As teens become increasingly connected to each other an the outside world online, parents are often in the dark about their kids digital interactions and commonly underestimate their kids' exposure to cyberbullying.
Some things never change. A progress report form is still an expression of a school community’s values and relationships, as well as individual achievement.
The honesty of Glen James, a homeless man who found – and turned in to police – a backpack full of more than $40,000 in cash and travelers checks stunned the nation. Why are we so surprised when someone takes the high road for the sake of community?
Erin Cox thought she was doing the right thing by picking up a friend who was too drunk to drive home from a party. However, school administrators found her in violation of the school's zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy. What kind of a message does this send to teens?
Craze supplement have been found to contain a meth-like substance known as N,a-DEPEA. Parents of teenagers into athletics might want to ponder the implications of the Craze and Detonate supplement discovery.
National Grouch Day: Sesame Street declared October 15 National Grouch Day. While grouchiness may not be a personality trait that parents hope to instill in their children, there is much to be learned from the curmudgeons of the world.
Banksy prank tricks New Yorkers into thinking his priceless works of art were street-vendor knockoffs, but one mom outfoxed the fox snagging two of his signed works for $60.
The courage, poise, and wisdom of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' education in Pakistan, has captured the hearts and minds of Westerners. While Western girls may take their education for granted, in the Muslim world, girls must cross cultural and religious barriers to attend school. Here are five snapshots of girls' education in the Muslim world. [Editor's note: The original headline and text incorrectly said "Arab world" instead of the Muslim world.]
Actress Heather Lochlear and Bon Jovi band member Richie Sambora divorced in 2007, but still get together regularly to make sure their daughter doesn't miss out on family time. A salute to the real-life families who achieve amicable divorce.
Between dirty diapers, splattered baby food, and runny noses, caring for babies is a messy proposition, but given the near constant wipe downs, how often to babies really need a bath?
School is in full swing with homework assignments flying and fall sports teams hitting the field, but it still feels like a new school year. How do you preserve that 'new car smell'?
Malala Yousafzai's US book tour drives home the power of education and in doing so reveals just how privileged Western children really are. Maybe we need to reinstitute bedtime stories for our teens and talk about this one tonight, together.
A disturbing new study reveals that 9 percent of youths aged 14 to 21 have coerced or forced someone into sexual contact and spells out a more complicated problem than 'no means no' rhetoric can address.