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Why the 'Dad Bod' Is a Sexist Disgrace

Allison Underhill | Posted 05.22.2015 | Women
Allison Underhill

The Dad Bod lays out what is acceptable for men and women. It reinforces the gender inequality that is present in our societal perceptions of body image.

Men 'Want to Be on the Job', Women 'Are Dragging Them Home'

Josh Levs | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Josh Levs

Backward-thinking men and women who worship the Mad Men era as a utopian dream are holding back the cause of gender equality.

Dear Dads, Thank You For Who You Are

Rachel Toalson | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Rachel Toalson

We see you doing those hard things, those honoring things, those I-love-you things, even though it's not easy, just so they'll feel your love and not just hear of it.

"Me too!" - Graduation of a Kind Soul

Kevin Walsh | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Kevin Walsh

"Me too!" My mom actually had a dress decorated for my three year-old daughter with her all-inclusive expression painted above a daisy. Abby came ...

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part IV

Mark Baer | Posted 05.19.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

On July 10, 2011, Joan T. Daniels, Esq. posted the following comment on the listserv for the members of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles Coun...

Andrew Pulsipher Is HIV Positive, But His Wife And Kids Are Not. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

33-year-old Andrew Pulsipher is HIV positive. He has a wife and three kids, and all of them are HIV negative. Pulsipher, who lives in Phoenix, Ari...

My Child is the Boss in our Home

Ashli Mazer | Posted 05.15.2015 | Parents
Ashli Mazer

Having a baby demoted my status in the chain of command in this house. No longer do I call the shots. All commands have been handed over to her. My child is the boss in our home.

All In: Elon Musk's Denial and Things Bosses Actually Have Said

Josh Levs | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Josh Levs

This workplace gender policing is hurting everyone -- men, women, children and the businesses themselves. Across the country, men are joining with women to rise up against the backward policies, laws and stigmas that are damaging us and preventing us from achieving gender equality.

20 Essential Things You Learned From Dad

Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents

The skills passed down by a father to his children are invaluable. It’s more than just how to switch a fuse or properly complete a 1040 form, which ...

Remember That Time When You Should Have Gone To Dad First?

Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents

Mom is great and all, but there were just some situations when you wanted to go to Dad first. It didn’t mean one parent was better than the other, i...

Attention, Kids and Dads: 10 Things Mom REALLY Wants For Mother's Day

April McCormick | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents
April McCormick

Prior to becoming a mother, I thought Mother's Day meant you should follow mom around all day while showering her with love, hugs and kisses. Oh. How. Wrong. I. Was.

12 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads Of Daughters, From Guys Who've Been There

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 04.30.2015 | Parents

We asked the HuffPost Parents community to share their advice for new dads of daughters, and here's what they had to say: 1. 2. “Every ...

Tony Pena and Joe Espada Have Nothing On This Coach!

Laura Wellington | Posted 04.29.2015 | Sports
Laura Wellington

What I do know is that this coach -- unbeknownst to him -- couldn't have provided a better example of what teamwork is really all about for the boys and girls he was mentoring than that of arriving to the field with his offspring strapped to him.

I Took Charge When The Wife Was Sick (Now Where's My Reward!)

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 04.20.2015 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

she was getting sick. We were so screwed. By the weekend, she was in full-fledged illness with the raspy Kathleen Turner voice and a waste basket full of tissues. An achy, feverish, sadness filled the house. And I knew we were going down in flames. Or were we?

A Masterful Moment

Jon Carras | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Jon Carras

Each day, as we entered the perfectly manicured grounds -- with not a blade of grass out of place -- the fog gave this golf heaven a halo. We had made it. Two different dreams fulfilled.

10 Snacks From The '80s That My Kids Will Never Enjoy

Beau Coffron | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Beau Coffron

As a kid, these are the tasty (and terribly unhealthy) treats I remember that ruled the decade. It's probably better for everyone that they are gone, but there's a small part of me that wishes my kids could have experienced the 80's treats that I did.

Louis C.K.'s Master Plan For Making Sure His Kids Don't Grow Up 'Weird Or Spoiled'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.13.2015 | Parents

Worried about raising your kids right? Louis C.K. has been there. In the April 24 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine, the 47-year-old comedia...

Home From the Sea

Tricia McCallum | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

My father is on the left in the photo. At a party years ago my father found himself sitting beside a rather austere young woman who haughtily ann...

Let's Talk About How Adorable My Son Is

Bobby McMahon | Posted 04.09.2015 | Parents
Bobby McMahon

I've given this a lot of thought, and I've come to the sober, rational, unbiased conclusion that my son is the most adorable baby on Earth and could end all war if we printed his face on a blimp and flew it around the globe.

Amazon Mom Marginalizes Fathers

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 04.08.2015 | Divorce
Joseph E. Cordell

When it comes to shaping public perception, language matters. A community of dad bloggers is trying to make that point as they work to convince Amazo...

Photographer Adds Deceased Father To Family Portrait In Touching Tribute

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents

Last July, Sierra Sharry was eight months pregnant with her son, Taos. She and her boyfriend, Lane Smith, were beyond excited to welcome their first c...

Why Young v. UPS Is a Big Win for Pregnant Workers

Tom Spiggle | Posted 05.27.2015 | Parents
Tom Spiggle

The case's effects on pregnant workers overall is not immediately clear. But as an experienced attorney dealing with these kinds of cases, I believe that it will ultimately help make the playing field a little more favorable for workers who have faced discrimination.

Dad Blogger Is Tired Of Going Into Women's Restrooms To Change His Baby's Diaper

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.27.2015 | Parents

Earlier this month, Ashton Kutcher posted a Facebook status calling attention to the lack of diaper changing tables in men's public restrooms. But Ku...

Ten Things Every New Dad Should Know

Quora | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Quora

Having children is natural and something we are designed to. It is important to understand that humans like all animals, have instincts when it comes to our biology, and it is only our false belief that the birth and parenting of our offspring requires more than nature already provides for in our DNA.

Learning Lessons From A Little Boy

Cort Ruddy | Posted 05.25.2015 | Parents
Cort Ruddy

"You lost dessert when you took your pants down at the table." I actually said that to him after dinner one day recently. As the girls all laughed, including his mother in a seriously-suppressed sort of way, I told him that it wasn't funny to moon the table.