The Sochi Olympics have made news for unfinished hotels, unsafe event venues, and security concerns. Compared to all that, the mascots, which made their first appearance at a welcome ceremony, seem incredibly normal, and possibly the only link to past Olympics.
Bill Nye and Ken Ham debated about the value of the creationist origin model in a modern scientific age, but more important, they proved the theory that civil coexistence is possible.
A new bill passed by the Kentucky Senate counts computer programming classes toward fulfilling foreign-language requirements in public schools. Parents debate whether coding should be a supplement to, or a replacement for, foreign language classes.
Sochi Olympic Games: When the host country's regulations on its own people are more oppressive than the rules of the sports themselves, parents should prepare for a discussion with their kids about international politics and safety.
As Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary, Pew releases study results showing parents disapproval of their child's image being shared on the site without their consent.
The documentary 'Web Junkie' highlights China's handling of children diagnosed as 'Internet addicted' through what seem like boot-camp rehabilitation programs. But the issues surrounding the newest clinical disorder highlights attributes of loneliness in children that are not new at all.
Wake-up calls, such as the recent winter storm in Atlanta, are a good reminder to prepare our families for emergencies. Every household in America should have a wide-awake discussion about how to be prepared for various disaster situations.
Mark Wahlberg has been selected to host the Kids' Choice Awards – a show aimed at kids ages 2-11 – during the marketing campaign for the latest 'Transformers' film, rated PG-13. Is he the wrong choice as host?
One hopeful mom, camera-in-hand, learns that her toddler hates the snow, but remembers that resetting expectations is one of the first skills every parent should learn.
New parents need to learn early the benefits of staying on the same team, and loving one another no matter what happens in the throes of early parenthood.
Most kids have a friend – that friend – who causes enough of a ruckus that even the kid realizes they aren't good to have around. Justin Bieber has turned into that friend. And President Obama has been asked to play dad and boot him out. Maybe he could call his parent country to have a talk?
Researchers at Tufts University's are developing an interactive video game to try to engage students in civic responsibility. Could it miss out on the important lessons learned through real-life civic interactions?
Do our hunter-gatherer forebears have something to tell us about the recipe for parenting? What is old is new again. 'Paleo diets' are all the rage. How about applying some 'paleo parenting' principles to raising kids?