Teens who watched news coverage of the grand jury announcement in Ferguson might have been shocked to see the violent response. Parents were left adding perspective, and explaining the impact, as they themselves absorbed the news.
As Thanksgiving looms, a mom notices the flood of gratitude posts on Facebook and finds one of her sons giving thanks for the simplest gift.
A fisherman captures a lobster the size of the family dog - and quickly learns that his spiny catch might be better suited as a family pet rather than a seafood feast.
Lammily, the doll developed with proportions based on the average-sized 19-year-old, is now on sale. What started as a crowdfunding push for a doll that more girls can relate to is now a reality, just in time for the holidays.
One dad secures a world record, and in the process, forges a new connection with his sons.
A new report tries to capture the number of homeless children in the US. While the numbers could fluctuate for a number of reasons, the opportunity for parents to connect directly with other parents in need remains a constant source of hope.
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe is being accused of playing favorites by pardoning his son for a 2003 felony drug conviction. But understanding what is lost for non-violent offenders could help illustrate the importance of forgiveness.
A Maryland school district strips the names of religious holidays from its school calendars. As a debate ensues, one mom wonders, are there bigger issues in schools that might deserve a little more parental involvement?
A dystopian writing contest, promoted by an Urban Druid image, is the latest in plumbing the dark side. Why the cultural fascination with dark future worlds?
Former "MythBusters" cast member Grant Imahara is now appearing in McDonald's commercials explaining 'pink slime.' How do I explain that to my 10-year-old son?
Animation director Hayao Miyazaki will be honored Saturday night with an Academy Award.