She thought her son was just a normal teen, but his excessive sleep and weight loss were actually signs of something more dangerous.
From crowd-pleasing casseroles to a 5-minute pork dish, these quick and simple dinners will help ease weeknight stress.
I hate to see my kids spend their high school years overdosing on extracurricular activities, so I'm determined to teach them to just say no.
Here's a gift for your teacher friends with a sense of humor. But not everyone's laughing.
Have you noticed more and more children behaving as entitled, me-centric beings? You aren't imagining it — but the condition is curable!
These easy hairstyles for girls can be created in just minutes. Follow these steps for styles kids will love.
Here's a shocking thought: What if not doing homework was better for your kids? Would you still make them do it?
As many parents might know, the struggle is real when is comes to teaching a little one how to tie their shoes.
"I'm so stressed out!" The back-to-school battle cry is already at full volume — and school began, what, five minutes ago?
To celebrate back-to-school season, we asked TODAY fans to name a teacher who inspired them when they were students!
There are three reasons you get a call from school midday. Your child has: an illness or injury; made unwise choices; been a victim of unwise choices. Right?...
The meningitis B vaccine was approved in time for my youngest child to get it, but not before my firstborn died of the disease.
There's a lot of advice out there about making all that back-to-school work easier for parents. I have the best idea of all: Do less.
Rene Neira, has only one class left — microeconomics — before he can get an associate's degree from Palo Alto College in San Antonio.
For children who find out all too early about how fragile the human body is, scars can be empowering.
Parents are funny — especially on Facebook! And we love them for it.
How could you NOT be a morning person when Nutella apple "sliders," banana "sushi," and waffle "nachos" are your breakfast options?
Backpacks are synonymous with heading back to school, but, nowadays, these cute carryalls go way beyond the classroom.
Photo bombs can be hilarious — but when 17-year-old Jillian Henry's senior photo shoot was crashed by a naked dog-walker, the results weren't exactly what she...
Mantels across the country are getting made over for back to school season.
As kids cross the country get ready to go back to school, it can also be a stressful time for parents, too. Wired's editor-at-large Jason Tanz shares fun and...
When a Florida State football player chose to sit with a 6th grader during a middle school visit, he had no idea of the impact he'd make.
Watch three deserving moms receive dazzling back-to-school makeovers!
Do you know a deserving teacher who you'd like to see have a fabulous makeover on TODAY?
The smallest mistakes in the kitchen can make you the sickest.
Each phase of parenthood pulls us further into the complicated truth that it never gets easier. It just gets different.
Princeton Review just released their annual college rankings. Check out the lists to see which schools had the best food, parties and more!
Digital lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong joins TODAY's Matt Lauer with an array of gear and tech products designed to ease the back-to-school transition, including...
A National Geographic logic puzzle that's easy as pie for young kids is turning out to be a bit tougher for adults.
See inside the classroom that Chip and Joanna Gaines designed for a deserving 6th grade math teacher.
One mom is taking her daughter's middle school to task after the girl was 'punished' for wearing leggings.
The McCaughey siblings first made headlines back in 1997 simply by surviving as the first septuplets born in the U.S. Now, they're thriving, and have big plans....
An Illinois school district superintendent says kids will learn that they can have fun without eating edible treats.
Ask any teacher what the hardest part of their job is, and there's a good chance they will say: parents.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, an expert in child learning, says there's more to education than just grades and test scores for 21st century success.
Get ready for the new school year by adding a bit of classroom charm to your home with these nostalgic ideas.
These budget-friendly tips will instantly turn your rental into a place that you can call "home."
If you want your kids eating right as they go back to school, you've got to pack them healthy snacks they'll actually want to eat.
If you have a boy who only wants to wear "soft" or "cozy" pants or shorts, find comfort in the fact that you are not alone.
As children across the country head back to school, this mom found a lovely way to pay tribute to her son.
My son not only doesn't play sports — he doesn't watch them either. GASP! I know, it's a tragedy, right? Actually, it's just fine.
Back-to-school photos don't have to all happen on the first day. Here's how to capture the moments you'll never forget.