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'No One Ever Told Me It Would Be Like This'

Myra Evans | Posted 07.22.2013 | Parents
Myra Evans

I tried to hear what was wrong in between the sobs, but she only managed to get a few words out between the tears. She was gasping for air. My heart sank. I had 12 trustees waiting for me to finish a presentation on a $1 billion asset allocation strategy.

Chris Harnick

Meet 'Mom'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 08.16.2013 | TV

"Mom" on CBS is bringing Anna Faris and Allison Janney together. The new sitcom from Chuck Lorre stars Faris as Christy, a newly sober single mom....

Mom Becomes Daughter's Personal Bodyguard At School

Posted 05.17.2013 | Parents

If Earl Haig Public School in Toronto, Ontario, wasn't going to protect Jill Trahan-Hardy's 11-year-old daughter from being bullied, then she would. ...

The Anonymous Gift

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 07.13.2013 | Women
Ruth Neubauer

Later in life, we hope that these anonymous gifts will settle in the hearts of our children so they will make their contributions to the world and remember us on Mother's Day and beyond.

CBS Picks Up Six Shows For Next Season

Posted 05.13.2013 | TV

CBS has picked up Chuck Lorre's new comedy "Mom" for a full season, the network announced today. Deadline first reported the news that CBS would or...

Warren Buffet and My Mom, an Original Rosie the Riveter

Myra Evans | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Myra Evans

Buffet said that, "Women are the key to America's prosperity...The closer America comes to fully employing the talents of all its citizens, the greater the output of goods and services will be." Buffet's essay reminded me of my hardworking mother and her experiences during World War II.

WATCH: Love Her Enough To Sign A 'Momtract'?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.09.2013 | Fifty

You're a big person now. It's time to sign a "Momtract" for Mother's Day. So what if you've grown up? Mama is getting on, too, and she deserves your s...

A Letter to My Mother

Susan Saper Galamba | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Susan Saper Galamba

Your birthday and Mother's Day are fast approaching, and this summer will be the 10th anniversary of your death. A day hasn't gone by when I haven't thought of you. In fact, many of those days I have talked to you, and while I know you hear me, it would be really nice to hear your voice.

Relationship Status with Mom: It's Complicated

Penney Berryman | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Penney Berryman

You love your Mom... and you find her alternatively infuriating and embarrassing, irreplaceable and overly dramatic, irksome and endearing. As far as I know, Hallmark hasn't yet created a line of cards expressing familial disharmony.

Parental Guidance: 7 Mission Impossible Messes Made Simple (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents

Kids are creative creatures. And like all brilliant artists-in-training, they’re not afraid to get their hands dirty by pushing boundaries — g...

My Mom's Italian Goodbye

Jan Angilella | Posted 06.18.2013 | Women
Jan Angilella

This week marks the second anniversary of my mom's passing. I think about her every day and now I'm planning a "Mom" trip to Italy where I will visit all of our favorite places -- and maybe a few of my own.

On Why We Cook: To Seek Refuge, To Inspire And To Remember

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What compels us to cook? I come to the kitchen to be fully present in the moment.

40 Years Later: My Best Trip Ever with My Mom

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 06.12.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

One of the biggest adventures of my entire life was learning to read and constantly getting lost in great adventures. I

Dear Future Daughter-in-Law

Kristin Shaw | Posted 05.27.2013 | Parents
Kristin Shaw

I will love you as my own daughter, if you will let me. If you're close to your mom, I am not going to try to replace her; you don't need two moms. You might, however, be interested in having a mother-in-law who might be a friend. All you have to do is ask.

How to Teach Our Kids About the Perils of Lying

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
The Chopra Well

"As a pediatrician and as a mom, my rule is that lying is never OK. This is a boundary -- and an important one at that -- because it keeps kids safe."

Holy Sh*t! That Pistol Packin' Granny Is... My Mom?

Tony Potts | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Tony Potts

I was heading up the 405 freeway here in Los Angeles to pick up my daughter from school and decided to check-in with my mom in Florida to see how her day was and what was new.

Soul Patch

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

When my son got in the car with me after practice, I gingerly brought up the subject of the incident and he retold the story from the point of view of someone who could not believe the kid was stupid enough to do what he did. There was no victim present in front of me.

How Becoming a Mom Improved My Body Image

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.08.2013 | Parents
The Chopra Well

I was frightened of passing down my body obsession and eating disordered history to daughters. With boys, I thought I'd be safe. Boys eat and run and eat some more. Boys don't ask if they look fat in their jeans, right?

The Best Car Seat For Your Baby, Inside and Out

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Parents are realizing that just keeping their children safe in a crash isn't the end-all, be-all of car seats. We also need to think about the long-term implications of exposing our kids to the toxic chemicals the seats can be made with.

'Now That's Italian!'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a nice Italian boy, as well as a former runner-up in the Newman's Own & Good Housekeeping Recipe Contest for a dish I called Zezima's Zesty Ziti Zinger, I have many remembrances of things pasta.

Should Parents Allow Their Kids onto Social Media?

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents
The Chopra Well

I have to admit when it comes to my kids, social media has been ensconced in a general aura of fear. It's the unknown that promises to expose my kids to too much information, too much access and too many opportunities to interact with people I don't want them to interact with.

Fumigating? Four Easy Steps to Take Before You Tent

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Chances are, at least one house in your 'hood is being treated for termites right now. And despite the festive clown-and-circus themed tent, the chemicals that go into the fumigation process simply aren't funny.

Jennifer Beals Lands A New TV Gig

Posted 02.13.2013 | TV

Jennifer Beals is headed to Venice. Beals will play the family matriarch in the ABC pilot, which centers on two rival families living in the Calif...

'Last Resort' Star Joins Andy Samberg Pilot

Posted 02.12.2013 | TV

ABC isn't Andre Braugher's "last resort." The actor has landed a co-starring role on Fox's pilot from Mike Schur and Dan Goor alongside Andy Samber...

Where Do We Draw the Line With Bullying?

Mallika Chopra | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Mallika Chopra

Kids can be mean. Perhaps it's part of their exploration of boundaries and their power in social circles. As parents, we can teach our own kids the importance of kindness, respect and treating others as we want them to be treated. And, we can guide them to stand up to bullies.