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Sex, Cancer and 'Girls' Nov. 13, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

What do Lena Dunham, sex and cancer have to do with one another? Quite a bit, actually. Last week, t... Read More

Menopause and Kids Nov. 12, 2014


When women undergo surgical removal of ovaries (for various reasons), one consequence can be rapid o... Read More

What's the Best College Saving Strategy When You Have Young Kids? Nov. 12, 2014

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: Help. I have three young children — ages 2, 5 and 10 — and haven't started... Read More

Making Convenience a Crime Oct. 30, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

The editorial below ran in the Calgary Herald more than a month ago, and I am only just getting aro... Read More

High School Should Fit With Child's Ability Oct. 26, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: What is your feeling about children going into competitive high schools versus average high schoo... Read More

Twerk On, Sisters Oct. 22, 2014

Connie Schultz

The first time I saw the video of Miley Cyrus twerking with Robin Thicke... Let's start over. I can'... Read More

Butcher on Halloween Oct. 11, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

Attention all Halloween-loving adults: It's time to grow up. When are you going to take responsibili... Read More

Kids Who Don't Go to College Also Matter Sep. 25, 2014

Froma Harrop

It shouldn't be this way, but the well-to-do tend to dominate public conversations in this country. ... Read More

Got Kids in Grade School? Start Their Financial Education Now Aug. 27, 2014

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: The new school year is just around the corner, and as I think about the importance of... Read More

The Holiday That Ruins Summer Aug. 21, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

Ever get a card saying "Happy Labor Day!"? Of course not. Because there is no such thing as a happy ... Read More

The Great Friend Migration Aug. 16, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

My friends have abandoned me. I'm trying not to take it personally. But it's getting difficult. With... Read More

What Did Jesus Mean When He Said, 'Knock, and It Will Be Opened to You'? Jul. 21, 2014

Kids Talk About God

"I keep on asking my mom if I can play Nintendo, and she finally says yes," says Clyde, 7. Well, Cly... Read More

Chuckle Bros

Jul. 12, 2014

Moving On Jul. 01, 2014

Jenny McCarthy

Dear Jenny: My husband has an opportunity to take an out-of-state position within his company. We ha... Read More

Why Did the Early Colonists Come to America? Jun. 30, 2014

Kids Talk About God

"The colonists came to America because they heard it was a free country. They came from neighborhood... Read More

Why Do People Have to Die? Jun. 23, 2014

Kids Talk About God

People die because "God wants more angels," says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and ot... Read More

Stamps Reveal the Summer Nature of Things Jun. 19, 2014

Treasure Hunt

Every now and then, I get to talk to school groups about collecting. Depending on the grade of the s... Read More

Use Your Hands Jun. 19, 2014

Froma Harrop

Have you stopped using your hands? Do your fingers struggle to sign your name? Is chopping an onion ... Read More

How Can You Tell a False Prophet From a True Prophet? Jun. 16, 2014

Kids Talk About God

"You can't tell a real prophet from a false one by whoever sings the loudest and prays the longest,"... Read More

Summertime Books to Keep Little Brains Engaged Jun. 16, 2014

Kids' Home Library

These smartly penned picture books are outdoorsy-themed and worthy of preventing summertime brain dr... Read More