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Rick Bragg on Parenting
Rick Bragg on Parenting

Award-winning journalist Rick Bragg shares thoughts on the departure of his son—and his "empty… >>

Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?
Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?

Education has become an American institution—of the worst kind. >>

Can a Judge Force Parents to Change a Baby's Name?
Can a Judge Force Parents to Change a Baby’s Name?

They didn’t name their son Messiah because it means God, and they didn’t think a judge could… >>

Wil Wheaton: Why It's Great to Be a Nerd
Wil Wheaton: Why It’s Great to Be a Nerd

An expectant mother at a comics convention asked a Star Trek actor to tell her unborn daughter why… >>

Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids
Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids

We recap the classics—and offer a few recommendations you may have missed—in this… >>

You Be the Judge: A Grandmother's Rights
You Be the Judge: A Grandmother’s Rights

A woman argues that she had a right to see her grandson, but her daughter claims she tried to… >>

10 Things to Know About the Flu Virus
10 Things to Know About the Flu Virus

Want to know how to avoid the flu? Here's what the virus would tell you if it could: whom it loves… >>

Immaculate Obsession: A Neat Freak Recalls a Childhood of Chaos
Immaculate Obsession: A Neat Freak Recalls a Childhood of Chaos

Ours was a house of things, items saved and stored. We didn't have conversations or emotions; we… >>

7 Fun Healthy Food Ideas for Kids
7 Fun Healthy Food Ideas for Kids

Got a picky eater? (Who doesn’t?) End mealtime battles with these creative ways to make healthy… >>

15 Healthy Snacks for Kids (or Adults!)
15 Healthy Snacks for Kids (or Adults!)

Make each bite count: These snacks taste just like your favorite foods but with more healthy… >>

13 Things a High School Coach Won't Tell You
13 Things a High School Coach Won’t Tell You

These insider tips from high school coaches across the country are guaranteed to improve your game… >>

Keep Your Kids Safe Online
Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Cyberbullying is a growing problem for today’s teens, but there are things you can do as a parent… >>

Project Happiness: How One Parent Inspired Optimism
Project Happiness: How One Parent Inspired Optimism

Melissa Fay Greene’s adopted son was angry and depressed—until a science fair project they… >>

Why Finnish Babies Don’t Sleep in Cribs
Why Finnish Babies Don’t Sleep in Cribs

Generations of mothers are connected by a simple gift. >>

The Year of the Firefly
The Year of the Firefly

This mysterious creature illuminates one man’s past and makes his present even sweeter. >>

14 Healthy Home Remedies in Your Spice Rack
14 Healthy Home Remedies in Your Spice Rack

Find out which herbs and spices help naturally cure acne, constipation, canker sores, dandruff, and… >>

Everyone Is Different: 7 Children's Books that Help Explain How
Everyone Is Different: 7 Children’s Books that Help Explain How

Kids are naturally curious about what makes people different, but sometimes adults fumble for the… >>

Guess Which of These Gross Habits Are Really Healthy
Guess Which of These Gross Habits Are Really Healthy

Belching, passing gas, picking your nose and eating what comes out of it, and other seemingly… >>

5 Classes You Took That Your Kids Won’t
5 Classes You Took That Your Kids Won’t

Memories of Typing and Home Ec are far, far away when we consider the Facebooking, Tweeting teens… >>