It looks like the "sleep wars" have begun.
Doctors ruled out dozens of possible diseases and couldn't explain why a healthy-born boy, Brryan Jackson, 5, was dying.
Sulphur Springs Elementary School first grade teacher Janet Yessayan has found an innovative teaching tool that is popular with both student and parents.
It's a struggle for her to get out of bed each morning. She has difficulty brushing her hair and teeth, opening water bottles, and other daily activities people don't think twice about. Her arthritis causes continuous pain in her joints, but the multiple prescriptions she takes still don't dull the pain.
Santa Clarita Valley native and aspiring novelist, Laurisa White Reyes, finds inspiration and drive within her family as she embarks on her first novel that will launch in days.
Q: Our ninth-grade son always manages to get A's and B's on his report card, but just before the report card comes out, his grades take a complete dive. Should we punish him for this or just accept this imperfection?
Q: My 4-year-old stepson still has the occasional tantrum in response to being told that he can't have or do something. His mother, who has primary custody (he's with us two days a week, generally), is very permissive, so he comes by this "honestly."
A fellow in West Virginia asks, "My wife and I need to agree concerning our children. She sees things one way, and I see things a completely - and I mean completely - different way. How can we get on the same page?"
Club FAME, which stands for fitness, art, music and enrichment, is an after school performing arts program just a stone's throw away from the SCVi Charter School for International Learning. It is housed next door at Higher Vision Church in Castaic.
About 40 years ago, as divorce was becoming commonplace, America began waking up to the importance of fatherhood. Up until then, the literature on child rearing was almost exclusively mother-oriented. Fathers didn't count for much. After all, psychologist Sigmund Freud had pretty much ignored them, hadn't he?
Students at Canyon High School recently found themselves playing "The Game of Life" courtesy of the SCV Youth Project.
Q: I recently heard you speak in San Diego and need some clarification. While I understand that researchers have found that high self-esteem is not what it was cracked up to be, I want my kids to approach the challenges of life with confidence in their abilities. There's got to be a reconciliation point here. What is it?
April marks Alcohol Awareness Month. It's a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their families, and their communities.
In 1990, President Steven D. Lavine of the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia established a program to give underserved youth ages 8 to 18 in Los Angeles County a chance to experience the arts in a college setting.
Where's the coolest place in town? It might be just outside of the Santa Clarita Valley. Need a location for a birthday party? Looking for family-friendly fun and exercise in the same place?