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4 Questions I Ask My Kid Every Day

4 Questions I Ask My Kid Every Day

Jamie Harrington  05.20.2015
Every single day, I make it a point to start a conversation with her that leaves a door open for her to tell me anything she wants.
9 Ways To Keep Your Teen Safe From Muggers

9 Ways To Keep Your Teen Safe From Muggers

Sarah Maizes  05.20.2015
As parents, all we want is a safe haven for our family and we try to find it. But whether it's in a quiet suburb or a big city, all of...
Messages From the Playground: Healing Homophobia Before it Begins and Preventing Bullying Before it Starts

Messages From the Playground: Healing Homophobia Before it Begins and Preventing Bullying Before it Starts

Chris Tompkins  05.19.2015
Talking about shame, we are exposing it and nipping it in the bud. Having uncomfortable conversations with children at a young age doesn't...
5 Basic Banking Lessons to Teach Your Teen

5 Basic Banking Lessons to Teach Your Teen

David A. Dedman  05.19.2015
I'm surprised at just how little teens know about basic banking these days. I recently opened a checking account for my 18-year-old at...
The Yearbook Quote To End All Yearbook Quotes

The Yearbook Quote To End All Yearbook Quotes

Cavan Sieczkowski  05.15.2015
Gamechanger. That's the only way to describe high school student Rafika Alami's senior quote in her 2015 yearbook. The 17-year-old, who...

The End of the World Will Be Thanks to GenX

Kristen Daukas  05.15.2015
I am a GenX -er and I would like to apologize to all of humanity for the rest of my generation. Or at least a good portion of it. For you...
Growing Up: The Hardest, Most Enjoyable Thing You Will Do

Growing Up: The Hardest, Most Enjoyable Thing You Will Do

Robin Cassady  05.14.2015
When you're an adolescent, coming into your teen years sounds awesome. We wake up every morning pick out outfits based on how we feel that...

British Teen in Own Wild! Pacific Crest Trail Walk for Mountain Gorillas

Janet Kinosian  05.12.2015
Kyran Young, a British teen, is walking the full 2663 mile Pacific Crest Trail to raise money and awareness for the last remaining 900...

A Mother's Love

Genevieve Piturro  05.11.2015
Every day we hear stories about extraordinary women who stand up for children who are alone and neglected, women who have families of their...
Forget the Promposal. We Want MOMPOSALS!

Forget the Promposal. We Want MOMPOSALS!

Peyton Price  05. 8.2015
Our teenage sons need to stop shuffling up to us in their boxer shorts to mumble their demands. Now that we've seen what these boys can...
8 Things I Wish I Could Tell My '80s 8th Grade Self

8 Things I Wish I Could Tell My '80s 8th Grade Self

Lori Ferraro  05. 6.2015
If he won't hold your hand, acknowledge you in the halls or even look at you at school, but he likes to make out with you after school...
A Closet Full of Learning Experiences

A Closet Full of Learning Experiences

Lori Lee  05. 6.2015
There was probably a time in my life when I would have had serious objections to my impressionable girls having dirt on their mom. I wanted...

NYC Teens' Bar Mitzvah Projects Support Youth Baseball in Detroit

Rabbi Jason Miller  05. 6.2015
The true meaning of a bar mitzvah. A charitable initiative like the one these boys have created combines their own passions, helps those...
A Buddhist Theory of Language

A Buddhist Theory of Language

KidSpirit  05. 4.2015
I knelt on the silken scarf laid across the hardwood floor, my head bent in silent prayer to the spirits of my ancestors. I heard muffled...