The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement Monday that supports later school starts to help tired teens. The bigger question might be, how can parents help teens manage their existing activities to get more sleep?
Reports of women aiming to resemble 'Human Barbie' dolls have been in the news, prompting one father to wonder what daughters might need to hear to realize that trying to look plastic is not really beautiful.
A majority of Americans believe in God, but the way in which they recognize a higher power varies significantly. How can parents take an active role in teaching kids about religion, and allowing them to draw their own conclusions?
The Holderness family, best known for a viral video featuring the family jamming in their Christmas jammies, has released a new video in time for back-to-school season, and 'Baby Got Class' is sure to strike a chord with parents.
Kendra Turner, a high school senior in Tennessee, was suspended for telling a classmate 'Bless you' in class. Do administrators and parents need to open a dialogue about how to keep communications open to clear the way for learning?
A son chooses a bold piece to play for the end of arts camp – including minutes of total silence. What is deemed as golden for many parents, can be equally unnerving, especially when a teen understands the power of non-communication.
Jackie Chan has come forward with a public apology for his grown son's arrest for drug use. In coming forward quickly to admonish, and at the same time support, his son, is Mr. Chan offering a solid parenting model?
The Rhode Island coach in the Little League World Series delivered an impromptu speech for his players on the pitcher's mound after a tough loss that celebrates all the elements of sportsmanship we want kids to remember.
The United States Department of Agriculture has released its annual report on the cost of raising children, and families will spend almost a quarter-million dollars on housing, food, childcare, and education for kids born in 2013.
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.