Too Much Couch Time Severely Affects Your Kid’s Health

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Researchers found that children ages 9-10 who spend 75% of their time engaging in sedentary activities, such as watching TV or using a computer, are up to nine times more likely to exhibit poor motor coordination than more active children in the same age range. The study also concluded that sedentary activity levels are an […]

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Pope Francis Takes Responsibility for ‘All the Evil’ of Sexually Abusive Priests

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Pope Francis met with members of the media on March 16, 2013. Image: Flickr, Catholic Church England and Wales Pope Francis has asked forgiveness for priests who have sexually abused children and declared that the Catholic Church would impose sanctions on them. Francis made the statement to a Catholic children’s organization at the Vatican on Friday, […]

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Parents Brave to Keep Up With Ever-Changing Rules of Tech

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Monica Vila is co-founder of TheOnlineMom, an organization that provides technology education to families and helps moms connect with brands they can trust. I have always been fairly strict about monitoring my daughter’s screen time. Whether she’s watching TV, playing video games or just texting with her friends on her iPhone, I try to make […]

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The Top 5 Things Parents Should Never Do on Facebook

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Dan Tynan has been writing about technology since Steve Ballmer had hair. He is a contributing editor for Family Circle, where he writes about techno-parenting; he blogs about social media and privacy for IDG publications and is the co-founder of a disreputable humor blog. Tynan is the father of two smart-yet-sassy teenagers who consider him […]

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‘World’s Best Father’ Turns to Kickstarter to Fund Calendar

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We’ll go ahead and spoil it. Dave Engledow might not be the World’s Best Father. But we’re pretty sure he’s in the running for the World’s Most Creative Father. Everything started in 2010, when his daughter Alice Bee was born. Dave started painstakingly documenting her life from behind his camera lens, confident that one day […]

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New Social Network Aims to Fill Void Left by Foster Care System

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The Camellia Network, a social network launched over the summer, wants to provide young people who age out of the foster care system with the support and resources of a family. When foster children turn 18 (or 21 in a few states), the system stops providing them housing if they have not been permanently adopted […]

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Former driver takes on UPS in Supreme Court pregnancy discrimination case

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This Nov. 14 photo shows Peggy Young, of Lorton, Virginia, with her daughter Triniti, 7, in Washington. Image: Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press In 2006, United Parcel Service driver Peggy Young was put on unpaid leave because she got pregnant. Now, Young is suing her former employer because she believes UPS violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and […]

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