As more parents buy smartphones and gadgets for connected teens, one mom finds the original ‘contract’ she made with her kids when she caved and bought them ordinary cellphones almost a decade ago.
A major car seat manufacturer is introducing new instructions for making sure parents keep young children rear-facing longer. Are some Americans over-thinking car seats while others here and abroad forgo using them entirely?
Multiple news reports have reported on baby spa benefits for infants. One mom wonders, when it comes to modern parenthood, where is the balance between too little attention and too much?
A Virginia couple who has married in their ninth decade has been called to court over a civil dispute concerning the wife's two grown daughters, who have been caring for their mother in her senior years.
Drew Carey has offered a $10,000 reward for those who can identify a group of bullies that lured a boy into an 'ice bucket challenge' only to dump human waste and garbage on the unsuspecting teen.
It was announced Monday that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a second child. Royal or not, the announcement of a second child can have more pressure behind it, as many parents aim to up the creativity.
A mountain lion attacked a young boy in California on Sunday, prompting parents to look again at important safety precautions before taking their kids into wild habitats.
One school in Turkey is teaching kids to make a difference in their community through getting to know the issues and taking real-life steps to encourage systemic change.
One young job seeker finds that changing his name makes is easier to find a job. This inspires one mom to reflect on reactions to her own husband's birth name and her daughter's name that translates easily to different languages.
Joan Rivers death has given one mom a chance to reflect on the role humor – even sometimes self-deprecating wit – plays in stress relief and relating to others.
Once a first job for many kids, newspaper delivery is now largely a job for adults. National Newspaper Carrier Day celebrates the history of newspaper delivery that stemmed from enterprising kids.
Working in fast food restaurants is among the popular part-time jobs for teens. The current minimum-wage dispute, and potential unionization of fast-food chains, raises questions about how it will affect teens, and their role in the debate.
As kids transfer from summer vacation to the classroom, one father and school administrator reminds parents to be mindful when considering the many roles a teacher will fill during the school year.
When school is in session, administrators, students, and parents will find themselves navigating the murky waters of dress codes – and exceptions to those codes. One young student and his family learned this the first day of class.
A father remembers what it's like to be in the driver's seat as a teenager, and applies those lessons to his own kids.