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American Sleep Association

Let's Teach Our Children About Sleep

American Sleep Association | October 20, 2016 | Healthy Living
Huffington Post is proud to partner with American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. As we gain a better understanding of the importance of sleep, it makes sense for us to ensure that our children--who are likely to benefit the most--understand, prioritize, and get the sleep their...
David Hinckley

Amazon's Melody 1963: Standing in the Shadows of Motown, Chasing Dr. King's Dream

David Hinckley | October 20, 2016 | Entertainment
A new Amazon special called Melody 1963: Love Has To Win reminds us that with issues as all-important as human dignity, a simple morality play still has a valuable place. Melody 1963, which begins streaming Friday on Amazon Prime, tells the story of a 10-year-old Detroit girl who has...
Peter Bosshard

A Visit to the Mother River

Peter Bosshard | October 20, 2016 | Green
The Mekong near Chiang Khong (International Rivers) The small town of Chiang Khong in Northern Thailand sits on the banks of the Mekong River, in what was once known as the Golden Triangle. Just across the river lies Laos; at...
Carol Hoenig

Lestat is Back!

Carol Hoenig | October 20, 2016 | Books
Years ago, while raising my three children and taking numerous writing courses, my reading tastes were along the lines of works by A. S. Byatt, Anne Tyler, Anna Quindlen and John Irving, just to name a few, but I had friends who couldn't stop talking about Anne Rice's Interview with...
Paul Abrams

Hillary Clinton Should Campaign Against Political Gridlock

Paul Abrams | October 20, 2016 | Politics
Without taking her eye off the ball, Hillary Clinton (D-NY) should immediately start campaigning against gridlock. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) should nationalize the race for Congress on this issue. Same for Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
Gloria Feldt

The Women Of America Thank You, Donald

Gloria Feldt | October 20, 2016 | Women
Women brought everyone into this world and we are taking our rightful place in it, starting with ownership of our own bodies and being the CEO's of our own lives. You, Mr. Trump, brought out the klieg lights and exposed the old order for what it is: misogyny in a party dress. Human liberation properly includes everyone--no matter the gender.
Larry Light

Donald Trump's Media Bashing Is GOP Dogma

Larry Light | October 20, 2016 | Media
Poor Donald Trump is, in Barack Obama's words, "whining" about a big conspiracy out to get him--and the allegedly pro-Clinton mainstream media, of course, is at the center of the plot. Wild talk from wild man Donald? Nope. It's S.O.P. for the GOP.
Mara Menachem

When You Watch The Presidential Debate With Your Kids..

Mara Menachem | October 20, 2016 | Politics
"Mommy does the US have 20 trillion dollars? Are they richer than other countries? If they owe money, can't they print more? Does the US still print money?"
David S. Simon


David S. Simon | October 20, 2016 | Politics
To me, The Nevadebate was like listening to a pair of amped up high school seniors, the super-smart egghead girl vs. the uncouth classless clown, going at each other in front of all their cheering and jeering friends in the hallway in front of the lockers.
William Dietrich

2017: The Preview

William Dietrich | October 20, 2016 | Politics
If Donald Trump teaches us anything, it's that the totally unexpected always erupts.
Gay Browne

Cosmetics With A Conscious

Gay Browne | October 20, 2016 | Green
Last week when I was scrolling through my endless emails, separating the important ones from the junk mail, just as I was about to send one to the trash bin I realized it wasn't a Google solicitation, but it was from one of...
Rick Steves

Touring the Louvre

Rick Steves | October 20, 2016 | Travel
Europe's greatest museum is the Louvre in Paris. It was a thrill to take our Best of Europe in 21 Days tour group there to enjoy its unforgettable collection of paintings.
David Ormsby

Poll: Clinton Thumping Trump in Illinois by 19-points, Leading in DuPage Too

David Ormsby | October 20, 2016 | Chicago
Hillary Clinton holds not only a commanding 19-point lead over Donald Trump in Illinois according to a new poll, but also she has grabbed a solid lead over the reality TV star in a suburban DuPage battleground. An October 13, 2016 poll conducted by Illinois Public Opinion Strategies...
Ralph A. Miriello

Mike LeDonne's Groover Quartet with "That Feelin'"

Ralph A. Miriello | October 20, 2016 | Arts
As I have always been a sucker for the captivatingly diverse sound a good Hammond B3 can deliver under the right hands, I thought I would listen to the recent release by organ magician Mike LeDonne and his well-established Groover Quartet titled That...
Thomas Byrne

Five Facts You Should Know About the US-South Korea Alliance But Don't

Thomas Byrne | October 20, 2016 | World
Since the Korean War ended six decades ago, the United States and South Korea have built an enduring alliance founded on mutual interests and shared principles. As the Republic of Korea grew into an economic powerhouse in Asia and a mature...
Valerie Jarrett

Together We Thrive: A Better Future For All Women And Girls

Valerie Jarrett | October 20, 2016 | Women
I've seen what works and what doesn't. We know what the solutions are and we have a blueprint for how we can continue to do the important research to find our way and ensure that every girl and every women has an opportunity to compete on an even playing field in this greatest country on earth.
Holly Robinson

In Praise of Libraries

Holly Robinson | October 20, 2016 | Books
I recently had the honor of speaking at the 2016 New England Library Association Conference. As I walked up the steps to the podium, I kept my eyes focused on the stairs, hoping I wouldn't pull a Jennifer...
Rachel Hollis

Celebrate Your Love For BREAKFAST with These 5 Recipes

Rachel Hollis | October 20, 2016 | Taste
I love Breakfast! Not only is it the most important meal of the day but I loved waking up to the smell of Bacon in the morning was my favorite thing as a kid! With my boys I also love to make...
Vrinda Manglik

New $50 Million Fund Means Better Access to Finance for Companies Operating Beyond the Grid

Vrinda Manglik | October 20, 2016 | Green
SunFunder, a specialist solar finance company focused on emerging markets, announced the first close of its new $50 million "Beyond the Grid Solar Fund" last week. By offering new debt finance solutions to solar energy companies operating in countries including Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, and India, the fund will...
Christopher Brauchli

Women Should Be Seen And Not Heard

Christopher Brauchli | October 20, 2016 | Politics
Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike. Plato, The Republic At first reading I thought it was probably one of the many whimsical ideas that is going around the...