Parenting Tips

Mindy Kaling's Advice to Teens: Please Don't Peak in High School
Mindy Kaling’s Advice to Teens: Please Don’t Peak in High School

Almost no one who was a big star in high school is a big star later in life, Mindy Kaling observes… >>

She Left Her Son Alone in the Car. They Put Her on the Child Abuse Registry.
She Left Her Son Alone in the Car. They Put Her on the Child Abuse Registry.

Does a mom deserve 
to be punished for leaving her child to run an errand? You be the judge. >>

Roald Dahl’s Heartbreaking Lesson About Childhood Vaccinations
Roald Dahl’s Heartbreaking Lesson About Childhood Vaccinations

Olivia Dahl was seven years old in November 1962 when she displayed the hallmarks of a measles… >>

What Do All Babies Need, Yet Aren't Getting Equally?
What Do All Babies Need, Yet Aren’t Getting Equally?

To break the cycle of poverty, young children need something that’s as free and abundant as air… >>

Judging Jack: When a Teacher Finally Understands a Student
Judging Jack: When a Teacher Finally Understands a Student

I thought my student was ordinary. I came to learn he was just too busy being brilliant. >>

The Revolution Will Not Be Supervised
The Revolution Will Not Be Supervised

If we want our kids to be their smartest, bravest, and most creative and independent selves… >>

20+ Garage Sale Finds to Snap Up When You See Them
20+ Garage Sale Finds to Snap Up When You See Them

It’s hard to know exactly what is worth buying secondhand, but these are good bets. Also: 21… >>

7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids And You Don’t
7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids And You Don’t

What’s your kid really thinking, saying, and doing when you’re not around? We asked the… >>

One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying
One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying

Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely. >>

10 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts Anyone Can Make
10 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts Anyone Can Make

Create a fun, fast DIY present with your kids to show their teachers a little gratitude and… >>

These Questions Make Your Relationships Stronger
These Questions Make Your Relationships Stronger

Why asking caring questions can drastically improve your relationship with your partner, your kids… >>

How to Catch a Liar
How to Catch a Liar

Pamela Meyer, the nation's best-known expert on lying, explains how to sniff out the truth in a… >>

This Single Dad's Perspective Will Change How You See Your Kids
This Single Dad’s Perspective Will Change How You See Your Kids

His mother’s lessons on love helped a single dad raise independent kids, and learn to let them go. >>

Having a Midlife Crisis? It Might Be Your Teenager's Fault
Having a Midlife Crisis? It Might Be Your Teenager’s Fault

New studies indicate that researchers are better able to predict what adults are going through… >>

How to Get Crayon Off the Wall: 7 Speedy Solutions
How to Get Crayon Off the Wall: 7 Speedy Solutions

Did your young artist mistake your home's walls for canvas? These quick fixes will show you how to… >>

5 All-American Family Vacation Ideas
5 All-American Family Vacation Ideas

Bet you never thought you'd unearth a T-Rex with grandma: These five travel destinations show new… >>

How a Mother Taught Her Daughter to Admire Real Women
How a Mother Taught Her Daughter to Admire Real Women

For Emma Moore, Disney princesses will not do. >>

This Dad's Sandwich-Bag Art Is Unbelievably Awesome
This Dad’s Sandwich-Bag Art Is Unbelievably Awesome

In May 2008, graphic designer David Laferriere drew a chicken on his son's sandwich bag. This… >>

5 Life Lessons People Learn Too Late
5 Life Lessons People Learn Too Late

Strong relationships make for a rich life, but we're often mistaken in the ways we pursue them. >>

8 Fascinating Facts about Twins
8 Fascinating Facts about Twins

Seeing double? This year American women will give birth to more than 140,000 sets of twins. Here's… >>