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Remembering My Father's Beautiful Life

Jimmy Dunne | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Jimmy Dunne

I could taste Chicago in every single flake of snow that drifted through the crisp air. Everything was right -- except for the reason I was standing there. I was heading to my father's home in town -- where he passed away during the night.

"You've Heard About Mom Guilt, What About Dad Guilt?"

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Dad guilt is a common struggle that is rarely talked about. Dads feel guilty today because it's hard to decide on priorities. Dads today are involved ...

This Baby Boy Had A Sweet Message For His Parents In Utero

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.09.2016 | Parents

A Canadian couple's unborn baby boy wants his family to know that everything is going to be alright.  The expectant mom, Nicole Kim, found an upl...

Dumb-Ass Stuff We Need To Stop Saying To Dads

Ashley Miller | Posted 02.10.2016 | Parents
Ashley Miller

We need to stop talking about dads like they're an inept accessory to parenting. Sure, there are plenty of deadbeat dads in the world. Equally, there are plenty of deadbeat moms. But the good dads need to be part of our language of parenting.

Watch This Dad Get His Adorable Baby Boy To Instantly Fall Asleep

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents

Getting a baby to fall asleep can be a challenge, but this musical dad found just the soothing trick for his 5-month-old son: music. ...

Boys, Come Date My Daughters

Chris Bernholdt | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents
Chris Bernholdt

Our daughters are not unattainable prizes to be won. They are treasures to be cherished. Instead of relying on threats, let's empower our daughters.

Dad Learns To Not Tease His Baby Girl For Having Hiccups

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents

When dad Justin Lewis recorded his baby girl having hiccups, he quickly learned a valuable lesson: babies will always have the last laugh.&nbs...

Teens and Love: How Should a Parent Handle Their Child's First Heartbreak?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Teen
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Sad Sam fell in love in tenth grade. He was quiet and cautious. He and his girl made good friends. They talked to each other about anything. By his s...

This Dad Is Teaching His Daughter To Crawl With A Special Soundtrack

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.03.2016 | Parents

Los Angeles dad Aaron White is teaching his precious baby girl, Claile, how to crawl. And with catchy lyrics and beatbox, it's clear the daddy...

Mom's Drawing Of 'What's On Her Mind' Is Resonating With Parents Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.02.2016 | Parents

Parents' lives are hectic. So a drawing of what might be going on in a mom's mind at any time would understandably look a bit busy.  Reddit user ...

Mommy Dearest Needs a Time Out

Rebecca Corry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy
Rebecca Corry

Dogs and kids are both innocent, helpless, vulnerable and rely solely on us for absolutely everything. They love, trust, whine, have needs and should be treated with love and respect. Sadly, both are victimized daily by our species.

What Parents Say and What They Mean

DannyUK | Posted 02.01.2016 | Parents
DannyUK

I've had to write this list so that my four kids -- whose ages range from 9 to 15 -- understand what I'm saying.

The Questioning and Second Guessing Needs to Stop

Regan Long | Posted 02.01.2016 | Parents
Regan Long

To my fellow parents, remember: you don't need to follow the crowd. You don't need to go with what one doctor says. You don't need to abide by the book that everyone swears by.

This Baby Sneezed And Had A Perfectly Appropriate Reaction

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents

Sneezing can often happen at unexpected times. And this sweet baby was definitely not prepared.  Dad Gabriel Jones uploaded a video ...

The One 'Friends' Episode David Schwimmer Wants His Daughter To See

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents

David Schwimmer's character on "Friends" was a dad to Ben and Emma on the show, but now he's a real-life dad who's excited to show his daughter some o...

Channing Tatum's 2-Year-Old Daughter Just Wants To Be 'Naked All Day'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents

Channing Tatum recently opened up about his 2-year-old daughter's clothing preferences, which include either being naked or in pajamas all day. The ac...

10 Things All Dads Should Do Every Day

Joyce Shulman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Parents
Joyce Shulman

I turned to the best dad I know and asked him to share his take on the 10 things all dads should do every day. Here's what he said.

Adorable Boy Learns That Some Card Tricks Are Too Good To Be True

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.22.2016 | Parents

In a video submitted to Kyoot Kids, a young boy is seen becoming increasingly amazed by what appeared to be his dad's super guessing powers. B...

43 Photos That Prove Dads Are Parents, Not Babysitters

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents

Though studies have shown that dads are more involved in their kids' lives than ever, many people still use the word "babysitting" when referring...

Daughters and Dads: Love and Loss

Melinda Wentzel | Posted 01.20.2016 | Parents
Melinda Wentzel

I hated feeling powerless. As if there was nothing I could do to positively affect anything in the universe, let alone my dad's pain and suffering. Yet that's exactly how I felt as I stood beside my ailing father's bedside after his stroke.

Carry That Weight

Phil Corless | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Phil Corless

"Carry me, daddy!" My son, all of 5 years and 50 pounds, did a little dance in front of me, waving his arms in the air, insistent that I bend down an...

This is How Dads Can Teach Their Sons to Appreciate Women

Heather Gray | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Heather Gray

In an instant, that dad saw me, who I was, and how I choose to move through the world. It was important to him that his son really see me, too. He taught his son to notice a person's actions and to place more importance on what they do and how they act than on their appearance.

Parents: Don't Waste Money on Powerball Tickets. Do These Things Instead!

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 01.12.2016 | Parents
Scott Behson, PhD

Dear fellow parents -- this is crazy. There are so many better ways to spend $50 of your hard-earned money than on powerball tickets. Many involve buying yourself some much-needed family time. Here are the first 23 that come to mind.

Can We Just Be?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I've been asked by men and women, young and old, acquaintances and strangers and family and friends. In intimate settings and public forums. By medical professionals (with no regard to my health), cabbies and cashiers.

Toddler Answers Dad's Most Burning Questions In Adorable Interview

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.06.2016 | Parents

Toddlers can be a confusing, chaotic bunch. That's why dad La Guardia Cross decided to make some sense of this difficult phase by interviewing...