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Allison Slater Tate

5 Things I Want For My Children In Elementary School

The Mid | Posted 05.22.2016 | Parents
The Mid

If we don't have time in a day to let our children play on the playground or kick a ball on the field together at school, something is very, very broken.

It Goes So Fast (Not A Parenting Essay)

The Mid | Posted 06.02.2015 | Parents
The Mid

Somehow, while I have been watching my babies grow up into little people and now young adults, I wasn't paying as much attention to myself. I didn't have time to blow my hair dry, much less realize how all those days were adding up to so much of my life, so fast.

PHOTOS: How Your Children See YOU

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.10.2013 | Parents

No one else looks at you the way they do -- with unalloyed adoration. No one else sees you like they do -- as the uncontested center of their world. A...

Smarter Than a Second-Grader?

Jenni Levy | Posted 06.29.2013 | Parents
Jenni Levy

"I asked Daddy why he cooked all the time and he said it was because he liked to cook, but he said some people thought women should do all the cooking and women should take care of the children, and men should only go out and earn money. Why do they think that?"

Katie Couric Puts Mom (And HuffPost Parents) In The Picture

Lisa Belkin | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

I think I understand as never before what motherhood does to too many women. It makes us disappear.

Moms In The Picture: Your Stories

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.08.2012 | Parents

Erin Knowles loves taking photographs of her children -- she snaps dozens a day. But of the 25,000 she has, only ten include her with the rest of the ...

Mom In The Picture: Your Stories

Lisa Belkin | Posted 12.07.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

When we asked readers to join Allison's crusade, and send us photos of themselves "in the picture," you responded. Actually, you did more than just respond. You embraced, inhabited and claimed the cause as your own.