'We don't sell junk food,' McDonald's CEO Don Thompson told a nine-year-old girl. Saying 'We don't sell junk food' doesn't change the fact that many kids know healthy food from unhealthy food.
Cameron Diaz's film 'Bad Teacher' is becoming a TV show at CBS, but the premise plays to every negative stereotype about educators and women.
Mermaids, for the mom who wrote the book on them, spark the most amazing questions from people who should know better. Still, Mom and Animal Planet want to stretch childhood just a little longer.
Today's Doodle 4 Google image, the winning entry submitted by Wisconsin teenager Sabrina Brady, shows an emotional military parent-child reunion and reminds us that the kids of military parents go through their own suffering, and they need our support too.
Bed bugs come to visit one Virginia family and Mom does a quick inventory of prevention methods – a helpful tool as you push off for summer vacation and beds others use.
Online you will find a wealth of websites to help your kids, or yourself, learn materials from the least to most complex. Think there's no substitution for face-to-face learning? One woman's goddaughter passed college level chemistry, and you could too.
Kirstie Alley slams Abercrombie & Fitch about their skinny 'look,' and refusal to sell clothes for consumers over size 10. But the company has weathered criticism before. Will Kirstie Alley's slam make a difference?
The Disney Princess makeover of the ‘Brave’ character Merida, causes one chubby little red-head looking at all the curves and makeup to ask: “Is that the Evil Merida?”
Mother's Day gift: A mom of four boys gets a lesson from a 7-year-old girl about returning to her girlie roots. Giggles, glitter, and a bop on the head drive the mom around the bend and straight into an 'ah ha' moment: There's a lotta love in indulging your girlie roots.
A Pew Research Center study, out today, says a record amount of moms are college educated. The more educated the mother, the better off their child is going to be.
LEGO apologizes for a licensee that sold stickers including a LEGO man catcalling, "Hey babe!" Even if the sticker is old, manufacturers have to be more vigilant to ensure their product is up to standards.
Banned baby names were announced in New Zealand today: among them 'V8' and "Number 16 bus shelter." Oh, and there will be no 'Justice' there, either, as our mom who named four kids talks about the struggle to be unique but not cruel.
In India, a dad celebrated his son's 9th birthday by letting the boy drive the family's Ferrari. A viral video of the drive led Indian authorities to arrest the dad. Still, the nine-year-old hurt no one. That's more than my teenaged driver-in-training could say.
The sorority e-mail writer and a news anchorman from North Dakota learned swearing just once could have you losing for life. Bring out the swear jar, parents.
Prince Harry tried his hand at changing a diaper recently and found one hand wasn't enough to do the job well — just look at his facial expression.
Obama's family tattoo plan to deter his daughters from the needle may backfire, says a newly tattooed mom who has come to see it as art that may be more than skin deep in family meaning.
Ella Fitzgerald, today's Google Doodle, didn't just sing. She crooned, she sighed, she prayed her songs – and they became lullabies for this mom, soothing her babies.
Strapless dresses were banned at a Readington, N.J. middle school dance causing a community debate. A mom of four boys has some advice: Provocative dress may actually scare boys away.
Crime has a ripple effect: For students scarred by neighborhood violence, learning a new game can change much.
Time's tablet-only Boston Marathon cover shows a bloodied and terrified child in the arms of a police officer. The controversy sparked is not unfamiliar to modern Time covers that have used children in provocative ways.