The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, started Monday, and parents have an opportunity to keep up on the latest in video game news, including the plight of the family-friendly Nintendo devices.
Will today's kids – inundated by information online – understand the impact of the O.J. Simpson case 20 years ago? And would a case like Simpson's boil down to a hashtag in today's Internet culture?
Google's Tango phone and tablet can sense the world around them. This new hardware sparks the imagination, and hits some real-world barriers.
National Gardening Exercise Day is Friday, June 6, and one mom has a solution for getting kids outside and digging in the garden.
Bill Cosby surprised guests at Lewis Katz's memorial in two ways - with his casual, college-inspired outfit, and his eloquent eulogy to his friend and former classmate. Mr. Cosby offered a stirring reminder not to judge a book by its ragged-looking cover.
Love Pixar? RenderMan created those iconic Toy Story scenes. Now, Pixar plans to give away RenderMan to aspiring animators.
A San Francisco dad pummeled an 11-year-old bully. A hero? This incident serves a a reminder that parents need to use their protective powers for good.
After a pair of girls in Wisconsin were arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend repeatedly, news reports pointed to the 'Slenderman' myth as the impetus for their actions. Parents can un-mask the mythical online character by facing any fears together.
One family goes for more than a week without their daily newspaper. In that time, they re-kindle their love for print, as they come to miss everything from news headlines to the extensive household uses for an already-read newspaper.
Wil Wheaton's new SyFy channel show 'The Wil Wheaton Project' has already amassed many viewers who adopt the labels of 'geek' and 'nerd' with pride. His pop culture convergence could represent another counter-culture triumph, if fans tune in via mainstream channels.
Edward Snowden, NSA whistle-blower, 'patriot,' or 'traitor'? How do you explain the Snowden debate to kids?
Maya Angelou, poet and novelist, died Wednesday at the age of 86. Kids still read her work today as their parents did decades ago, and the same wisdom still holds as true as when she first wrote the words.
The Isla Vista shooting has left in its wakes a lot of anger and finger pointing. What parents need to show their kids is when tragedy happens, there is a perspective beyond and above the anger.
Artist Florentijn Hofman created a three-story rubber duck as a traveling art installation touring the world. More than giant bath toy, Mr. Hofman has turned duck visitors into art themselves.
Levi Strauss & Co. CEO Chip Bergh told customers to not wash their jeans in order to conserve energy. Great idea, unless you are a parent, in which case the jeans might walk away on their own.
Alison Teal, filmmaker and adventure guide, is the progeny of adventure parents. While there are more resources than ever before focused on adventuring with kids, Ms. Teal offers a validation for the adventure parenting style.
No matter how many guides are given to parents about how to talk to their kids about alcohol, some of the most valuable insights on underage drinking will comes from those who have watched their friends make mistakes.