A family learns to shift holiday traditions as one kid takes her leave for school. While parents look forward to ending sibling sparring over the holidays, sometimes absence can make the heart grow fonder.
A new report tries to capture the number of homeless children in the US. While the numbers could fluctuate for a number of reasons, the opportunity for parents to connect directly with other parents in need remains a constant source of hope.
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe is being accused of playing favorites by pardoning his son for a 2003 felony drug conviction. But understanding what is lost for non-violent offenders could help illustrate the importance of forgiveness.
Adam Mansbach captured the hearts of frustrated parents In 2011 with his book including the f-bomb in the title. Mr. Mansbach is back to entertaining parents with a new title targeting mealtime.
A Maryland school district strips the names of religious holidays from its school calendars. As a debate ensues, one mom wonders, are there bigger issues in schools that might deserve a little more parental involvement?
Former "MythBusters" cast member Grant Imahara is now appearing in McDonald's commercials explaining 'pink slime.' How do I explain that to my 10-year-old son?
A silly animal spotting game brings a family together as they explore a new country across the globe. More importantly, the memories of that game keep the family close long after they return home.
There is a population of vehicles growing on the roads – parents running with strollers – as more parents realize that some of the best workouts can be with tots in tow.
As the commercial presence for the holidays creeps earlier each year, some might be tempted to write off the holidays altogether. Instead, families should take the opportunity to develop their own, unique holiday traditions.
GoldieBlox released a new video promoting the launch of an action figure to interact with its construction sets. Some say the figure's design seems a little too predictable, and not enough to break the mold.
Gender equality is a top issue for many parents today, but how does a parent take action to encourage a son to understand, embrace, and support women's rights? One mom creates her own list.
Home Economics, as it has been known, is shifting to keep up with foodie and maker movement trends and their influence on teens today. Once the way to teach kitchen basics, it has evolved to teach more nuanced skills in food and beyond.
Some parents may think the start of their kids' school career might be the right time to go back to work. But new research shows that having a parent home for school-age kids can produce tangible benefits.
One writer, a mother of two, wonders if her creative endeavors can fit around raising young children, as she trades working outside the home for a cramped home office.
Teens seem to understand best what turns images into internet sensations. As one mom grapples with the logic of how a Target clerk image has spread like wildfire, her young sons help explain: there is no logic involved.
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.