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Parental Guidance

Pursue Your Dreams, Prepare for Reality

Vince Bertram | Posted 04.06.2014 | Education
Vince Bertram

We tell students "follow your dreams" -- this is often misguided advice. Throughout school, many children spend their evenings at sports practice, and even more nights dreaming of being a professional athlete. However, 99 percent don't make it.

9 Life Lessons From Dad

Peggie Walsh | Posted 02.19.2014 | Women
Peggie Walsh

Hank, my ever-wise father, had a saying for every stupid move I made. At least it felt that way. Instead of the "told-ya-so" routine, he would whip out a time-honored adage in the form of a soft-toned proverb. So now I will share them with you.

Dr. Toy's 10 Tips for Learning and Fun©

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 12.11.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Children benefit from having a wide variety of activities including reading, playing games, solving puzzles, doing creative projects, building with construction toys, listening to music and being active outdoors.

Parental Guidance

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

Where do you look for advice on how to parent? Do you follow what you read or hear because you think you should? Or because it resonates with what feels right to you?

Dr. Toy Talks about Overcoming Barriers to Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 07.13.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Safe and stimulating play promotes wholesome development and inspires a healthy future. Play is good for everyone!

Dr. Toy Talks About: Outdoor Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 06.05.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

It is important to balance playtime indoors and outdoors. Outdoor play gives children extra benefits and should be encouraged as much as possible.

Let Go of What Doesn't Work -- and Find Something That Does

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.26.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

"What do you like about piano?" I asked my daughter a few years ago when we were on our way to register for her ninth year of lessons. "Being able to say I haven't quit," she told me. Uh-oh.

Erotic Statue Is Historic -- But For Kids At A Museum?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts

An ancient statue of Pan having sex with a nanny goat has brought up an age-old problem: How do you present an erotic work of art to the public? Th...

What Billy Crystal Had To Convince Bette Midler To Do

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — After nearly 30 years of friendship and shared tastes in movies, music and comedy, Billy Crystal and Bette Midler have finally tak...

What's The Word On 'Parental Guidance'?

AP | MICHAEL RECHTSHAFFEN | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- The schmaltz is piled on thick, and if the comedy were any broader it would require an Imax screen, but still there's something touchin...

The Second Wound -- Blaming the Victim in Childhood Sexual Abuse

Randi Gunther | Posted 12.26.2012 | Crime
Randi Gunther

Children are the innocent victims of sexual abuse. Because of their lack of experience, they are often caught in webs of destruction with disastrous consequences.

Laura Rowley

Billy Crystal On The Trip That Almost Sent Him Over The Edge

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Rowley | Posted 09.27.2012 | Fifty

I made a movie that’s a romantic comedy for a generation. I was fortunate enough to create “City Slickers” and that was about a midlife crisis; so now I’m here about being a grandparent. So there are seminal moments in a lifetime that are sort of marked by doing work about it. That’s a nice thing.

Billy Crystal Dings Paul Ryan

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS -- Actor Billy Crystal babysat for his granddaughters for five days, and from the experience, a movie was born. On Friday, Crystal walked...

WATCH: Billy & Bette Team For 'Parental Guidance'

Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment

"Parental Guidance"; or Billy Crystal and Bette Midler in "Meet the Grandparents." The holiday release stars the veteran comics as a married couple...