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Modern Families

Having it All: Work-Life Balance

Nancy Chang | Posted 09.16.2016 | Women
Nancy Chang

I struggle with work life balance, and I don't even have kids. My biggest responsibility is Lady, a young pup I adopted last year. I freak out about not killing my furry child, but how do people with fragile human babies navigate life and work? I give kudos to my friends and others that are working on their careers and raising

On Being The Adult When Your Parents Act Like Children

Emily Ansara Baines | Posted 05.30.2015 | Divorce
Emily Ansara Baines

My parents had always been less than stellar when it came to boundaries. With the divorce, however, the closeness has become too close. Some things are better left unsaid. Some secrets are better left hidden. The hardest thing about being an adult is the realization that, really, all adults feel like children.

If You Think You Have A Modern Family, Check Out This Guy With 10 Dads

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy

Your contemporary, blended family has NOTHING on this guy. Watch a clip from "The Birthday Boys" above to see what life is like when 10 loving, att...

Who Has The Right To Be This Boy's Father?

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents

What makes a father? Biology? Intention? Months of changing diapers and singing lullabies? That is the question raised by the case of little Linco...

TV Recognizes Modern Families, So Why Won't Governments?

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marianne Mollmann

I don't watch Modern Family, the primetime sitcom depicting "non-traditional" (e.g., same-sex, interracial and inter-generational) couples. Still, I'm struck by how fast family realities change and how slowly laws and societal perceptions about what's "right" reflect those changes.

Divorce LA Style

Annie Stein | Posted 04.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Annie Stein

For my ex-husband and I, leaving each other as kindly and as amicably as possible for our daughter's sake, was the goal. The divorce was about us, not her.

Is Surrogacy on Its Way to Becoming 'The New Normal'?

Fred Silberberg | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Fred Silberberg

Understanding surrogacy's legal structure and its step-by-step process can help make the process more manageable and allow parents-to-be to realize the joy which surrogacy can bring.

The Real Modern Family

Mark Daniel Snyder | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Daniel Snyder

Even the LGBTQ community feels pressure to portray our families as "perfect," upper-class, mainstream, two-parent homes. It's time to be proud of the variety of familial structures that have existed forever and the new ones we are building.

Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes: What's Yours?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Show the world that there are all kinds of lives to lead and all kinds of celebrating that needs doing.