Shane Kuhn's new darkly comic thriller, "The Intern's Handbook," explores the dark side of internships.
Prom dress shopping can be torture for parents, who say options are too skimpy and contribute to the sexualization of young girls.
Every day will be hard, but they're supposed to be, aren't they? Adam Elder documents his first days as a dad.
Erica Williams Simon writes that the size and diversity of the millennial generation is not enough to win culture wars.
Romance is hard, no matter who you are. For people with intersex traits, connection poses unique challenges.
Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In: For Graduates" targets young people, and one recent graduate says Sandberg's advice has already helped her land a job.
As Laurie Halse Anderson's "Speak" turns 15, the author says frank conversation about sexuality between parents and teens is more important than ever.
With "Mad Men" starting back up, we wanted to know -- was all that glamour real, or is it just the magic of TV?
Your mission as a bridesmaid: deflect drama from the bride wherever possible. Here's how.
The "Mad Men" wardrobe has changed dramatically over six seasons because the social upheaval of the 1960s played out in the clothes people wore.
After another mass tragedy, parents are deciding how and what to tell their kids.
Despite the growing diversity of American youth, there is a lack of representation in young adult literature.
Men have been worried about their hair and odor for ages ... and making questionable decisions about both for just as long.
School choice is a sticky subject: Parents can be quick to pass judgment on whether another parent chooses public or private education. Kelly Wallace asks why.
Street harassment is the focus of an ongoing street art project led by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh that's drawing global attention.
As a culture, we seem to love saying "opposites attract," and when they do -- whether in movies or in real life -- we're fascinated. But is it real?
Some schools trade letter grades and traditional report cards for descriptive feedback that shows how well students understand core concepts.
Even after Boomer Esiason apologized for suggesting an athlete's wife should schedule a C-section, paternity leave remains a controversial issue for men.
A beauty pageant just for seniors? That's right. Women over 60 are flaunting their maturity and wisdom in this annual event.
Known as "Dr. Death" for his assisted suicides, the late Jack Kevorkian was also a lifelong painter. His artwork is being displayed and sold in West Hollywood.
I really am speechless, which makes it that much harder to write this column.
Last week, for the first time in decades, students from Wilcox County, Georgia, attended a school-sponsored prom that was open to all students rather than a private, racially segregated prom.
Millennials, more than Generation X and baby boomers, think one parent should stay home to care for a child, according to a new report by Working Mother Media.
Historians are trying to identify the man in some 450 photo booth portraits, taken of the person over what appears to be decades.
Make your wedding day flower fantasy come true with advice from celebrity designer Preston Bailey.
Recreational weed is one option for Colorado vacationers who want to relax after a day of skiing. But when the kids are along, parents have to plan accordingly.
Do you know what your decorating style is? If the way you've decorated your home lacks obvious categorization, you're not alone.
Rosie Perez details her abusive upbringing and Hollywood history in "Handbook for an Unpredictable Life."
Unmarried companions can face the same grief as a husband or wife at the loss of a partner.
According to 300 experts, these lotions and potions have transcended time, claiming their spots in the pantheon of beauty greats.
JFK's assassination is remembered by baby boomers as an iconic and unforgettable childhood event.
Some teachers and schools are finding ways to build more freedom to move into formerly still, quiet classrooms.
"Portlandia" star Carrie Brownstein shows off her Portland bungalow, which is as endearingly twee as her on-screen persona.
A teen's science fair project led him to realize that changing fonts could save the U.S. government millions of dollars.
Schools are asking themselves whether they should monitor students online to protect them from dangers such as bullying, drug use, violence and suicide.
Blind mothers can face a unique set of challenges. Here's how one group of Portland, Oregon, moms face them head on.
iReporter Deborah Mitchell writes a letter to her son as he leaves for college.
Parents and weddings can be a tough mix if there is bad blood or money trouble afoot. Here's how to handle the family drama that can crop up during nuptials.
Batman turns 75: Over its long run the character of Batman has inspired fans, young and old, in some cases due to a strong identification with the character.
Conscious uncoupling, defined. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin used the term when announcing their separation. What exactly is it?
In a Google Hangout with The CNN 10: Visionary Women, Kelly Wallace talked about women helping women, the role of mentors, gender bias and getting men involved.
Millennial feminists have similar goals as women from generations past, but they're forging new paths to success, writes Simone N. Sneed.
Students -- and parents -- are challenging the boundaries of school dress codes.
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has helped rewrite the rule book for what women can do. On her 80th birthday, CNN takes a look at the journalist turned activist.
Some schools are banning leggings, but fashion blogger Lucie Zhang says there are OK ways to wear them.
"Crazy Night," a newly discovered story from playwright Tennessee Williams, was published this month.
When Paul Ford and his wife had twins using a high-tech fertility procedure, they were left with two frozen embryos -- and a decision to make about their fate.
Taking a stride down the wedding aisle? Might as well make it memorable.
In the upstate New York cabin owned by Amy Mellen of Calvin Klein Home, clean lines and sleek contemporary furnishings give new meaning to the rustic retreat.
They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.
Here's how one couple faced down excuses getting in the way and learned to make themselves happy
Women and tech: It's heady to think about how technology is empowering women today, but some technological advances are still being used to hurt women.
Pinterest moms seems to make perfect crafts with ease for every occasion. I used to wish I were a Pinterest-perfect parent, but I don't anymore.
Are you a Pinterest parent? Katherine Linzey has a special-needs child and says being a Pinterest mom helps make up for "a lot of 'mom' things I am NOT."
Some schools are canceling homecoming dances and proms due to lack of student interest.
"Toy Stories" by photographer Gabriele Galimberti shows boys and girls around the world with their most prized possessions: their toys.
St. Patrick's Day's origins and traditions -- a list of fun facts.
The SAT creators say the redesigned test will no longer include little-used, easily forgotten "SAT words," but don't expect vocabularies to suffer.
Caitlin Sarubbi, a visually impaired skier who competed in the 2010 Vancouver Paralympics and trained for Sochi, says that winning gold means inspiring others.
Martha Stewart first celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a traditional Irish-American meal as a child in Nutley, New Jersey.
Breweries and bars around the U.S. are serving up philanthropy, one pint at a time.
Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chávez says we need to "ban bossy" in describing girls who exhibit leadership traits.
"Princeton Mom" Susan Patton says women who want to get married should spend 75% of their time in college looking for a husband in her new book, "Marry Smart."
In some ways, Pope Francis doesn't seem like an effective leader -- until you dig beneath the numbers.
Diane von Furstenberg's wrap dress turns 40 this year. Here's how she built her legacy with a superior yet remarkably democratic creation.
Is it healthy for kids to mess up sometimes? Yes, if you coach your kids on what to do differently next time.
Community art project combines food with images of iconic films to start discussion about hunger
We all have that friend who's a bit of a flake. It's annoying, but you usually let it slide. He (or she) is just a little bit absentminded, right? Wrong.
"Free to Be...You and Me," the groundbreaking TV special, was first broadcast 40 years ago, on March 11, 1974.
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.
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.