A couple in Santa Clara, Calif., has painted its home to look like the house in the animated film 'Up.' Parents can build kid-friendly elements into home projects to get kids excited to help.
'The Jungle Book' – the classic Disney animated film based on the story by Rudyard Kipling – is scheduled to be re-made into a live-action film. The original version is often criticized for seeming racist. Should Disney steer clear and find other fodder?
Ronald McDonald has been given a makeover. It still doesn't seem to make him any more desirable to those who don't like clowns, and it begs the question – why are we rooting for a fast-food mascot?
Yankee's pitcher Michael Pineda was caught Wednesday night with pine tar – a banned pitching aide – smeared on his neck. What does this tell the young generation of baseball fans?
Parents want to find toys that their kids like. But what happens when their kid chooses something in the wrong aisle? Can parents inspire retailers to move past labeling toys with a specific gender?
Powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, is a new powdered alcohol is being considered for eventual sale in the US. As alcohol pervades the social life of many Americans, how can young adults detach drinking from having fun?
Most adults remember the book ‘All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.’ Based on news reports, kindergarten students today have a bunch of new lessons to add to the list.
Brooklyn Beckham, son of David and Victoria Beckham, was featured on a magazine cover, and his appearance was met with a slew of inappropriate comments from older women. If the tables were turned, would parents allow the harassment?
Would you rent Lego pieces? Pley thinks so.
Game of Thrones: Sunday's episode featured the demise of King Joffrey, known by fans of the 'Game of Thrones' series as a dangerous, spoiled king. Could the fictional king teach real parents what happens when they fail to set boundaries for their kids?
As the nation learns of a school stabbing in Pennsylvania and prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting, a question creeps into mind: Are parents and kids used to bracing for violence in schools?
April 9 marks the date for 'National Name Yourself Day,' a chance for those who don't like their name to think of a new one, and for parents to learn what kids really think of the names they were given.
The share of US mothers with children under age 18 who do not work outside the home has risen in recent decades, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.
The nation is wrapped up in the throes of the Final Four college basketball tournament this month. Meanwhile this weekend, another college championship – equally competitive – took place, with a female coach leading a men's team to victory.
Parents know all too well how to use fictional characters from movies for lessons ("don't follow the dark side!") or as connectors to our kids ("I love Katniss, too!"). As news breaks that Darth Vader is running for president of Ukraine, one mom wonders, who's next?
Jennifer Love Hewiit shares her struggles of searching for her mother mojo – or 'momjo' – as she ditches brunette hair for blonde. What she will soon learn is that it's the attitude, not the outer appearance, that truly matters.
Kindergartner praying: A student praying over her lunch was allegedly told to stop by a lunch teacher at her school. Would it have been OK if she was just sitting quietly with her hands in her lap?
April Fools' Day is a day one mom dreads as she considers her son particularly susceptible to teasing and pranks from kids at school. She sets out to teach him that good-natured jokes always win out over mean pranks.
Hobie Alter, considered the 'father of popular surfing' and the creator of the Hobie Cat sailboat, died on Saturday. More than surf culture, Mr. Alter inspired 'go-with-the-flow' parenting culture too.