On the road to a minimalist home, one mom realizes that kid stuff is a major roadblock, and the youngest members of the family need to get on board to make minimalist living a success.
Charlie Hebdo attacks seem a world away, until the news of the attacks, and a biting OpEd response, end up at the breakfast table. When parents avoid reacting to news, it helps their kids respond.
A mother receives advice on the subjects in school that will bring her daughters professional success, but during her commute home from work, she's reminded of one major leadership skill her daughters should embrace.
One mom compares her post-holiday clutter to invasive foliage that smothers everything in its path. While a flamethrower might be the quickest solution for killer weeds, there are easier ways to cut clutter when gifts take over.
The Republican-led Senate is expected to propose a bill that would put an end to standardized tests in schools. Could this help parents encourage their own kids' learning outside the classroom?
A dad asked a Florida sheriff to stand witness as he spanked his 12-year-old daughter for fighting with her sister, and the sheriff agreed. One officer thinks monitoring corporal punishment is a line law enforcement shouldn't tread.
For many, the idea of reviewing the year past and making resolutions for the year ahead is consider an act for people well on in life experience. One father learns the value of teens taking stock annually to gain perspective.
Good news for parents, screen time for toddlers has been redeemed in-part by a new reports which asserts it has benefits. Bad news, if you aren’t using the screen with kids, you’re still missing the point.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt support Shiloh's choice to be known as 'John,' and as a mom of two Batmans, a Buzz Lightyear, and a Thomas the Tank Engine, I get it.
One man remembers the time when he built a dinner table from scratch as a surprise for his parents on Christmas Day.
A mom misses the frosty holidays of her youth and covers the miles, and the bed of her truck, to make snowy memories for her own sons.
Parents might think that their kids want only toys for Christmas, but a new IKEA ad shows the value of a parent's time above all other items on a wish list.
One filmmaker's radical suggestion for gun control might be a little much for educators, and even those obeying and supporting gun control laws.
Be it the single strand of Christmas lights hung on a tree, or millions of blinking bulbs visible from space, light peeping during the holidays is great for kids and adults.
Some parents tame tantrums with a time out. Others turn on the video camera and turn a meltdown into comedy for other parents.