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The Daddy Diaries - Chapter 7

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 09.04.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Just because we're not the one in diapers, or the frigid body sleeping on the street, or vividly aware of the fact that we're dying as much as we're living at this very moment, doesn't mean we aren't also in need a kiss on the forehead.

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 6.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 09.02.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

When you are up to your wrists in a messy diaper change, trying to wipe poo off the lad's apricot when without warning he pees on you and himself, in a glorious arc that splashes into his own eyes, there is no discursive thought to escape into.

Mom Catches Twin Toddlers' Sneakiness On Baby Monitor

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents

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The Daddy Diaries: Chapter 4

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 08.25.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

For some reason, long before Michelle was ever pregnant, I had a weird feeling I was really going to enjoy bathing my baby. But who wouldn't enjoy bathing a baby? It's basically like rinsing off a hamster, with less risk of getting bitten.

The Daddy Diaries Chapter 3

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 08.24.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

This is the oft-spoken of irony of parenthood. You have taken on a job with 24-hour workdays, no pay, no vacation, no rest and it requires you to handle someone else's poo, and yet you are happier than you've ever been in your life.

The Daddy Diaries: Chapter 2

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 08.18.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Mike Tyson once said that everyone has a plan until you get punched in the face. The same might be said of having a baby. You get home, put your newborn in his carefully decorated baby room, and then the doody hits the fan. Literally.

Things To Remember & Things To Forget: A Heartfelt List for Moms Sending A Kid To College

Julie Niehoff | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women
Julie Niehoff

This is not a list of what to bring to college, like toothbrushes and flashlights. This is a list of what to keep in your heart, and what to throw out. It's about family and parenting and saying good-bye without really saying good-bye.

Becoming a Trans Godmother

Stephanie Mott | Posted 08.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

This journey into becoming a trans godmother has much more to offer than I can begin to imagine. Our discussions have included the maybe-one-day events of seeing my goddaughter get married and start a family of her own. Who knew? Who could have known? I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world. Blessed be.

WATCH: Mom of 15's Secret to Spontaneous Summer Road Trips

HooplaHa | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel

Are you a busy mom who needs a little advice from a woman with experience? Well look no further and meet the woman who knows, Lyette Reback, mother of...

The Life-Changing Question a Stranger On a Bench Asked Me

Debra Carpenter | Posted 07.31.2015 | Parents
Debra Carpenter

All the things I so often say to my daughter flashed into my mind, and they all had one thing in common. I wasn't focusing on making memories for my daughter -- I was obsessed with the future and constantly hurrying toward it. And why? I had this awesome, perfect present to enjoy.

Wonder Moms: Ali Smith

Dana Holmes | Posted 07.28.2015 | Women
Dana Holmes

A confident and happy woman makes a better mother. And whatever it takes to get there should be done.

Every Time Mom Sneezes, This Baby Laughs And Can't Stop! | Posted 07.28.2015 | Good News

There's just something beautiful about the joy that a mother and her baby can share with each other in perfect moments like this.

20 Things to Never Text an Extended Breastfeeding Mom

Shari Wargo Stamps | Posted 07.09.2015 | Parents
Shari Wargo Stamps

Some really hurtful and untrue comments are often thrown around, and it's time to remove them from the conversation about what extended breastfeeding is really like and why parents do it.

Wonder Moms: Lindsey J. Boyd

Dana Holmes | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

Lindsey lives in NYC and co-founded her eco-friendly company, The Laundress, ten years ago following a successful career at Chanel, and has since been reviving the lost art of laundry care one person at a time.

Father's Day, A Letter to My Sons...

Amber Sabathia | Posted 06.11.2015 | Parents
Amber Sabathia

As I write this letter, I hope that when the day comes for you both to become fathers you will take the time to read it. As your mother, I have found that you will have many fears when raising a child. As much as your personal life experiences will teach you, I wanted to give you a little insight on what mom and dad have learned so far raising you and your siblings.

WATCH: 'Mom of 15' Reveals Secret to Getting Kids Involved in Household Chores

HooplaHa | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents

Are you a busy mom who needs a little advice from a woman with experience? Well, look no further and meet Lyette Reback, Palm Beach, FL-based mother...

An Open Letter to Taylor Swift

Meredith Masony | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Meredith Masony

Let me begin by saying that, I do in fact understand that I am a 34-year-old mother of 3. I am also a huge Taylor Swift fan.

I've Died and Gone to Heaven and It's Called Air France Business Class

Christine Blackburn | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Christine Blackburn

The facial massage is what really did it for me. Not the seat in the Air France business class cabin that reclined flat, not the champagne that flowed...

A Military Mom Honors Fallen Son by Comforting Others

HooplaHa | Posted 05.22.2015 | Good News

Ida founded Butterfly Circle of Friends, a nonprofit in her hometown of Spotswood, NJ, to help those in need in the local community and worldwide. Her biggest goal is to help families who have also lost children to find hope and healing in their life.

Mom of 15 Makes Family Meals Fun

HooplaHa | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment

Lyette reveals her secrets behind stretching the dollar of her grocery budget while not compromising on taste and flavor.

10 Signs You're Being Raised By A Nurse

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Shelly Lopez Gray

You have to be bleeding to death or unconscious to go to the emergency room. When my dad started complaining of chest pain in the middle of the night and said he wanted to go to the ER, my mom warned him that it better not be his gallbladder.

Don't Leave Out These Women On Mother's Day

Melissa Carter | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Melissa Carter

"Mother's Intuition kicked in," Heather told me, "and I said we're going to the children's hospital and won't leave without answers. Something's going on."

For Mom on Mother's Day

Thea Halo | Posted 05.10.2015 | Books
Thea Halo

There had always been only us: my mother, my father, my five sisters and four brothers, one uncle, an Armenian aunt -- probably with her own sad story to tell -- and their daughter who married and moved away too soon. Then a void.

Mom Died in My Arms: God's EverLasting 'Gift'

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.09.2015 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I had no idea that being in the same room as someone who passes away can be a "gift." Mainly because that had never happened to me before. And if asked, I would have said, "How awful." Yet, being with Mom for her last breath, was anything but awful.

I Remember When You Were Something Other Than A Mom

Jeff Bogle | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

I reckon there's never been a song for moms quite like this one, one that expresses, with brutal and unflinching honesty, the sacrifices made, body changes endured, and doubts that naturally creep in about ever getting back to where you were, who you were, and what you were doing before becoming a mom -- all while simultaneously cherishing your new title.