The Speaking Exchange connects Brazilian youth with US seniors, facilitating one-to-one online video chats that help build language skills for foreign students and interpersonal connections for the senior mentors. Could we replicate this kind of mentoring across the US?
Dracula's Castle - also known as Bran Castle in Transylvania, is for sale. Moving is hard enough with kids, without your new home having hundreds of years of spooky legends attached to it.
Ben Affleck has bulked up for his latest movie role as 'Batman'. Holy Pectorals! Is this too much for kids looking for a hero? Super-sized muscles drawn in comic books are one thing to explain to kids, but what happens when a real actor seems larger than life?
Carrie Fisher is getting fit for her reprisal of her Princess Leia role in 'Star Wars: Episode VII.' The 'Star Wars' series serve as a bridge between generations, and a lesson that Carrie Fisher – or any princess – is more than her bikini.
Maddie Ziegler's dance in the video for the pop song 'Chandelier' sends mixed messages that potentially deter from the young dancer's talent. Is there a balance between compromising with trends and compromising a child?
Jada Pinkett Smith has commented to photographers about the recent photo of her daughter Willow alongside her friend Moses Arias in bed. Parents and kids need to build trust with each other, without other influences that can lead to false conclusions.
93-year-old woman: Pearlie Golden was shot Tuesday by a Hearne, Texas police officer. She is remembered as a 'mom' figure to her community. A familiar role in towns across the country, an elder's worth is often priceless.
Like 'Soccer Moms' with guns, 'Glocker Moms' are the newest darlings of the NRA. And anti-gun groups funded by Michael Bloomberg are also recruiting moms. Can moms – gun-toting and not – be the ones to sensibly manage the firearms debate?
Marital infidelity is in the news, with public figures owning up to indiscretions, and online, with sites helping married individuals find someone with which to have an affair. Can we teach society that cheating never affects only one person?
National Cartoonists Day honors the artists that brought both animated shows and print comics to life.
The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" includes new faces and old favorites, creating the perfect opportunity for some Hollywood mentorship.
'Rosie the Riveter' factory demolition: Willow Run, the iconic factory used by legions of 'Rosie the Riveter' female workers during WWII, is set for demolition. Is it too late to save this piece of women's history?
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?