As college application time nears, recruiters from high price colleges are pitching more than an education to high school seniors. How much is the 'college experience' really worth?
A study examining teens' 'anti-social' text messages found that kids who 'talk the talk' also 'walk the walk.' While the study looks at the issue in a new way, the results are are nothing new, despite the dramatic headlines.
Children learn through play, a fact seldom included in school curriculum standards. Could the creativity and social interaction facilitated by digital devices be just the playful break that kids need?
Jennifer Garner turned her camera on paparazzi filming her family, but she may have better luck protecting celebrity kids from tabloid intrusion by teaming up with other famous moms and launching their own aggressive attack.
Google doodle: Today's Google doodle celebrates French physicist Léon Foucault and his famous pendulum, which has become a symbol of the intersection of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.
Jessa Duggar – star of TLC reality series “19 Kids & Counting” – and her beau are under strict rules from her parents. When can parents let go and trust their character training has prepared their kids well enough?
Binge drinking: A new study of high school seniors' alcohol consumption finds evidence of extreme binge drinking growing among a few.
A Jaden Smith Twitter rant condemns school as a 'tool to brainwash the youth': It transcends typical teen angst and left one youth mentor struggling to counter the celebrity role model's dangerous suggestion to drop out of school.
Cursive letters' disappearance from US schools could be shortsighted; a University of Montreal study shows that learning cursive improves syntax and spelling.
Mother-in-law in training: The transition from mother of the bride to mother-in-law comes with an ongoing choice: become a clueless but loving Aunt Clara or a critical and controlling Endora.
Story time: Kids love to snuggle up with a grown-up and a good book. Adults who make room for discussion during story time can take the experience and the learning to a whole new level, says a new study from Kansas State University.
Location services and apps like Foursquare let kids 'check in' on social media in a fun way to create a digital diary, interact with friends, and learn about new places to visit. However, broadcasting kids' locations to the world comes with some inherent risks.
The Super Hero Squad may sound like the boy equivalent of the Disney Princess syndrome, but this mom doesn't buy that. She did buy Little People superheroes as beginner models of strength, courage, and sacrifice for the greater good.
New fall show, MasterChef Junior, set to premier on FOX later this month, could begin to crack the rigid gender stereotypes that identify girls as cooks and boys as chefs.