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Proof That A Beagle Can Be The Best Babysitter Ever

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.05.2015 | Parents

"We taught our dog how to play keyboard, how to change traffic lights and how to swing a baby crib, but we never had to teach him how to love our daug...

"Sour" Reactions to Tasting Lemons

HooplaHa | Posted 03.04.2015 | Comedy
HooplaHa

What was your first reaction to tasting a lemon? Did it surprise you? We found some of the cutest clips of babies and animals trying lemons for the first time. These "sour" reactions are sure to make you laugh!

Oh, The Places You'll Go... By Georgia Makedonas!

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 03.04.2015 | Parents
Eleni Makedonas

Life is not and will not be easy all the time. We can wait for it to change or we can take control and move ahead on our own.

Too-Real Video Shows What Happens 'When Toddlers Interrupt'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.04.2015 | Parents

As the mother of a toddler, blogger Esther Anderson knows just how challenging it can be to sleep, clean and generally get anything done when there’...

Why I'm Speaking Up to End Hunger in Our Schools

Kristen Bell | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Kristen Bell

The thought of kids failing in school because they lacked such a simple thing - breakfast - makes me crazy. But we can do something about it.

Climate Change This Week: US Kabooming, Solar Winning, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.02.2015 | Green
Read More: Climate Change, Environment, Drought, Extreme Weather, Global Warming, Sustainability, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Nature, Science, Climate Change Denial, Climate, Climate Science, Climate-Change, Obama, Green Energy, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy, Natural Gas, Wind Power, Solar Power, Fossil Fuels, Heat Waves, Congress, Voting, Weather, Business, Business News, Corporations, Economy, Climate Change Solutions, Greenhouse Gases, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Carbon Emissions, Food, Water, Coal, Fracking, Oil, Agriculture, Crops, Rising Sea Levels, Insurance, Pollution, Wildlife, Transportation, Transports, Transport, Cities, Deforestation, Jobs, Natural Disasters, Population, Population Growth, Overpopulation, Oceans, President Obama, Barack Obama, Epa, Nasa, Noaa, Department of Energy, Republicans, Gop, Democrats, Animals, Cute Animals, Fish, Birds, Activism, Political Activism, Humor, Keystone XL Pipeline, Keystone XL, Keystone Pipeline, California, Colorado, New York, New York City, Hawaii, North Dakota, West Virginia, Virginia, Texas, United Nations, United Kingdom, England, Australia, Britain, Canada, China, Europe, European Union, Indonesia, India, Asia, Brazil, Paraguay, New Guinea, Guyana, East Africa, Japan, Africa, Children, Children’S Health, Kids, Human Health, Health, Education, Air Pollution, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Bangladesh, Philippines, University of Colorado, Michelle Bachman, Christian Coalition, Christians, Bp, Apple, Tanzania, Catholics, Lent, Bill Nye, Vegetarianism, Seafood, Green News
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a litte more crowded. @@ Climate Change, The Elevator Pitch: Climatologist Simon Donner @@ How To Com...

My Baby Girl Mimics My Mothering (And That's Not Always a Good Thing)

Melanie McKinnon | Posted 03.02.2015 | Parents
Melanie McKinnon

My adorable baby girl, barely broaching the world of full sentences, just taught me something I will never forget. She simply mirrored my own actions, and I did not like what I saw.

Designer Duds For Your Stylish Kids

Anne Chertoff | Posted 03.02.2015 | Style
Anne Chertoff

If your son or daughter would rather skim the pages of GQ and Vogue than the latest Dr. Seuss book, check out these designer fashions for your rising fashionista!

The 4 Things Kids Need to Know About Money

Amy Nielson | Posted 02.27.2015 | Parents
Amy Nielson

One of the direct results of my time working as an accountant was the realization that money habits, good or bad, start young

7 Kids' Bedrooms That Will Make Your Inner Child Jealous

Hometalk | Posted 02.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Think of the epic story time adventures to be had in that little nook of comfort and dreams. And the rest of the bedroom does not disappoint!

5-2-1-0 For Healthy Kids -- And You!

Amy Pleimling | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact
Amy Pleimling

As we are bombarded by diet information and get more confused by nutrition headlines daily, I tend to grab onto the simple, proven basics.

You're Magic, Baby, and You Don't Even Know It

Z Zoccolante | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

We met when we were 13 on the terrifying first day of 7th grade. She eyed me with suspicion as I wandered behind her through the halls. Finally she sa...

Why I Want to Be Outwitted By My 3-Year-Old (Sometimes)

Jamie Harrington | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents
Jamie Harrington

I'm not there on the playground when she has to decide if the best decision is to hit a kid or to convince them to give her the ball. Hopefully, the argumentative skills she's learned at home teach her to get that ball without being aggressive.

I Believed I Had to Earn the Love of My Children, But I Don't, and Neither Do You

Brian F. Martin | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents
Brian F. Martin

It has taken me a number of years to be able to say, without question, that the idea that as a parent, I or anyone has to EARN the love of their child is false. It is a LIE. But this negative belief affects so many; it causes so much pain.

The Upside Down Economy of Parenting

Sarah Sandifer | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents
Sarah Sandifer

Who you are and what you have to say and what you have to offer and what you think matters. I want you to learn how to speak your mind. If you have a good idea, share it, because your words have value.

Best Supporting Actress? Mom

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

I pulled her into an empty rehearsal room and wracked my brain. When in my life had I been truly scared? And what had people said to ease my fears?

And You Call Yourself A Single Parent...

Jennifer Ball | Posted 03.04.2015 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

No matter what your status as a parent is -- whether you're happily married, kinda-happily married, partnered up without the paperwork, or like me, doing it on your own -- there is really just one simple objective: to do the best you can.

Packing for Seven Countries With Three Kids: A Joy or a Nightmare?

Michael DeSa | Posted 02.24.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Packing for an international trip can be tricky. Packing for a seven month expedition to a new continent, spanning seven different countries and three seasons, with five family members is overwhelming.

The Perfect Party (Without the Stress)

Jessica Shaool | Posted 02.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jessica Shaool

The most important element of any party, in my opinion, is the theme. Having a theme directs the party and makes planning and decorating for the event significantly easier. There are so so many fun, cute and unique themes out there -- a theme doesn't have to be traditional either.

Letter From the Weird Mom at Kindergarten Orientation

Katie Rose Guest Pryal | Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents
Katie Rose Guest Pryal

I know that sometimes talking to me seems like being inside a Surrealist painting. I'm just so weird. You'd think I'd be used to people's reactions by now.

Is there a Better Way to Thank and Reprimand? A Personal, Successful Tale Named Flip

Karthik Rajan | Posted 02.23.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Overall, the flip has helped me tenderly cultivate more profound relationships - the one measure that matters to all of us, instinctively or otherwise. What more can one ask for in life?

Climate Change This Week: Apple Goes Solar, Apocalyptic US Droughts Predicted, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.24.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Deadpan Climate Humor At Its Best: Philomena Cunk Moments of Wonder - Climate...

'Dad, Stop Posting Pictures of Me on Facebook!'

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 02.23.2015 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

For years, one of the best ways to humiliate a teen would have been to sit down with her friends and go through the family photo album. Now that every smartphone is a camera, many kids share your daughter's dilemma.

My Kid Is an Animal! (And So Is Yours)

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The mission of the Unjunk Yourself videos is to take some of the messages about health passed around among concerned adults and convert them into a medium that is of, by, and for kids themselves.

How to Sow the Seeds of Compassion in Your Kids

Karyn Pickles | Posted 02.20.2015 | Parents
Karyn Pickles

If we teach our kids to interpret cues correctly to guess how someone is feeling and to want other people to feel good, the end result will be kids who make choices that result in other people feeling good and not making choices that make themselves or others feel bad.