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.
The 2014 proposal season has begun, with an eager teen asking Miley Cyrus to prom. Teens are thinking bigger, bolder, and beyond their years for prom entertainment. What happened to just dancing with friends?
As the Westminster Kennel Club’s 138th Annual Dog Show gets underway Monday at Madison Square Garden, families with older dogs should take a moment to celebrate loyalty and longevity as the best qualities of all.
When an 8-year-old boy was killed Thursday after a TV cart in an after-school program tipped over on top of him, attention is rekindled for child safety relating to over-sized electronics and furniture. Awareness and response are an integral part of keeping kids safe.
As news reports surface in regards to the negative aspects of video games on teen development, it is important to look at where the data is coming from and also learn opposing viewpoints to develop a complete picture and plan of action.
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.