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13 Comics That Completely Capture Parenting During A Tantrum

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel | Posted 11.04.2016 | Parents
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel

Few things rival a kid tantrum for shock, awe and (especially in public) damage to the parental ego. Triggered by seemingly random, utterly innocuous ...

20 Reasons My Kid Is Having a Bad Day

Brooke Arellano | Posted 05.25.2016 | Parents
Brooke Arellano

We were out of marshmallow cereal and (gasp) she has to lower herself and eat a different sugar-filled cereal instead.

3 Tips To Handle Meltdowns or Tantrums

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 03.18.2016 | Parents
Cecilie Aslaksen

You know those happy times when your autistic child get a meltdown? Or when you "normal" child get a tantrum from another planet? And all you want to...

The Discipline Cheat Sheet: An Infographic

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych. | Posted 03.18.2016 | Parents
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych.

When a situation is getting heated with your child, a script that has been spoken many times before may threaten to come out of your mouth.

The Damaging Effects of Soothing Your Child with Technology | Posted 12.15.2016 | Black Voices

While technology will always be a mainstay in our home, (I work in the industry after all), it will not rule us any longer.

The 5 Stages of Toddler Toy Loss Grief

Joni Edelman | Posted 10.05.2016 | Parents
Joni Edelman

In a tragic turn of events, my 3-year-old son Max has lost his most prized red remote-control monster truck.

When Your Child Calls You 'Stupid'

Sheila Wenger | Posted 05.22.2016 | Parents
Sheila Wenger

I had no idea what to do with my rage at that moment. I didn't want to unleash it on him, but I also didn't want to let him get away with that kind of disrespect.

In Praise of the Tantrum

Leslie Contreras Schwartz | Posted 06.20.2015 | Parents
Leslie Contreras Schwartz

I'm hoping that my daughter grows up and sees that she is a force, a small comet of will drilling through the world. Tantrum, my darling. I am counting on that frustration, that urge to want, to get you through this life.

What's Up With All the Honking?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.

The Toddler Red Tent

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 05.06.2014 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

If you notice an abrupt change in your formerly peaceful child, they could be taking a turn into disequilibrium.

WATCH: Why These Toddlers Had A Total Meltdown

OWN | Posted 09.10.2013 | OWN

Sextuplet parents Mia and Rozonno McGhee have learned that having a system in place is the key to surviving six toddlers in their terrible twos -- but...

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."

Losing It

Leda Natkin Nelis | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Leda Natkin Nelis

My daughter was surfing the Internet and asked me why Britney Spears shaved her head a few years back. "She was having a nervous breakdown," I explained. My daughter looked at me thoughtfully. "Isn't that what you have sometimes?" she asked. GULP.

Parenting: A Balancing Act

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 05.28.2012 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

It is at this point that the toddler transformed from the sweet child I once played Peek-a-Boo and rocked to sleep to what I can only imagine mirrors a meth addict detoxing...

Your Children Send Messages Too

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.31.2011 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Note: This post is excerpted from my latest parenting book, Your Children are Listening: Nine Messages They Need to Hear from You. Though my focus in...

The 8 Craziest Tennis Player Tantrums Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports

Sometimes it's hard to lose gracefully. Especially if what you're losing at is internationally televised, analyzed, and remembered forever. With Wimbl...

Kids Banned From Restaurants? Parents Duke It Out

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

I had the craziest parenting experience, not once but twice this week. I was sitting in a restaurant eating dinner with my son, thrilled to witness h...

Republicans Embrace "Party of No" Label

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If Republicans continue their tantrum once the Senate passes the reconciliation bill, it's going to be a lot easier for Democrats to convince independents that they, the Democrats, are the adults in the room.

Friday Talking Points [89] -- Fighting Crazy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.

My Child, the Chupacabra

Suz Redfearn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suz Redfearn

We tried to understand, to reason with Eve, but half the time what she was campaigning for with her roaring and writhing didn't even make sense.