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…

7 behaviors all moms should model for their kids

Sure, you try to teach your kids good values by talking to them. But children are always watching—and there are a few things they need to watch you do in real time.

How Grover helped me explain the Olympic Refugee Team to my child

The furry blue monster from Sesame Street explains to kids how some athletes don't have a country.

Inspiring six-year-olds learn to sign for a deaf classmate (VIDEO)

When a teacher volunteered to teach a deaf child, her class of young students and their parents rallied together to learn sign language. And it…

What my heart struggles to know as the white mother of a black daughter

I thought my husband and I were doing everything right. But now we wonder, is love really enough?

The right way to talk about Trump vs. Clinton with your kids

Moms across the political spectrum weigh in on how to help kids navigate the dicey upcoming presidential campaign.

Kids & social media: a lesson in how not to be ‘ugly’ online

There is a whole spectrum of advocacy between silence and vitriol on the Internet. Our job is to find it and, I believe with every…

Deep parent-child conversations you should definitely save for summer

8 conversation starters that can lead to some deep and meaningful talks with your children this summer.