Conservatives and liberals emphasize different values when it comes to child rearing. But a new Pew Research survey shows that they also find common ground when it comes to the top three values.
Kari Anne Roy had a concerned parent show up on her doorstep with her 6-year-old son, then a police officer, then Child Protective Services. Overkill or justified? One mom offers a counterpoint to parents who let young kids outside alone.
Kanye West offered a valuable lesson for how not to behave when things don't quite go your way. At a recent concert, Mr. West chided two fans among thousands for not dancing, only to learn they were disabled.
While many parents are wary of video games, more studies have found that some gaming can help kids learn teamwork and other important skills. Here's a list of games that provide kids with a positive gaming experience.
Drew Carey has offered a $10,000 reward for those who can identify a group of bullies that lured a boy into an 'ice bucket challenge' only to dump human waste and garbage on the unsuspecting teen.
A mountain lion attacked a young boy in California on Sunday, prompting parents to look again at important safety precautions before taking their kids into wild habitats.
Joan Rivers death has given one mom a chance to reflect on the role humor – even sometimes self-deprecating wit – plays in stress relief and relating to others.
Once a first job for many kids, newspaper delivery is now largely a job for adults. National Newspaper Carrier Day celebrates the history of newspaper delivery that stemmed from enterprising kids.
Working in fast food restaurants is among the popular part-time jobs for teens. The current minimum-wage dispute, and potential unionization of fast-food chains, raises questions about how it will affect teens, and their role in the debate.
When school is in session, administrators, students, and parents will find themselves navigating the murky waters of dress codes – and exceptions to those codes. One young student and his family learned this the first day of class.
What might American parents learn from parents facing danger at school in Israel, Gaza, Pakistan and Syria?
Venting about a child's school experience on Facebook or Twitter has increased with the popularity of social media. But when a parental rant reaches teachers, parents need to remember that their posts have consequences.
A 9-year-old girl unintentionally shot her gun-range instructor with an Uzi. Beyond the bigger gun debate in America, this incident might beg the most basic safety question – did the gun fit?
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement Monday that supports later school starts to help tired teens. The bigger question might be, how can parents help teens manage their existing activities to get more sleep?
Kendra Turner, a high school senior in Tennessee, was suspended for telling a classmate 'Bless you' in class. Do administrators and parents need to open a dialogue about how to keep communications open to clear the way for learning?