Moms put a lot of pressure on themselves to be "perfect" - to be the women who appear in all of those parenting books. But being a good mom has nothing to do with getting the kids to eat their vegetables or having them sleep through the night (though those are pretty important). Show More Summary
Nintendo World Store Photo 1 In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Onica C. and son Daniel C., age 6, of New York City attend an exclusive event at the Nintendo World store in New York on April 25, 2015, to play and learn about Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary
Taking a preteen to a Pink concert does not make you a bad mother. That's the upshot of Judge Lawrence R. Jones' ruling. The case decided in New Jersey family court centered around a Dec. 11, 2013, concert that a mother (all parties identified by pseudonyms) attended with her then-11-year-old,...
The Guatemalan parents of an immigrant man shot dead by San Francisco police have filed suit in federal court, accusing two officers of excessive force and the police chief and city of failing in their training and oversight responsibilities. Amilcar Perez Lopez, 20, died on the evening of Feb. 26...
Under the measure, an adult who cannot manage his or her own affairs and must depend on a legal guardian would have the right to receive visits from family members.
Bill Maher sent a message to all "helicopter parents" tonight to just give their damn kids some breathing room every once in a while.
A Maryland group that backs “free range” parenting is asking families to show their support for independent outdoor play by taking their children to a downtown Silver Spring park and letting them walk home by themselves.Read full article >>
Mike Ang became inspired by a singular parenting moment and wanted to leave a legacy for his daughter that said “a daddy’s love lasts forever.” So he wrote a book. The post A Dad Turns His Forever Love For His Daughter Into a Book appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In the five decades since she starred in The Birds, Tippi Hedren has spent more time helping to save the animals than acting, so it’s fitting that she appears in this oddball 1981 artifact about big cats in Africa (it was actually filmed in California). Show More Summary
When it comes to living with your parents, there’s always been an unwritten but ironclad contract. You get 18 years of free room and board, then it’s time to check out. Go to college, find a job, rent a pad, lease a car. Maybe you get married, take out a mortgage...or join an ashram. Show More Summary
A toddler was left in a Mexican restaurant in Aurora, Colorado, for nearly nine hours. However, police say they are not filing charges against the parents and are chalking the incident up to an error in communication between adults in the family. Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] This past week, Chelsea Clinton, who once tried to care about money but really couldn’t, revealed that as an adult, she’s learned well from her parents and that the acorn, indeed, does not fall far from the tree. As Hillary studiously works to avoid any media confrontation about the scandals surrounding […]
Skateboard suspension is an idea that sounds long overdue—modern skateboarding is a lot rougher than it was when my parents were young. Professional riders fly through the air, grind across metal rails and land on hard concrete after jumping down enormous flights of stairs. Show More Summary
If you are the sentimental type in general, having kids only seems to make it worse. More » Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow: Getting Rid Of Baby Keepsakes Is The Worst is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
"There's not many people with that birthmark, so to us it is really, really unique. We love it and we are going to teach her to love it. We'll treasure it for ever, so even if hers does go she knows what was once on her leg."ADDED: I ran across that by chance as I was researching the subject of anti-tattoo discrimination. Show More Summary
There was a time seeing a parent pushing their kid on a playground swingset looked cute, leading people to wistfully want their childhood back. Since now, that parent is likely to be on a mobile device while doing it, we are more likely...Show More Summary
Few kids like to hear the words “back to school” (particularly in April) but for a lucky few it could pay off to go shopping with mom or dad. Particularly for those kids whose parents want to send them off to college or back to high school in style, as Hewlett-Packard [...]
All of these reports about the “opt-out movement”—where parents choose not to have their children take the federally mandated standardized tests—are a bit disturbing. The debate seems to have spiraled out of control. We all seem caught in a polarized narrative, a kind of hopeless argument that has more to [...]
By The Next Family Learn the facts of life for two moms by this 7-year-old girl. More on The Next Family: 6 Tips To Help Children Learn About Diversity Trans, LGBT Kids Accepted In New Girl Scouts Troop Marriage Equality Video Goes Viral in Ireland -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
The urge to check your phone for a response to a text is sometimes overwhelming--you figure you have a few seconds to grab a quick glance. But when its your child—or a child you are watching--who is playing near a slide or a jungle gym, you may want to think [...]