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Doesn't Parenting Impact the Learning Process?

Mark Baer | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

If parents don't know how to discipline their own children, that is a parenting issue, not a teaching issue.

Woman Gives Birth In Dizzying Location

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.22.2013 | Parents

As numerous mothers can attest, when a baby decides it's time to come out, there's very little anyone can do. New mom Lisa Clinard found this out the ...

Joy Resmovits

Poll: Most Americans In The Dark About Basic Education Standards

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

Have you heard of the Common Core State Standards? If not, you're in good company. Neither have most Americans, according to a PDK/Gallup poll rele...

Shocking Letter Tells Parents To 'Euthanize' Son With Autism

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents

A disturbing letter targeting a teen with autism has shaken the boy's family and rallied the local community to their defense. The anonymous note w...

Mother's Outrage Over 'Softcore Porn' Ad Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents

Rebeca Seitz's Thursday began like any other lazy summer morning as she and her children sleepily ate their breakfast while watching "Good Morning Ame...

3 Questions To Ask Before Kids Go Back To School

Posted 08.09.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: It may seem like summer vacation only just started, but in some par...

Outrage After Airline Allegedly Snubs Breastfeeding Mom

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.07.2013 | Parents

The actions of an American Airlines flight attendant provoked outrage this week after an anonymous mother alleged that she was mistreated and insulted...

LOOK: Store Pulls T-Shirt That Shocks, Angers Parents

Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents

It's neither funny nor cute to suggest girls can't -- or won't -- like math in school. The Children's Place found that out the hard way this week, ...

Award-Winning YA Book Pulled From School Reading List After Parents Complain

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.02.2013 | Parents

An award-winning young adult novel that mentions masturbation was reportedly removed from the sixth-grade reading list of a New York City school after...

WATCH: Infant Conjoined Twins Fight For Their Lives

Posted 07.26.2013 | Healthy Living

Doctors in India are working to save the lives of a pair of male twins born sharing one body with two heads. Delivered in the Tonk district of Raj...

WATCH: Toddler Overcome After Hearing Herself For First Time

Posted 07.25.2013 | Parents

For the first 14 months of her life, Reyn Schadt's world was silent. "Finding out that she had hearing loss was shocking. I really didn't know much...

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations for Girls

Lori Day | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents
Lori Day

Here's the thing about girls, and all children, actually: They see no limits to their potential until adults point them out.

LOOK: Children In Horror Scenes Will Give You Nightmares

Posted 10.31.2013 | Parents

Joshua Hoffine loves to creep people out. Over the past decade, the self-proclaimed "horror photographer," based in Kansas City, Mo., has been terr...

From Oreos to Apple Slices: An Update

Caron Gremont | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Caron Gremont

There are always other barriers to making a change such as limited storage space, lack of time to cut food, budget constraints or teachers who find cookies and chips effective rewards in the classroom. Accept that these are barriers -- and work with the school to creatively find solutions.

Parents Who Accidentally Left Daughter In Hot Car: She Was 'Moments From Death'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.11.2013 | Parents

All too often, we read stories about children who were left alone in hot vehicles. It's easy to ask, who would do such a thing? But as HuffPost Parent...

LOOK: NASA Responds To 7-Year-Old's Adorable Letter

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents

Seven-year-old Dexter is a ways off from astronaut age, but his adorable letter to NASA (see below) is already hurtling through cyberspace at viral sp...

9-Year-Old Reveals His Honest Opinion Of Fox News

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.09.2013 | Parents

The left column of today's cute kid note has a standout punchline. Title: Fantasy vs. Reality Author: Alex Age: 9 Mom says: Alex wrote the...

Parents Sue After Paying $50,000 For Kindergarten 'Painting'

Posted 07.02.2013 | Parents

Two New York City parents are suing their son's exclusive academy, alleging that school officials rigged an auction and forced them to pay $50,000 for...

For Students, a Picture is Worth 1,000 Words

Tim Elmore | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Last week, I reflected on the time in my childhood when my sisters and I loved to "play" school. Over time, our love of school changed. The "like" tur...

WATCH: 16-Month-Old Swims Across Pool By Herself

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.02.2013 | Parents

Baby Elizabeth, 16 months old, can barely speak, but she's fluent in swimming. The toddler has belatedly become a viral sensation in footage of her cr...

Mom Gives Birth On Lawn, Didn't Know She Was Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.27.2013 | Parents

A 21-year-old New Jersey woman who didn't know she was pregnant gave birth to a son on her front lawn Tuesday in Barnegat, according to NBC Philadelph...

Wigs That Make Babies Look Like Cabbage Patch Kids Go Viral

Posted 06.20.2013 | Parents

Call it a comeback. Cabbage Patch Kids are experiencing a renaissance, thanks to a creative wig-maker from the brand's home state of Georgia. Amanda L...

World's Cutest Baby Poops On Daddy, Thinks Its Hilarious

Posted 06.20.2013 | Parents

Whoa, son! In this adorable video posted to YouTube on Monday, dad Scottie Stone learns that the old adage "everybody poops" has a rather special m...

Cincinnati Archdiocese Appeals Award to Teacher Fired for IVF Pregnancy: Examining the 'Religious Freedom' Arguments

Bridgette Dunlap | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Bridgette Dunlap

The arguments the archdiocese made in its attempt to keep the case out of court are a distressing example of the larger trend in "religious freedom" claims being made to deprive employees of the protections of the law.

Honest Toddler's Latest Hilarious Tweets

Posted 06.17.2013 | Parents

Honest Toddler fans got exciting news last week when it was announced that the tot had inspired an idea for a TV show. Darren Star, of "Sex and the Ci...