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37 Photos that Prove Little Kids SUCK at Hide and Seek

Yesterday, I posted the photo below of Mazzy hiding in the worst possible hiding spot during a very unchallenging game of “Hide and Seek”.

She’s five. …


New Moms Aren't Asking for Help Like They Used To; Here's Why

The majority of first-time moms feel like they can't share their problems with family and friends, and some are blaming social media.


A …

Social Media

How a two-and-a-half block walk threatens to tear a family apart

On Sunday, six-year-old Dvora Meitiv and her brother Rafi, 10, decided to walk home alone from a park near their house in Silver Spring, Maryland. During the two-and-a-half block walk between the park and their home, a neighbor spotted the kids and called the police.

This wasn't their first …


Three Truths About C-Section Mamas

As a birth photographer, I’m asked to capture some of the most important stories of a family’s life. I step into their birthing space and document …


Over One Million Download of 8 Free Educational Math Apps by The Math Learning Center's

The Math Learning Center (“MLC”) is celebrating the widespread success of their innovative educational apps for visualizing mathematical concepts.

Mathematics Education

16 Totally Cool IKEA Hacks for the Kids’ Room

Kid furniture is adorable, but sometimes you shy away from shelling out the big bucks because you know they’ll outgrow it in a few years. IKEA pieces are affordable, so you don’t have to feel guilty, and with just a little bit of time and some paint you can turn boring furniture into mini treasures …


10 Genius Storage Ideas For Your Kid's Room


Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!


31 Things You Learn By The Time You're 40

Being tired and ready for bed at 9 p.m. is more than OK.

The days are long but the years are short -- and any time in the doctor's office with kids feels like years and days.

A well-fitting bra is important, and should be off your body no later than 9 p.m.

Actually, 5 p.m. is good, too.

When in doubt, …

Women's News


.UPDATE: The children have finally been returned to the parents, at least four hours after the cops picked them up. Fox 5 in DC reports:The Meitivs …


Mary Kay Letourneau: I Want to Get My Name Off Sex-Offender Register

“There is a story of us that has a life of its own, but it’s not our story,” Mary Kay Letourneau told Barbara Walters in a revealing interview on 20/20 Friday.

The 53-year-old – who spent 89 months in prison for child rape as a result of her relationship with her then-student Vili Fualaau in 1996 – …

Mary Kay Letourneau

Abbott announces 'no jab, no pay' policy

Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will be denied up to $15,000 a year in childcare rebates.


22 Gloriously Geeky Newborns Who Are Already Winning At Life

The force is strong and the future is bright.

This future Whovian:

This cute crew:

This Force-ful fellow:

This father-and-son pair:

This pint-size Pikachu:

The LOTR lover:

This small superhero:

And this one:

This Pixar pal:

This little dreamer:

And this one:

The little Indy:

This napping wizard:

This Frozen friend:

Toy Story

Are you nicer than a child?

It’s commonly held that young children are, well, selfish, but as Caroline Williams discovers, they are often kinder than adults.

Last Christmas I took my young son to the theatre. The show, called Antarctica, was for 4-7 year olds and, from an adult perspective, it was all a bit surreal. The actors …

Child Psychology

Exposing the Murky World of Online Ads Aimed at Kids

When it comes to advertising to kids, the rules for the internet are fuzzier than the tightly regulated world of television, in large part because …


Could a Simple Hearing Test Save Infants from SIDS?

Imagine the horror that is SIDS banished to the past.

Imagine a world where parents aren’t terrified to put their little ones to sleep, fearful that …


Consumer advocates complain to FTC over YouTube Kids app

WASHINGTON – The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.

Google introduced the app in February as a "safer" place for kids to explore …


Garnier's 'Into A Woman's Skin' Ad Tries To Scare Working Moms Into Buying Beauty Products

As if professional women don't have enough to worry about, a new Garnier ad suggests busy moms should feel guilty about their aging skin.

The March spot from Garnier International follows a working mom from the beginning of her day to the end of it. One photograph is taken of her right after she …

Skin Care

40 Smart Tricks To Keep Your Kids Organized

No promises your kids will oblige, though.

Attach old planter baskets to the side of the sandbox for easy toy storage.

Bonus: you can easily rinse them all off with the garden hose without getting the sandbox soaked. From here.

Label aluminum buckets so it’s easy to pick out what they want to play …


How Good Dads Can Change the World

As well as fighting for women’s equality, we should be lobbying for men to be equal partners at home. The financial and cultural benefits would change our world.

Tony has been accumulating identities. He’s the son of Mexican immigrants; his father was abusive. He’s a high school drop-out. He was a …


Kids' Craft: Air-Dry Pendant Necklaces

A little clay, a little paint, a few beads… these three simple ingredients add up to cute necklaces made for kids by kids.

My five-year-olds love working with clay, paint, and beads. Making necklaces using air-dry clay involves all three! The toughest part was reminding them that clay and paint need …


DIY: Wobble Dolls out of Plastic Easter Eggs

Hola, Cariños! I hope you had an eggcellent Easter. If you celebrated with children, you may find yourself up to your elbows in plastic Easter egg …


A kids book about princesses who save themselves

If there's a kid in your life who loves princesses, consider getting them a very different sort of children's book: The Princess Who Saved Herself.

As per the book description, it is "the story of an awesome kid who lives with her pet snake and plays rock 'n' roll all day to the huge annoyance of …


The best eggs in children's literature

We like them scrambled, poached and fried - and especially at Easter time, we like them best if they’re made of chocolate! But eggs aren’t just tasty, they’ve played important parts in some of our favourite books. Take a look at our literary eggstravaganza...

The first clue - Harry Potter and the …


4 Baby Bird Cams You Should Watch This Spring


10 Cute Easter Craft Ideas

Easter is upon us, and I haven’t done a thing to prepare for this weekend’s celebrations.

The kids are only young once, so I have to make the effort …


Free read! The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell


The death of DIY: why can't I do it myself?

A little more than a year ago, my toilet started running. For reasons I genuinely couldn’t comprehend, each flush would end in a gurgling, four-hour ellipsis rather than the satisfying full stop of old. It was driving me berserk. I lifted the lid of the cistern, played around with the flush, …


App allows for home to be turned into Easter egg hunt — with no eggs

Developers have launched an app in time for the Easter weekend that allows parents to set up augmented reality Easter egg hunts.


How to make your own Reese's Eggs - The Healthy Beauty Blog - Healthy Living by Michelle Rogers

Here’s a delicious treat that makes a welcome addition to any Easter basket — chocolate peanut butter eggs! We love them with dark chocolate, but …