One daughter-in-law reflects on her regret after spurning her new mother-in-law's family traditions, later learning as a mother herself to embrace the differences and weave them into her own family's traditions.
Sleep deprivation: Each March, World Sleep Day places sleep deprivation in the spotlight, raising awareness for how we embrace our sleep patterns. One mom realizes that a night-owl husband and tech-connected kids aren't helping with sleep deprivation around her house.
Pi Day has become a national celebration of math, and offers the perfect opportunity to get kids interested in the fun of solving puzzles.
Pi Day gives math fans a chance to celebrate the popular ratio, and foodies the chance to make a play on words and bake their favorite pies. When your family celebrates both, its the perfect equation for fun.
Babies come with a lot of baggage that can overwhelm an apartment, but not if parents wrangle the clutter. One mom tackles spring cleaning with a mobile infant and an apartment you can cross in just a few paces.
There are teenage babysitters, and then there are the parents of babysitters, those who make sure they’re sitting for the sitter as a figure of authority.
Glenn Ford walked free Tuesday from a high-security prison where he spent 30 years of his life for a crime he did not commit. His heartache helps open a conversation to teach kids about foregiveness.
Crowdfunding is giving parents the chance to put their money where the ideas are, to produce the toys and entertainment they want for their kids. Products such as "Lammily" – the 'average Barbie' – and the popular GoldieBlox building sets are examples of crowdfunding at work.
One mom realizes that her husband is a better partner in parenting when he has a chance to geek out with his pre-baby interests.
One study published by Pediatrics has lead to multiple reports that smart phones and parenting don't mix. Before telling parents to ditch their mobile device, it's important to read the entire study.
Sheryl Sandberg has launched a new 'Ban Bossy' campaign which aims to let girls in leadership shine by removing negative labels such as 'bossy' placed on girls taking charge. What other words for powerful, leading women should be banned?
Mario Day: Gaming is usually not something kids and parents see eye-to-eye on, but Mario Day gives one mom the chance to reflect on bonding with her son over the characters of the popular Nintendo game series.
Zaineb Abdul-Nabi made history during the 2014 Oscars as the first American-Muslim woman to wear a hijab on the red carpet and on stage at the awards. One writer points out that it is her work in film that should define her, and not her head covering.
On National Salesperson Day, one mom takes a look at how kids can be natural-born salespeople when they want something badly enough.
Alexa Ray Joel is following in her father's footsteps, choosing a smaller stage for her venue. The daughter of the "Piano Man" will be playing New York City's Cafe Carlyle this April.
Teens growing up in a networked world face a lot of concerns, from maintaining privacy to asserting self image. Research presented in the book 'It's Complicated: the Social Lives of Networked Teens' provides the teen perspective.