4-year-old boy faces discipline for having long hair, sparks school dress code battle

4-year-old boy faces discipline for having long hair, sparks school dress code battle

Usually he just wears one but this was a special occasion, so I took more time on his hair," Woodley told TODAY Style .After meeting with her grandson's teacher at Tatum Primary School in Tatum, Texas, Woodley was asked to visit the school's principal to discuss a potential dress code issue.

How to prevent suicide: Brother's death sends woman on mental health mission

How to prevent suicide: Brother's death sends woman on mental health mission

Alison Malmon's 22-year-old brother Brian ended his life after a hidden struggle with mental illness.My brother, Brian Malmon, died by suicide 18 years ago today.

No, You Don't Always Need to Forgive

No, You Don't Always Need to Forgive

What does not warrant forgiveness, however, is true malevolence: When there is no remorse shown, nor ignorance to blame, but a person has received satisfaction from another's pain, forgiveness is unnecessary.

Mum welcomes girl home from school dressed as unicorn and we're loving it

Mum welcomes girl home from school dressed as unicorn and we're loving it

The costume arrived just before Madison was due to arrive home on the school bus, so Somer threw on the giant costume and bounced out into the street to welcome her daughter.

Can You Predict If Your Partner Will Be Unfaithful?

Can You Predict If Your Partner Will Be Unfaithful?

While the results from the first study support the idea that obsessive sexual passion drives infidelity, the researchers also wanted to test whether this personality trait would predict future acts of unfaithfulness.

Encouraging Kids to Talk About Emotions

Encouraging Kids to Talk About Emotions

Importantly, research suggests that parents can play a role in helping children develop emotional competence by encouraging their children to talk about negative emotions, which can help children understand what causes negative emotions and how to appropriately express them (Zeman, Cameron, & Price, 2019).

Mom makes relaxing bath for son after a bad week at school

Mom makes relaxing bath for son after a bad week at school

Laurie Koch, a Colorado mom of four, made a relaxing bath for her son, Kade, after a tough start to the school year.Koch posted an adorable photo of Kade enjoying his bath — and wrote about her son's hard time at school — on her Facebook page, Justifying Jane.

Children in Grief: Crying Is Brave

Children in Grief: Crying Is Brave

Crying is holy water.” Your kids have a lot to learn from their tears.For example, this week my older son noted, “I am looking forward to playing my new game, but I can’t be excited.” Remind your child that it is okay to be sad about loss and excited or joyful about something else.

School denies hot lunch to 9-year-old over unpaid balance

School denies hot lunch to 9-year-old over unpaid balance

Jefferson Sharpnack, 9, said he felt "a little hurt" when his school took his cheesy breadsticks away over a lunch debt.Cherry Hill School District in New Jersey suggested offering no food to families who had a school debt of more than $20.Bailey received loads of messages supporting her "win."

Why We're Doing School All Wrong

Why We're Doing School All Wrong

But there is much more to thinking, or cognition , than even the most sophisticated logical reasoning, and so the book broadens out to examine concepts such as intelligence , knowledge, and truth, and alternative, non-rational forms of cognition that our culture tends to overlook and underplay, including emotion, imagination, and inspiration.

Parents are taking 'Toy Story' back-to-school photos

Parents are taking 'Toy Story' back-to-school photos

New Jersey mom Tammie Stark has been capturing creative milestone photos of her son, Nicholas, since he was born.New Jersey mom Tammie Stark captured this cute back-to-school image of her son, Nicholas, with his "Toy Story" toys.

Heartbroken parents urge others to prioritize family time after son dies

Heartbroken parents urge others to prioritize family time after son dies

Three weeks ago, Jessica Brandes noticed her son, Wiley, 8, seemed to be sleeping quite late."Eight years ago, during the same month, I had twin boys and co-founded Cloudability," Storment wrote in his own viral LinkedIn post.

Tarek El Moussa extends offer to babysit ex-wife Christina Anstead's new baby

Tarek El Moussa extends offer to babysit ex-wife Christina Anstead's new baby

Christina Anstead welcomed a baby boy last week and congratulations are pouring in, even from her ex-husband, Tarek El Moussa .On Sunday, El Moussa posted a sweet message on Instagram, writing that he’s excited to meet Anstead’s new son, Hudson, even offering to look after the tot.

Micro-preemie baby headed back-to-school to kindergarten

Micro-preemie baby headed back-to-school to kindergarten

I made it five years, seven months and 17 days to get my son and myself to this point (not that I’m counting).Wyatt weighed just 900 grams when he was born.

This Michael Bublé video is making parents cry as kids go back to school

This Michael Bublé video is making parents cry as kids go back to school

I can’t sit through forever now by Michael bublé w out bawling my eyes out:) goody— *• αℓεאเα ❁ (@aalexiagarciaa)."I can’t sit through forever now by Michael bublé w out bawling my eyes out:) goody," one person wrote on.

When Worlds Collide: Clashes with Birth Parents

When Worlds Collide: Clashes with Birth Parents

Some grandparents have the child call them Mom, Dad, or a variation of that, while the birth parents are Mommy and Daddy.The birth parents may also threaten to take the child away without your permission.

Kim Kardashian West reveals where she sees herself and Kanye in 10 years

Kim Kardashian West reveals where she sees herself and Kanye in 10 years

And even as she concentrates on the future and her studies, Kim also said she's thinking of how she'd like their children — North, 6, Saint, 3, Chicago, 1, and Psalm, 3 months — to remember their parents.

'A stranger smacked my son': When parents aren't all on the same team

'A stranger smacked my son': When parents aren't all on the same team

I know he’s my kid—you don’t have to know him, or love him, or care—but I assumed as mothers we were all on the same team; the team of trying to teach these little people.

Why People Get Tattoos

Why People Get Tattoos

Other reasons for forgoing a tattoo included disapproval from family and friends and incurring negative views at work.Some participants (10%) shared concerns about the permanency of tattoos and their sense that it looks unattractive on older people.

Mom celebrates rainbow baby in cake-smash photo shoot

Mom celebrates rainbow baby in cake-smash photo shoot

The class went well, but Lewis left the workout in tears, worried other moms -to-be in the group would consider her a "jinx" after she told them her second child, her son Frankie, was stillborn .But the Baltimore, Maryland mom's fears were unfounded.

Paedophile who groomed girls avoids jail because it would be too 'tough'

Paedophile who groomed girls avoids jail because it would be too 'tough'

Brazen Kyle Sweet, 19, targeted two of his victims after cops arrested him for sending x-rated images to a 14-year-old girl - but was let off with a slap on the wrist as he was "vulnerable" behind bars.

Even Rob Lowe gets mocked by his son on Instagram

Even Rob Lowe gets mocked by his son on Instagram

Follow Rob Lowe on Instagram for shirtless selfies — and scroll down for 24-year-old son Johnny's hilarious commentary.Earlier this month, when the "Parks and Recreation" alum shared a snap of himself post-workout, Johnny Lowe responded, “The subtle art of taking a selfie in front of ur Emmy nominations.” (His quip racked up more than 5,000 likes.).

Prince Harry shares sweet message about Meghan Markle and baby Archie before Africa tour

Prince Harry shares sweet message about Meghan Markle and baby Archie before Africa tour

Ahead of their trip to southern Africa at the end of September, Prince Harry shared a note about the upcoming visit through the caption of a recent post on the official @SussexRoyal account, including a touching personal message about his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex , and son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

Craig Melvin admits he did this on his son's first day of kindergarten

Craig Melvin admits he did this on his son's first day of kindergarten

TODAY's own Craig Melvin illustrated that latter point perfectly when he shared what it was like to send his son, Delano, off to school Tuesday.

'Where's Bronlee, what's wrong?': Mother's heartbreaking discovery

'Where's Bronlee, what's wrong?': Mother's heartbreaking discovery

So far almost $7000 has been raised to help the family lay their baby boy to rest.“I just want to thank everyone again through these hard last few days, you have no idea how much this means to us,” Mrs Ward, who is still in hospital recovering from surgery, wrote on the GoFundMe page.“At the moment it’s covered the first part of our funeral and we can still work out the second part!

Angelina Jolie had an 'ugly cry' when she dropped son Maddox off at college

Angelina Jolie had an 'ugly cry' when she dropped son Maddox off at college

Like many parents this time of year, Jolie, 44, couldn't hold back the tears when she said goodbye to her son Maddox, 18, as he headed off to Yonsei University in South Korea.

See what happened when a boy with autism couldn't sit still on a plane

See what happened when a boy with autism couldn't sit still on a plane

Lori Gabriel felt like she was going to be sick on a recent flight from San Diego to Houston — but it had nothing to do with turbulence.As soon as the pilot turned off the seatbelt sign, Gabriel let go of Braysen.

Selma Blair shares emotional message about raising son while having MS

Selma Blair shares emotional message about raising son while having MS

Last month, the actress celebrated son Arthur's 8th birthday, and now, in a post she shared to Instagram, Blair celebrates the young man he's turning into."I watch as Arthur does a full flip in the pool and widen my bleak eyes in shock," she wrote.

What Happens to Sons of Narcissistic Fathers

What Happens to Sons of Narcissistic Fathers

Franz Kakfa articulately describes a literary example of such an imposing intolerance in Letter to His Father: “What was always incomprehensible to me was your total lack of feeling for the suffering and shame you could inflict on me with your words and judgments.” Arrogant and overly confident, his father listened to no one, but judged everyone without any need to be consistent.

Emotions, Not Nutrition Classes, Are Key to Behavior Change

Emotions, Not Nutrition Classes, Are Key to Behavior Change

The researchers added an interesting component to the intervention group – they trained teachers to teach nutrition and physical activity, but also taught them how to teach concepts such as habit change, stress management, emotional health, and how to manage quality of life.