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Technology Helps Combat Modern Terrorism

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Our world is too complex and interconnected to defend against all possible threats without the human element. While short of living in a super-bubble, we cannot really defend ourselves against natural disasters, man-made disasters are certainly within the purview of the human mind to cause or cease.

How Did We Go Wrong As Sports Parents?

Rick Wolff | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports
Rick Wolff

Not too long ago, I received a call from a well-intentioned dad who explained that he was an avid listener to my WFAN sports parenting show, and he wanted to ask my advice about his son, who he explained was a promising baseball pitcher. There was just one catch...

10 Unexpected Perks of Being a New Parent of Twins

Rachel Brehm | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents
Rachel Brehm

What I didn't expect was the many bonuses and unexpected perks of having two little ones hanging out with me all the time. So to all you new and expecting parents out there, here are a few cool things that nobody warned me about.

Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

This Teen Needed 5 Seconds To Prove He's Smarter Than All Of Us

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports

Would you mind taking the time to say this sentence out loud, pretty please? That probably took you about 4.9 seconds, aka the amount of time ...

Why We Love Selfies

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Jennie Sutherland

True, selfies epitomize the look-at-me-I'm-so-awesome narcissism in our society. But you know what? As a parent I'm actually a fan of selfies.

WATCH: How I Overcame Bullying: A 12-Year-Old Actress' Inspiring Story

HooplaHa | Posted 11.20.2015 | Good News

Today happens to be International Stand Up To Bullying Day; we have the perfect video for you! This is the first video in a series highlighting resil...

You Know You Live In A House With Kids When...

Brooke Arellano | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Brooke Arellano

If the house looks clean, that's the cleanest it's been in weeks and it will only stay that way for two hours max.

17 Things I'd Love To Do To My Children's Future Vehicles

Clint Edwards | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Clint Edwards

I have three children under 8 years old, and every time we travel for the holiday season they ruin my van in one way or another.

Why I'm Not Ready To Talk To My Daughter About Tragedies

Mommy Nearest | Posted 11.19.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Right now, I'm going to let my tears fall in the shower, instead of in front of my child. I'm going to turn off the television, close the Facebook tab, toss the paper in the recycling under bottles and cans. I'm going to let my daughter play and laugh, and not know all of the terrible things that I have to know.

The Secrets to Writing Successful Movies for the Whole Family

ScreenCraft | Posted 11.21.2015 | Entertainment

Four-Quadrant scripts and movies are Hollywood's bread and butter. These are the projects that have the most outreach in regards to which audiences embrace them most.

3 Tips for Talking About Tragic Events With Kids

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

It is important in times like this to remember that individuals respond to grief and difficult circumstances in a variety of ways.

What Kayaking With Whales Taught Me About My Kids

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

So very often, as parents, our schemes do not pay off. It rained on our camping trip. The hike to the waterfall was a bust. But, finally, here was an adventure that exceeded all of our expectations.

The 'L' Word: When a Friend Lies to Your Daughter

Vanessa Schenck | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Vanessa Schenck

As I picked up my daughter recently from a playdate, she got in the car and proceeded to tell me one of her friends had lied to her that day. This was my cue to turn off the radio. "Lied to you? Are you sure?" I proceeded to ask. Yes, quite sure.

Losing Essential Skills to Technology

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

The internet is rife with sites that bemoan technology-induced death of skills needed for tying knots, converting pounds and ounces, knitting, identifying trees, baking bread and ironing trousers.

Kid-Friendly Oral Health: To Eat or Not to Eat

Frankie Rendón | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Frankie Rendón

Within recent years, dentists have reported an alarming influx of children -- sometimes even as young as 18 months -- suffering from tooth decay or gum infection. Often, these conditions require invasive surgery, resulting in the loss of numerous baby teeth.

Letting Go and Showing the Real Me for My Daughter

Catherine Pearlman | Posted 11.16.2015 | Parents
Catherine Pearlman

When you become a parent something inside shifts. It happens slowly over time but it undoubtedly happens. People without children are free to act as they wish. They don't have to pretend for the sake of the kids.

Are My Adopted Kids Really 'So Lucky'?

Jill Robbins | Posted 11.13.2015 | Parents
Jill Robbins

My husband and I don't see our adoptions as a good deed, and we certainly don't want our children to be placed in the position where they're encouraged to see things this way, either.

Why Pokemon Are Very Dangerous

Devorah Blachor | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Devorah Blachor

To the parents of Lincoln Elementary students: We would like to inform you that Pokemon cards are not allowed in school. Please note that Pokemon cards may not be traded at school and are strictly prohibited both in the classroom AND on the playground.

8 Foolproof Ways To Sabotage Good Parenting

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

Having productive conversations with kids on their "non-breath-of-fresh-air days" is no easy feat. But it's doable.

8 Cute Kids That'll Make You Re-Think Your 'Adults Only' Wedding

New York Weddings | Ashley Reich | Posted 11.11.2015 | Weddings

Yes, they may have a mid-aisle tantrum, but the crowd loves a ring bearer and flower girl.   Click here for more from New York Weddings.&nb...

A Million Programmers? How About a Billion Problem Solvers!

Grant Hosford | Posted 11.11.2015 | Education
Grant Hosford

Thanks to initiatives like Hour of Code and major moves by some of the country's largest school districts, coding and computer science are finally starting to enter the mainstream of K-12 education.

5 Crucial Lessons From 'Wicked' So Your Kids Don't Become Mean Girls

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents
Helen I. Hwang

When I took my girls to see the musical Wicked, I wasn't sure how my 10-year-old and 5-year-old would react to the story of the Good Witch and the Bad Witch. It turned out to be a gorgeous musical that brought tears to our eyes for its honest, important lessons about friendships.

To The Weary Mom Of Little Ones

Lauren Cormier | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents
Lauren Cormier

New seasons are coming. Some will be easier. Some will be harder. Some will make you look back at your first season with longing, and some will make you look back on your first season with pride.

Climate Change This Week: The Chocolate Connection, Faltering Forests, a Solar Alliance, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon What We Lose when the forests of As...