Alex Mar finds that with her own generation stuck in extended adolescence, she much prefers the company of older men.
A slew of tailored-to-you beauty and style services are popping up across the country -- from in-home blowout appointments to custom-made shirts in your bedroom.
Some schools are building in time for students to work on passion projects -- an idea inspired by Google's 20% time.
In some ways, Pope Francis doesn't seem like an effective leader -- until you dig beneath the numbers.
To mark International Women's Day, CNN hosted a Tweetchat on gender equality with a slew of special guests including Nobel Peace prize laureate Tawakkol Karman.
Social media can exacerbate eating disorder behavior, Claire Mysko writes, but it can be a valuable tool to keep people healthy, too.
To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, CNN asked you how we can come together to build a more equal world for all.
10 things not to do at a wedding: Don't wear white, don't get too trashed, don't complain about the food -- and other rules for being a great wedding guest.
In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, we invited readers to talk about the extraordinary women in their lives. Many chose their mom
Humorist Dave Barry is back with a new book. The prolific writer shares parenting stories in "You Can Date Boys When You're Forty."
The SAT test will see some major changes in 2016, The College Board announced.
CNN will be hosting a Tweetchat on Friday 7 March at 5pm ET/10pm GMT with Anne-Marie Slaughter and Laura Bates. Join the #CNNwomen conversation!
A teen is suing her parents for college tuition. Parents around the country are debating whether it's appropriate or if she's simply entitled.
Vintage home decor can be tricky. Have you ever wondered how to make it look fresh and new? Here are some tips!
President Obama's honesty about getting high as a teenager led many parents to consider whether they would tell their children about past drug and alcohol use.
Even as women have greater visibility in more powerful roles, there are times when they are rendered invisible and attacked, Ava Thompson Greenwell writes.
Some schools are cutting field trips, but one Atlanta school recently moved its 750 students to the High Museum of Art for a day of "school without walls."
Oscar dates: Hollywood's hottest award contenders brought Mom along to share in their glory. Here's why it's become so trendy and acceptable to bring Mom.
CNN.com copy editor Katherine Dillinger talks about grammar, spelling and the worst mistakes she's run across.
Why would a young, attractive, single man prefer to sleep with married women?
No white after Labor Day? Don't let your bra show? Dress for your body type? Time to break these fashion rules.
Parents just don't understand: Teens can be hard to talk to, especially if parents don't have the tools to start a conversation.
Teen stress is at a fever pitch, with the demands of school, sports and even leisure activities leaving them frazzled. Here's how parents can help.
Self-discipline and a bit of synchronicity have turned into best-selling success for author Matthew Quick.
You're engaged! Congratulations! Here's how not to go broke, and still show your guests a fantastic time.
While women, on average, take more selfies than men, after age 40 things begin to change, according to the Selfiecity research project.
Antique malls are often a mess: Shelves full of knickknacks, chairs piled atop tables, dusty toys dangling from the ceiling. But they don't have to be.
Many parents believe Justin Bieber's arrest is a chance to talk to kids about drinking and driving, drug use and how celebrities are just like everyone else.
One indefatigable woman takes on a marathon research project (2,330 pages of self-help!), determined to master life's juggling act—even if it kills her.
Academic Anne-Marie Slaughter says men should be more like Brad Pitt (and not for the reasons you might think).
Filmmaker Justin Simien writes that what's sanctioned as "authentically black" in popular culture doesn't always reflect actual black experience.
Teenagers topped figure skating podiums at the Sochi Olympics, but a growing number of skaters lacing up to compete are well into their 30s, 40s, and even 50s.
Bangs may be a modern red carpet staple, but they actually have a long history (hair-story?) in Hollywood.
The Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour is pretty racy, according to early reports. Would you take kids to see the former Hannah Montana's new persona?
February is Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month -- but what sends these shopping conveniences into the wild, anyway?
The beef between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin isn't rare -- many of us have been in a toxic friendship.
As schools face extreme numbers of snow days, some are turning to virtual school days to keep kids learning.
From Blue Ivy and Suri to North and Matilda, these celebrity kiddos have totally inherited their mothers' style smarts -- and so can you.
Denver isn't a menswear capital, but the brands based there are drawing attention. Here's how the not-so-huge city is making its mark on menswear.
From what to wear to what to register for, planning and preparing for an upcoming wedding can sometimes be tricky. Etiquette expert Anna Post is here to help.
When, exactly, did it become appropriate to wear pajamas outside the house? Here's a look at how we went from petticoats to PJs.
Barbie's turn in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition complicates her legacy for parents unsure of whether to view her as a positive or negative role model.
African-American, black or negro? Professor Martha Jones writes that the language of race has always been a moving target.
Figure skating parents dedicate their family lives to constant training to help their children reach the pinnacle of the sport -- Olympic competition.
Jealousy can be good for romantic relationships ... in very, very small doses
Sienna R. Craig wrote passionately in support of same-sex parents while in high school, but she didn't mention at the time that her father's partner was a man.
Microsoft's Super Bowl ad featured Scott Bedley's fifth-graders, but there's a lot of innovation in the classroom behind the commercial.
Olympic parents like the moms of ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White downplay talk of sacrifices they've made so their children's dreams can come true.
Model Natalie Westling is embarking on a global career, but she'd sometimes rather be skateboarding.
New York Fashion Week for fall 2014 ended with runway shows by influential brands Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Marc Jacobs. Here are the week's top trends.
Dawn Soto often looks at her toddler's expressive face and wonders, "What goes through their little minds."
Babies might know more than we realize. According to researchers at Yale University, they can actually tell good from evil, even as young as 3 months old.
CNN Living's top 40 picks from Amazon's 150 Love Stories for Every Romantic Mood.
Romantic rooms are sensuous, intriguing and somehow far away from the clutter of everyday life. But how, exactly, does one decorate a romantic room?
It costs something to say "I love you" for the first time, mostly because you're taking a risk on the exchange rate.
Cursing in front of kids is something many parents aspire to stop doing, but they often fail. Here's one mom's story.
Hannah Brencher started writing notes of encouragement to strangers four years ago; to date her team has delivered more than 20,000.
'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua returns with a new book, "The Triple Package", that looks at three unlikely traits of success in American cultural groups.
Students around the country are banding together to force colleges to rethink how they handle sexual violence -- for good.
"Sex After" is author Iris Krasnow's look into the stages of the intimate sex lives of women, from the honeymoon hots to steamy senior sex.
University of Michigan professor Martha S. Jones is biracial, but always saw herself as black, until her students made her rethink her identity.
Breadwinning moms who didn't choose to be the primary earner tend to feel less satisfied about their family lives, says a new survey.
Google Glass gives students new, exciting opportunities for learning -- but it could be a while before it's in a school near you.
Why wouldn't schools call off classes when weather seems like it could be dangerous? Here are a few reasons.
As the fall collections of New York Fashion Week strut down runways, the next revision of ladylike fashion elicits praise and criticism.
Amazon released its list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime on Tuesday. Books include 'Pride and Prejudice,' 'The Great Gatsby and 'Life After Life.'
Fifteen best TV and movie weddings dresses: When a girl wants to plan her fantasy wedding, where better to look than unforgettable brides from pop culture?
Carmen Carrera hopes to legitimize her career beyond the transgender community. But is fashion ready for a transgender supermodel?
Author T. Cooper outlines what you should not say to a transgender person.
New York Fashion Week has the style set looking forward to fall 2014. Trends to watch out for: Americana and heritage fabrics.
James Meredith made history when he attempted to integrate Ole Miss in 1962 and ignited riots. But earlier, another black man attended the school by "passing."
After calling it quits, here are 10 great break-up books to feed your heart and keep your brain busy.
"Redefining Girly," a new book, offers advice to parents fighting the stereotyping and sexualizing of girls.
Puppy Bowl 2014 showed shows that millions of Americans will pass on the biggest football game of the year for something cuter: Puppies!
Some enterprising educators are pouring everything they know about education into new tools for teaching. But can teachers be entrepreneurs?
In the South, hospitality is the norm. Of course people were going to help each other when thousands of Atlanta-area residents got trapped in Tuesday's snow jam.
How to break up with your wedding: Rules for splitting with bridesmaids, guests, vendors and your beloved.
They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.
For Rebecca James, the onset of "Beatlemania" meant one thing: a lot of waiting.
Red and yellow were popular choices among Instagrammers who accepted CNN's challenge to share visual representations of colors that mean something to them.
A new mother writes that she loves her son dearly, but she thinks it's healthy to have an identity beyond motherhood.
Here are 10 things we learned from a talk with psychiatrists and people who've experienced anxiety.
Winners of the 2013 Newbery and Caldecott awards were announced by the American Library Association.
Part Time Love is a new dating website that serves daters looking to see their honey only occasionally. But it's not a hook-up site, says creator Helen Croydon.
Gary Shteyngart's new memoir "Little Failure" details his tragicomic struggle to adjust to American life.
California teens cross the country to attend Louisiana's Tulane University, meet in a roommate hunt and learn they're daughters of the same Colombian sperm donor.
These sweethearts put their own unique spin on the traditional ceremony, from exchanging vows in a yoga studio to celebrating on the streets of New York City.
Teens text and drive with deadly consequences--how can parents impart the importance of road safety to young drivers?
After taking a break from home decor, brass is back, and better looking than in the 1970s and '80s.
Home bars let hospitality shine as holiday parties get into full swing. Family heirlooms and special drinks anchor festive decor.
Tanya Selvaratnam, author of "The Big Lie," says women who want to get pregnant need to face the realities of their biological clocks.
Madonna's Instagram gaff is nothing new. She is no stranger to controversy, but now with her use of the n-word, it may be time to examine her cultural tourism.
Tim Federle's "Five, Six, Seven, Nate!" takes readers backstage as theater nerd Nate Foster's Broadway dreams come true.
Some couples are opting to sleep separately to improve the quality of sleep, life and even sex.
On the holiday that celebrates the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., many will remember his sacrifices for the civil rights movement, and serve others in his memory.
Saturday was debut day for little Bao Bao the panda at the National Zoo in Washington.
We asked some of our 50-and-older CNN colleagues: "What advice would you give to your 30-year-old self?"