Many parents encourage their kids in conventional sports – like football, baseball, and basketball – and discourage hobbies like video games. One mom nurtured her sons interest in gaming, and he is now reaping the rewards.
Kevin Wood disagreed on his daughter's learning about Islam in class. His frustration with administrators, and subsequent threats led to him being banned from school grounds. One mom knows firsthand how anger can build walls faster than making peace.
A young fan hand-delivered a note to Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler and was rewarded with tickets for game six of the World Series, and a win from his team. Kids can offer the best encouragement, if adults will listen.
A mom in Britain has started a campaign to ensure young kids wear safety vests during winter months to make them more visible to motorists. She has asked it be made law, which has earned her a few critics.
A new unidentified object found in NASA images of the sun has captured the imagination of science fans of all ages. How can parents harness the curiosity of kids to create a teachable moment at home?
A small boy in Tennessee managed to find himself inside a toy crane arcade machine. After the fire department was called, the grandma's camera came out. Sometimes a smile for the camera is the best way to diffuse a tricky situation.
Dozens of parents in Florida have been arrested for failing to take their kids to elementary school, resulting in some cases to kids missing multiple grade advancements because of truancy. How can other parents lend a hand?
A creepy clown case in the UK has been reported, shortly after clowns creeped out locals in a California city last week. The pranks remind parents to properly prep kids who might not be ready for Halloween tricks.
Celebrities often wear many hats, sometimes including children’s book author. The results can sometimes miss their target, while at other times a celebrity's views shared in a storybook characters can charm readers.
A YouTube video of Dropbox employees and local kids vying over a public field in San Francisco has gone viral. The video, and the resulting public rally, point to some potential oversights in how public space is used.