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The popular blog Humans of New York has donated $1 million to help Brooklyn students pay for a visit to Harvard and scholarships. How can a one-off donation make a lasting impact?
Are school dress codes targeting girls? Not necessarily. But the notion that girls are responsible for boys being respectful, which dress codes enforce, can be a damaging precedent to set.
A test program in Britain which rewards pregnant women smokers who quit with shopping vouchers raises a couple questions for parents who are concerned with rewarding kids for good behavior.
A French couple was told they couldn't name their child Nutella. Meanwhile, some parents might pay $35,000 for a team of experts to craft their baby's name. The name game among parents might be getting a little out of hand.
While some parents might already be online booking tickets for Disney’s new cruises inspired by the film 'Frozen,' others with less to spend might be up-talking entirely different water adventures in hopes of making a splash.
Super Bowl 2015 commercials: Why you may see some Super Bowl ads about 'real men' during the biggest game of the year.
One mom is just getting the hang of the preschool schedule when the next year’s registration process begins.
Are 529 college savings plans at risk? The White House has proposed to reduce tax benefits on popular college savings plans used by 12 million families, in order to create other tax benefits for education expenses.
A photo originally posted on George Takei's Facebook wall in 2014 illustrates the cookie cutter nature of school science fairs, and it has re-surfaced in time for this year's science fair season.
Stories of violence and online abuse related to the messaging app Snapchat have made the news this week. What can parents and teens do to cope with cyber-bullies?
What we call others, and what we ask to be called ourselves, does still matter in a world of first-name-only pop stars and retail associates.
A dad in the UK was issued a 'no-show' invoice after his son did not make it to a classmate's birthday party. Are parents on the hook for the cost if there is a cancellation for a child's birthday party?
As a child, Alex Malarkey told his parents of a trip to heaven after a near-death experience. His father co-authored a book with him that turned into a bestseller. Now it turns out that Alex's story was untrue.
Some kids love to help out, while others might run the other way when the word 'chores' is mentioned. Here are a few tips for recruiting kids of all ages to help around the house.
When a stay-at-home parent is unexpectedly down for the count, who steps in? A mom realizes that a day away from her kids in an emergency means not only calling in backup, but figuring out exactly who that is.
President Obama is renewing his push to secure legislation that will guarantee paid leave for working parents. The move would help 40 million workers in the private sector who do not have paid sick leave.
A mom surprises her family and herself when her plan for a fun Saturday at the zoo resembles a military operation.
It's hard to shake off student debt, unless Taylor Swift is in your corner.
Kids' taste in social networks seems to change faster than it takes to post an Instagram, but one group in the UK is working directly with teens to ensure their data is the most up to date and relevant.
Facebook introduced targeted AMBER alerts into News Feed today. A South Carolina mom tells how a Facebook AMBER alert helped find a young girl last year.
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