Education

Heartwarming moment a teen learns he’s been accepted to Cornell (VIDEO)

This is when the sacrifice we make as mothers all becomes worth it.

Long-distance grandfather shares life lessons with grandsons through Instagram drawings (PHOTOS)

Using his social media account called "Drawings for My Grandchildren," a grandfather passes on some very worthwhile lessons to faraway…

The debutante ball: an inside look at the coming-of-age event of fun & faith

'Debutante balls' often conjure visions of an expensive party for privileged youth, but the tradition actually has deep roots in…

10 ways homeschooling encourages the spirit of a child

Homeschooling lets us tend to our kids' spirits as well as their education.

A college professor’s advice on how to avoid ‘hookup culture’ on campus

Stephanie Amada, author of 'Hooking Up: A Sexy Encounter with Choice: Leave the Walk of Shame Behind,' shares five important…

Letting your baby have screen time can enrich your family life

New tech recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics emphasize the quality rather than the quantity of screen time, especially for babies.

Inspiring teen boy gives girl who misses her deployed military dad a major lift (VIDEO)

It takes a village to raise a child. That village may very well be ... other kids.

3 TED talks to watch with kids struggling in school (VIDEO)

School can be rough on kids who don't fit the 'perfect student' mold. In addition to giving your own comfort and advice, here are three inspiring TED talks from people who've been there.

5 child & teen safety apps that aren’t too stalkerish

You can't always be your child's eyes and ears, especially in college, but these five safety apps come pretty close ... if you want them to.…

The upside to bullying

As the new school year gets underway, bullying is top of mind for all parents. This inspiring story of one school community that refused to let a bullied boy stand alone comes at just the right time.

Inspiring, simple acts of back-to-school kindness (that you can do, too)

Want an antidote to the back-to-school madness? Take a cue from these kind people and help out those less fortunate.

Kindergarten readiness lists: not the way to build a ‘whole’ child

Readiness lists, checking off different abilities like shoe-tying and counting to 10, are still being used in some schools. But some parents who believe kids…