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The big switch: Caring and preparing as parents age

As parents age, roles often switch -- caregiver becomes the cared for. As this transition happens, important and often difficult conversations must be had as a family.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 05:59am EDT

Tags: aging parents, elder care, children, family, virginia morris, lacey mason, parents

Mom 'me-time' vital for health and happiness

There is no real manual for motherhood. Daily demands put major stressors on moms just trying to make it until bedtime without collapsing. But her time is vital.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 06:18am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, Stephanie Oppenheimer, moms

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Tips to limit kids' time with electronics

Parents enforce rules for their children about bedtimes, diet, chores and more, but a parenting expert says it is important to mandate how they spend time with electronics, too.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 11:19am EDT

Tags: Amy Morin, tech, Look Up, Sarah Beth Hensley, children

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Cheering vs. sneering: Why some parents go too far on the sidelines

Playing sports offers more to a child than trophies and goals. But some parents seems to forget the true meaning of sports.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:29am EDT

Tags: sports, parents, Randi Martin

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Parenting: How do you explain racism to kids?

Alleged comments from LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling left many parents in a bind. How do you explain racism to kids?

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 04:25pm EDT

Tags: race, racism, Randi Martin

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Parenting: Do time-outs help or hurt?

What's the best way to deal with a misbehaving or out-of-control child? It's an issue with which plenty of parents struggle. Having a "time-out" is a common consequence for disobedient little ones, but is it effective?

Monday - 05/05/2014, 07:04am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, time-out, discipline

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Parents urged to discussing drinking with teens ahead of prom season

With prom season around the corner, parents are urged to talk with their teens now about drinking and to make plans to get their students home safely.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 06:19pm EDT

Tags: prom, teen drivers,

The high cost of care: Child care rates exceed college tuition

In 2012, the average annual cost for center-based infant care was higher than a year's tuition and fees at a four-year public college in 31 states and in the District of Columbia.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:49am EDT

Tags: day care, Randi Martin

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Swearing inevitable part of childhood, parenting

Everything from TV, movies, music, school yard friends and even parents influence the words children use. So what do you do if those words are bad ones?

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, swearing,

International measles outbreaks pose risk to American travelers, children

Measles outbreaks have been reported in 13 U.S. cities and health officials say some of those cases were contracted in a foreign country.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 07:28am EDT

Tags: measles, vaccinations, international travel,

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