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'Frozen' Director Knows You're Tired Of 'Let It Go,' And She's 'Sorry'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | December 15, 2014 | Entertainment
Even the director of "Frozen" knows it has reached a tipping point. The Disney hit has completely dominated 2014, earning $1.27 billion worldwide and becoming the fifth-highest grossing film of all time, as well as the highest in its genre. And we all know...

Your Kids May Not Be Able To Say If They're Having Trouble -- But They Can Draw It

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | December 15, 2014 | Parents
Parents already know that their kids' artwork is an endless source of amusement (see here, here and here), but there could be more to those mini masterpieces, according to new research. A study published in the journal of the Society for Emotion...

Why U.S. Women Are Leaving Jobs Behind

The New York Times | Caroline Bologna | December 15, 2014 | Parents
Since Kerry Devine, 32, and her friends began having children, she has noticed a stark difference between her female friends in Auburn, Wash., where she lives, and those in England and Cyprus, where she grew up. In the United States, they almost all stopped working outside the home, at least...

Jimmy Kimmel Interviews Kids For Santa, Ends Up Getting Interrogated Himself

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | December 15, 2014 | Parents
Santa Claus is a busy man around this time of year. But luckily, Jimmy Kimmel has taken it upon himself to help out the jolly old man in red. Jimmy and Guillermo have been dressing up as elves, asking children to write letters to Santa, and then...

Eat The Enemy: How You Can Help The Planet, And Your Appetite, By Dining On Invasive Species

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | December 15, 2014 | Green
Asian Carp If You Can't Beat 'Em, Eat 'Em »

Eat The Enemy: The Delicious Solution To Menacing Asian Carp

Nick Visser | December 15, 2014 | Green
This story is part of "Eat The Enemy," a HuffPost series on edible invasive species, non-native plants and animals you can help contain from the comfort of your dinner table. Wichita Eagle via Getty Images Asian carp...

36 Santa Photos That Did NOT Go As Planned

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | December 15, 2014 | Parents
Year after year, parents tote their kids to their local malls or department stores to pose for festive holiday photos with Santa. And time after time, many families end up with hilarious photos of their children screaming, crying, running away, or just making a random silly face with good ole...

In Mississippi, Education Money Gap Grows To $1.5B

AP | Rebecca Klein | December 15, 2014 | Politics
DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- In a state with a long history of lousy education, and a bad habit of not paying for it, nowhere is the problem more profound than in this tiny town in the middle of Mississippi. Durant Public School teachers spend their nights on the Internet, searching...

Families Of Newtown Victims Sue Rifle Manufacturer, Gun Store

AP | Mollie Reilly | December 15, 2014 | Politics
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit against the maker and sellers of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting, saying the gun should not have been sold for civilian use because of its overwhelming firepower. The lawsuit...

An Update On The Mother Who Wanted The World To See Her Cancer Treatments On 'The Oprah Show' (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | December 15, 2014 | OWN
In 2002, just before she turned 35, mom of two Laurie Arslani was diagnosed with breast cancer. Though she was scared of what this might mean for her future, Arslani was determined to fight the disease -- in a very public way. That same year, Arslani allowed "Oprah...

Little Boy Has Perfectly Timed Reaction To Scary Story

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | December 15, 2014 | Parents
Scary stories can be really frightening, and this kid has the scream to prove it. While seemingly enjoying an expressive reading of Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark, this little boy got spooked and let out a blood-curdling "Ahhhhhhhh!" "Should I maybe not...

5 Clever Ways To Organize Your Drawers

Pam Masin | December 15, 2014 | OWN
Your drawers aren't getting any bigger, but your pile of stuff is. So, try these oh-so-simple ways to maximize your storage space. By Pamela Masin @media only screen and (min-width : 500px) {.ethanmobile { display: none; } }

8-Year-Old Dance Wizard Has All The Right Moves

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | December 15, 2014 | Parents
We’ve raved about the killer moves of 8-year-old dance extraordinaire Aidan Prince Xiong, aka Bah Boy, before. But really, there are some good things that you can just never get enough of. Just look at this kid move. A...

New Apple Commercial Reminds Us Exactly Why We're Excited For The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | December 15, 2014 | Women
Grab those tissues, this one's definitely a tear-jerker. In the new Apple commercial "The Song," a young woman finds an old recording of her grandmother singing to her grandfather. With a handful of conveniently-placed Apple products, the granddaughter creates a duet of her singing Nat King Cole's...

Elsa Will Be Totally Over It By The Time 'Frozen' 2 Comes Around

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | December 15, 2014 | Comedy
Wait, what was she letting go of again? Until an actual sequel to "Frozen" gets made and another frighteningly catchy song is unleashed onto the world, this sketch from YouTube's Barely Political shows what Elsa might really be thinking while recording the follow-up to her smash...

I Wish I Had Loved Myself Enough To Wait For Sex

Taylor Trudon | December 15, 2014 | Teen
Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen Sex: It's Complicated." All of the authors are teenagers who have agreed to be published anonymously. If you want to share your thoughts,

Raw Photos Depict The Magic Of Motherhood, From A Father's Perspective

Priscilla Frank | December 15, 2014 | Arts
"Drei" is the third segment in photographer's Fred Huening's visual trilogy. The earlier portions, "Einer" and "Zwei," followed Huening as he fell in love with his girlfriend and later, more tragically, as the two gave birth to a still born child. The final installment captures life after the...

Kim Takes The Kardashian Kids To Disney On Ice For Mason's Birthday

Lauren Zupkus | December 15, 2014 | Entertainment
This Sunday Funday was one for the kids. Kim Kardashian took North West, Mason and Penelope Disick and all their friends to Disney On Ice in Los Angeles for Mason's fifth birthday. Since Mason's parents, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, were resting after welcoming another...

Book Gift Guide 2014

Claire Fallon | December 15, 2014 | Books
The holidays are inching ever closer, and you still haven't finished your gift shopping! (Don't lie; we can see you.) Books make the perfect gift in many ways, most practically in that you can enter a Barnes & Noble and leave with your entire shopping list completed within an hour,...

Homeless Kids' Letters To Santa Remind Us Not Everyone Will Have A Happy Holiday (How To Help)

Robbie Couch | December 15, 2014 | Impact
Not every child will wake up on Dec. 25 to a mound of presents under the Christmas tree. Some won't even wake up with a permanent roof over their head. Youth homelessness in the U.S. has reached unprecedented levels. According to a report released last month by the National Center...
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