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No, The Internet Can't Tell Mom Apart From Her Daughters

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.05.2016 | Parents

One of these ladies gave birth to the other two.  Kaylan Mahomes is a high school student from Indianapolis. Recently, she posted a photo to Twit...

Love, Doubt, and Guilt Dance on the Head of a Pin

Amanda Magee | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents
Amanda Magee

"Do you even know what I wore to bed last night?' The question made contact like a right hook. Finley and I were waiting for the bus in a driving rai...

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.

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...

I AM My Mother's Daughter

Honey Good | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

The last time my mom and I were together was on December 10. The next morning, Shelly, Orchid and I left Chicago for our home in California. When we...

Finding My Daughter's Voice

Georgia Kolias | Posted 01.26.2016 | Parents
Georgia Kolias

I don't know what her official diagnosis is or was - perhaps just a garden-variety speech delay with unknown causes. All I know is that when I see her stand up for herself and speak, asserting herself with a mighty roar, "You're not the boss of me!" my heart swells with relief, pride, love, and satisfaction.

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.

Mommy Make Over: Get Red Carpet Ready (VIDEO)

Meredith Masony | Posted 01.18.2016 | Parents
Meredith Masony

When you are short on time, enlist the help of your daughter to do your makeup and hair for any special occasion. I was red carpet ready in a jiffy.

50 Things I Want To Teach My Daughter

Taylor Speikers | Posted 01.06.2016 | Parents
Taylor Speikers

If you have curly hair like me, learn to style it before you turn 21.

The Day My Daughter Became a Woman

Beverly Willett | Posted 01.05.2016 | Parents
Beverly Willett

I had an actual "aha" moment with my youngest. It had nothing to do with her having reached a physical milestone. But at the moment it occurred I suddenly felt certain that I'd just witnessed her crossing over into womanhood.

The One Lie We Need to Stop Telling Ourselves

Nicole Scott | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Nicole Scott

I belong in every place my heart longs to be in this world. I can show up scared. I can show up worried. I can show up doubting my ability -- but I will never again show up timid and uncertain of my place in this world, wherever my feet may take me, where I belong.

7 Lessons I'll Teach My Daughter Someday

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.03.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

I can't help but reflect on what life would be like if I had a little girl.

10 Things I Want My Daughters to Know When We Fight

Reem Kassis | Posted 12.22.2015 | Parents
Reem Kassis

My beautiful girls, One of you is 2 years old and the other 2 months. Already I love you both a love so fierce...so encompassing...it makes me vulner...

My Daughter Called a Shrink On Me!

Honey Good | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

Flashing back to yesterday in Palm Springs... my girlfriends, Sheila and Gloria, and I were laughing as we discussed psychiatrists. It brought back a story that took place in Honolulu when one of my daughters was a teen.

Women Of All Ages Thank Their Fathers In One Tear-Jerking Video

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.17.2015 | Fifty

While our childhoods can be filled with leisurely days spent with dad, you might find yourself having less and less time for your beloved papa...

Inspire Your Daughter to Become a Social Media Rebel!

Michelle Cove | Posted 12.10.2015 | Parents
Michelle Cove

What if kids were taught that the very point of social media is to inspire, lift up others, and make each other laugh? It won't be easy; we're all used to seeing social media spread snark and gossip. But, really, no one wants to spend so many hours a week fearing for her reputation and safeguarding her social status.

'Help' Is Your Superpower

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 12.04.2015 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Help is not weakness, it's not a sign of personal shortcomings, and it's not an indication of failure. Help is a mighty super power, maybe the most formidable one women have in our utility belts that we, sadly, rarely activate.

My Mom's Had Alzheimer's For 12 Years, And This Is All I Can Do

Lisa Hirsch | Posted 12.02.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Hirsch

Mom has no understanding of how her life has been wiped away by such a horrific disease. So how is my mom doing? She'd doing good, and how am I doing? I'm also doing good, which is a conscious decision that I have made.

6 Things I Learn From My Daughter Everyday

David Reyes | Posted 12.01.2015 | Parents
David Reyes

Sometimes I sit and marvel over the fact that my 3-year-old daughter can be so sweet, kind, and thoughtful. As I watch her grow I see things that I wish I had in myself.

Forgiving My Father

Elana Christiansen, LMFT | Posted 11.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Elana Christiansen, LMFT

Forgiveness and gratitude go hand in hand for me. I share this in the spirit of the season. When my father says to me: Don't have as many children as...

No Thanks for the Memory

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.24.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am so technologically challenged that my granddaughter, Chloe, who isn't even 3 years old, is more advanced than I am. I know this because she can use an iPad. I don't have an iPad, or an iPod, or even an iWatch, although I do have an iPhone and, according to my dentist, iTeeth.

No Matter What, I'll Tell You It's Wonderful

Rachael Clarke | Posted 11.23.2015 | Parents
Rachael Clarke

I won't tell you that Tegan threw a tantrum in Walgreens. That she peed on the floor at Target. That Sienna had three diaper blowouts, screamed in my ear for two hours for no apparent reason.

A Day at the Perez Art Museum Miami

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Whenever I have time off, I enjoy visiting museums and historic houses with my daughter. It is something that we both share a love for as we both enjoy learning new things and history.

Mom's Note From Daughter With Autism Will Make You Think Twice About Your Words

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.16.2015 | Parents

Words are powerful.  Cadence is a 7-year-old Australian girl with autism and acute senses that cause her to intensely absorb her surroundings, in...

The Dad's Guide to Raising Daughters: Infancy to Adolescence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Dads and daughters are a unique pair. Daughters look up to you as their top guy, so it's important to form this precious bond early. Girls seem a bit foreign to most new dads, but with these tips, you can form a special bond that will last a lifetime.