The child abuse charges against Adrian Peterson's and have rekindled the spanking discussion among parents. While most agree that what this father did was wrong, there are a wide variety of opinions about corporal punishment.
Kari Anne Roy had a concerned parent show up on her doorstep with her 6-year-old son, then a police officer, then Child Protective Services. Overkill or justified? One mom offers a counterpoint to parents who let young kids outside alone.
As a daughter settles into her LSU dorm room, a father realizes that college dorm life today, with its matching accessories and designer coffee machines, buries the valued lessons of simplicity espoused by scholars like Thoreau.
Kanye West offered a valuable lesson for how not to behave when things don't quite go your way. At a recent concert, Mr. West chided two fans among thousands for not dancing, only to learn they were disabled.
While many parents are wary of video games, more studies have found that some gaming can help kids learn teamwork and other important skills. Here's a list of games that provide kids with a positive gaming experience.
Tina Fey told David Letterman that working with some co-stars has improved her parenting skills. Similarly, many parents find their resumes benefited by perfecting problem-solving and communication skills while raising kids.
As one mom drops off her son for his first day of middle school, she tries to figure out how her son became so courageous, perhaps overlooking the fact that parent's fears often stem from knowing what middle school is all about.
A major car seat manufacturer is introducing new instructions for making sure parents keep young children rear-facing longer. Are some Americans over-thinking car seats while others here and abroad forgo using them entirely?
A Virginia couple who has married in their ninth decade has been called to court over a civil dispute concerning the wife's two grown daughters, who have been caring for their mother in her senior years.
It was announced Monday that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a second child. Royal or not, the announcement of a second child can have more pressure behind it, as many parents aim to up the creativity.