'Hobbit' returns: 'The Desolation of Smaug,' the second installment in 'The Hobbit' movie trilogy, grows a family's love of the classic children's book.
Learning from Newtown: Whether or not we believe in the right to bear arms, we must believe that our children should never again become targets. Can we learn from Mandela's principles of peace?
Holiday Gifts: One mother laments that cowgirl and pirate costumes for girls are virtually non-existent, while another finds proof that real cowboys do wear pink.
Duck Dynasty may seem like the bottom of the reality television barrel, but this blogger has found Duck Dynasty to be one of the only shows on television that is both genuinely funny and clean enough to watch with kids.
Newtown: A new mom reflects on the time when Newtown rallied around her family, and sees hope in the future as families brace for the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting tragedy.
Texas teen Ethan Couch: Ethan Couch receives ten years probation after killing four in a drunk driving accident. Could more attentive parents have helped curb what the defense called 'affluenza?'
Holiday Shopping Angel: Holiday shopping can be a major stress of the season, but one Nordstrom saleswoman brings joy to a weary shopper right when she needs it most.
Elian Gonzalez: As Elian Gonzalez claims his place on the world stage once again, this blogger takes comfort in his triumph: 'While we may want an easier, safer, freer path for our children, the more difficult way is often what makes rather than breaks them.'
Teens leaving Facebook: One mom knows the reason, and it's MUMPS (Massively Uncool, Middle-aged Parents).
Hour of Code Initiative: The week-long Hour of Code initiative strives to help kids better understand their ever-changing technological world – and maybe even get a job.
Breastfeeding Mom kicked out of court: Why are women against women in the breastfeeding battle?
Godzilla returns: Mom shares love of sci-fi legend Godzilla with kids, through city destruction and saving mankind.
Grace Hopper: Today's Google Doodle honors computer programming language pioneer Grace Hopper, who is credited with popularizing the term 'debugging' after finding an actual moth in her computer. Parents take note, it might be time to clean the keyboard.
Six-year-old dares NASA to keep dreaming: When Coloradan Connor Johnson heard that Congress was threatening to cut NASA's funding, he started a petition to reverse the decision.
Selena Gomez shocked audiences by dropping the 'F-bomb' on stage this weekend. One mom's 'no swearing' challenge in her house would pose a problem for singer Selena Gomez.
Nelson Mandela’s passing has impacted the global community, and a letter from a father to his children aims to capture the impact the South African leader had on his life.