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Being Your Mother Is the Hardest, Best Thing I'll Ever Do

Jennifer S. White | Posted 02.03.2017 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

I remember the day I had you like it was yesterday. But it wasn’t. It was two years ago.I remember the second night with you in the hospital. Your d...

A Letter To My Future Daughter: You Will Be Amazing

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 01.30.2017 | Women
Brown Girl Magazine

From the day you are born, the world may seem like it is pitted against you and I will fight so hard for that not to be true. I wish for you to look up to the sky and see endless possibilities with no one to hinder you.

"The Zezimas' 2016 Christmas Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.20.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

Education, Einstein and the Clone Wars

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Yesterday, one of my son's teachers shared some concerns with me. She told me he needed work on his math facts, that she was going to introduce him to...

Shedding Shame

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

2016 is my year to shed shame! It's one of my top goals for the year because it's in my way, and I've got people to see and places to go. Shame is act...

"You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.28.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Ever since my second grandchild, Lilly, was born in October, people have been asking who she looks like. It's hard to say because ba...

Tiffany Trump, Before She Was Famous

Lonnie Nadler | Posted 11.23.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Lonnie Nadler

Considering the stature of her last name, Tiffany Trump largely lived a life outside the spotlight until her father's presidential campaign this year.

Daughter Opens Up About The Music That Likely Brings You To Tears

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.11.2016 | Entertainment

Daughter’s music is more immersive than a mere background melody. While their soft notes are easy to embrace, their poetic lyrics encourage a deep, ...

Shedding Shame

Ellie Newman | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

2016 is my year to shed shame! It's one of my top goals for the year because it's in my way, and I've got people to see and places to go. Shame is act...

"Trouble's on the Menu"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.18.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was 16, I got my first job. I was, improbably, a waiter at the now-defunct Parkway Deli in my hometown of Stamford, Connecticu...

When Your Mom Asks You To Choose Between Her And Your Little Girl

Tammy Bleck | Posted 10.07.2016 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

I promised I would take care of her forever, watch over, protect, and never leave her. I made that promise to my mom when I was 5. I broke it 40 years later.

"Joking Till the Cows Come Home"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.29.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Even though I have always been more apt to milk a joke than a cow, which can create udder confusion (see what I mean?), I have long w...

The One Big Difference Between Raising A Daughter And Raising A Son

Joe DeProspero | Posted 10.26.2016 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

They told me. They all told me. Having a daughter is different than having a son. You’ll feel differently about her. To be frank, I thought they wer...

9 Things I Want My 9-Year-Old Daughter to Know

Justin Ricklefs | Posted 09.22.2016 | Parents
Justin Ricklefs

Our middle child turned 9 this week. A good friend, while wishing her a happy birthday, called her “Miss Smack in the Middle.” She’s got two old...

Living Vicariously Through Our Children

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.19.2016 | Parents
Galina Nemirovsky

I hope our children take a piece of us both, but mostly, when they reflect on their childhood, I want them to perceive it as laden with opportunities and support, and less of their parents vicariously living through them.

These Daddy Daughter Wedding Dances Are #RelationshipGoals

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.07.2016 | Weddings
Stephanie R. Caudle

Love is in the air, the scent of fresh flowers, smiling faces and flashing cameras are all around. It is the day every woman dreams of as she walks down the aisle to walk into the arms of her very own prince charming.

When Your Only Daughter Leaves For College

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 08.31.2016 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

I have one daughter, and during the turbulence of her volatile teenage years we both counted down the days until she left for college.

Remembering My Father Before His Dementia

Elizabeth Smith | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
Elizabeth Smith

Photo by cocoparisienne via Pixabay My father is one of the good guys, a true gentleman and an exceptional husband and parent. But there is another p...

Look Daddy, No Training Wheels -- The Power Of Possibility

David Kirsch | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents
David Kirsch

"I believe in myself!" Francesca uttered those four beautiful, empowering words that every parent longs to hear their children say!

The Sky is Blue: How I Told My Mother I Was Abused

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 08.15.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

Why is it that in the darkest of times, we look for the brightest of things? I'm asking because I'm not sure myself--yet that is exactly what I did on the beach, alone with my mother in the April of my senior year of high school.

9 Things I Want My Daughter To Know About Kindergarten

Sri Hatharasinghe- Gerschler | Posted 08.15.2016 | Parents
Sri Hatharasinghe- Gerschler

Dear Daughter, As kindergarten starts, I want to remind you of a few things: 1. Be kind, not mean. Kindness will allow you to see the hearts of th...

An Open Letter to My Adolescent Daughter

quiet revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Dear Grace, Last night, you had a sleepover with a new friend from your hockey team. You were so excited: ...

London-Based Trio Daughter Set to Play the Majestic Theatre in Detroit, Band Speaks of Success and Progression at Bestival Toronto

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.24.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

There's something majestic about the music of the London, England-based band Daughter that sweeps you into an enigmatic world of emotion. The trio, fr...

19 Celeb Daddy-Daughter Moments That Will Make You Say 'Awwwww!'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.17.2016 | Black Voices

Witnessing a dad's adoration for his daughter can warm the coldest of hearts. Not even famous and influential dads can resist the pull their baby girl...

She Is Okay

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents
Heather Gillis-Harris

"Sometimes I have a hard time believing you are actually my mother." Normally that type of talk would result in my feelings being hurt and I would have reprimanded her for being fresh.