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Exasperated Mom Shares Hilarious Rant About School Drop-Off Lines

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents

When it comes to the school drop-off line, blogger and mom of three Jenny Ingram (aka "Jenny On the Spot") has a bone to pick with some of her...

Moms Lament Being Their Kids' Chauffeurs In Funny Parody Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents

Being a parent can make you feel like you're just a glorified chauffeur for your kids.  The song parody extraordinaires behind Laughing...

5 Ways to Help Kids Get Through School Jitters

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 09.15.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Hepburn

Yesterday, I dropped off my 7-year-old at school. I held her hand as we wound around the school looking for her classroom and trying to make it before the bell signaled our tardiness. I tried to pass the one-year-old off to my husband so I could just focus on my daughter.

Hybrid Owners: Stay Out of the Carpool Lane

Brian Moody | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

If you have a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle (EV), you should not be driving in the carpool or HOV lanes. Even if your home state allows you to legally drive in the carpool lane with the driver as the car's only occupant, you shouldn't do it. Here's why.

37 Thoughts Every Parent Has In The School Pickup Line

Chara Campanella | Posted 12.07.2014 | Parents
Chara Campanella

Good idea, Navigator. Just block the street until someone lets you in. You probably don't contribute to the teacher's Christmas gift, either.

It Might Not Be Art -- But, Then Again, It Might Be

Catherine Clinch | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Catherine Clinch

I was unconsciously humming a pleasant little tune when a woman in the next line started humming a line of harmony. We laughed. We couldn't figure out where it was from, but a young man who was bagging groceries knew immediately -- it was the theme to "Sonic The Hedgehog."

The 10 Rules of Carpooling

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.26.2013 | Parents
Ann Brenoff

I'd like to propose The Carpool Protocols, a manual that addresses the realistic needs of parents as they put their children in the care of others to share rides to and from common destinations.

Catherine New

Carpooling In A Facebook World Is Still Kind Of A Pain | Catherine New | Posted 04.05.2012 | Money

Carpooling is getting reimagined for a Facebook world, with new websites, apps and technologies. But sharing a ride with strangers still comes with th...

Lucia Graves

When Romney Loved Carpools, Fuel-Efficient Vehicles | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A funny thing has happened with Mitt Romney's talk about gas prices. Evidence has surfaced showing that as governor of Massachusetts...

Greening Energy and Transportation with Ideas from Steve Jobs

Mike Sandler | Posted 12.24.2011 | San Francisco
Mike Sandler

Americans are still mourning the recent passing of technology icon Steve Jobs, spurring a broad consideration of innovation and entrepreneurship in th...

The Perfect Carpool: Drive Carefully and Carry a Big Stick

Paula Ravets, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2011 | Parents
Paula Ravets, Ph.D.

American Indian children, from the age of three on, are taught using a "talking stick" to practice the art of listening and respecting another's viewpoint. So why not try the same method in your carpool?

Visions of a Car-Free Los Angeles: Lessons from Carmageddon

Paul Tullis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Tullis

Carma-no-geddon presented Los Angeles with a stunning vision of what it could be (and once was, I'm told).

''Farewell Verses to My Hybrid's Expiring California Carpool Lane Stickers''

Patt Morrison | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Patt Morrison

O little yellow strips of plastic -- How you made my drive fantastic. [At least you minimized the pain: With you, I used the carpool lane.] The...

3 Tips to Green Your Child's School

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Do you see a lot of waste going on at your children's schools? Use these three tips to help green your local educational institutions.

PHOTOS: 9 Creative Ways To Not Own A Car

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Eco-friendly transportation is no longer merely a fad but now a necessity in greening our lives. Whether your green transportation of choice is your ...

Convoys May Replace Carpools As A Greener Way To Travel

EcoSalon | Liz Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The project, based on the concept of linking vehicles together using wireless sensors, is aimed at finding an inexpensive and environmentally friendly...

No Impact Week: A Few Thoughts on Getting from Here to There

Molly Greenwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Molly Greenwood

Instead of buying a new car, I bought a Vespa. And you know what? It has turned out to be the perfect complement to my alternative transportation lifestyle.

New and Next Big Things in Ridesharing

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

New rideshare services match commuters using Facebook, text messaging, GPS, and iPhone 3G. What's next?

Suburbia's Dirty Little Secret

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

We moms find ourselves racing out of meetings, tearing off our tennis outfits, throwing down the great American novel we were writing. Mom is gone. In her place: The Chauffeur.

Facebook Apps Chosen To Be Rewarded With Big Bucks

Silicon Alley Insider | Vasanth Sridharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At his keynote yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg announced the first recipients of grants from the fbFund - the $10 million pile of money from the Founders F...