Education rebel with a cause
Until recently, local school boards were run mostly by political players. This Oakland dad represents a new breed of parents who are taking power into their own hands.
Raising grateful teens
Research points to lots of reasons to teach kids gratitude. But the biggest reason may be that gratitude is a unique balm for the teenage experience.
Real-life generosity heroes
Get inspired by these six kids who took the initiative to improve the lives of others. In the process, they learned that generosity makes a difference.
Where teens hang out
It’s 9:00 pm on a Saturday. Do you know what your teen is up to? Maybe yes, maybe not exactly. Here's what to know before you overreact.
What you need to know about applying to college early decision and early action
Applying for early admission means better chances of getting in, but it's important to understand what teens are getting — and maybe losing — by going this route.
9 curiosity killers
Are you unintentionally stifling your child’s drive to learn?
8 ways to trick 'em out of those treats
Don't want your kids eating all that candy? We asked parents for their best advice.
The 6th grade identity crisis
There are a few surprising things you should (and shouldn’t) do to help your child get through this developmentally dramatic year.
Seventh grade: The worst year ever.
Did you hate seventh grade? You're not alone. But as a parent, there's plenty you can do to make seventh grade better for your child.