A 9-year-old girl unintentionally shot her gun-range instructor with an Uzi. Beyond the bigger gun debate in America, this incident might beg the most basic safety question – did the gun fit?
A Texas mother has created an app to disable her child's phone if they fail to answer her call. A step too far in trying to manage communications with kids?
A grandmother mistakenly shot her 7-year-old grandson, thinking he was an intruder in the home. How do parents talk with other caregivers about gun safety?
A majority of Americans believe in God, but the way in which they recognize a higher power varies significantly. How can parents take an active role in teaching kids about religion, and allowing them to draw their own conclusions?
The Holderness family, best known for a viral video featuring the family jamming in their Christmas jammies, has released a new video in time for back-to-school season, and 'Baby Got Class' is sure to strike a chord with parents.
Kendra Turner, a high school senior in Tennessee, was suspended for telling a classmate 'Bless you' in class. Do administrators and parents need to open a dialogue about how to keep communications open to clear the way for learning?
A son chooses a bold piece to play for the end of arts camp – including minutes of total silence. What is deemed as golden for many parents, can be equally unnerving, especially when a teen understands the power of non-communication.
A new Tumblr post launched in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown has raised important questions about what images might be chosen to build a story about a person's character.
A troubling video aimed at preventing childhood obesity could discourage viewers rather than inspire lifestyle changes, due to elements that shame parents for bad habits.
The online Oxford dictionary has added dozens of new informal terms and abbreviations, keeping pace with trends in online communications. It might be best to teach kids proper English before throwing these new terms their way.
Rener Gracie and Brian Ortega are famous for their jujitsu and mixed martial arts skills respectively, but they are also making a big impact outside of their sports by helping kids to deal with bullies through the 'BullyProof' summer camp.
Maryam Mirzakhani breaks new ground in math, and offers one mom another way to teach her sons about gender equity in science, technology, and mathematics.
Some families grumble over the hassle of purchasing school supplies, while others struggle with how to pay for their supplies. Thanks to programs that donate supplies, parents can help each other.
For the past four decades, Robin Williams was the voice and personality for many beloved on-screen characters in the lives of children and adults. How should parents discuss the actor's death with their children?
The Teen Choice Awards this weekend celebrated pop culture, while far from Hollywood, a black teen was shot by police outside of St. Louis. Two major teen headlines, showing two vastly different experiences. Will teens read both?