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A Note to My Daughter: No Bullying -- and That Includes Yourself

Kasey Ferris | Posted 06.25.2015 | Parents
Kasey Ferris

My kids begged to sleep together in my boys' bedroom last night. It's a rarely granted request in our house to have four kiddos in one room, mostly because they take forEVER to settle down and actually get to sleep.

How The Presidency Made Me A Better Father

Barack Obama | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Barack Obama

People often ask me whether being President has made it more difficult to spend time with Michelle and our girls. But the surprising truth is that being in the White House has made our family life more "normal" than it's ever been.

Schooooool's Out for Summer! (Kindergarten Here We Come!)

Stacey Gish Wallenstein | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
Stacey Gish Wallenstein

My daughter -- my first born, the child who made me a Mommy -- is graduating Pre-K on Friday. I can't believe the journey -- that started with counting the seconds down until the day after Labor Day so I could press redial for two and a half hours just to get a school's application - is over.

How I Will Celebrate the First Father's Day Without Dad

Shaun Robinson | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Shaun Robinson

To all of you who have lost a father whom you have loved dearly and who showed you that love right back, I hope you can embrace Father's Day with a spirit of gratitude and courage. In my father, God gave me the greatest gift ever: an angel to watch over me. And, this Sunday, I will celebrate him.

A Father's Love: The Traveling Jam Jars

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Deborah Stachelski

Seeing my dad give his life for our family, and work so hard without ever complaining, inspired me to go for my dreams and not be afraid of failure. His fearless spirit to just go for something new and try it, put that spirit in me as well.

Ten Days to a Totally P.C. Toddler

Heather Kasdan | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Heather Kasdan

Is your toddler embarrassing you with his or her inability to grasp basic societal concepts? Have you noticed your daughter just playing with her babies and totally ignoring the "boy toys" in the house?

Keeping Daughters Safe When They Go Off to College

GalTime | Posted 06.12.2015 | College
GalTime

The roller coaster of college acceptances and decisions is finally done, and pretty soon, you'll be hauling hampers and hangers and laptops to your daughter's first dorm room.

The Miraculous Happening

Honey Good | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

"Before I leave you, I promise if my wishes are granted I will come back with my new Israeli husband to thank you and if I have a son, I will bring him to you and name him Jonathan in your honor."

I Am Widow, Hear Me Cry!

Melissa Gould | Posted 06.12.2015 | Parents
Melissa Gould

I miss Joel. I love Antonio. My friends feel the same way. Sometimes it's complicated. Other times, it's simple. Tears keep falling - on a hike, a phone call, even at a party. But I smile and laugh a lot, too. Life is so strange.

One Year After My Daughter's Death

Jeremy Krashin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Jeremy Krashin

She's in the playroom when Goldie plays. She's by my side while I'm working at my office. She's on Julie's shoulder while her and Goldie play at the playground.

8 Things You Need To Know About Raising Tween Girls

Jeff Bogle | Posted 06.05.2015 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

I don't know everything, nor would I ever pretend to have all the answers about parenting a child of any age -- let alone one in the oft-dreaded "tween" zone. That said, I have stumbled into a bit of parental wisdom over the past few years.

I Always Thought I'd Return Home To India -- Until I Had A Daughter

Tanushree Ghosh | Posted 06.04.2015 | Women
Tanushree Ghosh

When I moved to the United States 10 years ago, I was adamant that I would eventually return to India. I had heard that I wouldn't. I refused to concede. But I have run out of excuses for my country. My female child is the reason I now choose to lose my motherland.

18 Heartfelt Pieces Of Advice For Moms Of All Daughters

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents

Every mom was a daughter at some point -- and perhaps that is why the relationship between mothers and daughters is so interesting. But just because y...

Steph Curry Puts His Daughter on a Podium

The Good Men Project | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

Instead of asking why Curry brought his daughter to the post game interview, we should be asking why don't more players do the same?

"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 ...

WATCH: Dad And Daughter Make 'Ultimate Cereal Eating Machine'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents

Sometimes you can't eat cereal fast enough. That's just a given. Which is why Ivan Owen and his daughter made this "ultimate cereal eating machine"...

Where Are The Female Superhero Action Figures?

Holley Perry | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Holley Perry

On any given day, there are Batmans, Supermans, Spider-Mans and several other comic book action figures in the boys aisle of the toy section. Do you know how many female action figures I found a few weeks ago at Wal-Mart? None.

What To Do If Your Daughter Doesn't Look Her Best In Her Prom Dress

Dr. Jodi Gold | Posted 05.15.2015 | Parents
Dr. Jodi Gold

Prom season is here and along with the dresses, shopping, corsages, and Instagramming also comes the not-so-pretty side of prom -- crash diets, higher risks for eating disorders, and fat-shaming.

What You Learn When You Travel With Your Mom

Laura Usky | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Laura Usky

It's funny how much my daughter has learned about routes and maps through our travels. Taking the extra time to drive on a trip versus flying gives you a lot of talk time

My Daughter Is My Soulmate!

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Eleni Makedonas

What if we explored the definition of a soul mate and considered the possibility that a soul mate doesn't have to be a romantic connection? What if a soul mate could be anyone you choose. Suppose a soul mate is someone who you love deeply and dearly, but not necessarily in a romantic or sexual way?

Happy Mother's Day!

Amy Koko | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
Amy Koko

I miss you guys! I know I haven't posted in what seems like years, but the thing is I have a job now, and seriously, this is some heavy shit. First of...

To My Mom: All The Things I Never Told You

Sonya Matejko | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Sonya Matejko

Here it is as a testament to how much you mean to me. I am sorry for the things that I never told you. Mostly though, thank you for being my mother, and I know that I will love you always and forever.

Mother's Day Cards I Could Use As An Estranged Daughter

Katie Naum | Posted 05.09.2015 | Women
Katie Naum

Thank You For Carrying Me In Your Womb and Giving Birth To Me. (inside) That Part Went Pretty Well From My Perspective. Remember The Time When We We...

Why You Can Never Say Thank You Enough to Your Mom

Unwritten | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women
Unwritten

"Thank you" is without a doubt the most underused phrase when it comes to moms. Whether it's the woman who gave you life, or the one who has treated you as her own, this one is for all of you.

10 Ways to Improve Your Mother-(Adult) Daughter Relationship

Ellen Resnick and Jenna Gebel | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women
Ellen Resnick and Jenna Gebel

By writing about our issues from our unique perspectives, we revealed to each other our thoughts and feelings, which in turn, enabled us to interact in new ways that reflect love, respect and friendship.