Remembering Memorial DayThree years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, "Decoration Day" - which was the precursor to Memorial Day - was officially proclaimed by General John Logan as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers.
Motivating the Low-Achieving TeenFor some teens, school doesn't come easy. The sources of the problem are varied, but regardless of the cause, parents want to know one thing: is it possible to turn struggling students around?
The Sex Talk: Why Once Isn't EnoughDespite the fretting that seems to go hand in hand with talking to children about S-E-X, it looks like what may be truly important isn’t exactly how you broach the subject, but how often.
Social Graces: What to Expect in KindergartenWhen your kindergartener's best friend came down with the chicken pox, she made a get-well card for her with bright blue construction paper, because she knows that's her favorite color.
Kids and PhilanthropyWhile many stories in parenting magazines focus on the negative, it's nice to know there's one area where today's kids excel: philanthropy.