More than 14 million viewers over the last six days have been watching a video game played live online, by more than 120,000 players. 'TwitchPlaysPokemon' is amassing a worldwide following, and spurring discussions about civics along the way.
Kansas is one of 19 states in America that allows corporal punishment. But a Kansas lawmaker would like to sharpen the definition of spanking, by allowing up to 10 strikes of the hand.
The Sochi Olympic Games have been the toughest for US Olympians since 1988, a shift from recent Olympics spent on the top tier of the podium. Good thing our Olympians have shown plenty of examples why Bronze is still valuable.
A mother of four boys tries to help her sons navigate the stormy waters of young love. Applying 'Star Trek' logic, she realizes that no matter your approach, Valentine's Day will always remain an unsolved mystery. The best you can do is gather data and improve your approach for next year.
As many around the world celebrate Valentine's Day, one mom underlines the importance of feeding the soul, through sharing a meal with loved ones. From romantic dinners at home, to hosting lots of family and friends, good food never fails to fill everyone with love.
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics delivers the latest research numbers on caffeine intake for Americans kids. While the consumption of caffeine hasn't increased in recent years, the sources have shifted – from mostly soda to also including coffee and energy drinks.
Getty Images in partnership with Lean In has launched the 'Lean In Collection' of stock photos, replacing the cliched, sterilized images of women and girls we have come to see on everything from billboards to magazine ads.
One online library is a living catalogue of books, movies, and other media to help you, and your kids, put yourselves in someone else's shoes. Check out the new Empathy Library.
A school in Massachusetts bans girls from wearing yoga pants, while Lululemon still stings from the effects of fat-shaming women. Can we find balance around pants that are supposed to work for balance poses?
As California struggles with a drought that has lasted for months and West Virginia slowly regains potable water after a chemical spill, one writer wonders if kids understand where water comes from when it flows from the tap.
Raising caring, thoughtful children all starts with respect, inside and outside the home. No matter what other rules apply in your household, starting with the bottom line of respect can help parents build thoughtful guidelines for their kids and themselves.
Shirley Temple Black, better know publicly as Shirley Temple, pioneered such a clear and simple trail to child stardom that many of today’s young stars might benefit from wisdom gained from America’s most famous child star. Here are some examples of simple wisdom learned from her as a child and as an adult.
Interracial marriages and mixed-race families still struggle to be recognized as the representation of regular Americans. One mom in an interracial marriage realizes that she has set limits on herself, and pushes to break her own boundaries, starting in the kitchen.
Safer Internet Day 2014 is Tuesday, Feb. 11. School districts, technology companies, teen anti-bullying activists, and cyber-bullying researchers will make sure families understand one important point – online safety and wellbeing takes all of us.