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
Today's news roundup includes a New York Times story about Rahm and education, updates on the unfortunate parents who found out that their kids' selective enrollment applications weren't processed, and some more information about the PARCC testing that's going to begin on Monday. Show More Summary
Ani Okkasian was the first in her family to go to college. “My parents escaped a communist country and got to the States with $700 in their pocket,” she says. And so, when she joined a TEDActive 2014 workshop held by the Robin Hood Foundation to brainstorm ways to help community college students graduate, she offered [ … ]
There are no classrooms that teach you basic hygiene growing up. Your parents may do what they can, but a surprising number of people make it to adulthood with gaps in their knowledge. We're here to help fill those gaps. Read more.....
Screencap via Alex Trebek raised me almost as much as my own parents when I tuned in every weeknight at 7:30 p.m., but the folks at Flowing Data learned more about the gameshow from simple analytics than I did in years of religious viewership. Show More Summary
Boys may struggle in school---but it's not an unsolvable problem. Here's how you can help the teacher help your boy to succeed. The post Five Things Teachers Want From Parents of Boys appeared first on The Good Men Project.
How much leave is enough? What about flex-time or help with paying for the crazy cost of day care? Last year, Apple and Facebook both announced that they would cover egg freezing as a benefit for female employees. If you're a woman who...Show More Summary
Momstamp has launched to help families reduce their research time for service providers by growing the social network that they're calling Yelp + Angie's List + Facebook for parents. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
Vivendi is selling its residual 20 pct in Numericable-SFR to the mobile operator itself and parent Altice for 3.9 bln euros. This helps Altice’s billionaire boss Patrick Drahi prepare for a follow-on deal with Bouygues. It’s harder to see why Vivendi would accept a big markdown.
An announcement of near earth-shattering proportions rocked the children's book world recently: the discovery of an unpublished manuscript by Theodor Geisel, known to many a kid (and parent) as Dr. Seuss. Share this image Jasper is reading his favorite Dr. Show More Summary
Though melatonin is a hormone naturally produced in the body when it starts to get dark, sleep researchers from the University of Adelaide are warning both doctors and parents not to provide or prescribe the drug to help children with...Show More Summary
The Story Lana takes Archer to Berkeley, California, to re-meet her parents, and to help introduce them to AJ. Archer puts on his best behavior for as long as he can before burglars break into the Kanes' beautiful Bay Area Craftsman home and steal something precious from Lana's parents (voiced... More »
One day, our parents won't be able to drive, to climb stairs, or maybe even change their own clothes or feed themselves. As painful as thinking about this might be, we need to prepare to help them be comfortable and safe in their last stages of their lives. Here are the things to consider. Read more...
Being a new parent can be a really tough job – there are just so many different responsibilities that one will have to take up and own, not to mention the frazzled, sleepless nights as well as constant clean-ups and diaper changing sessions. Show More Summary
Tattoos can mean many things to different people. These parents got tattooed to help their child feel less alone in the world. Adam and Tanya Phillips' new ink matches the birthmark on their 18-month-old daughter Honey-Rae, which covers...Show More Summary
Like most parents, I love helping my kids learn more about something they're interested in. For example, right now, I spend a lot of time on YouTube with my 3-year-old son, who loves watching videos of car washes, Super Simple Songs, and about the universe. Show More Summary
Let's take a moment to worry. Here's a helpful list of the things you're doing wrong as a parent: 1. You're messing up your kids with the foods you're giving them to eat. 2. You're messing up your kids with the foods you're not giving them to eat. 3. Show More Summary
PS 321 in Brooklyn’s Park Slope area is a popular school. Parents and kids like going there because of the dedication of its principal, Elizabeth Phillips, and its approximately 100 teachers. Now, in an unusual move, those teachers are publicly turning to parents for help against school reform proposals by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]
One of my favorite areas as a registered dietitian is helping kids and their parents learn how to make healthy changes to their diet in a way that is fun for the kids and realistic for everyone. Lately I have been using the popular 5-2-1-0 message. Show More Summary
Most of us grew up with parents joking about having eyes in the back of their heads, and many of us in turn have used this "threat" on our own kids. Several car manufacturers help make this superhero power real...