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In a video that went viral over the weekend, Wayman Gresham speaks out against embarrassing kids in public as a way of enforcing discipline.
A study from the London School of Economics found that banning smartphones in classrooms can assist in learning. Are kids plugging in too early?
Houston resident Dorotea Garcia and 13-year-old Alondra Diaz were reunited after a judge in Mexico ruled DNA tests that showed they are mother and daughter.
One preschool girl in Colorado was prevented from eating part of her lunch after her teacher claimed it was not nutritious enough. Is it the school's place to dictate nutrition?
A bad parent? A New Jersey judge OKs mother-daughter Pink concert trip over father's objections.
In her family's journey toward minimalism, a mom calls in an expert to help with the effort to settle their new home. How can they discard the final bits of clutter and open the door on a new way of living?
One mom finds that her love for poetry is passed along to her kids as she falls in love again with the simplest stanzas.
Each April, National Poetry Month celebrates some of the most lyrical written words. It's valuable to take a recess to consider the humble origins of a child's understanding of poetry.
Caring for others less able can challenge even the strongest of us, but the work of Jean Vanier challenges us to view what blessings can be found in unselfed giving.
Parents who consider the advice about not being their kids' friends might want to re-think that approach. What traits from close friendships should you share with your kids?
Google introduced the app in February as a place for kids to explore 'family-focused' videos. But consumer activists say the app is stuffed with advertisements and product placements.
A New York State Supreme Court justice has ruled that divorce papers can be served via private Facebook message. Is the immediacy of social media harming marriages?
New State Department data shows adoptions from Ukraine, Haiti, and South Korea are on the rise, while adoptions from other countries remain suspended due to concerns of child-trafficking and other abuses.
Despite the warnings about excessive screen time for kids, one mom realizes that her sons flourish as they weave characters they see on television, in movies, and in video games into their own imaginative play.
Alicia Carroll of Garland, Texas, was charged with abandoning and endangering a child. Her 7-year-old daughter slept in a dumpster Saturday night.
How do we work with kids to set goals? A school in Arizona set an example when hundreds of students finished a half-marathon, and a fitness blogger and coach offers advice on helping kids take the first steps towards setting goals.
After posting on Facebook about the how difficult it is for him as a man to find bathrooms with changing stations, Ashton Kutcher began a Change.org petition to get changing stations installed in more public restrooms.
A small but growing number of parents are pushing cities across the country to be more welcoming to families, rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did.
The famed little league pitcher is addressing obscene Twitter name-calling with outright forgiveness for a cyberbully.
Ashley Judd is speaking out against cyberbullying. In a poignant essay, she speaks out against those who have targeted her online, in an effort to shift the discussion toward healing. Teens can take away some valuable lessons from what she has to say.
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