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Why This Mommy Hates Mommy Blogs

Tina Issa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Tina Issa

We moms are handling the hardest job in the world: raising children. The challenges we face day to day are hard enough without being judged by other moms. And this is what these judging mommy blogs and social posts are all about -- the need to feel superior and show people how perfect you are and how imperfect everyone else is.

10 Things Parents Didn't Do 10 Years Ago

Grown And Flown | Posted 11.21.2013 | Parents
Grown And Flown

Every time I see a young mom with toddler in one hand, gazing at her cell phone in the other, I want to rush over and remind her that everything that child is learning about human interaction she is teaching him right then and there.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Mother

Kristen Levithan | Posted 10.24.2013 | Parents
Kristen Levithan

Instead of seeing in the moms I encountered potential allies and maybe even friends, I chose to judge them. A lone wolf unsatisfied with my own life, I took my revenge on the other mothers who wandered into my path.

Have You Ever Been Happy?

Wendy Bradford | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

It is a look in when I am almost outside of myself. It is a room buzzing with an air conditioner on a steamy July night. It is a child unable to sleep in her bed, a husband unable to stay awake after work. A laptop on a counter top in an otherwise dark kitchen. It comes when we think it never will.

Kim's New Gig

Posted 02.27.2013 | Celebrity

Kim Kardashian has a new gig and it's not nearly as risqué as her last. The reality maven started a "mommy blog" on Celebuzz.com and posted her very ...

Blog Posts We Love From Around The Web

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents

Parenthesis is where we collect our favorite writing from moms and dads around the web: essays, letters, rants and calls for help that make us nod in ...

3 Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 01.07.2013 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Kelle Hampton discusses the difference between real life and Instagram perfection, a foster mother catalogues her experience...

How the Internet Helped Me Find My Daughter

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

When my daughter locked me out of our apartment so she could eat dog food, I wrote about it and got advice on how to start "time-outs." When I didn't have time to shave and my daughter started petting my legs and saying "Good Puppy," I wrote a funny blog post about it.

4 Powerful Reactions To Sandy Hook

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 12.21.2012 | Parents

On a fundamental level, there are no words for the pain, fear and grief the Connecticut shooting engendered worldwide -- and yet, moms and dads across...

Why I Don't Read Your Damn Food Blog

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 02.13.2013 | Technology
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

As someone ensconced in the food media world, I get a lot of the same questions over and over: How come people don't read my blog? How do I get more subscribers? And the best question of all, which always seems to come up after a few drinks: Why don't you read my food blog?

3 Parenting Stories We Loved

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Heather Spohr fields questions about hyperemesis gravidarum, Jim of Sweet Juniper explains why his photo-sharing philosophy ...

3 Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Tracy of Sellabit Mum tells her children why she writes online, a Lesbian Family blogger reflects on the "mommy" name game a...

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...

Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, a young boy goes to his first dance, a subway encounter brings a blogger to tears -- and more. Laughing it up People I W...

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.

Mom And Dad Blogs We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.26.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jim Griffioen shares his family's adventures and misadventures on a recent trip to Italy, a toy laptop brings Charlie Capen ...

MOMPRENEURS: The Monetization of Mom Bloggers

Sandy Abrams | Posted 11.20.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

"I wasn't blogging just for the creative outlet. I wanted to create something from nothing and build a business."

Mom And Dad Blogs We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.14.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Ilana Wiles tells her toddler she has another baby on the way, Tanis Miller mourns the house she grew to love as a new mothe...

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 08.09.2012 | 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...