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'Say It Ain't Snow'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The two things I wonder most about winter are: Why do some people throw away their snow shovels every year and have to buy new ones? And why do these same people go to the supermarket when a snowstorm is forecast to buy bread and milk when they never eat and drink those things when it doesn't snow?

Jason Cherkis

'What Do We Need To Get Congress Fired Up Enough To Think Of These Families?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As she drove along the outskirts of Tallahassee, Fla., on Thursday, Kim Maxwell, 38, became overwhelmed with emotions. It had been nearl...

The Unmentionable Problem

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

Why don't more outlets make poverty a beat, especially considering that one in five American children is growing up in poverty? Don't those 20 percent of our children deserve even a little of the attention that goes to Miley Cyrus?

Is Day Care Really Hurting Our Kids?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 08.27.2013 | Parents

Written By Melinda Wenner Moyer for Slate In its cover story a few weeks ago, the New York Times Magazine followed up with nearly two dozen mothers...

Taking Your Kid to Work Doesn't Always Work

Eva Rodriguez | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Eva Rodriguez

For many of us, Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day is an opportunity to spend time with our children and proudly show them the work we do. But for millions of working families, it's no holiday, as they are forced to bring their children to work because they can't find child care.

The Hell Of American Day Care

New Republic | JONATHAN COHN | Posted 04.15.2013 | Parents

Excellent day cares are available, of course, if you have the money to pay for them and the luck to secure a spot. But the overall quality is wildly u...

Why Write Women's History?

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women
Nancy Rubin Stuart

That social disconnect between the rhetoric of the woman's liberation movement and the realities of suburban life led me to wonder about women across the country who were also beginning to change traditional roles. As a journalist I I had to find out.

The Least Affordable States For Child Care

Posted 08.29.2012 | Parents

A recent report by Child Care Aware of America confirmed what many parents already know -– child care is expensive. So much so that families in the ...

Police: Day Care Workers Urged 3-Year-Olds To Fight

Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

Authorities suspended a day care center's license and operations, pending a hearing, after three employees allegedly encouraged two 3-year-olds to fig...

John Celock

Republican Lawmaker: Kindergarten Could Lead To 400 Percent Crime Jump

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in New Hampshire explained his controversial statement last week that kindergarten leads to higher crime was based on statistics...

LOC's 'Little Scholars' Child Care Gets 2nd Bomb Threat

| Posted 03.07.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff A second bomb threat has been made against the Library of Congress' child care center. According to an email obt...

Moms, Writing, and Guilt: Don't Get in Your Own Way

Holly Robinson | Posted 01.14.2012 | Books
Holly Robinson

Writing, alas, is not that exciting, seen from the outside, and there's no simple recipe for getting it done -- especially if you're a mother.

50 Arrested In Massive Day Care Drug Bust

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

After a seven month undercover investigation, police arrested nearly 50 people in a drug bust at LeFrak City in Queens. NBC reports on the arrests...

Who Stands for Children and the Aged?

Alan Singer | Posted 06.14.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

The Democrats claim to want to make the devastating cuts to social programs with a scalpel rather than a machete. But whether an assailant uses a scalpel or a machete, victims are going to bleed.

William Alden

Budget Woes Threaten Vital Services In New York City

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The children at Strong Place day care in Brooklyn can recognize a Van Gogh. They can discuss the effects of acid rain. Some of these presc...

Obama Memo Gives More Benefits To Federal Workers' Same-Sex Partners

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama ordered government agencies Wednesday to extend additional benefits to same-sex partners of federal employee...

Deducting From Summer (Taxes, That Is!)

Carolyn Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Carolyn Scott

I know that April 16th is a ways away but there's no time like the present to start thinking about saving on next year's taxes.

Who is Obama Kidding? June Cleaver Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

As individuals, we're pretty fond of our mothers. But as a nation we don't value motherhood all that much. We lag far behind Europe in granting leave for the birth or adoption of a child, for example.

Day-Care Operator Charged With Prostitution

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The owner of a day-care business in Naperville was arrested in a hotel in the west suburb last week on prostitution charges. According to the Naperv...

CDC: E.Coli Food Poisoning Down Last Year

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Americans suffered a bit less food poisoning last year. There were significant drops in illnesses from shigella and the most dangerou...

Real Estate Financing for Businesses and the New Secondary Market Will Create Jobs but the Dybbuk is in the Details

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

A new secondary market for the U.S. Small Business Administration's 504 loan program is up and running.

Parenting Advice: Screen Time, Our Kids and Child Care

Sheila Lirio Marcelo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sheila Lirio Marcelo

Different studies point to the same result: for every hour of TV watched, kids run an increased risk of developing ADD, obesity or falling behind in class. Screen time is especially affects young children.

Budget Cuts Shut Out Kindergarten After-School Care

New York Daily News | Meredith Kolodner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Thousands of kindergartners could be shut out of after-school classes this fall as those programs are shifted out of day care centers, the Daily News ...