Asia Pulp & Paper Co. has promised to stop using wood from Indonesia's natural forests. Unprecedented market pressures, driven in part by Barbie and Mickey Mouse, helped.
A new study shows how children display more empathy if given pro-social media to watch or play. Parents can be encouraged to demand video games and other media that teach social skills.
Winter storm Nemo will pound the Northeast and moms will be called on to keep kids from going stir-crazy. When you do our snow day projects, tweet @modparenthood with photos of you and your kids facing up to winter storm Nemo and make sure to tag it -- #Nemo
'Star Wars' will already be getting at least three new films for a new trilogy that's planned for 2015. Which beloved characters from the original trilogy may get their own spin-off movies?
North Korea posted a strange video about an attack on New York City, accompanied by the tune 'We are the World.' Why you shouldn't worry.
A new study that seeks to understand how new, kid-focused online venues effect adolescence says that social media forums can promote forms of social and identity development. Those skills, the study says, can help encourage civic involvement later in life.