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Cute Kid Note Of The Day: 'Don't Forget To RUN AWAY'

Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

Today, we bring you a Cute Kid Note written by one little boy who really likes to plan ahead. Title: "Don't Forget To..." Author: Xander Age...

One Little Girl With Cancer Could Be Any Parent's Child

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

I am better for having "met" this little girl and her mother. This story is uniquely theirs, yes, but it is also universal. It is the tale of too many Donnas and too many Sheilas.

Dad Saves Toddler From Kidnap Attempt (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.04.2012 | Parents

Two-year-old Myla can't sleep well. And if a man comes too close to her, she says, "Bad man, bad man," her dad Kelly Davis told the Chicago Tribune. ...

Science for the Summer! Part Three: Explorations

Dr. Rebecca Palacios | Posted 10.28.2012 | Parents
Dr. Rebecca Palacios

If you think of everything in your environment as an opportunity to teach science to your child, you can create a wonder-filled summer of exploration.

If Life Gives You Lemons, Take Out Your Toolbox

Dafna Maor | Posted 10.27.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Not everything that happens is fixable, but what can be changed by sheer will power is the way you react to them.

Star's Viral Condolence To Grieving Husband

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.27.2012 | Parents

Nick Marlowe, a grieving husband from Lead Hill, Ark., got an unexpected boost from country star Jake Owen this month. Now Marlowe's tragic story is b...

Would You Punish Your Teen This Way For Smoking Pot?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.27.2012 | Parents

"Smoked Pot, got caught. Don't I look cool? Not." That's what was written on the sandwich board-style sign that Brandon Mathison, 13, wore as he w...

WATCH: Her Babies Won't Cry

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.24.2012 | Parents

The Reborn Doll craze just got a little more intense. Alice Winstone has reportedly spent nearly $19,000 to buy fifty of the babies dolls. They fill t...

First Grade and My First Tears

Abbie Rumbach | Posted 10.24.2012 | Parents
Abbie Rumbach

Why wasn't I crying with the other moms on the first day of Kindergarten? Should I be faking it? Could I pinch myself hard enough to well up tears?

Mothers Go to War

Dafna Maor | Posted 10.17.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

While the knowledge and experience of professionals merits respect, parents should never forget the following: Parents know their children better than anyone else.

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: 'How To Raise Some Cats'

Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

Title: "How To Raise Some Cats" Author: Wyatt Age: 9 The assignment: Wyatt's teacher told him to write a descriptive story. Logic counts:...

Science for the Summer! Part Two: Explorations

Dr. Rebecca Palacios | Posted 10.09.2012 | Parents
Dr. Rebecca Palacios

It's fun to play with lights and shadows, whether in the sun outdoors or with a flashlight indoors.

She Can't Remember Being A Mom

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.04.2012 | Parents

The scrapbook of Kay Delaney's mind is nearly blank. Delaney, 55, slipped and hit her head at work last year, erasing more than 20 years of memories t...

At 2, He Couldn't Speak, But He Could Read and Haggle

Dafna Maor | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Tal has come a long way since he was 2. He's learned a lot, but so have I.

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: 'Chasing Annie'

Posted 09.04.2013 | Parents

Title: "Chasing Annie" Author: Trey Age: 6 Behind the scenes: Trey is a ladies' man. Mom tells us he had eight girlfriends in kindergarten al...

Mountain Battles: Music Can Save Your Life, Even for Just One Night

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.25.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

The concert gave me a fantastic memory to take along with me. But it didn't change my life; it just made it better for a few hours, maybe even days. And that's how life works.

Pot-Smoking Moms Tired Of What?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.24.2012 | Parents

First, a marijuana-smoking mom talked up the benefits of taking care of her baby while stoned in an essay for Jezebel last month. Now comes a repor...

A Letter to the Good People at the IRS

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.18.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. It was really quite comical, as if someone has written a very politically-incorrect skit for Saturday Night Live.

It Starts with a Story

John McCormick | Posted 09.17.2012 | Parents
John McCormick

Storytelling, in short, teaches a child to walk in another's shoes.

All About The 'Families Flying Together Act 2012'

Corinne McDermott | Posted 09.15.2012 | Travel
Corinne McDermott

Parents flying with small children have a new advocate in Washington.

Coming Out of the (Disability) Closet

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

When you are crushed from the news, you need someone to share it with. You tell family. Some friends you really trust. But what about everyone else?

Your Child's Autism Cures You From Trying to Please Everyone

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.08.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Working in a media outlet doesn't necessarily guarantee that you are surrounded by people with high communication skills and knowledge of the human psyche.

Why Men Don't Have It All, Either

John McCormick | Posted 08.28.2012 | Parents
John McCormick

For this working dad, rediscovering my own pursuit of happiness starts not at the office, but at home with my family.

Athletes on Trial: Explaining Steroid Use to Children

John McCormick | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
John McCormick

When my baseball-loving son asks about Roger Clemens, what do I tell him?

How the European Debt Crisis Helped me Part From My Son for a Little

Dafna Maor | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

I checked my email for the last time and found out that my editor wanted me to go to Greece to cover the elections there. The last time I left my son for more than a day was when he was 3 1/2.