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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...

Father, Daughter Joyfully Reunited After 24 Years

Posted 06.17.2013 | Parents

This year, a father and daughter in Arizona celebrated a very special Father's Day that was 24 years in the making. Pastor Will Russell and Amy Ro...

What I Know About Fatherhood After Losing A Child

Mike Spohr | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Mike Spohr

In parenting there is no clear victory, but as long as you're fully invested in your children and trying your best, you will be at peace with yourself no matter how long -- or short -- your children are in this world.

LOOK: 7-Year-Old Lays Down The Law With Dad

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

Luckily, the author of today's cute kid note has a very understanding dad. Title: Dad Is Really Cranky Author: Lucy Age: 7 The scene: Dad,...

Top 10 Children's Hospitals In America

Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents

U.S. News has released their annual report of the Best Children's Hospitals. The 10 hospitals who had the highest scores in three or more specialties ...

10 Famous Dads Who Are Devoted To Their Kids

Posted 06.11.2013 | Parents

You certainly don't have to be a celebrity to be a "superstar" dad. But Father's Day is the perfect time to celebrate dads of all kinds -- big names i...

This Is 5 and 2: Time Is on Our Side

Jenn Horton | Posted 08.11.2013 | Parents
Jenn Horton

As parents, we often say, "How did this happen?" when we talk about our kids growing up. What's next is always, so suddenly, now. It feels like the definition of bittersweet.

The Hero We All Need: Cooperative Girl!

Ariel Chesler | Posted 08.10.2013 | Parents
Ariel Chesler

There is a menace facing us parents and we need someone with superhuman powers to deal with it. A savior who will be able to deal with what no mortal can. Someone who swoops in and saves the day.

Talking to My Teen Daughter Without Words

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 08.03.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Cullen

She poked her head out from behind the person in front of her, looking for me. We locked eyes and she gave me that sweet, sweet smile. The one that I know. The one that's just for me. The one that says, "Hey Mom."

Solving Our Cheating Problem in Schools

Tim Elmore | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Ghost writing is big business today, and thousands of college students take advantage of websites that deliver an "A" or a "B" paper on its due date. But it's not just the students.

Holding on to Your Kids in a Digital Age: An Interview With Gordon Neufeld, Part 2

Omega Institute | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Omega Institute

Many people think that discipline is the essence of parenting. But that isn't parenting. Parenting is not telling your child what to do when he or she misbehaves. Parenting is providing the conditions in which a child can realize his or her full human potential.

Pregnant Woman 'Dies,' Gives Birth To Healthy Baby, Revives

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.25.2013 | Parents

Every baby's birth is a miracle to its parents, but little Elayna Nigrelli had a tougher time than most. Now three months old and healthy, Elayna was ...

Science and Storytelling in Sex Education

Cory Silverberg | Posted 07.20.2013 | Parents
Cory Silverberg

When we stop talking about sex education as this sliver of an experience and start talking about it as telling stories, we open up possibilities for everyone to play a part. Everyone can tell stories.

Honest Toddler Probably Won't Be Returning To Anthropologie

Posted 05.17.2013 | Parents

Honest Toddler often accompanies the adults in his life on errands -- to Target or the grocery store, for instance -- and has plenty to say about the...

Dear Dad Alone With His Kids

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

I know you resent the suggestions from others that you are not as capable of parenting as their mother simply because you are a man, or that you have somehow gone too far in the other direction, sacrificing your independence and your freedom to care for these two small diamonds.