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They Don't Make TV Neighbors Like THIS Anymore

Posted 07.23.2014 | Good News

On TV, neighbors often represent the heart and soul of the show: they bring everyone together, cause all of the interesting things to happen, and get ...

How to Be a Conscious Parent -- It's Not What You Expect

Brian Leaf | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Brian Leaf

Relax, I'm not going to tell you to savor every parenting moment. In fact, I'd say if you're savoring 25 to 30 percent of the moments, you're nearing Zen monk status. What I do have for you, though, are the following six sure-fire ways to boost your conscious parenting chops.

Mr.Rogers Got It: Generations Are Stronger Together

Donna M. Butts | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Donna M. Butts

Mr. Rogers, who would have turned 95 today, understood the magic of connecting generations. Linking the young and old benefits both generations and unifies our communities.

9 Popular Urban Legends To Watch Out For

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com The age of the Internet has made our lives easier in many ways – could you have imagined Skyping with the kids and ...

The 12 Hatiest Haters Who Ever Hated

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Haters gonna hate. Look, nobody likes a hater, but these stories of revenge-seekers, pranksters and scallywags are just plain impressive, if not ad...

Mister Rogers' Advice For When Times Get Tough

Posted 10.17.2013 | Good News

We may never stop learning from Mister Rogers. And that's A-OK with us. On Wednesday, Redditor torxirose posted this little piece of advice from o...

The Best Way To Wake A Sleeping Teenager

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 10.05.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

When I hear parents of young children talk about how their kids wake them at the crack of dawn, and how they'd give anything for an extra hour of sleep, I empathize. Then I tell them not to wish it away too fast, because snuggly toddlers in the wee hours beat teen vampires any day of the week.

The World at Our Fingertips or It's Getting Under Our Fingernails

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Third in a series of 12 - Education Unplugged 101 "The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." ...

WATCH: Mister Rogers' Amazing Advice For Children Of Divorce

Posted 07.08.2013 | Divorce

No one gave better advice than the late Fred Rogers, whether he was helping kids come to terms with "scary things in the news" or simply highlighting ...

Mr. Rogers, Evil? Really?

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

Our children are special, and our love for them is unconditional. Over time, we help them learn that success (and happiness) is earned -- by sustaining good relationships and hard work. Fred Rogers would undoubtedly agree.

Fox News Spends 6 Minutes Describing Why Mr. Rogers Was An 'Evil, Evil Man'

Upworthy | Rollie Williams | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Curse that man for teaching kids self-confidence. Why can't we go back to the old days where children are beaten into submission for not making enough...

WATCH: If PBS Stars Were Superheroes

Posted 05.01.2013 | Comedy

What if PBS legends Mr. Rogers, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bob Ross and Carl Sagan joined forces to save the world from brain-rotten, soul-crushing tel...

Six Messages for a Child

Pam Allyn | Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents
Pam Allyn

As an educator and advocate for children, I get many queries after tragedy, especially about how we can help our children cope with what they have heard and seen. I hope these simple messages help.

Boston Reaction: Had It With Humanity?

Bryan Berghoef | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Bryan Berghoef

No, in moments like these, all our differences -- age, background, nationality, ethnicity, gender, and yes, religion and beliefs -- are secondary. First and foremost we are human beings. And we want to help.

Follow The Helpers, Not The Haters

Rev. J.C. Austin | Posted 06.17.2013 | Religion
Rev. J.C. Austin

It can be tempting to look for the haters; they are ugly and despicable and maddening and even scary, and we are fascinated by that as well as repelled. But that's a choice we don't have to make.

The Advice From Mr. Rogers We Really Need Right Now

Posted 04.16.2013 | Parents

In the wake of today's explosions at the Boston marathon, many parents are again struggling with how to explain tragic events to children. Sadly, we'v...

WATCH: This Is Why We Will Always Love Mr. Rogers

Posted 04.10.2013 | Good News

If you were a Fred Rogers fan as a kid, you probably remember several of the moments from this video. You might also have noticed that he had a curiou...

Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers

Posted 03.20.2013 | Celebrity

Happy birthday, Fred Rogers! Our favorite children's television show host would have been 85 years-old Wednesday, but his impact on all of us coll...

In The Wake Of Tragedy, Calming Advice From Mister Rogers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.16.2013 | Parents

In the hours after the tragic shooting in Newtown, as parents and children struggled to comprehend the horror, a familiar voice emerged, one uniquely ...

WATCH: Would You Talk About Gross Sex Acts In Front Of Mr. Rogers?

Posted 12.13.2012 | Comedy

In this clip that was deemed to risque to include in the TV broadcast of "Billy on the Street," Billy Eichner quizzes Peaches (occupation: "I live her...

Minds and Gardens

Joan Hinde Stewart | Posted 10.08.2012 | College
Joan Hinde Stewart

Like any garden, the mind needs to be fertilized, watered and weeded. That is the point -- and the great virtue -- of education.

WATCH: Mister Rogers Gets Gloriously Auto-Tuned

Posted 06.07.2012 | Comedy

Get ready to feast your eyes and ears on something truly amazing and uplifting. Thanks to PBS Digital Studios, we now have the masterpiece, "Garden O...

Top 25 Things People Over 50 Hate to Hear (and Say)

Pat Gallagher | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"So what band was Paul McCartney in again way back in the '60s?"

Technology Killed Neighbors, Kindness

The Daily Collegian | Posted 06.03.2012 | College
The Daily Collegian

Technology is at our fingertips every moment of the day, and we're losing sight of our old ways. We can connect more with someone who is halfway across the world than someone who goes to the same school.

PHOTOS: Celebs Are Getting 'Cholafied'

Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices

Celebrities are getting a makeover, er, I mean they're getting "cholafied." In order to understand the new trend one must know exactly what makes cons...