Mario Day: Gaming is usually not something kids and parents see eye-to-eye on, but Mario Day gives one mom the chance to reflect on bonding with her son over the characters of the popular Nintendo game series.
On National Salesperson Day, one mom takes a look at how kids can be natural-born salespeople when they want something badly enough.
Alexa Ray Joel is following in her father's footsteps, choosing a smaller stage for her venue. The daughter of the "Piano Man" will be playing New York City's Cafe Carlyle this April.
Artist Nickolay Lamm is on his way to crowd funding a new line of dolls to take on the Barbie empire, inspired by average teen girls.
National Pancake Day is a way to enjoy one of the world's favorite breakfast foods and give back to the community. One mom remembers a special breakfast with her sons that provided not only pancakes, but also a hilarious memory to last a lifetime.
Valeria Lukyanova, a.k.a. 'Human Barbie,' is distraction from real news coming from Ukraine. Parents need to lead their kids through the clutter of the Internet to find, and understand, the important headlines.
'House of Cards' star Kate Mara admits she talks with her sister, actress Rooney Mara, about everything, including acting roles. Sibling bonding is a powerful thing, offering siblings strength against lots of life's challenges.
As President Obama gathers leaders to the table Thursday to discuss the new 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative to help keep minority boys in school and out of prison, one mom realizes that parents need to have a seat at the table to make it work.
Infected rat: A 10-year-old boy in San Diego has died after reportedly being bitten by a pet rat. While it's not common for infected rats to make their way into homes as pets, it's time for a refresher with our kids on how to handle pets of all kinds.
Parents have a powerful reason to talk to kids about how courage can be all about running away, after Ohio Gov. John Kasich presented medals to kidnapping victims Amanda Berry, Gina de Jesus, and Michelle Knight during his annual State of the State address.
Actor Liam Neeson was interviewed on CBS's '60 Minutes' Sunday evening about the 2009 death of his wife, actress Natasha Richardson. A mom of four boys relates to the actor's delayed sharing of his grief, thinking about how men and women process grief differently.
US figure skater Ashley Wagner complained about the judges scores after Thursday night's free skate figure skating finals, earning some negative press for her reaction. How do we learn to lose with grace?
Facebook's purchase of the mobile chat application WhatsApp for $19 billion drops another breadcrumb for parents trying to track their kids online.
More than 14 million viewers over the last six days have been watching a video game played live online, by more than 120,000 players. 'TwitchPlaysPokemon' is amassing a worldwide following, and spurring discussions about civics along the way.
The Sochi Olympic Games have been the toughest for US Olympians since 1988, a shift from recent Olympics spent on the top tier of the podium. Good thing our Olympians have shown plenty of examples why Bronze is still valuable.
A mother of four boys tries to help her sons navigate the stormy waters of young love. Applying 'Star Trek' logic, she realizes that no matter your approach, Valentine's Day will always remain an unsolved mystery. The best you can do is gather data and improve your approach for next year.
Getty Images in partnership with Lean In has launched the 'Lean In Collection' of stock photos, replacing the cliched, sterilized images of women and girls we have come to see on everything from billboards to magazine ads.
A school in Massachusetts bans girls from wearing yoga pants, while Lululemon still stings from the effects of fat-shaming women. Can we find balance around pants that are supposed to work for balance poses?
Shirley Temple Black, better know publicly as Shirley Temple, pioneered such a clear and simple trail to child stardom that many of today’s young stars might benefit from wisdom gained from America’s most famous child star. Here are some examples of simple wisdom learned from her as a child and as an adult.