Teens Lie, Like, a Lot, Survey Reveals

Is Pinocchio your teen's role model? Credit: Corbis
Teens lie. It's not such a shocking revelation. But you may be surprised to learn just how pervasive dishonesty is amongst teens.
Eight out of 10 high school students admit they've...
Eight out of 10 high school students admit they've lied to a parent about something significant.

Most Americans Believe Single Motherhood Is Bad for Society, Survey Finds

Single mom? You're being judged. Credit: Corbis
If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.
Although there is a growing a...
If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.

Autism Support Services Underused by Young Adults, Survey Finds

There appears to be a big drop off in the use of services for young adults with autism after they graduate from high school. Credit: John Dowland, Getty Images
If your child has been identified as having an autism...
The use of these autism support services by young adults with spectrum disorders appears to decline after high school, according to a new report.

After-Hours Texting and Media Use May Cause More Than Sleep Problems in Kids, Study Finds

If your kids wake up bleary-eyed every day and you're concerned they may have a sleep problem, you may want to take a look at exactly what they're doing after the lights go out. Children who sneak time on their cell phones, computers and other...OMG, parents, it's time to take away your teen's cell at night. Sleep is nothing to LOL about.

Moms More Likely to Be Primary Breadwinner and Primary Caretaker, Survey Finds

Unlike the iconic June Cleaver, today's mom is likely to earn more than Dad, but still does most of the housework. Credit: AP photo/file
The recent death of actress Barbara Billingsley, best known as '50s TV mom June Cleaver, has sparked new conv...
Today's mom brings home the bacon, fries it up, cleans it up and feeds the kids.

Dirty School Restrooms Lead to Constipation and Incontinence, Study Says

Do you know what the toilets look like at your child's school? Credit: Mika, Corbis
Poor standards of school toilets -- including smelly facilities, lack of toilet paper and missing locks in stalls -- can lead to chronic constipation and cause ...

Quarter of Parents Don't Discipline Kids for 'Easy Life,' Survey Finds

Three in 10 adults say they're pushovers when it comes to disciplining their kids. Credit: RachelH_, Flickr
Time out may be getting its own time out, as 25 percent of parents responding to a recent survey say they don't discipline their children ...

Kids Don't Appreciate Their Parents Until Age 22

Teens think they know everything -- it's a common complaint. But if you're looking for a little appreciation for all of your hard work and parental wisdom, you're in for a long wait. A British market research survey recently found that children don't...

Young Brits Say Life is Meaningless

A survey of 2,000 young British people revealed that one out of every 10 16- to 25-year-old feels that life is "meaningless," and that nearly half -- or 47 percent -- are often stressed out. The most affected were young adults who were not actively ...

Holidays - What a Tween Girl Wants

Ever wish you could look into your tween daughter's heart and see what she's really thinking and feeling? Right, good luck with that. But we can tell you what she wants for a holiday gift ... if she's anything like her peers, that is. AlphaMom rec...

How hard is it to get an epidural?

The debate as to whether or not epidurals are a good idea is one that has and will wage for ages. And that's not what I'm here to discuss. For the sake of argument, let's say you've decided to get an epidural. Let's also say you've established y...

What Dad really wants for Father's Day

Think that Dad wants a big, fancy present for Father's Day? Think again. According to a recent survey by Discover Card, what Dad really wants is a nice dinner out and something handmade by Mom or the kids. Dads also reported wanting:
gift cards

Sex and the American Dad

Be they conservative or liberal, atheist or devout, young or old, there's one thing almost all dads can agree on: We like sex. To find out a little more about what the average American dad thinks about the subject, AOL and Cookie magazine are running...

Who's your sitcom daddy?

There is an interesting survey over at in which moms were asked to rate their husbands on a variety of subjects. Over 1,000 moms answered questions concerning the hotness of their hubby, how much he helps out with the kids, which sitcom...

What are your thoughts about SAHMs and WMs?

If you're a stay-at-home mom, do you imagine the days of a working mom to be filled with three martini lunches with clients, a sparkling house thanks to a cleaning service, and a closet filled with dry clean only Ann Taylor? And do you working mothe...


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