Parents across the country waited for the NBC mini-series 'The Slap' to start a discussion on corporal punishment. What they received instead was a host of dysfunctional family values.
A mother's simple act of delivering cookies sets into motion a friendship, one of those friendships, that results in a second mother to her boys and a lifeline for her in her greatest hour of need.
February marks the annual Boy Scouts anniversary, and one journalist reflects on how his reporting skills, and willingness to ask for help, led him to unexpected scouting adventures with his son.
Parents are fuming after their middle school students were given a 'Fifty Shades of Grey' word search in school. It serves as a good reminder that checking worksheets and assignments is still important.
David Beckham is suave, sophisticated, a world-class athlete, and a humanitarian. Now all he needs to do is not embarrass his teenage son. That might be the hardest feat of all.
Parents can definitely get on board with encouraging their kids to eat healthy and preparing more food at home, two things Michelle Obama is promoting to end childhood obesity. But give up a pantry staple like macaroni and cheese? Gasp.
When a dad, who is considered an 'expert' in emotional intelligence, rails on his kid for not doing homework, he steps back to find he might not be putting his expertise into practice.
Searching for a clip-on tie for a job interview, a young man encountered a mentoring moment with a Target staff member.
Sports Illustrated has released its annual swimsuit issue – including its first a plus-size model – offering parents a chance to check in with their kids about body image and offer a reality check.
Gender equity in sports is still lacking, but a mom wants to make sure her son sees women as powerful athletic role models, and that he never learns 'Like A Girl' to mean anything other than powerful.
A young boy in Texas was suspended for threatening a classmate with an imaginary ring made popular in J.R.R. Tolkien books. As educators and legislators look to reform school discipline, are these cases a step backward?
A slow start to her culinary endeavors and a near kitchen disaster offers one mom a perfect illustration of the challenges of parenting.
The popular blog Humans of New York has donated $1 million to help Brooklyn students pay for a visit to Harvard and scholarships. How can a one-off donation make a lasting impact?
A test program in Britain which rewards pregnant women smokers who quit with shopping vouchers raises a couple questions for parents who are concerned with rewarding kids for good behavior.