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Kindergarten revolves around outdoors

November 29, 2015 KIMBERTON, Pa. more »»

Ho, ho, whoa!

November 22, 2015 BOSTON — Dinosaur claws inspired by the movie “Jurassic World” and a quick-folding trampoline are among the items on a consumer watchdog group’s annual list of hazardous toys released Wednesda. more »»

ACA spells out parents’ responsibilities for dependents

November 22, 2015 Question: What must I do to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) when it comes to health insurance? Answer: The ACA requires every American to secure and maintain medical insurance for yourself... more »»

Autistic teen chef turns food aversion

November 15, 2015 IRVINE, Calif. — When Chase Bailey was diagnosed with autism at 2, his mother feared he’d never enjoy a typical childhood. Indeed, he hasn’. more »»

Mr. Mom not unlike Gramps

November 15, 2015 They say it takes a special kind of man to be Mr. Mom. Well, for about three days a week over the last several months, I have become that ma. more »»

‘Happiness advantage’

November 8, 2015 Are you happy? Very happy? If you’re in your 30s or older, a new study has found that you’re less likely to answer “yes” than your parents were. more »»

Teens spend average of 9 hours a day with media

November 8, 2015 NEW YORK — Teenagers spend nearly nine hours a day absorbing media and despite all the new options, music and television remain the favorite. more »»

Eyes on the sky

October 25, 2015 BEAVER FALLS, Pa. It’s a clear day in late September. The sun is shining, and a light breeze blows from the east. It’s a bit cramped in the air traffic control tower at the Beaver County Airport. more »»

Child visitation made easier with ‘Matthew’s Place’

October 25, 2015 MCCOOK, Neb. — Matthew’s Place in McCook is helping parents learn how to be parents. more »»

HAUNTING door decor

October 17, 2015 Want to display your Halloween spirit right at the front door? These nine do-it-yourself projects are simple enough to be done by kids with an adult’s help, and use easy-to-find supplies. more »»

Mom balances family with competitive distance running

October 17, 2015 MONROE, Mich. — Life would seem to be busy enough without sports for Liz Shafer of Monroe. The 38-year-old has a husband and four children ranging in age from 11 to 2. more »»

Sweet parenting

October 11, 2015 MASON CITY, Iowa — Two weeks after the Iowa State Fair, Randy Elsbernd is extracting honey from boxes of honeycombs in his garage. more »»

Tiny house, with kids:

October 4, 2015 Last year, William and Laura Baird got rid of half of their kids’ toys, half of their kitchen’s contents and a third of the family’s clothes. more »»

5 things I used to take for granted before I became a mom

October 4, 2015 Life was so much simpler before I had my daughter. There were things — simple, everyday things — that I used to be able to do whenever I wanted. I took those things for granted, but now I miss them. more »»

Does living with folks mean paying rent?

September 27, 2015 Parents whose grown children are living at home — and experts say their numbers are growing — can face a complicated question: whether to charge rent, and how much. more »»

If you want a healthy kid, stop kidding yourself

September 27, 2015 People leading active, healthy lifestyles may be great parents, but let’s not kid ourselves: Raising a vibrant, engaged child these days isn’t a piece of cake. Are cola drinks making them fat? (Ye. more »»

Take baby steps

September 20, 2015 NEW YORK — Much is made about two distinct styles of parenting. We’ve got the hovering helicopters and the risk-taking free-rangers, and back-to-school season threatens to bring out the beast in both. more »»

No Excuses University

September 13, 2015 HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — Students in Nancy Sims’ classroom are only in third grade, but they know they make up the college class of 2029. “I am smart,” the students recite in unison every morning. more »»

New school year offers new chance to get organized

September 13, 2015 As she raises two daughters while managing a yoga studio, Nashville mom Jennifer Derryberry Mann swears by Google calendars on her phone to keep everyone organized. more »»

Poll: Low marks for rating teachers based on kids’ tests

August 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Many Americans, especially public-school parents, give low marks to rating a teacher based partly on how students perform on standardized tests, according to a survey. more »»



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