Parents and volunteers can take the lead on summer learning, using National Summer Learning Day as a kick off for nurturing learning experiences through summer vacation and all year long.
Should you pierce your daughter's ears as an infant? Or should you wait until she's older – or not at all? Who's decision should it be? A few things parents might want to consider about ear piercing.
A mom who works for a university weighs her son's decision to not attend university after high school graduation – and agrees with his choice.
Summer vacation for many moms is in no way related to the relaxing vacation experienced by kids. One mom shares a day in her life, which serves as a reminder why moms aren't always the biggest fans of summer vacation.
Violet Burkhart's school sent the girl home on the last day of school for a dress that was too short. Her mom then wore the dress to her graduation. Could the parent, and the school, have benefitted from a little perspective before jumping to blame?
Every parent eventually faces the pile of used school supplies and mementos at the end of the school year. What stays and what goes?And what can you learn about your kids as you sort through the clutter?
Parents can offer kids a perfect out-of-school science lesson by teaching them how flowers grow, thanks to the work of bugs and other animals that pollinate.
Starbucks announces a program to help its employees earn an online degree while they work, potentially benefiting families with kids heading to college, or parents aiming to complete a degree they never received.
Father's Day isn't always a pleasant celebration for those living without a father. But there's an alternative: Celebrating a father figure in their lives.
A young mother remembers driving lessons from her immigrant father as an example of his principled, patient teaching and care.
As smartphone application Secret tests location-based anonymous sharing, tech pundits wonder if the feature opens the door to self-harm and bullying, with little room for recourse.
Mila Kunis appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on Tuesday to clear the air about what dads-to-be shouldn't say. The only problem is, what should they say instead?
Summer reading is a treat for some kids, and a chore for others. Here are ways parents can help encourage reading and make it a fun activity during summer vacation free time.
The grandfather who took an active role in her childhood remains a model for one mom as she builds a family of her own.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, started Monday, and parents have an opportunity to keep up on the latest in video game news, including the plight of the family-friendly Nintendo devices.
Will today's kids – inundated by information online – understand the impact of the O.J. Simpson case 20 years ago? And would a case like Simpson's boil down to a hashtag in today's Internet culture?
One might think that the lack of makeup is not a big deal for moms, but the moment someone mentions how tired a new mom looks - the cosmetic counter might be her next stop. Unless she remembers that beauty is beyond balms.
National Trails Day is Saturday, June 7, and in addition to scores of real-life hikes planned around the US, trail enthusiasts can also visit their national parks and other natural areas online and on social media.