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Advice From My Mother And Grandmother, From Chelsea Clinton (VIDEO)

Posted 03.17.2014 | MarloThomas

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, had a brilliant response to the question, “What is the best advice your mother gave you?” ...

Love + Discipline = Happy Functional Children

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 02.26.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

As parents, we are going to have human moments of raising our voices, but after we should own up to our lack of self-control and model for them what taking accountability looks like. Children who have been disciplined have been given loving and firm guidance and they show the following character traits, which last a lifetime.

25 Things Little Girls Wish Daddies Knew

Tara Hedman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents
Tara Hedman

Once in a while when you look at your little gal twirling in her frilly skirt, remember she'll be grown one day. What do you want her to know about men, life, herself, love?

One Direction Star In Hot Water Over 'Duck Dynasty' Tweet

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

One Direction's Liam Payne came under fire on Saturday afternoon after he sent a tweet to "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson praising him for uphold...

Is the Tail Wagging the Dog?

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Children, especially teenagers can be incredibly dramatic. The one thing we must do as parents is not buy in to the drama.

Carin Kilby Clark: The Most Important Thing I Will Do for My Children This Year

Carin Kilby Clark | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Carin Kilby Clark

I have worked in the business management field for over 15 years, so the concept of one-on-ones with staff is tried and true. However, I never really thought about applying that same logic to the challenge of staying in touch with my children.

My 4 Parenting Resolutions for 2014

Cynthia Gibbs-Wilborn | Posted 03.08.2014 | Hawaii
Cynthia Gibbs-Wilborn

This year, I have decided to once again become "the Biggest Loser," but I will place my focus on more important matters -- my children and family. In an effort to become more connected, involved, present, and engaged, I vow to LOSE in four areas of my life.

Exploiting Familial Ideals for a Car

Alissa Fleck | Posted 03.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alissa Fleck

Is anyone else more than a little crushed when images of gooey, familial perfection splash dazzlingly across the screen to a backdrop of dramatic music swelling to an emotional climax, only to have this scene culminate in an advertisement for the latest, greatest luxury vehicle?

Teach Your Children Well -- It Pays Off

Neale Godfrey | Posted 02.17.2014 | Good News
Neale Godfrey

I am out of my office alot. I travel alot. I depend on my mobile phone -- alot. My phone must have escaped from my pocket in the cab -- the poor thing was probably so overworked it was looking for a vacation -- now what?

Christmas Present

Lisa Sochocki | Posted 02.16.2014 | Hawaii
Lisa Sochocki

Somewhere deep inside their will always be am empty place in my heart when Christmas comes to town. To say that children get over a divorce would be a fabrication of the truth. I don't know if we ever really do.

The Spirit of Christmas

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Sometimes I think that I'm actually two people. One of me is relentlessly pragmatic, reasonable,...

Why Keeping Your Family Connected Matters

Carin Kilby Clark | Posted 02.11.2014 | Parents
Carin Kilby Clark

As a single mom of three, I often struggle with the ideal of a connected family. What does it mean? How do you achieve it? I am pulled in so many directions, every single day, and I sometimes wonder if my children know how much I want to be there; especially when I am not.

How Our Dinner Table Influenced Our Future Generation of Men

Tara Campbell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Tara Campbell

Our round table is where each of us had a voice and was equally heard. We didn't have a head of the table but the hierarchy of our family unit was clear. We all came to the table to celebrate our day together and to check in with each other.

The Three "Family Values" Behind Black Friday

Morgan Guyton | Posted 01.29.2014 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

What if we spend Advent lounging around like laid-back country shepherds instead of anxious, competitive Christmas shoppers? It might feel lazy.

Family Ties

Michael Drew | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

Certain cultural coincidences can say a lot about what's on our collective mind. Take, for instance, the new movie, "Delivery Man," starring Vince Vaughan. This is actually the fourth film on the same subject: a man who has unknowingly fathered a few hundred children.

Thanks vs. Commerce -- The War Rages On

Valerie Alexander | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

I love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday of the year, and not just for the food, but for the meaning. I love that I live in a country that at one time decided that we needed to designate a day to appreciate the bounty of our harvests, the kindness of our neighbors, and the riches we receive from the land and each other.

Beyond the Turkey: Could Your Family's Grateful Life Begin This Thanksgiving?

Carleton Kendrick | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Carleton Kendrick

Why not use this Thanksgiving Day as the first step toward becoming a more grateful family? Giving thanks for one's blessings on this holiday is traditional. Feeling grateful every day is an attitude, a way of experiencing life.

Three Questions for Liz Cheney

Stanton Peele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Stanton Peele

Ms. Cheney, I know that you face charges of "carpetbagging" and inauthenticity from many in the state of Wyoming over your campaign to represent that ...

Putting Technology in Its Place

Carrie Contey, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Carrie Contey, Ph.D.

Technology needs to be navigated so that it's in its rightful place -- in service to the real and rich experiences of living our best lives, and not in a way that draws us away from nature, human interaction or the fleeting moments of family life.

The Sacred in Our Sacrifices

Pat Christen | Posted 12.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Pat Christen

Even as my kids have grown older, I protect this sacred "set apart" time, these rituals with them. It nourishes us all. And the sacrifices are worth it.

Family Values? U.S. Tears Apart Migrant Families

M. Brinton Lykes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
M. Brinton Lykes

Some 4.5 million U.S.-citizen children live in families wherein at least one member is an unauthorized migrant. They live under a constant threat that detention and deportation will break up the family.

What's Your Family Motto?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

I didn't know how we'd do it, but she wasn't asking for that. She was just asking if it was OK to dream. Isn't that sweet? Isn't that just the definition of sweet?

What 'Family Values' Really Look Like in Action

Debra Pickett | Posted 11.24.2013 | Chicago
Debra Pickett

There are things about the safe, rural community where we now live that could not, of course, be replicated in our hometown of Chicago. But there are many, many that could. Quite easily.

Legacy, Schmegacy -- What's the Big Deal Politically?

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Molly Alexander Darden

I'm ready to prepare a winner's legacy, a more First-Rate America, for coming generations in my family; will you join me for your family? If not us, then who? If not now, then when?

This Family Is Living Like It's 1986

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

If you want to get in touch with a member of the McMillan family, you can't call them on their cell phones, you can't reach them on Facebook and you c...