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Rapper 50 Cent Gives His Two Cents on Bullying in New Book

50 Cent is trying his hand at rhyming, not for a song though, a children's book. Credit: Getty Images
Rapper 50 Cent has a simple solution for bullying.
"Give me a knife," he once rapped. "I'll get rid of your neighborhood bully." ...
Rapper coming out with a book for teens on bullying? Ooo, is there going to be a knife fight?

'Parentless Parents': Q&A With Author Allison Gilbert

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"Parentless Parents" looks at the growing number of adults whose parents have died. Credit: Hyperion People are living longer, but apparently not long enough to make up for the "advanced maternal...
The author explores the growing demographic of parentless parents.

Big Book of 1,001 Facts Educates and Entertains for Hours

Time's "Big Book of Why" is fun for the folks, too. Credit: Time for Kids / Time Home Entertainment Inc.
Just in time for those end-of-summer family road trips, Time for Kids has released the "Big Book of Why: 1,001 Facts Kids Want to Know,"...

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. In Theaters: "The Karate Kid" A remake of the 1984 movie of the same name,...

Earth Day: Everyday Activities for Kids

Earth Day comes only once a year, but in our neighbourhood many families are making small changes to honour the Earth every day. If your family is looking for inspiration and practical ideas to bring Earth Day home, every day, look no further than...

Self-Esteem Can Take Hit in Cruel Middle School Years

Coaching kids through middle school helps with good behavior. Credit: Sourcebooks
Friendships can turn on a dime in middle school, as a girl named Jamie learned the hard way. She was part of a group of friends until one of them casually...

Build Your Own Inuksuk: Official Symbol of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics

Has your family caught Olympic fever? Ours sure has. The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics are taking place right here in Canada, and even though our family won't be travelling to see events live, Cabin Fever plans to mark the occasion in a special way....

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here's a look at what's new in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. New in Theaters: The Spy Next Door Guns are drawn but no blood is spilled in "The Spy...

12 Best Children's Books for the Holidays

Snow falling outside frosted windows, fire crackling, two girls curled in blankets on a cozy couch, surrounded by books. I'm seven years old and visiting my best friend who lives just down the street, and we are digging into a huge basket of seasonal...

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood is a character in a fairy tale about a wolf and a young girl. The most widely known version of Little Red Riding Hood is based on a Brothers Grimm story. In the story, Little Red Riding Hood wears a red, hooded cloak as she...

Winnie-the-Pooh's Back, But Who Invited The Otter?

The Winnie-the-Pooh sequel, "Return to the Hundred Acre Wood," has been met with criticism. Credit: Amazon.com
What's with the otter? After 81 years, we finally learn what happens to Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet and the rest of the inhabitants of the...

New Book Says That Fatherhood Can Be A 'Misery' For Dads

Move over "Bad Mother." Make room for "Bad Father." According London's "Daily Mail," men are finally speaking up about the sadness they feel when they have kids.
Day Out with Daddy: Celebrity Dads and Kids Matthew McConaughey...

Switched at Birth - Man Says He's Lucky to Have Two Mothers

As a child, Fred George never fit in. His Lebanese family was a dark-haired, outgoing bunch, while he was a shy blond. Across town, another boy, Jim Churchman -- the only brunette in his fair Scottish family -- felt the same way. "People teased me...

Reading to Your Kids is a Crime

Do you read your kids a story before bed? The National Children's Reading Foundation recommends that you spend twenty minutes each day reading out loud to your kids. The problem is, if you follow the NCRF recommendation, you'll be committing a crime....

Valentine's Day Best Gifts, Goodies and Games for Families

Valentine's Day is, for many people, a very special time. It can be difficult, however, when you have kids to keep that romantic feeling alive, especially without excluding the kids. A diamond bracelet or pearl necklace may be beautiful and great to...

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