Users of social media lashed out against the Hudson Falls, N.Y. library director this week for suggesting that a 9-year-old boy be banned from a reading contest for hogging the title.
America's young adults are increasingly living with their parents, Pew Research data shows.
The Toupin family gears up to head home after a month-long trip across the country. The highlight of the trip: just being together.
LinkedIn lowered the minimum age for registration to 14-years-old and added college information on the site's new University Pages. Professional networking is not just for grown ups any more.
Claude Debussy's "Clair De Lune," featured in today's Google doodle, was composed like all of his pieces in the presence of his favorite childhood toy – a porcelain frog.
Sending kids to college can raise feelings of loneliness for empty nesters, but can also be a time to reflect on, and reap the rewards of, parenting successes.
The USDA calculates it costs $241,000 to raise a child in the US, but their charts and graphs and numbers crunchers don't capture the essence of real parenting.
Despite fears digital literacy could overshadow children's reading skills, studies show that kids are delving into the literary world more than ever through eBooks, electronic readers, and audio books.
As kids expand their social circles online, many parents are tempted to monitor their online activities and interactions. One child advocate suggests that parents would do well to let kids hold onto some level of privacy.
When ex-Pope Benedict says "God told me to do it," he doesn't sound that much different than Tim Tebow, Michele Bachmann, and this week's Georgia school-shooting hero who prayed as she deflected a tragedy. How to take it seriously.
Empty nesters sending kids to college experience a fog of nostalgia when they walk into their child's empty room after dropping them off at university. Hopefully, that fog will soon lift.
Online anonymity brings a sense of security to some, but can also help to protect cyberbullies.
When kids report incidents of cyberbullying, parents might do well to dig deeper into the situation and try to avoid reacting reflexively.