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T-Mobile FamilyMode Lets Parents Monitor Kids' Location, Online Activity, And More

T-Mobile announced a new FamilyMode option for parents to keep tabs on their kids' location, online activity, available content, and more. The service launches on June 29 and an optional Home Base component extends the functionality to one's home Wi-Fi network.

Internet June 27, 2018

Parental Smartphone Use Affects Kids: Here’s How Plugged-In Parenting May Cause Tension In The Family

Digital connectivity of parents and caregivers during family time could be associated with cognitive and emotional tension. In a recent study, researchers found fewer interactions and less quality time spent among subjects and their children.

Life & Style October 18, 2016

Close Family Relationships More Important Than Friendship In Extending Seniors' Life Expectancy

Being surrounded by more family members and feeling closer to them may be key to a longer life expectancy for older adults, a new study suggests. Researchers compared the effect of family bonds with relationships with friends.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 22, 2016

'Finding Dory' Swims Into New Box Office Record: Could There Be A Part 3?

The Disney-Pixar film 'Finding Dory' made a gigantic splash at the Box Office as it set a new domestic record for an animated film. The sequel to the well-loved first film earned a massive $132.6 million during its debut.

Movies/TV Shows June 21, 2016

True Love Never Dies: Son Snaps Bittersweet Photo Of His Dad Holding His Mom's Hand At ICU Before Dying

A husband suffering from lung cancer held his wife's hand for the last time, hours before heaving his last breath. The whole scene was captured on photo by the couple's 21-year-old son.

Viral May 23, 2016

Woman Discovers Her Work Colleague Is Her Long Lost Birth Mother

A woman in New York discovers that her former colleague is actually her long-lost birth mother. Thomas' journey is one of the 16 stories featured on TLC's new show ‘Long Lost Family’ that will debut this Sunday at 10:00 p.m.

Society March 6, 2016

Couples Who Live Together Have Similar Immune Systems

Cohabitation and raising a child together has been found to change a couple’s immune systems, making them more similar than seen in the wider population. These health effects of parenting and living together may no longer come as a surprise for some.

Life February 21, 2016

Is It Possible To Predict Who Will Develop Multiple Sclerosis?

Researchers launched a study involving thousands of family members of patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis to see if there’s a way to tell who can get the condition. Positive results will allow for early disease intervention and treatment.

Life February 9, 2016

The Parents' Guide To Streaming Family-Friendly Movies And Cartoons For Kids

Netflix is the home of some of our favorite original series right now, not to mention its large library of movies that are available to stream. However, the platform also has an extensive list of content for kids, including cartoons, sitcoms, animated films and movies for the whole family.

Feature November 13, 2015

Mother's Favorite Child Likely To Suffer From Depression, Says Study

A favorite child is more likely to suffer from depression later in life. Researchers said favored children felt like they need to give more emotional care to their aging mothers compared to their other siblings.

Life November 11, 2015

Animated Film 'All Creatures Big And Small' Debuts Exclusively On Google Play

Preorder the animated movie 'All Creatures Big and Small,' with voice talents by Martin Sheen and Amy Grant, today exclusively on Google Play.

Internet Culture June 22, 2015

Google I/O 2015: Google Play Launches New Family-Friendly Features

Google Play rolled out new family-friendly features to help parents find and share apps, games, books, movies and TV shows that are age-appropriate for their children.

Apps/Software June 1, 2015

Study Shows More Educated Women Are Willing To Have Children

Highly educated women don’t shy from challenges. This time, the challenge involves children, with more and more of them embracing motherhood, a study has found.

Life May 9, 2015

The Guy Who Had A Miserable Time On Vacation Goes Again, And This Time Things Were Very Different

The imgur user who looked depressed in his vacation photos won another trip back to Puerto Rico, and this time things were very different.

Internet Culture May 8, 2015

This Company Will Create A Unique Name For Your Baby For $32,000

A new Swiss company called Erfolgswelle will create the most unique name for your baby for $32,000. The company has a team of experts that will create the most original name you could ever think of. The team consists of 14 naming experts, four historians, 12 translators and two trademark attorneys to make sure your baby will be given a one-of-a-kind name.

Internet Culture January 28, 2015

Family Plays Large Part In Why Kids Decide On Careers In Science

New research by George Mason University suggests that family plays the most important role, even over education, in getting children interested in future careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Internet Culture December 3, 2014

Children of wealthier parents are more affected by divorce: Study

A new report found that children from wealthy families are hit the hardest when it comes to dealing with divorce. Wealthier children have more behavioral problems linked to coping with divorce than do poorer children.

Internet Culture September 17, 2014

Starting a family? These are the cities you should move to

With the economy rebounding, birth rates are rising, which means lots of new families are popping up in the United States. Where are most new families living these days?

Internet Culture September 12, 2014

'Typical' families no longer exist

A new study by a sociologist at the University of Maryland found that the there is no such thing as a typical, nuclear family anymore. Instead, the new norm is a diverse family structure.

Internet Culture September 4, 2014

The end of the ‘typical’ American family

The "typical" American family of the 1950s is gone, replaced by a diversity of new arrangements. "Different is the new normal," a sociologist says.

Life September 4, 2014

Study: That home-cooked family dinner might be bad for your mental health

New research suggests that preparing a meal at home could cause added stress on mothers. Society standards say a home-cooked meal means women are good mothers, but the stress of creating meals takes a toll on their mental health.

Internet Culture September 4, 2014

Daughter thought to be dead reunited with family 10 years after tsunami

After a family lost hope of finding their missing daughter, the girl was reunited with her family after surviving the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia. The family plans to look for her brother, who also survived being swept away to a remote island.

Internet Culture August 9, 2014

CEO calls it quits to spend more time with his family

After doing some soul-searching, CEO Max Schireson decided that the long work hours and constant travel required of a CEO wasn't allowing him to be the dad he needed to be. So he quit.

Internet Culture August 6, 2014

When friends feel like family, it may be in the genes

Close friends share as many genes as fourth cousins, more than strangers, new research reveals.

Life July 14, 2014

Children in same-sex households doing well, even better, than those in traditional family environments

New study shows children in same-sex families outscore children in traditional family settings by 6 percent on well-being and behavior examination. But not everyone's convinced the lifestyle is good for children.

Life July 7, 2014

Video gamers are fun, family-focused and not the geeks you think

Today's gamers might not be the geeks of yesteryear. According to a new study, they are more socially aware and involved than their nongamer counterparts.

Society June 5, 2014

People who love to argue have higher risks of dying young

Being always in conflict with your partner, family members and friends isn’t just uncomfortable and stressful. Having unhealthy relationships can also contribute to your early death, a new study suggests.

Life May 11, 2014

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