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6 Affirmations to Calm an Anxious Child

Jessica Bartram | Posted 04.18.2016 | Parents
Jessica Bartram

Anxiety tends to sneak up unexpectedly and turn a peaceful moment into an uneasy situation. It's not any different for our kids. It doesn't matter if ...

Pee-wee's Big Holiday

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment
Dr. Tian Dayton

Pee-wee Herman calls to the playful child in all of us, the young and adventurous kid who will always have one foot in never-never land.

Musings From College Mom

Kim Kalicky | Posted 06.06.2015 | Parents
Kim Kalicky

I thought I was "prepared Mom," all set organization-wise, emotion-wise and with a young man who was "ready" academically and maturity-wise. I didn't fear Matt couldn't take care or lead himself; as a first child, he's been doing that since about the second grade.

What I Want My Son to Know About Love

Camia Gavin | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Camia Gavin

It made me realize that there's a lot to learn about love, more than paper hearts, candy, and silly marketing, and that there's also a lot to teach my kids. Here's what I want my son to know about love.

10 Ways Kids Changed Me Forever

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.13.2014 | Parents
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

When the nurse placed my first swaddled newborn on my chest right after I gave birth, I believe the first words out of my mouth to my husband were, "I am so f#@ked." And I still feel that way. Because before kids I was pretty invulnerable.

DIY Sun Catchers

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 04.01.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kathy Carter Woods

t's snowy and cold outside and the kids are just this side of driving you crazy. My husband and I own and operate three young sons, so trust me when I tell you that I completely understand! These easy-to-make sun catchers will keep the little ones busy.

How It Really Hurts To Be Poor In America With Poorly Educated Parents

Posted 01.18.2012 | Education

Intuitively, a child's academic performance is likely higher if he or she has highly educated parents, and lower if the child has less educated parent...