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This Personal Account Of Loving A Man With Kids Is Beautifully Relatable

Sarah Humphreys | Posted 12.17.2014 | Divorce
Sarah Humphreys

It is quite a unique thing to open the hatchback of a car to load in your skis and see your future step-children in their car seats, shiny-haired heads turned to check you out, a random woman along for the ride. You try to act casual and cheery, but your voice is shaky and your eyes are wet.

5 Thoughts That Go Through Every Parent's Head As Back-To-School Approaches

Dynamom | Posted 10.22.2014 | Parents

Of course, you love spending more time with the kids during the summer months, but let's be honest: Having them back in their classrooms is all kinds of awesome.

A Parent's Unconditional Love

Rob Furman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Rob Furman

Parenting is the most important and difficult job for which we will ever apply. The best advice I can give is to lay the strongest foundation for your child's healthy development and then get out of the way and trust that your child will "make you proud!"

Inside DPS: Why You Should Never Miss a Parent-Teacher Conference

Jennifer Mrozowski | Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit
Jennifer Mrozowski

I can hear it already: "Why should we have to incentivize parents to attend parent-teacher conferences?" But here's the thing: It works.

Michigan Prosecutor Plans To Make Parents Face Jail Time For Missing Conferences

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Michigan prosecutor Kym Worthy has announced a plan that would make parents face jail time for repeatedly missing parent-teacher conferences. CNN rep...

Obamas Attend Parent-Teacher Conferences For Malia, Sasha

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are attending parent-teacher conferences for both of their daughters. The Obamas le...

Rhee and Klein's 'Manifesto' -- the Usual Nonsense

Ilana Garon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ilana Garon

It is an ongoing frustration to teachers, counselors, and administrators alike that the parents we really need to speak to can never be tracked down