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Smarty Pants on Ice

Remember those days when you slipped on the ice and hurt or broke something. This kid thinks he is showing off on the ice with his shoes on and didn't fall down on the ice. Well if this would have been me, you guys would be laughing until a few weeks ago. Show More Summary

Ice on the Lakes and Rivers

Have you seen kids on the ice this year? The lakes and rivers do freeze, but just how safe are they? So many kids think that playing on the ice is so much fun, but what happens when that ice becomes unstable. So many people have fallen through the ice this year and lost their lives because the ice is unstable. Show More Summary

Halloween Safety

Halloween is fast approaching and safety is all forgotten when we get our kids ready to go. Costumes should be brightly colored or have some type of reflective capabilities. We always want our little ones to be cute, but there are some things to keep in mind. Show More Summary

Do You Let Your Kids Watch Ghost Whisperer

Many shows on TV are geared towards a family. There is Two and a Half Men, Old Christine and a handful of others. Then there is CSI, Law and Order, Numb3rs and Ghost Whisperer. Some of these shows are not really meant for little ones to watch. Show More Summary

A Look At Those Commercials On TV

You watch TV and see all these ads for never seen anywhere else. You must buy it off of TV only. The first thing about TV commercials is you never know which ones to ignore and which ones to watch. You are stuck watching because you don't want to miss anything. Show More Summary

Knife Wounds And Deep Cuts

If you experience a knife wound, the only thing you need to do is remain still and do not pull the knife out. Leave the knife in. Many people and parents do not realize that pulling out the knife can cause serious bleeding. The knife must stay in until medical personal decide the extent of the injury. Show More Summary

John McCain Has A Voice About Foreclosures And You

I found this video and thought I would share with those who have not seen it. With all the jobs being terminated and people working hard to keep their homes, I felt compelled by this video. It tells a personal story as John McCain shares his viewpoints about people that are losing there homes to foreclosure. Show More Summary

Child With Autism Saved By Real-Life Superhero

I appreciate a bowl of oatmeal along with my morning dip into world events. I also like a sprinkle of brown sugar and good news whenever possible, please. Mostly, I just get the oatmeal. Sometimes there are strawberries. I know for a fact that heart-warming things still happen around the globe, but we don't hear much about them. Show More Summary

Pick a Body Part You Love Between Your Neck and Knees

"Tell me the body part between your neck and knees that you love most." That was the command given to a room full of career women in a workshop my friend attended recently. My friend told me that she, and the rest of the attendees, struggled with this, big time. Show More Summary

The Importance of Not Parenting Perfectly

"Can we have a sleepover tonight?" my youngest son asks. "It's my favorite night of the week!" he exclaims. Most would assume this is a request for a group of rowdy boys with sleeping bags to take over the floor of our family room with little shut-eye for the night. Show More Summary

I Don't Know How to Talk to My Kindergartener About Race

T included a classmate in a drawing at school. He wrote the child's name and put a label beside the picture. Black. Another student informed the teacher, who took T aside and explained they do not use terms like white and black at school, because those words can hurt feelings. Show More Summary

This Teacher Is Using Fairy Tales To Teach Kids About Gay Rights and Gender Equality

Who said every princess needs a prince? Who said a princess can be kissed in her sleep? Who said true love only exists between a prince and a princess? Who said only a prince can save a princess? An elementary school teacher in Uruguaiana,...Show More Summary

John Green Responds To Troubled Fan With An Uplifting Tumblr Message

John Green's successful novels should be enough evidence that the author has a way with words. If they're not, a recent touching Tumblr post should do the trick. An anonymous user reached out to Green on his Tumblr for advice concerning unsupportive parents. Show More Summary

New York State Senator Introduces Bill To Require Diaper Changing Tables In Men's Restrooms

New York state Sen. Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) wants to bring the call for potty parity into the political sphere. On April 17, Hoylman is introducing a new bill in the state Senate that would mandate equal access to diaper changingShow More Summary

Heartwarming Pandora Ad Goes Out To All The Moms Who Ever Doubted Themselves

A new ad from Pandora Jewelry celebrates the powerful bond between moms and their children. Titled "The Unique Connection," the ad shows an experiment of six mothers and their children. The moms stand in a line while, one by one each child is blindfolded and asked to identify his or her mom. Show More Summary

In Defense of Posting Pretty Pictures

It is the nightly custom of every good mother after her children are asleep to rummage in their minds and put things straight for the next morning, repacking into their proper places the many articles that have wandered during the day... Show More Summary

Seizing the Moment to Reform a Criminal Justice System that Hurts Families and Communities

On July 24, 2004, I stood in an overly air-conditioned courtroom in Gainesville, Georgia, and watched as my then-husband pled out to six years in prison for a non-violent crime. As the bailiff handcuffed him and began to lead him out of the room, I looked down at my two-month-old daughter and felt fear wash over me. Show More Summary

How to Win at Parenting

This parenthood gig is often filled with joy and laughter and delightful rewards. But it is also filled with challenge, grief, and whopping doses of guilt and insecurity. Am I doing it right? Will my kids survive my parenting? I know...Show More Summary

Top 3 Mistakes Parents Make After Child Has a Nightmare

By dealing with kids' nightmares in the right way, you can not only reduce the occurrence of bad dreams and have a family that gets a better night's sleep, you can also use these moments to develop a closer relationship with your child. As...Show More Summary

Olivia Wilde Isn't Apologizing For That Photo Of Her Breastfeeding

Critics aren't going to get an apology out of Olivia Wilde for that photo of her breastfeeding son Otis, featured in a spread in September's Glamour magazine. Speaking with HuffPost Live on Friday, the "Meadowland" actress explainedShow More Summary

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