Tempter tantrums and disruptive outbursts stem from a flood of complex emotions that would stymie many adults. Kids need support and empathy from adults to navigate emotional roller coasters and develop coping skills.
Alanis Morissette: Her former nanny has sued the singer and her husband for lack of overtime pay and shift breaks. The case of Alanis Morissette and her nanny highlights the precariously vital yet vulnerable position of caregivers.
Today Google celebrates its 15th birthday with an interactive Google doodle game. One father reflects on how Google has changed the face of information, learning, and parenting.
Sextortion photos: A California teen allegedly hacked into Miss Teen USA's webcam to get nude photos of her for blackmail. Webcams don't have to be a vulnerability in kid safety if parents adopt an ethic of a Cyberhood Watch.
Religion apps offer believers new ways to meditate, confess, study the Torah, and learn Bible stories, all in the palm of your hand.
Oracle Team USA won America's Cup yesterday, but only one of the 24-person crew is an American, leaving one mom to field questions from her kids about the value of 'winning at all costs.'
Toys R Us has agreed to remove gender assignments to toys in its stores in the United Kingdom. Should toy stores eliminate the pink and blue aisles entirely?
'The Goldbergs,' a new ABC comedy highlighting the chaos tinged with humor that can overwhelm family life, hit close to home for this mom, who says the show put the 'real' in really funny.
With college students tucked into their dorm rooms, empty nesters see new real estate in their old rooms, but kids may expect find their old bedroom intact. Head off conflict by discussing the transition together.
Bill Nye (The Science Guy) is becoming a fan favorite on Dancing with the Stars setting a refreshing example for kids who believe that you have to choose between being 'the smart kid' and being 'the popular kid.'
Homework: When a dad tried doing his daughter's homework for a week to understand why she was up all night, he learns there may be no point. Has homework reached a tipping point?