Like many of you, I am a parent, and like many of your kids, mine watch TV. They don't watch a lot -- we encourage books in our home first and foremo...
I wish my father was alive. I lost him decades ago, when he was only about six years older than I am now. As Father's Day approaches later this month,...
Choreographer Alexandra Beller brought her 14 month old son Ivo into a dance rehearsal and the above situation occurred. The video went viral within a matter of days.
These days I am surrounded by exceptional father role models everywhere I turn. Fathers with hands-on involvement in their children's lives, actively ...
Registering children to nursery before they exist really seems to be the extreme, and raises many ethical questions. The first one relates to the non-identity problem developed by British philosopher Derek Parfit.
When Americans think about the war on drugs, often images of violent men behind bars shape their understandings. This persistent picture obscures the true realities and costs of both mass incarceration and the U.S. drug war.
We share the same fears and hopes. We love with the same fierceness. Our mothering is deeply personal, but motherhood is reassuringly and earnestly universal.
Generation Alive stages Something to Eat events two to three times a month. They are so fulfilling. They give kids a chance to say, "We're going to help someone who needs to be helped." That's the greatest thing. These kids show completely selfless love.
Allow your daughters to express their feelings about the new arrangement. While some kids adjust to sharing a room without a fuss, others struggle to adapt to new situations, regardless of how hard we try to make things good for them.
There are many ways to help make a difference, but the most direct and surest way to make a profound, life-changing impact in the life of a child who has experienced abuse or neglect is to adopt a waiting child from the foster care system.
Approximately 40 children die each year from heat stroke after being left in cars by distracted, absentminded or careless parents. And that is in the U.S. alone.
I miss Joel. I love Antonio. My friends feel the same way. Sometimes it's complicated. Other times, it's simple. Tears keep falling - on a hike, a phone call, even at a party. But I smile and laugh a lot, too. Life is so strange.
My two school-aged girls celebrated their last day as if they were embarking on the impossibly exciting maiden voyage to space. I feigned a big smile and quickly scrolled through my "sitter stream" and group texted for some steady hours.
Don't get me wrong; I believe in education. I make sacrifices for my kids' education. School opens doors. An education is a gift no one can take away. I know all this. But between you and me -- and please don't tell my kids -- I'm a summer mom.
Baby's first words. Baby's first steps. Baby's first... bank account? It might sound funny, but a new study finds that having kids practice real-world money habits -- even as young as 5 years old -- can set them up for a healthy financial future.
Did you know that 1 in 4 women in the United States are victims of domestic violence? I was surprised by how little has been done to recognize Dr. Ellen Pence, the woman who founded the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP) utilized in all 50 states.