Actress Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhuru) credits the advice of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in helping shape her career, and turning her into an influential ambassador for NASA. This act of 'micro-mentoring' changed her career, how can it work for today's parents?
The corruption trial for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonell and his wife has reminded one mom that kids hear everything – good and bad – and there may be a teaching moment.
Nicole Gainey of Port St. Lucie, Fla., was arrested Tuesday for allowing her 7-year-old son to play alone near their home. It re-kindles the debate, when and where is it OK for kids be alone?
Actor George Takei, star of the original 'Star Trek' series and a pop-culture icon finding new fans from today's social media audiences, is helping parents and kids understand that a person's whole life – not just one element – defines them.
Sabina Altynbekova, a volleyball player from Kazhakstan, has been hounded – on the court and off – for her model-quality looks. The 17-year-old and her parents are pushing back to help her shape a future not dependent on her good looks.
Google will reportedly buy Twitch.tv for $1 billion. But will the sale open up Twitch to legal disaster? Worry not, says the company.
One mom encourages her son to test crowdfunding site Kickstarter, and learns that kids are well-represented on the crowdfunding circuit.
Priscilla Presley is scheduled to attend the 20th annual Collingwood Elvis festival. How do you explain who Elvis was to kids? Sometimes it is easiest to just play his music.
Maisie Williams, the 17-year-old 'Game of Thrones' actress complained on Twitter about not being allowed into an adults-only airport lounge. While many teens long for freedom to go wherever they choose, a little perspective might help too.
President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative, aimed at providing opportunities for growth and success for men of color, has launched its newest partnership with MENTOR and the National Basketball Association.
The 'Marvel Universe LIVE!' show promises an escape from the princesses and circus animals of other large arena shows. It still includes merchandising, sure to leave kids tugging on their parents' sleeves for gadgets that save the day.
Marvel comics revealed a female Thor Tuesday, and Wednesday revealed a new Captain America who is African-American. The change is progressive, but includes a lot of responsibility to reach deeper than skin color or gender.
Members of the Ku Klux Klan have handed out candy to neighbors in South Carolina asking for support. Parents teach kids to be wary of strangers, but what if the gift comes from a neighbor?
Support is growing for the 16-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by partygoers who then posted pictures of her assault online. What happens when a case, and support for – or attacks againt – the victim, happen mostly online?