Parents fuss over every detail of early childhood, but as kids grow older, how can teachable moments evolve to cover more complex lessons such as teaching empathy?
Many parents encourage their kids in conventional sports – like football, baseball, and basketball – and discourage hobbies like video games. One mom nurtured her sons interest in gaming, and he is now reaping the rewards.
Not all parents are crafty when it comes to creating Halloween costumes, but the most important part of building a costume is the creativity we share with our kids. One mom's Pinterest fail is another mom's quality time with her kid.
As soon as the wedding is over, newlyweds are asked when they plan to have kids. New parents are grilled about when they will have more. How do we answer the question without a definitive answer?
Kevin Wood disagreed on his daughter's learning about Islam in class. His frustration with administrators, and subsequent threats led to him being banned from school grounds. One mom knows firsthand how anger can build walls faster than making peace.
A woman was videotaped walking around New York City for 10 hours for the purpose of documenting street harassment and the results were astounding. Now that we have that information, how do we make it stop?
A young fan hand-delivered a note to Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler and was rewarded with tickets for game six of the World Series, and a win from his team. Kids can offer the best encouragement, if adults will listen.
A mom in Britain has started a campaign to ensure young kids wear safety vests during winter months to make them more visible to motorists. She has asked it be made law, which has earned her a few critics.
Actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for his macho film roles, enjoyed a family beach day and showed dads what real manliness can look like, as he wore one of his infant twins in a carrier on his chest.
A new unidentified object found in NASA images of the sun has captured the imagination of science fans of all ages. How can parents harness the curiosity of kids to create a teachable moment at home?
The holidays offer unique challenges in organizing family schedules. Here's what some experts have to say about juggling obligations – from sports to spouses – in order to gather family around the holiday table.
A small boy in Tennessee managed to find himself inside a toy crane arcade machine. After the fire department was called, the grandma's camera came out. Sometimes a smile for the camera is the best way to diffuse a tricky situation.
Parents preparing to take their kids out on Halloween will want to consider everything from setting a budget for costumes to checking bags for candy laced with marijuana. This isn’t your parents' old-fashioned Halloween.
A video featuring little girls standing up to discrimination with some strong words has gone viral. While the message is clear, the aim of the video is not as much. Is the company that produced the video selling equality, or t-shirts?
Dozens of parents in Florida have been arrested for failing to take their kids to elementary school, resulting in some cases to kids missing multiple grade advancements because of truancy. How can other parents lend a hand?
A new study published by professors at Emory University tries to scientifically prove what it takes to be in a successful marriage. But what happens when real life doesn't stand up to the stats, and a marriage is successful despite the numbers?
A creepy clown case in the UK has been reported, shortly after clowns creeped out locals in a California city last week. The pranks remind parents to properly prep kids who might not be ready for Halloween tricks.
Celebrities often wear many hats, sometimes including children’s book author. The results can sometimes miss their target, while at other times a celebrity's views shared in a storybook characters can charm readers.