A troubling video aimed at preventing childhood obesity could discourage viewers rather than inspire lifestyle changes, due to elements that shame parents for bad habits.
The online Oxford dictionary has added dozens of new informal terms and abbreviations, keeping pace with trends in online communications. It might be best to teach kids proper English before throwing these new terms their way.
Rener Gracie and Brian Ortega are famous for their jujitsu and mixed martial arts skills respectively, but they are also making a big impact outside of their sports by helping kids to deal with bullies through the 'BullyProof' summer camp.
Maryam Mirzakhani breaks new ground in math, and offers one mom another way to teach her sons about gender equity in science, technology, and mathematics.
Some families grumble over the hassle of purchasing school supplies, while others struggle with how to pay for their supplies. Thanks to programs that donate supplies, parents can help each other.
For the past four decades, Robin Williams was the voice and personality for many beloved on-screen characters in the lives of children and adults. How should parents discuss the actor's death with their children?
The Teen Choice Awards this weekend celebrated pop culture, while far from Hollywood, a black teen was shot by police outside of St. Louis. Two major teen headlines, showing two vastly different experiences. Will teens read both?
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen threw out the first pitch at Dodger's Stadium on Tuesday night, but her skills on the mound were overshadowed by her alcohol-fueled tweets ahead of the game.
Just in time for the last days of summer vacation in the US, an Oxford University study of 5,000 British children, shows that video games, in limited amounts, are good for kids.
Before moms criticize the current photo of Olivia Wilde nursing her son in a Roberto Cavalli gown and Prada wedges, perhaps they should place her in the role of representative for all nursing moms.
Malia Obama attended Lollapalooza this weekend, much to the surprise of other concertgoers. The first daughter enjoyed a little summer fun like other teens away from her official presidential parents.
The latest in popular YouTube parent videos shows five-year old Sadie Miller crying uncontrollably over the cuteness of her baby brother and lamenting his growing any older. Can parents help maintain that kind of tender bond?
Actress Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhuru) credits the advice of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in helping shape her career, and turning her into an influential ambassador for NASA. This act of 'micro-mentoring' changed her career, how can it work for today's parents?
Two years after TIME magazine put the issue of attachment parenting front and center in the US, some moms of toddlers are starting to ask, 'Am I like that mom on the cover?'
The corruption trial for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonell and his wife has reminded one mom that kids hear everything – good and bad – and there may be a teaching moment.
The 'fire challenge' is attracting attention from thrill seekers online, encouraging people to light themselves on fire. It has led to one reported death and lots of injuries, plus plenty of criticism.
Nicole Gainey of Port St. Lucie, Fla., was arrested Tuesday for allowing her 7-year-old son to play alone near their home. It re-kindles the debate, when and where is it OK for kids be alone?