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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.

Tiny Town's Adorable 4-Year-Old Mayor Loves Fishing, Daycare

Posted 05.14.2013 | Parents

Robert Tufts is like many other 4-year-old boys: He likes fishing, sticks and daycare. But he's different from his peers in at least one significant r...

1st Baby To Thrive After Risky Surgery In The Womb

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents

Narrowly avoiding death, Gonzalo Pardo Sanchez, of Spain, became the first unborn baby to thrive after an operation to clear his windpipe. Now he's a ...

Dear Less-Than Perfect Dad

Cory M. Baker | Posted 07.13.2013 | Parents
Cory M. Baker

I know you didn't expect most of this. I know you never realized how this incredible amount of love and stress and self-doubt could all stem from even one small child in your life. I know you wish you could do it better.

Controversial Toddler T-Shirt Made Parent 'Physically Cringe'

Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents

This t-shirt might make you recoil in disgust, according to the shocked parent who recently came across it while shopping. The offending shirt, whi...

Every Day Is Mother's Day

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 07.09.2013 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

The only way I can explain it is to tell you that I feel like you do on Christmas morning -- every single day! I can't wait to tear off the wrapping paper, untangle the glittery ribbons and open your unexpected gifts.

The Secret to Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

Tim Elmore | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

My point is not to suggest your child isn't special in his own right. My point is that this is only part of the story. In preparing our young people for adulthood, we must give them a sense of the big picture

Parenting Lessons From Nature's Creepy Crawlers

John McCormick | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

I watched my sons carefully to see if they were buying into mom's passionate ode to nature. The boys seemed to be warming up to the cicadas swarming around them when several flew up and landed on Connor. "Dad!" he yelled. "Get them off me!"

WATCH: CPR-Giving Baby Will Take Your Breath Away

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents

This "rescue worker" will not only be able to resuscitate your heart, she'll capture it. In this YouTube video posted by ToddleTale, a baby girl pe...

WATCH: Toddler Is SO Over Crying Baby Sister Next To Him

Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents

Here's a little guy who is so over his sister's crying. This video comes to you courtesy of the YouTube channel ToddleTale. The star of the clip ho...

LOOK: Even More Reasons Everyone Is Crying

Posted 05.21.2013 | Parents

'Fess up. When you saw Greg Pembroke's "Reasons My Son Is Crying," did you consider taking a picture of your toddler mid-tantrum too? If so, you're no...

'Miracle Twins' Born Remarkable 87 Days Apart In Ireland

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.30.2013 | Parents

The story of a set of twins born 87 days apart may now be heading for the record books. Today, Amy and Katie are adorable and healthy babies living...

How to Win in the Blame Game

Anat Baniel | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

It's so easy to take things personally. Instead, the next time you notice yourself feeling defensive or like you're a failure or that you're not good enough, practice using a buffer phrase.

Gun Store Logo On Jerseys Upsets T-Ball Mom

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.18.2013 | Parents

An Oregon T-ball team's jerseys, which feature the logo of a local gun store, are causing at least one player's mother to speak out against the desig...