Twelve-year-old Leon McCarthy was born without fingers on his left hand, but thanks to his determined dad, a generous inventor, and a 3-D printer, he now has a brand new set of digits.
Facebook has lost some of its allure for teens as their parents and teachers have made themselves home on the site. So where are they heading for their social media fix?
'Ender’s Game,' the box office hit based on Orson Scott Card's 1985 science-fiction novel, may be a hit with tweens and teens, but parents may cringe at the use of children as weapons and the notion that compassion is a trait that must be weeded out.
Sexy Halloween costumes for little girls prompt big-time outrage, but when critics call out dolls for being too sexualized, people rush to defend them. What's the difference?
Pixie haircut: Pam Anderson's pixie haircut garners rave reviews and gives the Baywatch actress back her sparkle. Maybe it's time we all found our pixietude.
'Gravity,' the science fiction thriller, raises an unexpected question: Is the ability to pray inborn or is it something that must be taught?
Toys "R" Us commercial pokes fun at nature – suggesting toys are more fun. It's a troubling ad setup for a mom who worries about the millions of American children who rarely get outside or have a chance to interact with nature.
Daylight saving time ends this weekend and will once again leave kids and parents struggling to reset their internal clock. Is the daylight saving time circadian disruption worth it?
Halloween Plea: All this mama blogger wants for Halloween is for her 11-month-old son to wear the Yoda hat that took her an 'embarrassingly long time to crochet.' Pretty please?
A mom sings to her baby on video and goes viral. Her emotional baby tears up and smiles, tears up and smiles – showing the power of music and those little moments that become big memories.
Swaddling babies is on the rise: Add it to the long list of mixed messages new parents get about infant care. It helps fussy babies calm down, but given some health concerns, your swaddling technique (and frequency) should be checked out.
The giraffe riddle proves that the phase of insatiable love of riddles and bad jokes kids have in elementary school doesn’t die, it just lies dormant until adulthood when triggered by social media.
Classic novels in board book form – brought to you by author Suzanne Gibbs Smith's BabyLit series of board books – probably make a bigger dent in parent-boredom than in toddler pre-pre-pre-Ivy League readiness.
With hurricane season gathering steam, families may want to take a few steps to prep their homes before local meteorologists sound the alarm. While residents can stock up on bottled water and batteries in the hours and days before a storm is expected to hit, some preparations require more time – and investment. Here are five tips for storm-proofing your home.