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15 Tips to Help Moms Survive in the Suburbs

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Nearly a decade ago, I moved to the suburbs from NYC. In that time I've learned some pretty important things to ensure my survival, nay, my sanity.

Three Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 11.16.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Heather Armstrong draws deep truth from a moment of panic, Mike Adamick admires the reflection of his own “nerdery” in h...

Three Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 11.07.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jim Griffioen dazzles (again) with his creative kid costumes, Charlie Capen looks back on his child-fearing days and Kristen...

3 Must-Read Blog Posts About Parenting

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.24.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Homemaker Man gets a pocketful of fairy dust, Mike Spohr ruminates on the importance of old friends in dark times and Heathe...

Chicago Sun-Times Signs Jenny McCarthy to Write Parenting Advice Blog

Paul Raeburn | Posted 12.22.2012 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Jenny McCarthy is entitled to her opinion and her mommy instinct, but she's not entitled to the validation and amplification that come with a job as a daily blogger for the Sun-Times. As Maria Puente writes at USA Today, "She definitely has a voice, and now she has a megaphone."

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.05.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Rebecca Woolf cops to birthday-planning paralysis, Kristen Howerton throws a thorny question out to her community and more. ...

25 Things Children Never Say

Jill Smokler | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

1. Mommy is on the phone right now, so let's entertain ourselves quietly.

Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.07.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, two moms write thoughtful posts for the first-ever World Cerebral Palsy Day, Kristen Chase stands up for airplane-bound babi...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, the school year starts for two mom bloggers; Tanis Miller’s kids reenact a scene from her childhood; and Ilana Wiles reali...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 08.17.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, we marvel at Jim Griffioen's costume-making skills, help Jill Smokler bid farewell to her favorite pair of yoga pants and mo...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 08.09.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, we envy the Blair family's quick trip to the Olympics, develop a yen for The Wednesday Chef's delicious-looking meatballs, d...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, The Didactic Pirate's daughter asks about Gay Pride, Tanis Miller gets worn out driving her kids to camp, Lenore Skenazy sha...

The Best Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.20.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Kelle Hampton goes dancing, Joanne Bamberger offers Marissa Mayer advice, Heather Armstrong tries in vain to get better slee...

Dad Bloggers Fight...Just Like Moms

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Their rivalry -- all rivalries -- reflect the growth of the sport. Mom bloggers have been sniping at each other for years. Now it's the dad blogger's turn.

What Kind Of Parent Are You?

Jill Smokler | Posted 09.06.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

I settled on "I am a parent who tries," but the question seemed to beg for so much more.

What Has The Internet Given You Lately, Mom?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Inspired by what the research was trying to capture, I reached out to my own web of blogging friends. Why are you here? I asked them. What has the Internet done for you since you've become a parent?

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.28.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, a former bully comes clean, a "free-range" parent stands her ground and a blogger describes the harsh realities of postpartu...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.22.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, we wander down memory lane with Ellen Seidman, celebrate a 3-year-old’s birthday with Heather Armstrong, observe as Mike S...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.01.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jenny Lawson shows that depression can save lives, Mike Spohr is more worried about his daughter fitting in than she is, and...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 05.24.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, a dad blogger takes his daughter bra shopping, Katie Allison Granju picks up writing tips from a Hollywood memoir and Ilana ...

What Mom And Dad Bloggers Talked About This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 05.18.2012 | Parents

All in the balance Scary Mommy's Jill Smokler isn't the only blogger currently enjoying a successful book tour: fellow authors Jenny Lawson and Steph...

Parenthesis: This Week's Best Parent Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents

This week on Parenthesis, Amy from Amalah gives us a window into her toddler-dominated morning routine, a DadCentric contributor rails against injusti...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents

This week on Parenthesis, we sympathize with The Didactic Pirate's math homework troubles, ponder the possibility of blogging selflessly with Her Bad ...

Top 5 Reasons Moms Should NOT Take Sex Advice from Magazines

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Mommas, do yourselves a favor, throw out those, "spice it up" pieces and top 10 lists. Don't be too concerned about the quantity of the sex you're having as long as your having some.

Parenthesis: The Best of the Parenting Blogosphere

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents

Welcome back to Parenthesis, our weekly roundup of standout writing from mom and dad blogs everywhere. This week, we agonized with The Bearded Iris as...