President Obama's tattoo plan for Sasha and Malia is pre-emptive. Obama said he and Michelle told the girls their tattoo plan is to get the same ink the girls do, show it off on YouTube as a family tattoo.
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.
The Boston bombing week over, a mom who lives near last week's manhunt for a marathon bomber sent her son back to school today. Her hope: That he discovers the chaos inside can spark a lifetime of questions that matter.
With the proliferation of statewide standardized testing, take it from a principal: Statistics can play a role in education like they do in baseball. But like baseball, there needs to be room to account for the grit, the heart, and the unpredictable surges of students.
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.
The Boston Marathon might have your child shook up. Here are some ideas to engage your kids after the Boston Marathon and restore their trust and self-confidence.
The Boston Marathon bombings may foster helplessness, despair, but they don't have to. Be proactive in helping others, says Dr. David J. Schonfeld. And allowing your child to express their feelings – in the comment section below, in private, or as Lisa Suhay suggests through gardening – can be salutary.
Adam Lanza bullied? While a student at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Adam Lanza was bullied, a family member told the New York Daily News. Lanza killed 20 students and six staff members at the school in December.
The GED is a necessary fall-back for many students who find themselves slipping in a high school setting, or for parents who never graduated and want to better their family's livelihood. But a price hike and format change to the GED puts that at risk.
The Nichols had to tell their 11-year-old son about the Boston Marathon bombings — he'd been upset when they hid the Newtown, Conn. headlines from in him December. Now, a day after the Boston Marathon, Martha Nichols mulls over their decision.
As TV images of the Boston Marathon bombings proliferate, it's important for parents to turn off the tube and, speaking calmly, share their own fears with their children, says a nationally recognized pediatrician.
The 'ultramobile' is replacing desktops. We're turning a new corner on the highway of parenting kids surrounded by technology. It's an increasingly individual experience in constant flux. What worked today may not work tomorrow. Be ready.