A linguist chooses the stories of 100 individual words to tell the larger story of English.
A third season of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' is planned after breaking records in the Season 2 premiere.
The Disney Princess phenomenon is defining life for American girls – and that, parents say, is either really cute, or really concerning. Could princess wars be the next mommy wars?
Miley Cyrus slams anorexia rumors; Ashely Judd fights back, too. Are celebs taking a stronger stand for positive body image?
Nutrient-rich kale and turkey sausage give braised kale with potatoes and sausage a lighter, healthier touch without compromising 'comfort.'
Plan ahead for a water garden or water feature that feels right in your garden. For instance, which way should the water flow?
American teen text messaging is up from a median volume of 50 a day in 2009 to 60 received and sent today, according to a new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. But as a measure of teen communication, it may not be much different than the level their parents engaged in.
'Die Hard 5' will feature German actor Sebastian Koch and Russian actress Yulia Snigir as two sinister Russians.
Texting and driving is still the norm among teen drivers, a new study finds. But parents are not talking about it.
A visit to a Gauguin exhibit on a chilly day inspired a tropical fruit smoothie.
Calling all Hunger Games fans: Help this mom "get it." Why is a fight to the death among teens so great?
When we saw the photos of the big fuzzy – but extinct – T. rex that scientists in China discovered, we couldn't help wonder about the PBS Kids Barney and what this means for evolution of kids' toys.
Modern Parenthood, the Monitor's new community for parents, grandparents, friends – anyone, really – who believes in raising compassionate and engaged global citizens.
So far, there are conflicting rumors on whether 'Hunger Games' director Gary Ross will return for the adaptation of the sequel 'Catching Fire.'
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving kumquats.
A hearty farro salad with enough warmth to get through chilly spring days.
Among the charming early wildflowers is dwarf larkspur, Delphinium tricorne.