The teen birth rate in America has been dropping since 1991 and, the latest numbers show, continues to decrease. In 22 states, Hispanic teen birth rates plunged at least 40 percent, astounding the study's lead author.
In 'Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us,' author Christine Gross-Loh reminds us that our ideas of parenting are products of local culture. What's nixed in one locale trumps in another.
After the Moore Public School District in Oklahoma let parents know via text alert their kids were being held inside the school building, parents had to make a quick choice: Trust that the buildings would stand or race to pick them up before the tornado hit.
A huge update on our knowledge of teens and social media was released by Pew Research Center today. It's findings include some surprising info: Facebook use among teens is waning, teens do, in fact, value their privacy online, and a majority have friended their parents.
Online you will find a wealth of websites to help your kids, or yourself, learn materials from the least to most complex. Think there's no substitution for face-to-face learning? One woman's goddaughter passed college level chemistry, and you could too.
As Rachel Ray is to cooking and Rachel Zoe is to style, Rosie Pope hopes to be to motherhood. And, as the overwhelmed faces on the moms-to-be at the New York Baby Show this past weekend seem to point out, the industry is asking for a guru.
Tumblr, engineered by computer science wunderkind and high school dropout David Karp, was just purchased by Yahoo for more than a billion dollars. Should gifted youngsters end their education early or would they do better by staying in school?
For some, summer camp played out much like Allan Sherman's 1963 hit, "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh." It was awful. With nearly 9 million kids set to take off for their own summer sleepaway camp, what do those who loathed every minute have to say?
Gretchen Rubin felt nostalgic when the last episode of The Office was announced, but the writer of The Happiness Project knew better than to mope. She primed her family to enjoy the final episode together through these four stages.
Disney's latest misstep — turning Merida, its most real-life heroine from "Brave," into a doe-eyed, thin-armed princess — drew ire across the Internet. Disney's much-anticipated response to the outrage was disappointing.
Kirstie Alley slams Abercrombie & Fitch about their skinny 'look,' and refusal to sell clothes for consumers over size 10. But the company has weathered criticism before. Will Kirstie Alley's slam make a difference?
The federal government will propose today an overhaul of federally funded child care centers in the United States. Their to-do list includes strengthening safety standards and getting states to inspect facilities unannounced.
It's not enough to sit your child on any plastic potty trainer these days. A whole industry has sprouted up with the belief, reinforced by consumers, that your child's bum deserves more, something that sings, simulates flushing, or is made of rich wood.