own son some real-life lessons.
Hour of Code Initiative: The week-long Hour of Code initiative strives to help kids better understand their ever-changing technological world – and maybe even get a job.
Six-year-old dares NASA to keep dreaming: When Coloradan Connor Johnson heard that Congress was threatening to cut NASA's funding, he started a petition to reverse the decision.
Adobe passwords hack: 2 million passwords leaked after an attack on software giant Adobe remind parents that password security is a parental responsibility, along with teaching kids how to cross the street and why you shouldn't wear black shoes with brown slacks.
Millennials represent a generational gap that endured long before the title even existed. One writer points out that Millennials, deserving or otherwise, are targets for older generation sniping, just like the generations of young adults before them. Should we give them a break?
As the annual breakdown of the 'Twelve Days of Christmas' carol into a consumer index hits the news, this dad breaks down the costs that really matter to him – the 'Baby Turning One Not Long After Christmas' Price Index.
Video games may be a convenient whipping boy for many of society's problems, but they have their benefits as well. According to a new paper from the Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands, video games teach spatial relations, problem solving, and persistence.
A new class of luxury wagons offer kids lounging space, onboard coolers, and even DVD-players. The high-end wagons sparked the ire of many online commenters who see such pampering as a clear path to the dystopic future seen in 'Wall-E.'
Zero-tolerance policies have become commonplace in American schools, however some, including the Pennsylvania ACLU, say that schools are taking zero tolerance too far.
An increasing number of college admissions officers are turning to applicants' social media accounts for insights into the character of prospective students, adding new tension to the existing pressure-cooker process of applying for college.
Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 129th birthday of psychiatrist and Freudian psychoanalyst Hermann Rorschach. Mr. Rorschach is best known for the Rorschach test, a series of inkblot images used to diagnose schizophrenia.
Could helicopter parents be the happiest kind of parents? A new study suggests that the 'child-centered' parenting style, which motivates many helicopter parents, may actually improve parents' sense of well-being.
Baby milestones are exciting events in the homes of new parents. Family and friends often pressure parents to document and share each and every baby milestone, but doing so can remove the parent from the actual experience.