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.
Drew Carey has offered a $10,000 reward for those who can identify a group of bullies that lured a boy into an 'ice bucket challenge' only to dump human waste and garbage on the unsuspecting teen.
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.
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.
As more parents buy smartphones and gadgets for connected teens, one mom finds the original ‘contract’ she made with her kids when she caved and bought them ordinary cellphones almost a decade ago.
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?
Members of Ukrainian police special task force 'Sich' take part in a drill at their base in Slaviansk. Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to unveil a risky plan to give the separatist-minded east 'special status' in a bid to end a conflict that has killed ov...
One school in Turkey is teaching kids to make a difference in their community through getting to know the issues and taking real-life steps to encourage systemic change.
One young job seeker finds that changing his name makes is easier to find a job. This inspires one mom to reflect on reactions to her own husband's birth name and her daughter's name that translates easily to different languages.
Joan Rivers death has given one mom a chance to reflect on the role humor – even sometimes self-deprecating wit – plays in stress relief and relating to others.
Once a first job for many kids, newspaper delivery is now largely a job for adults. National Newspaper Carrier Day celebrates the history of newspaper delivery that stemmed from enterprising kids.
Working in fast food restaurants is among the popular part-time jobs for teens. The current minimum-wage dispute, and potential unionization of fast-food chains, raises questions about how it will affect teens, and their role in the debate.
As kids transfer from summer vacation to the classroom, one father and school administrator reminds parents to be mindful when considering the many roles a teacher will fill during the school year.
When school is in session, administrators, students, and parents will find themselves navigating the murky waters of dress codes – and exceptions to those codes. One young student and his family learned this the first day of class.
A father remembers what it's like to be in the driver's seat as a teenager, and applies those lessons to his own kids.
What might American parents learn from parents facing danger at school in Israel, Gaza, Pakistan and Syria?