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.
Phiona Mutesi came from a home in Uganda without any running water and electricity, let alone chess resources. But that changed when a chess program planted itself in the community. Now Phiona is in the US, spreading her story and playing chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov.
Jennifer Gilmore's 'The Mothers' is a refreshingly frank portrayal of adoptive parents. Bypassing an adoption memoir of her own, she's able to treat a fictional couple much harder, and with more honesty, than she'd show herself.
Madeleine likes toys that confound her parents, like a scraggly drawing on pink paper. Maybe it's creativity or an instinct formed in the orphanage prior to her adoption. Maybe she's just being an 8-year-old.
'Reasons My Son is Crying' Tumblr blog creator Greg Pembroke talked with The Christian Science Monitor about his family's Internet fame and the complete strangers who've contacted him with concern for the child and advice for the parent.
Glenn Beck tore into MSNBC's promo featuring Melissa Harris-Perry saying how she felt the US public should pay more attention to public education. But even while US students lag behind their overseas peers, Mr. Beck took Ms. Harris-Perry's criticism of Americans as sacrilege.
Rescue dog Albie dug his heels in on the parking lot ramp, but once out in Boston's chilly excuse for Spring, he unleashed his charm.