Parents

Handout via Getty ImagesThe Obama family sits for a portrait in the Green Room of the White House on Sept. 1, 2009. Barack Obama has been known to wax poetic about international relations, domestic policy and political philosophy. He takes the same approach to the topic of parenting. The former president has two daughters, Malia
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Fuse via Getty ImagesLearning loss is a significant concern as we head into the next academic year. But parents should not worry too much, educators say.  The past year-plus was like no other in schools across the United States, and experts are just starting to get a handle on the academic toll the rollercoaster of
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Westend61 via Getty ImagesParents can help normalize negative emotions and identify coping mechanisms.  The coronavirus pandemic has forced children to deal with many changes over the past 15 months. While adjusting to remote learning and limited social contact was difficult, the transition back to more “normal” ways of life can also be a challenge. Of
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portishead1 via Getty ImagesFrom mental health changes to bonding over shared experiences, the pandemic will have long-term effects on many children.  The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives, but for developing children, its impact may have more long-term effects. “Every child’s experience of the pandemic is different based on their temperament and their home
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JGI/Jamie Grill via Getty ImagesIt’s natural and expected for children to experience anxiety around the transitions of the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has presented countless challenges to children from an academic, social and mental health perspective. But the shift back into more “normal” ways of life can also be difficult for kids. Of course,
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PeopleImages via Getty ImagesEven the pros need coping methods for burnout. Avoiding burnout has become nearly impossible. A lack of boundaries due to working from home, increased demands in our personal lives and endless uncertainty thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic have us feeling more depleted than ever. This results in sleep problems, loss of motivation
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Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious quips from parents on Twitter to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch, and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more! Advertisement My teen daughter couldn’t decide what style
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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended Monday that all children over the age of 2 should wear masks in school this fall, regardless of vaccination status, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the nation. The guidelines, which strongly support the return to in-person learning in the coming months, reflect a multi-pronged approach to see students return
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Plenty of people say they will never yell when they have children, but seasoned parents know it’s unavoidable at times. When you’re dealing with energetic kids, sometimes you have to raise your voice just to get a word in edgewise. Or, as the funny parents of Twitter have noted, yelling may be needed to get
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Baby name trends are typically shared across the United States, but there are some interesting regional and state-specific tendencies. When the Social Security Administration released its list of most popular baby names of 2020, the agency also shared the state-by-state breakdown. Unsurprisingly, the most popular name for girls in the country ― Olivia ― also
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