Bitstrips app lets users generate – and star in – their own comic strips. One mom found that the program helped her 9-year-old son get excited about writing.
A Catholic High School outside Chicago is randomly testing students for evidence of drug or alcohol use. Is a reduction in substance abuse worth the big brother atmosphere?
A viral video of a preschool girl improvising her way through a choreographed tap dance recital highlights the often understated value of sitting back and letting kids just be kids.
Prince George's christening ceremony today has the Archbishop of Canterbury hoping – as with other royally inspired social trends – it will revive the baptism tradition.
Google Chrome's 'Supervised Users' option could offer parents a more efficient way of monitoring children's viewing habits, eliminating the need for third-party parental control software.
Ringo Starr wants to know the identity of six teen fans captured in a snapshot he took nearly 50 years ago, giving hope to teens everywhere that their idol may one day look for them.
When was the first parachute jump? Today's Google Doodle highlights André-Jacques Garnerin's first daring leap from a balloon, that has continued to inspire toys, amusement park rides, science experiments, and imaginations for centuries.
Google's Quantum A.I. Lab Team introduces kids to quantum mechanics and computing through a new add-on to the wildly popular video game Minecraft which allows users to build entire worlds out of digital building blocks.
The Orionid meteor shower peaked last night, but the brightness of the full moon stole the show for many Earth-bound gazers. However, families hoping to glimpse the heavens need not wait for an astronomical event.
When your kid needs your iPhone as much as you do – there's some serious soul searching a parent needs to do. App accessories – from iPotty to Tech Pet – make Mommy's iPhone part of their digitally enhanced fun. Is it better than the real thing?
Many parents share their touch-screen devices with their young kids despite fears of the dreaded 'zombie effect,' because they worry their kids might fall behind in digital literacy. Educators say parents should relax, digital literacy comes offline, grounded in real communication.
The first generation to use digital technology almost from birth are now toddlers. Parenting the 'app generation' involves handling new developmental challenges; experts say there are ways to strike a healthy balance when kids use touch screens.