A Wyoming mother followed her daughter to school with a camera to shame her in front of classmates for skipping class. Could parents who embrace shame punishments find the same behavior turning around to bite them?
What happens when one kid shifts the focus of their birthday from gifts for them to gifts for others? One charity is encouraging people to do just that, and some of the biggest givers are little kids learning early the value of selflessness.
For pure joy and innocence, it's hard to beat these recent dance videos by children. Check them out.
Parents might enjoy a cup of coffee, but what do you do when teens ask for a cup?
Mohamed El-Erian, the former CEO of PIMCO, quit his big salary job to spend more time with his daughter. His example highlights the challenge of balancing work and family.
School picture season is upon us, and many parents feel helpless to find inexpensive alternatives to pricey packages offered by school-appointed photo studios. One mom's solution to Picture Day sales pressure.
Smartphone and tablet apps meant for messaging friends have become potential platforms for bullies. One Mississippi mom is spreading awareness about the apps that facilitate hate messages. What else can parents do to stay ahead of the technology?
Conservatives and liberals emphasize different values when it comes to child rearing. But a new Pew Research survey shows that they also find common ground when it comes to the top three values.
Lupita Nyong'o joined Elmo on 'Sesame Street' to celebrate skin and all of its diverse shades.
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.
A new report shows that teens, especially those under 17, who use cannabis regularly are less likely to graduate from high school or earn a higher degree, among other negative results.
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.