Actor George Takei, star of the original 'Star Trek' series and a pop-culture icon finding new fans from today's social media audiences, is helping parents and kids understand that a person's whole life – not just one element – defines them.
Sabina Altynbekova, a volleyball player from Kazhakstan, has been hounded – on the court and off – for her model-quality looks. The 17-year-old and her parents are pushing back to help her shape a future not dependent on her good looks.
One mom encourages her son to test crowdfunding site Kickstarter, and learns that kids are well-represented on the crowdfunding circuit.
When a woman is verbally harassed on the street, an initial response may sometimes be shying away from confrontation. One women decided to turn harassment into an opportunity to educate others and start a conversation.
One father sent an angry tweet to his Twitter followers and Southwest Airlines after a bad customer experience. It resulted in him and his kids being temporarily removed from the flight. Is Twitter the best customer feedback option?
Parents preparing to send a student to middle school can expect a lot of things and it's worth enduring some eye rolls and attitude to see the positive growth in the middle grades.
Priscilla Presley is scheduled to attend the 20th annual Collingwood Elvis festival. How do you explain who Elvis was to kids? Sometimes it is easiest to just play his music.
A video of a shoplifter in at a Walmart in Oklahoma has gone viral. We share millions of things everyday online, but how much thought do we put into what people will do with it once we hit the 'post' button?
Maisie Williams, the 17-year-old 'Game of Thrones' actress complained on Twitter about not being allowed into an adults-only airport lounge. While many teens long for freedom to go wherever they choose, a little perspective might help too.
Today's 'Young Adult' genre in literature is booming, and often attractive for adults and younger readers alike, but experts also encourage parents to read more classics with their kids, to bring historical works to today's audiences.
President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative, aimed at providing opportunities for growth and success for men of color, has launched its newest partnership with MENTOR and the National Basketball Association.
One dad is invited to a special performance at his son's camp. However, the final concert isn't for weeks. The result is parents and students learning the joy of the process and the rewards that come from making mistakes.
The 'Marvel Universe LIVE!' show promises an escape from the princesses and circus animals of other large arena shows. It still includes merchandising, sure to leave kids tugging on their parents' sleeves for gadgets that save the day.
Adults with aging parents often come to a time when they need to help their parents with decisions and basic day-to-day tasks. While few cherish that role reversal, many can get through the challenges with patience, and a good dose of humor.