A month into the new school year and parents might already be adjusting their school lunch routines. Here are some ways to mix up the routine and keep kids from swapping their lunchbox contents as soon as they hit the cafeteria.
Have the good old days of students rushing the field to support their team been tamped out by severe punishments that outweigh the thrill of jumping onto the football stadium turf?
Blake Lively announced she is expecting on Monday. Will the actress and husband Ryan Reynolds go with a quirky name for their little one, something more traditional, or a modern gender-neutral moniker?
A Wyoming mother followed her daughter to school with a camera to shame her in front of classmates for skipping class. Could parents who embrace shame punishments find the same behavior turning around to bite them?
The hit film 'Frozen' has inspired the latest round of hyper-sexualized Halloween costumes, but parents can find resources for women and girl costumes online that don't involve fishnet tights or super short skirts.
A new short documentary challenges the stereotypes we build around boys and girls and their play habits. How do parents influence those stereotypes?
Screen time is a phrase that scares many parents. Opinions abound on how much is too much, but each kid is different, and so is each family. And when it comes to allowing screen time, one mom has found the best video ever.
Parents might enjoy a cup of coffee, but what do you do when teens ask for a cup?
Mohamed El-Erian, the former CEO of PIMCO, quit his big salary job to spend more time with his daughter. His example highlights the challenge of balancing work and family.
School picture season is upon us, and many parents feel helpless to find inexpensive alternatives to pricey packages offered by school-appointed photo studios. One mom's solution to Picture Day sales pressure.
Smartphone and tablet apps meant for messaging friends have become potential platforms for bullies. One Mississippi mom is spreading awareness about the apps that facilitate hate messages. What else can parents do to stay ahead of the technology?
In Arvada, Colo., kids walked out of the classroom to protest a new curriculum that promotes patriotism but avoids civil disobedience. What US history lessons would have to be filled in by parents if banned from school?
Kira Kazantsev: After the crowning of Miss America 2015, debate lingers about the contest winner Kira Kazantsev and the organization, which prides itself on being a major scholarship provider.
What happens when one kid shifts the focus of their birthday from gifts for them to gifts for others? One charity is encouraging people to do just that, and some of the biggest givers are little kids learning early the value of selflessness.
For pure joy and innocence, it's hard to beat these recent dance videos by children. Check them out.
Emma Watson recently asked men to join the United Nation's HeForShe gender equality campaign, and she spoke out against feminist rhetoric that often supports man-hating.
Conservatives and liberals emphasize different values when it comes to child rearing. But a new Pew Research survey shows that they also find common ground when it comes to the top three values.