A Texas mother has created an app to disable her child's phone if they fail to answer her call. A step too far in trying to manage communications with kids?
A grandmother mistakenly shot her 7-year-old grandson, thinking he was an intruder in the home. How do parents talk with other caregivers about gun safety?
One family-run business is helping get musical instruments ready – and hot dog free – in time for back-to-school rentals of band and orchestra instruments.
A new Tumblr post launched in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown has raised important questions about what images might be chosen to build a story about a person's character.
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.