Confronting the Dreaded “Real World”

Confronting the Dreaded “Real World”

Dr. Dissinger: At 8 years old, I brought Peter to the bank to open a savings account, just like my father had done for me as a little girl.Dr. Dissinger: With regards to cleaning, my message has always been clear with Peter; there is no choice about taking care of your things.

16-year-old went to rehab for vaping addiction: 'I was out of control'

16-year-old went to rehab for vaping addiction: 'I was out of control'

When the teen, who lives in High Point, North Carolina, suffered a seizure a year ago, his parents sent him to an addiction rehabilitation program in Los Angeles.If your child is vaping and they are addicted to it, they’re going through a lot of shame.

Prosecutors call for Felicity Huffman to spend 1 month in jail

Prosecutors call for Felicity Huffman to spend 1 month in jail

In May, the "Desperate Housewives" star pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud after admitting in a statement that she paid at least $15,000 to arrange for someone to alter answers on her daughter's SAT.Prosecutors argued to the judge that probation wouldn't suffice as punishment.

Vaping Cases Linked to Vitamin E, Bootleg Cartridges?

Vaping Cases Linked to Vitamin E, Bootleg Cartridges?

In New York, where 34 cases of the severe lung disease have been reported Department of Health officials said they are focusing on vitamin E acetate after finding it in nearly all of the samples it analyzed linked to the illnesses.

Should Bedrooms Be No-Phone Zones for Parents?

Should Bedrooms Be No-Phone Zones for Parents?

In fact, a report published earlier this year by Common Sense Media called, "The New Normal: Parents, Teens, Screens, and Sleep in the United States" revealed that 62% of parents polled said they keep their devices within reach of their bed at night and 61% check their device within 30 minutes of falling asleep.

Jennifer Lopez shares details of sweet note Alex Rodriguez's daughter gave her

Jennifer Lopez shares details of sweet note Alex Rodriguez's daughter gave her

Blending families can be tough for some, but it’s come easy for Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez .In an interview with Hoda Kotb that will air Friday on TODAY, the “Hustlers” star, who is engaged to the retired baseball slugger, opened up about a note she received from his 14-year-old daughter, Natasha.

2020 best US colleges in U.S. News and World Report rankings

2020 best US colleges in U.S. News and World Report rankings

Overall, public schools in California, Florida and New York topped the list in terms of enrolling and graduating large proportions of low-income students.

All grown up! Savannah shares Vale's 1st day of kindergarten

All grown up! Savannah shares Vale's 1st day of kindergarten

Savannah Guthrie posted a sweet photo on Instagram Thursday of her oldest child smiling bright ahead of her first day of school.Guthrie also posted an adorable photo of her and Vale showing off a very similar pose.

The College Transition: 10 Ways to Be Present for Your Child

The College Transition: 10 Ways to Be Present for Your Child

Parents send their kids off to college with high hopes, wonderful intentions, and lots of new bedding, towels, and toiletries.When your college kids reach out to you, do a lot of listening.Your children will know that you have been listening if you remember details.

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.

Is this Gwyneth Paltrow or her daughter? Everyone's confused by this throwback photo

Is this Gwyneth Paltrow or her daughter? Everyone's confused by this throwback photo

Gwyneth Paltrow posted an old photo of herself on Instagram on Thursday that had people doing a double take, thinking the shot was actually of her daughter, Apple .“I’ve always been a summer girl,” Paltrow captioned the picture of herself breezily lounging on a beach.

Teen honors fallen Army father in 'sweet and sad' senior photos

Teen honors fallen Army father in 'sweet and sad' senior photos

High school student Julia Yllescas lost her father when she was seven years old — but when it came time to take her senior photos, she wanted to show that he was still with her.

Mom of Venus and Serena Williams on raising superstars

Mom of Venus and Serena Williams on raising superstars

As a coach, Price has spent plenty of time watching the pair play — in fact, she told Jones that she can't even remember how many matches she's seen — but she's always found the "mental aspect" of the sport to be the most important.

This mom's back-to-school creation is going viral for all the right reasons

This mom's back-to-school creation is going viral for all the right reasons

Carina Cansino and her son, Gus, add a handprint to the special shirt.“I was a teen mom and I just wanted to share my story with people,” said Cansino, who had Gus when she was 15.

Loneliness and Media Usage: A Study of 8 Million Americans

Loneliness and Media Usage: A Study of 8 Million Americans

Such a large sample allowed researchers to compare social interactions in four generations of teenagers: iGen, Millennials, GenX, and Boomers.Comparisons between individuals going through adolescence in different time periods showed that in more recent decades teenagers are less likely to spend time with their friends (be it going to the mall, the movies, parties, etc).

Alanis Morissette welcomes her 3rd child — see the announcement

Alanis Morissette welcomes her 3rd child — see the announcement

Despite her past struggles with postpartum depression , which she has addressed on social media, Morissette feels ready to take on whatever comes her way with her new child.Morissette and husband Mario "Souleye" Treadway are now parents to three children, including newborn son Winter Mercy.

If your kid is struggling in school, music lessons may be the key

If your kid is struggling in school, music lessons may be the key

And the final possible reason why music helps kids academically is their connection with other like-minded students and a sense of accomplishment in general.

High schooler fights to wear tuxedo in her yearbook photo: 'That's who I am'

High schooler fights to wear tuxedo in her yearbook photo: 'That's who I am'

Holley Gerelds of Springville, Alabama, got dressed for her high school senior portrait like she would have for any other day at school."I felt like me," Holley Gerelds said of her decision to wear a tux instead of a drape for her senior portraits.

Southwest pilot flies home the remains of his Vietnam hero dad, 52 years later

Southwest pilot flies home the remains of his Vietnam hero dad, 52 years later

Now a pilot for Southwest Airlines, Bryan flew his father’s remains back to Texas, to the same airport where they had said goodbye more than 50 years ago.Knight made his final flight home to Texas thanks to his son, a Southwest Airlines pilot.

Savannah Guthrie wishes daughter Vale a happy 5th birthday

Savannah Guthrie wishes daughter Vale a happy 5th birthday

Last year, Savannah shared the story of how the then 4-year-old didn't want to go to preschool .“I tried to ask her, ‘Well, why do you not want to go to school?’ She said, ‘I want to stay home with you and Charley and Daddy,’” Savannah told People.

Daphne Oz welcomes her 4th child, a girl

Daphne Oz welcomes her 4th child, a girl

Oz announced her pregnancy in March with an Instagram post revealing her baby bump.“I do love to cook!!” she wrote at the time.She recently made a joke about her pregnancy with a photo of herself lying next to a watermelon.

What you need to know about bulletproof backpacks

What you need to know about bulletproof backpacks

Wendy Connor, a Florida-based parent of two children, bought backpacks for both of her kids after the Parkland shooting.

7 things I wish I'd known before dropping my girl at college

7 things I wish I'd known before dropping my girl at college

I wrote this article two weeks after I dropped my oldest child at a huge university thousands of miles away from home.I went to the grocery store later that day and saw a friend who asked how my daughter was doing at college.

Rude awakening? How to get your kids ready for the first day of school alarm

Rude awakening? How to get your kids ready for the first day of school alarm

Other parents said that while they aim for a gradual, incremental transition ahead of the new school year, they mostly end up practicing the "rip off the Band-Aid" method by default.

Anna Victoria discusses fertility, trying to conceive and 'unexplained infertility'

Anna Victoria discusses fertility, trying to conceive and 'unexplained infertility'

I remember when we first started trying to conceive (TTC), I would read stories about women who tried for a year and I would think, “That won’t be me.

Britney Spears shares photos of her sons from Disneyland

Britney Spears shares photos of her sons from Disneyland

Spears doesn’t share too many family photos on social media, so every time they pop up on her Instagram, her boys have grown so much.WireImageThey’ve definitely grown a lot since last summer, when Spears posted this cute photo from one of their favorite family spots.“The boys are bigger than me now!!!!

'It's been 365 days since I lost you'

'It's been 365 days since I lost you'

There’s so much I wish I could tell you, Dad. I’m trying so hard to live a worthy life, and do the things you can’t. I wish I’d been stronger, Dad. I’m so sorry I didn’t visit you every single second of every single day, but in truth, I couldn’t bear to.

Shay Mitchell Thinks Her Baby Will Find YouTube Series ‘Nuts’

Shay Mitchell Thinks Her Baby Will Find YouTube Series ‘Nuts’

The Pretty Little Liars alum shared how her pregnancy was progressing, revealing that she “didn’t know how much … of an emotional rollercoaster” the journey would be. The YouTube announcement included an intimate Instagram pic, where she showed her growing belly for the first time in a topless shot.

FAQ: All About Ticks 2019

FAQ: All About Ticks 2019

Some types, like the black-legged tick (also known as the deer tick -- the one that carries Lyme disease), thrive in humid conditions. They’re hard to see on your body, which may be why nymph black-legged ticks are most likely to transmit Lyme disease to humans.

Maya Hawke: Parents Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman Are ‘Rigorous’

Maya Hawke: Parents Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman Are ‘Rigorous’

Maya Hawke revealed how her parents, Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman , feel about her Stranger Things role. “Some of you may have missed her in last year’s BBC production of Little Women ,” he captioned a promo video of Maya playing Stranger Things’ Robin.