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Dad Secretly Films Daughter's Over-The-Top Selfie Session

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.27.2014 | Teen

We all might be guilty of engaging in a selfie session, though usually (and thankfully) nobody is around to film it. But that's not the case with this...

Dad 'Takes' Little Boy's Ear, And It's Totally Devastating

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents

If you thought someone had stolen your ear and nose, you'd be freaking out too. In the video above, a little boy struggles to come to terms with hi...

Back-To-School: What Every Parent Needs To Know About Senior Year!

Laura Wellington | Posted 08.15.2014 | Parents
Laura Wellington

As our children will soon begin migrating back to school, some of us will be doing so with seniors living in our homes. No doubt thrilling, there is much to prepare for by seniors as they commence towards commencement and onto the rest of their lives.

16 Dads, 16 Different Paternity Leaves

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 08.18.2014 | Parents
Scott Behson, PhD

I asked a group of fathers to share the stories of their paternity leaves (or lack thereof). A few had very supportive employers with generous policies, some had nightmare situations that led to them find employment elsewhere, and most were unsupported and left to rely on their accumulated time off.

What the Experts Didn't Tell Me About Formula

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

I tried to shake off the formula-shaming, even as it added layers of worry to my already tired parent-of-newborn mind. It's not like there was anything else I could do about it: I had no breasts, and neither did my husband.

V-Day (It's Not The Day You're Thinking Of)

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 08.07.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

Did I think I'd go from being a reporter for KTLA to blogging about my recent vasectomy? Um, no. But if I'm able to help guys out there be more comfortable with having this procedure, then it's worth it.

The Key To Imperfect Parenting

Brian Leaf | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents
Brian Leaf

We're not superhuman or infallible. And our kids will wear us down and find this out. When we've got nothing left, they will ask for one more story. While we're having sex for the first time in seven weeks, they will wake up and call for a glass of water. And they will call us on our hypocrisies.

A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy
Stephen Mariani

I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.

How to Protect Yourself in the Workplace if You're Suffering From Postpartum Depression

Tom Spiggle | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business
Tom Spiggle

Do your best not to let shame keep you from protecting yourself. Mental illness, like postpartum depression, is real and can have dire effects on your work performance and personal life.

Dad Documents His Sons' Awesomeness In Gorgeous Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.25.2014 | Parents

When Wes Armson saw his two sons cracking a smile, letting out a laugh or even sneezing for the first time, he wanted to remember it forever. He’d s...

EEOC: Parity for Maternity and Paternity Leave

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Scott Behson, PhD

The EEOC issued its new guidance on parental leave today. In it, they lay the basis for parity between company-offered maternity and paternity leave. ...

The Sign That This Dad Brought To A Gay Pride March Will Make You Believe In Better Tomorrows

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Gay Voices

This week, a dad in India is inspiring us all to wear our hearts a little more obviously on our sleeves. Not content to merely support his son in ...

The Lost Art of Changing a Diaper

Michael Cavender | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents
Michael Cavender

Bartering became my strong suite. I figured if I did something nice for my wife, she would gladly trade me duties, or just do it because of my "random" act of kindness.

How to Live With Children: How to Have a Conversation at Dinner

Dan Milledge | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Dan Milledge

Dan: Okay Trixie, after dinner, you're going to have your poop try. T: (very enthusiastically) Okay!

It's the Relationship That Heals

Robin Kevles-Necowitz | Posted 07.10.2014 | Parents
Robin Kevles-Necowitz

Being a perfect parent wasn't necessary. Being a near-perfect parent wasn't necessary either. What was required was a fierce focus on nurturing the relationship I have with my children.

Did I Forget to Mention My Dad Is Gay?

Xesenia Maurice | Posted 08.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Xesenia Maurice

I don't think of him as a "gay dad." I see him as the man who was strong enough to overcome many obstacles, including addiction, so that he could take care of his brothers and sisters, a man loving enough to raise me as his own even though he is only my guardian by law.

There's No Obstacle Too Big For This Dad's Love

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.23.2014 | Good News

When James Geier goes on a hike with his son, we have to imagine Marvin Gaye's spirit is somewhere nearby, singing the lyrics to his 1967 hit, "Ain't ...

Dads Respond To 'Frozen' With A Song, And It's Genius

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents

Two dads have perfectly captured their love-hate relationship with Disney's super-hit "Frozen" in one hilarious Disney-inspired song. "I know that ...

How to Give Your Kid a Compliment

Dan Milledge | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Dan Milledge

My GOD Oscar, I was giving you a compliment! I was saying something nice about you, TO you. Give me that. (Grabs Lego) Oscar. Listen. Do I have your attention? Good. I am proud of you for the--

How Dads' Involvement Can Address the Gender Gap in Higher Education

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 08.18.2014 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

A new gender gap has emerged in our higher education system: women are enrolling in and graduating from college at much higher rates than men.

This Dad's 'Rules For Dating My Daughter' T-Shirt Is Pitch-Perfect

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents

Here's a dad's "Rules For Dating My Daughter" done right: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(i...

What A Dad's Complete Surrender To Love Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents

When we posted an ad for Boba carriers that was actually a love letter to motherhood, dads and moms alike asked, "Where is the ode to fatherhood?"...

In Defense of 'Dad Pants'

John McCormick | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

Chauffeur duties on Saturday nights have a way of spoiling date night with your spouse. Besides, if I do unintentionally embarrass my kids in public wearing baggy "Dad Pants," isn't that what dads are supposed to do? Embarrassing my teenage sons is one of the few social pleasures I have left!

What 53 Hours in a Hospital Teaches You About Your Kid

Rob Sachs | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Rob Sachs

I thought horrible accidents weren't supposed to happen on beautiful weekend mornings. Certainly not when you're less than five feet away from your 6-year-old daughter, who's playing on a tree branch less than two feet off the ground.

A Happy Father's Day From Seoul

Roger Nam | Posted 08.15.2014 | Parents
Roger Nam

He was wearing a perfectly fitted suit, and a tightly knotted tie. In the photo, I see my dad as confident, assertive, and filled with an optimism that defied the poverty and political unrest of 1960s Korea.