It is easy for kids to plug into content labeled as 'educational' on tablets and smart phones, but partnering screen time with social interaction might be the best way to help kids learn without isolating themselves.
One mom, who happens to be a former school administrator, has created a way to turn gently-used clothing into money for schools, and good deals for shoppers.
The holidays offer a great chance to teach kids the value of giving, and one mom learns the first trip to visit Santa at the mall is a great chance to reverse the roles and let her son give a gift instead.
A little girl started a dance party on the platform waiting for the NYC subway and other passengers followed suit. Kids once again teach us that impromptu dance parties are the best way to ignite and share joy.
'Peter Pan Live!' brought families together for the live-action musical. Parents' one complaint? The airtime.
A mom learns that the way her sons communicate and when they choose to open up is not always predictable, but always a perfect reason to set aside the to-do list.
Internet users were quick to cast judgement when a Utah family swapped exchanging Christmas presents for volunteering and giving.
One mom realizes that for as much as she pressures her kids to play nice at home, things seem to take a dark competitive turn when they take to the soccer field, confusing her son as she yells at him from the sidelines.
Comedian Roman Atwood might have crossed a line with his recent prank involving his toddler son. What counts as off-limits?
As one family aims to trim their belongings, they find giving away items with sentimental value is the biggest stumbling block to reaching minimalism.
A Lego version of the latest 'Star Wars' film inspires one mom to combine old-school bricks with new-school tech to create a stop-motion masterpiece for her family to share.
On the eve of Thanksgiving, one woman learns to never scoff at a prepared turkey dinner when the other option is stale jello.
Is there a proper way for a parent to respond publicly when their child is involved and emotions take over?
Maggie Cole spotted a sign in Tesco: "Fun gifts for boys." She questioned the gender biased marketing. Her mom posted the photo on Facebook and tweeted it. Tesco has promised to remove the signs.
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.
As a family aims to thin the contents of a spacious farmhouse, en route to a minimalist lifestyle, a mom contemplates first steps on the journey from ‘too much’ to ‘just enough.’