Mother's Day gift: A mom of four boys gets a lesson from a 7-year-old girl about returning to her girlie roots. Giggles, glitter, and a bop on the head drive the mom around the bend and straight into an 'ah ha' moment: There's a lotta love in indulging your girlie roots.
A Pew Research Center study, out today, says a record amount of moms are college educated. The more educated the mother, the better off their child is going to be.
Mother's Day began on May 10, 1908, as the project of Anna Jarvis. Observed only in Grafton, W. Va., and Philadelphia at first, Ms. Jarvis asked Congress to set aside a day to honor mothers. It took four years, but finally in 1914, little over a month before Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Mother's Day proclamation on May 14. What made a mom then is certainly different than what makes a mom now. In the pursuit of understanding who our mothers are in America today — their age, their marital status, how many babies they have — take our quiz and expand your understanding of the American Mom.
Educators and parents who discuss sexting with teenagers often fail to recognize that young people are, in fact, competent, moral thinkers that with diverse reasons for and opinions about sexting. Be pro-active with them in discussions, not reactive.
Sexting is passé, at least using that word to describe sending nude photos between smart phones is, researchers say. We now know more than ever before about what sexting is and why teens and adults do it. Here's a rundown.
LEGO apologizes for a licensee that sold stickers including a LEGO man catcalling, "Hey babe!" Even if the sticker is old, manufacturers have to be more vigilant to ensure their product is up to standards.
After crossing the finish line in first place, Derrick Hayes gestured toward heaven to show thanks to God, his father said. But that motion was deemed excessive celebration by officials and Hayes was disqualified, barring him from competing in the state championship.
The Matrix Retold, with more than 3 million views just two days since it was uploaded to YouTube, is shaking things up for the mom behind it. Online fame isn't easy to understand, but she's really happy the Internet thinks she's funny, her son says.
What does a doll look like before she gets all, well, dolled up? Sickly, according to an image circulated around the Internet earlier in April. But artist Nickolay Lamm did his own investigation and found dolls without makeup are actually rather pretty.
A surge in unwed mothers reported this week by the US Census causes a surge in snap judgements. But deep in the stats, the connection between marriage and parenting, it turns out, is a lot more complicated than the shocked pundits might have you believe.