Where do 'Bronies' come from? What do they represent? How can we educate kids and adults about the cultural influence that is creating a community shooting down stereotypes?
Grayson Bruce was bullied for his 'My Little Pony' backpack, only to be told by his school to leave it at home to avoid triggering bully attacks. The response from the school prompts the question: How much does adult response inspire kids to tease?
Sleep deprivation: Each March, World Sleep Day places sleep deprivation in the spotlight, raising awareness for how we embrace our sleep patterns. One mom realizes that a night-owl husband and tech-connected kids aren't helping with sleep deprivation around her house.
Pi Day has become a national celebration of math, and offers the perfect opportunity to get kids interested in the fun of solving puzzles.
Pi Day gives math fans a chance to celebrate the popular ratio, and foodies the chance to make a play on words and bake their favorite pies. When your family celebrates both, its the perfect equation for fun.
Glenn Ford walked free Tuesday from a high-security prison where he spent 30 years of his life for a crime he did not commit. His heartache helps open a conversation to teach kids about foregiveness.
Crowdfunding is giving parents the chance to put their money where the ideas are, to produce the toys and entertainment they want for their kids. Products such as "Lammily" – the 'average Barbie' – and the popular GoldieBlox building sets are examples of crowdfunding at work.
Sheryl Sandberg has launched a new 'Ban Bossy' campaign which aims to let girls in leadership shine by removing negative labels such as 'bossy' placed on girls taking charge. What other words for powerful, leading women should be banned?
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?