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Caroline Bologna is an Editor for HuffPost Voices.

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Dad 'Breastfeeds' Daughter After Mom Goes Back To Work

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2016 | 9:46 AM

A Florida dad took extra special measures to keep his breastfed daughter happy and nourished.

Chris Allen's fiancée Jennifer exclusively breastfed their infant daughter Destiny until she recently had to return to work. Now, feeding duties often fall to the dad. 

One day while Jennifer was at work,

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This Justin Bieber Parody Is Perfect For Parents Of Messy Kids

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2016 | 12:05 PM

For many parents, trying to keep a house full of kids tidy can feel utterly hopeless. 

That's the idea behind the Holderness family's new music video, a parody of Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" titled "Clean Yourself." In the rewritten song, dad Penn sings on behalf of his wife Kim, who is fed up with cleaning up after her family all day.

"If you like the way she cleans it up then maybe you should clean it up yourself!" he sings. Other standout lyrics include "You're adorable, I think we agree, but your room smells like six-day-old pee," and "Baby, I am gonna shout if I find a three-week-old banana in your backpack."

As mom Kim told The Huffington Post, "It's my fight...

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Mom Strikes Back At Stranger Who Shamed Her Son For His Princess Dress

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2016 | 10:28 AM

When a stranger shamed her 3-year-old son for wearing a princess dress, this U.K. mom struck back with a powerful Facebook post

On May 20, Haylee Bazen posted a photo of her son Zackary in a Queen Elsa costume, along with one of the two of them in matching...

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Hilarious Video Pokes Fun At Parenting In The Age Of Social Media

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2016 | 9:46 AM

A viral comedy video is highlighting the pressures of parenting in the age of social media. 

Titled "New Age Parenting," this parody video from Australian actress and filmmaker Sally Dulson shows what happens when...

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Baby Adorably Lets Out Sigh Of Relief After Sneezing

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2016 | 9:17 AM

There's nothing like the pure feeling of relief that comes after a big sneeze. 

This baby would have to agree. Reddit user Hokie200proof shared a simple but sweet video of his infant daughter sneezing and then sighing. According to his caption, she sighs like this just about every time she sneezes. 

The six-second video has over 240,000 views on YouTube -- a number that suggests life is really all about the simplest...

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15 Hilarious Things This Dad Actually Heard His Toddler Say

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2016 | 11:36 AM

When Matthew Carroll's daughter Morgan was about 2 years old, he noticed she said some truly adorable things. The dad started writing down her quotes and sharing them with family and friends. 

Years later when Morgan was around 7, Carroll was reading through the quotes again and came up with...

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Un artista imagina a las princesas Disney siendo madres

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2016 | 8:17 AM

El artista Isaiah Stephens ha dibujado a las princesas Disney de múltiples maneras: como superheroínas, como si fueran personajes de La guerra de las galaxias o incluso como ¡¿manatíes?! En su último trabajo las ha transformado algo muy distinto.

Sus ilustraciones muestran...

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Eye-Opening GoPro Video Shows A Day In The Life Of A Toddler

(0) Comments | Posted May 24, 2016 | 10:46 AM

Ever wonder what it would be like to walk a mile in a toddler's shoes? Well, this video may shed some light on the experience.

U.K. dad Bill Bennett strapped a GoPro on his "(nearly)"...

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If Moms Interacted The Way Their Daughters Do

(0) Comments | Posted May 24, 2016 | 9:38 AM

Little kids have a truly ... special way of interacting with each other. So when moms try to imitate them, the result is comedic gold.

For her hilarious new video, Esther Anderson and a fellow mom friend recorded their daughters' playdate and then tried to act out some of the standout moments. "Playtime Conversations" features deep discussions of stickers, an argument over a blanket and a whole lot of giggling.

Like daughter, like...

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若いママに、思い込みはありませんか? 12人の物語が教えてくれること

(0) Comments | Posted May 24, 2016 | 3:59 AM

母親たちの美しい言葉やストーリーを、読んでみてください。

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10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Pregnant Wife

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2016 | 4:21 PM

Danielle Murray is no stranger to pregnancy. Having carried four children, she's experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of carrying a baby.

To give a glimpse into the less-than-pleasant aspects of pregnancy, Danielle and her husband Jon created a new comedy video for the mom-centric YouTube channel Awestruck. Titled "Top 10 Things To Never Say To Your Pregnant Wife," the video offers some advice to parenting partners -- like, don't comment on your baby mama's appearance, don't tell her to stop moving around in bed, and don't talk about your own nausea and cravings.

Basically, don't do what the guy in this video...

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Parents Share The Embarrassing Things They've Done While Sleep-Deprived

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2016 | 11:39 AM

Consistently getting a full night of sleep is merely a pipe dream for new parents, so the sleep deprivation struggle is real.

In this video from Womensforum and Huggies Overnites Diapers, moms and dads...

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Little Girl Has Priceless Reaction When Her Brother Interrupts Her Song

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2016 | 9:30 AM

Little siblings can be awesome playmates and partners in crime, but sometimes, they ruin your moment in the spotlight. Just ask 4-year-old Hana Onodera.

Hana's dad Makoto tweeted this video of his little girl singing into a microphone stand he made for her.

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Rose Byrne Talks About The Time TSA Confiscated Her Breast Milk

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2016 | 9:12 AM

Rose Byrne knows the challenges breastfeeding moms face in transit. 

During an appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," the actress said she's been traveling a lot to promote her new film, "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" -- while also pumping breast milk for her 3-month-old son, Rocco.

At one TSA security checkpoint, Byrne's breast milk was subject to additional screening. "They wave this weird thing over the top of it and there's a whole production going on," she recalled. "They take it very seriously that it could be something."

In that moment at the airport, Byrne said she opted to "just stand there and smile and tell them that it's really breast milk and that it's nothing."

According to the TSA website, breast milk is exempt from the 3.4 ounce requirements but may be subject to testing by X-ray or other measures at airport security. Parents are also instructed to declare these liquids to TSA.

The actress didn't mention if the TSA seized the breast milk (as happened with Alyssa Milano at Heathrow Airport) or simply returned it to her after the screening, but Byrne joked that perhaps she could've helped reassure them of the safety of the milk by flashing her lactating breasts.

During the interview, the new mom also talked about some of the other common struggles of raising an infant. "It takes a long time to leave the house -- maybe an hour, hour 45 minutes just to get out the door," she said. "To do anything, you have to bring so many things with you ... Then when you get out, he just throws up everywhere or takes a big poop and you've got to go back inside again."

And as for sleep, she says she and her partner Bobby Cannavale aren't getting too much of it. 

"Who needs sleep?" she joked. "Just roll on coffee and love."

H/T

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Este niño hace de 'madre canguro' para ayudar a su padre con sus hermanos bebés

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2016 | 5:23 AM

Esta enternecedora fotografía, que se ha hecho viral, muestra los beneficios del contacto físico piel con piel para los recién nacidos.

El año pasado, Forældre og Fødsel, una organización danesa defensora de la familia publicó una foto en Facebook en la que se veía a...

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お母さんの"おなか"型ベッドで、赤ちゃんがすっぽりスヤスヤ眠ります。【画像集】

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2016 | 8:51 PM

「バンプ・ボウル」という、お母さんのおなかを型取りしてつくった石膏ベッドで眠る赤ちゃんたち。

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아빠와 아기가 함께하는 댄스 수업이 등장했다(동영상)

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2016 | 3:07 PM

부모가 된다는 것은 삶의 완전히 바뀐다는 뜻이기도 하다. 하지만 아이를 가졌다고 춤을 포기할 필요는 전혀 없다.

샌디에이고의 댄스 스튜디오 'GroovaRoo Dance'가 페이스북에 올린 영상 속에는 아기를 안고 와일드 체리스의 'Play That Funky Music'에 맞춰 춤을 추는 아빠들의 모습이 담겼다. 이 댄스 스튜디오는 부모와 아기가 같이 하는 수업을...

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The Difference Between Parenting In September And May

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2016 | 10:47 AM

The school year is coming to a close, so it's the perfect time for parents too look back and see how things have progressed since September. 

This new video from the Holderness family perfectly highlights the contrast between families in back-to-school mode and end-of-the-year fatigue. Titled "September vs May Parenting," the hilarious video is so real.

Gone are the days of clean backpacks and perfectly planned, organic "food art"...

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Here's What Disney Princesses Would Look Like As Parents

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2016 | 10:34 AM

Artist Isaiah Stephens has drawn Disney princesses in many forms -- as strong female heroines, "Star Wars" characters, and even manatees. One of his latest series transforms the famous royals into something very different: parents.

Stephens' illustrations show Belle, Elsa, Tiana and the gang as...

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Mom's Viral Rant Explains Why You Shouldn't Be Friends With Your Kids

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2016 | 9:53 AM

"All three of my kids are mad at me right now ... And you know what? I don't care."

That's how mom and YouTube personality Kristina Kuzmic begins her latest viral video rant. Titled "I'm not your friend, kid! (Because I love you.)," the video shows Kuzmic eating ice cream while explaining why parents should not strive to be "buddies" with their kids.

"My number one job as their parent is to love them, and loving them does not mean making sure they're always happy and get every single little thing they want," she says, noting that loving her kids actually means "raising them into healthy, decent human beings."

"Until my kids are adults, I am not their friend," she added. "We are not on the same level. I'm the authority. My child's well-being is more important to me than my child's opinion of me. My job is not to be liked by my kid."

With nearly 200,000 views on YouTube, the video is clearly resonating with other parents. Clearly ice cream inspires parenting...

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