When you leave home after high school, seeing the world changes you. Then you go back home to visit your parents and you encounter your old friends -the ones who never left. Or possibly you’re there for a reunion weekend. Whatever, it’s an important time to try to let them know you’ve done well since you’ve been gone. Show More Summary
Give this baby an egg. Give her all the eggs. Tony Quarella's 15-month-old daughter was playing around with cooking utensils to the delight of her parents when she suddenly discovered her calling: She can crack eggs like a world-class...Show More Summary
After a university student saved the lives of two children before drowning, the mother of one of the children coaches them to lie about the incident, claiming that the student drowned of his own accord. [ more › ]
Hakuna Matatahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!! The voices you hear are Kaylene and Cindy, who were visiting their missionary parents in South Africa when they happened to drive by (very close by) a pride of lions. A pride of technologically savvy lions who know exactly where to pull to open up the aluminum can full of human food. Show More Summary
Most people would probably agree that you don’t really know what it’s like to have kids until you have a few of your own. But lack of personal experience doesn’t keep people from making judgments about other parents — especially when it comes to their commitment in the workplace. In... More »
St. Patrick's Day is a veritable font of crafting opportunities, with its colorful rainbows, shamrocks and pots o' gold. For parents who feel like a fish out of water in the DIY-sphere, fear not! We combed through Pinterest to bring you some simple, straightforward St. Show More Summary
Planet With Four Stars: This artist's conception shows the 30 Ari system, which includes four stars and a planet. The planet, a gas giant, orbits its primary star (yellow) in about a year's time. The primary star, called 30 Ari B, has a companion -- the small "red dwarf" star shown at upper left. Show More Summary
We are people, and people have lives. Lives involve losses. Losses of friends, of loved ones, of children, of parents. Everybody everywhere feels something about some loss sometime in this interconnected age; maybe even you feel things. Maybe then, also, you can explain what the hell David Brooks is on about in this column. Read more...
Peanut allergies are a real and growing problem, with allergies to peanuts having more than quadrupled in the U.S. in the 13 years prior to 2010. This trend is worrisome to not only health care professionals, but also to the parents of children who suffer from peanut allergies. Show More Summary
Netflix is working hard to earn the loyalty of its youngest viewers and, by proxy, their parents.
The marriage equality movement in Alabama has gotten really confusing for everyone involved. More » Parts Of Alabama So Confused By Gay Marriage Rulings They Just Put A Stop To ALL Marriage is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperf...
Heeding a call from the First Lady herself, the ladies at What's Up Moms released a new video explaining five different ways parents can try to get their kids to eat more vegetables. The moms' tips range from comical persistence to compliments to reverse psychology. Show More Summary
I'm not proud of it, but I called my mother recently and blamed her for something that had nothing to do with her. (That's what parents are for, right? No?) Our chat began with a seemingly innocuous discussion about office politics but evolved into a series of stories about men at work talking through me, around me and about me. Show More Summary
PSA: This coming Sunday, March 8, marks the start of Daylight Saving Time. While parents may look forward to being awake for more daylight hours, "springing forward" and losing an hour of sleep can lead to some very cranky babies. But this doesn't have to be their fate. Here are 5 tips to help parents ease the transition into Daylight Saving Time: 1. Show More Summary
Regularly scheduled vaccines are designed to protect young children from potentially life-threatening diseases like measles, polio, and diphtheria. But with the emergence of anti-vaccination groups that have concerns over the safetyShow More Summary
One of the milestones of childhood is when a child learns to read. It starts out simply; the mere act of spelling out his/her own name and then reading it off a piece of paper is met with much fanfare by the child's parents and teachers. Show More Summary
Screengrab from CNN video. Polio continues to present a major threat to much of Pakistan’s population—the country was host to 327 cases of the virus in 2014, the most in the world (compare that to Nigeria which came in second with only 36 cases). Show More Summary
Danielle Meitiv often lets her two kids, Rafi, 10 and Dvora, 6, play outside without her supervision. They are even allowed to walk home from the neighborhood park without either parent present. Meitiv believes in "free-range" parenting and encouraging independence. Unfortunately for Meitiv, the Maryland Child Protective Service doesn't approve. Show More Summary
Growing up as a planet with more than one parent star has its challenges. Though the planets in our solar system circle just one star -- our sun -- other more distant planets, called exoplanets, can be reared in families with two or more stars. Show More Summary
Last week, a stark, simple 104 minute documentary by Chinese journalist and mother Chai Jing was uploaded to popular video-sharing site Youku. Titled "Under the Dome" Chai describes her experience as a concerned parent living among the dense smog of Beijing,