A New Zealand mom left her child in the car while she shopped, but left a note on the baby to call her if things went bad. While some Scandinavian countries do leave their children outside (in frigid temps, too!), they still keep an eye on them. But this baby was left with only a note.
A $338 million ticket was sold in New Jersey to someone who is probably celebrating. But within the families of losing ticket holders, a familiar sense of loss is settling in.
The Facebook photo raid didn't need to happen. This isn't about gun rights, it's about common sense. The Facebook photo raid is a sign of societal anxiety. Parents, don't stoke the fire.
WWE star saves mom: When someone locked his mother into her home and set it on fire, WWE star Chris Masters didn't wait for the police to act. He uprooted a tree and smashed it through a window. My kids loved it, but a tree? one wondered. 'What's wrong with a rock?'
Pink stops her concert to be a mom: In a parenting performance all moms would be proud of, she comforts the little girl, scolds some brawlers, and then offers a Rice Krispie treat.
'Why’s Jesus and the good guys always white and the devil’s looking like Obama,” a little girl watching a rec center TV asks. History Channel's 'The Bible' suffers from the same parenting issue we do here at home, that too often the messenger’s demeanor distracts from and derails the message.
Actor David Hasselhoff and Greek soccer player Giorgos Katidis are making news today for actions surrounding German history. The former, noble, the latter, disastrous. David Hasselhoff and Giorgos Katidis emphasize the need to think global, parent local.
Trimming levels of gang and street violence is tough, but in Virginia a group of brothers started holding gun trade-ins and Unity Walks in rough neighborhoods to give the community a new look. How do you get people to show up? Hair cuts.
Pew survey gives new picture of the hard work modern parenthood is. Dads are helping out – and worrying – more, just like moms. Pew could be describing our house.
Jada Pinkett-Smith aired her feelings on Facebook about the media's treatment of young stars like Justin Bieber and Quvenzhane Wallis. Now the media says she's an overprotective Mama Bear.
12-year-old admits ‘swatting' Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber: The new Internet generation prank leads a mom to talk to an Internet forensic detective for advice in avoiding this with her own kids. His advice? Google your kid regularly.
Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg: We love to make heroes out of women who succeed in traditionally male-dominated roles and then be catty about their success as we claw out the eyes that were on the prize. Chill on the Mommy wars.
Douglas Adams: If he'd ever written a hitchhiker's guide to parenting, it would have the words “don't panic” written in large friendly letters on the cover. Douglas Adams is one mom's hero – and a hero to her four boys, too.
Jennifer Lawrence bullied? Yes, Jennifer Lawrence was bullied as a kid in school, she recently told The Sun. But in keeping with the pull-myself-up-by-my-heels attitude she showed at the Oscars, Lawrence didn't let the bullying get to her.
Daylight savings time doesn't get much spring out of the oldest, is seen as an exception to the middle boy, and an archaic mechanism made redundant by electricity.
Snooki lost 42 pounds, one of a series of lifestyle changes the MTV's Jersey Shore reality show star has made post-baby. Her trainers say she's changed herself around, inspiring this mom to get on the fit train.
Duchess of Cambridge almost says 'daughter.' Given Disney princess madness, and other pink fantasies, a pregnant Kate could deliver a princess to end all princesses.
Missing teen found alive because he watched survival shows and did everything right but wear a hat, the ski resort tells an inquiring mom (who also loves survival shows).
A student suspended after disarming gunman gets a mom thinking about the cast of characters – heroes, bullies, and victims – in the justice vs. safety ethic schools must deal with.
The Bible miniseries produced by the History Channel is a disappointment for any family hoping for a new way to share the Bible's stories with their children. The Bible miniseries, not altogether surprising given the History Channel's relentless ratings focus, sensationalizes the Bible's stories. Angel ninjas? Really?