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The overwhelming support of a Kickstarter campaign for Princess Awesome, a company focused on making dresses for girls with gender-neutral designs, shows how many are tired of standard patterns for girl's clothes.
New standardized tests based on Common Core standards will begin Tuesday in Ohio, requiring hours more test time for kids, and will be computer and tablets accessible.
A mother of two small children looks back on her time as a single woman and writes a letter of appreciation for life before, and after, kids.
Parents across the country waited for the NBC mini-series 'The Slap' to start a discussion on corporal punishment. What they received instead was a host of dysfunctional family values.
A mother's simple act of delivering cookies sets into motion a friendship, one of those friendships, that results in a second mother to her boys and a lifeline for her in her greatest hour of need.
February marks the annual Boy Scouts anniversary, and one journalist reflects on how his reporting skills, and willingness to ask for help, led him to unexpected scouting adventures with his son.
Parents are fuming after their middle school students were given a 'Fifty Shades of Grey' word search in school. It serves as a good reminder that checking worksheets and assignments is still important.
David Beckham is suave, sophisticated, a world-class athlete, and a humanitarian. Now all he needs to do is not embarrass his teenage son. That might be the hardest feat of all.
A private clinic in Cannes, France, was ordered to pay out 400,000 euros ($450,000) each to two girls accidentally switched at birth and given to the wrong parents — part of a 1.88-million euro payment to members of the two families.
Parents can definitely get on board with encouraging their kids to eat healthy and preparing more food at home, two things Michelle Obama is promoting to end childhood obesity. But give up a pantry staple like macaroni and cheese? Gasp.
Maxxzandra Ford delivered her son, Avery, on Jan. 29. The infant is the heaviest born at the Tampa hospital, and one of the largest-ever born in Florida.
When a dad, who is considered an 'expert' in emotional intelligence, rails on his kid for not doing homework, he steps back to find he might not be putting his expertise into practice.
Searching for a clip-on tie for a job interview, a young man encountered a mentoring moment with a Target staff member.
A Georgia barbershop is using an embarrassing haircut to discourage kids from misbehaving. Is this an effective way to enforce discipline?
Sports Illustrated has released its annual swimsuit issue – including its first a plus-size model – offering parents a chance to check in with their kids about body image and offer a reality check.
Gender equity in sports is still lacking, but a mom wants to make sure her son sees women as powerful athletic role models, and that he never learns 'Like A Girl' to mean anything other than powerful.
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Larry Foote criticizes Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's defiance of authority as a bad role model for young fans.
A young boy in Texas was suspended for threatening a classmate with an imaginary ring made popular in J.R.R. Tolkien books. As educators and legislators look to reform school discipline, are these cases a step backward?
Some Super Bowl ads aren't for family viewing. You could turn the TV off or shoo the kids from the room. Or, you could talk to your children about the commercials.
A slow start to her culinary endeavors and a near kitchen disaster offers one mom a perfect illustration of the challenges of parenting.
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