A Texas mother has created an app to disable her child's phone if they fail to answer her call. A step too far in trying to manage communications with kids?
One family-run business is helping get musical instruments ready – and hot dog free – in time for back-to-school rentals of band and orchestra instruments.
A new Tumblr post launched in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown has raised important questions about what images might be chosen to build a story about a person's character.
Rener Gracie and Brian Ortega are famous for their jujitsu and mixed martial arts skills respectively, but they are also making a big impact outside of their sports by helping kids to deal with bullies through the 'BullyProof' summer camp.
Maryam Mirzakhani breaks new ground in math, and offers one mom another way to teach her sons about gender equity in science, technology, and mathematics.
For the past four decades, Robin Williams was the voice and personality for many beloved on-screen characters in the lives of children and adults. How should parents discuss the actor's death with their children?
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen threw out the first pitch at Dodger's Stadium on Tuesday night, but her skills on the mound were overshadowed by her alcohol-fueled tweets ahead of the game.
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.