While most of the parents responding to the poll were moms with children between three and eight years old, we also heard from dads and parents of toddlers and teens. Here's what you told us!
Polls and Your Opinions
Summaries of your responses to our monthly poll, and comments from our parents' panel.
Here's what you told us about what makes school special for your kids and how you'd like to see schools change.
In a recent poll you described outdoor, creative and community activities that your kids especially enjoyed over the summer. We've listed some that could work year-round. See which ones you might want to try—even as the school year gets underway.
"Superheroes eat veggies!" Read what you shared about encouraging kids to taste new foods and eat what's good for them.
87% of you believe it's tougher being a parent today than it was when you were growing up.
Bullying is clearly a huge problem. Almost 90% of those who answered our poll said your kids had been the targets of bullying.
Kids are using the Internet on their own, according to a poll conducted by Highlights for Children and Glubble.
Here's what you said about kids, parents, and clothing choices!
These are challenging times, but we were impressed by the resourcefulness of HighlightsParents.com readers.
Cell phones: Are they a blessing or a blight? Discover what you said about phones in school and memorable cell phone experiences.