Senior Writer, Parents, Huffington Post
Writer (The Huffington Post!), Reader (everything), and Parenting expert at the HuffPost blog Parentry (which amuses my children no end)
huffingtonpost.com — The Red Cross has an official tornado app that automatically alerts users when NOAA has issued a tornado warning, and what to do when extreme weather hits. Features also include push notifications when warnings are over, the location of shelters and advice for assembling an emergency kit.
huffingtonpost.com — Public money spent on early childhood education pays immediate dividends, in that it allows parents to work, and pay taxes, and provide futures for their kids. It is also an investment in the future. Nobel Prize winning economist JJ Heckman has calculated that for every dollar spent on early childhood education -- programs like childcare and afterschool care -- society reaps $8 back.
huffingtonpost.com — GET UPDATES FROM Lisa Belkin In my nightmares, I can't get to my children. They are trapped somewhere that should be safe, but has become sinister and terrifying. I am close enough to see their prison, but unable to enter it.
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