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Mom Takes Back-To-School Prep To New Level In Funny Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.03.2015 | Parents

Getting your kids ready to go back to school requires time and preparation, but sometimes parents go a little overboard. Ilana Wiles of Mommy Shorts ...

10 'Average Parent Problems' That Are Painfully Familiar

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents

A new parenting-themed Instagram account captures everyday life for moms and dads in the throes of raising young kids. Titled Average Parent Proble...

10 Photos From The '70s And '80s That Would Get Parents In Trouble Today

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents

When Mommy Shorts creator Ilana Wiles interviewed her mom about raising kids in the '70s and '80s, she learned just how different parenting looked mer...

2-Year-Old Instagrammer Gets Real About Life As A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 11.07.2014 | Parents

"My world. My perspective. My very full diaper." That's the tagline for insta2yearold, the latest social media account to be "run" by a tiny perso...

Putting Babies In Grown Men's Suits Is All The Rage Right Now

Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents

Mommy Shorts blogger, Ilana Wiles, knows there is one thing new parents need desperately -- almost as much as sleep -- and that is, something to do wi...

This 4-Year-Old Makes Paper Dresses With Her Mom -- And They Keep Getting MORE Outrageous

2014-02-25-MSLOGOcopy.jpg | Posted 02.26.2014 | Parents

By Ilana Wiles, Mommy Shorts I started following @2sisters_angie a little over a year ago. Back then she was posting the typical stuff you see ...

The Search For The Best Worst Holiday Card Is On

Posted 12.23.2013 | Parents

Getting entire families to pose for a holiday-card-worthy photo is notoriously difficult. Yet, for some reason, most parents brush aside their outtake...

Baby's First Year Video Is Actually A Love Story Between Two Sisters

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents

Consider this the antidote to all sibling rivalries. Mom of two, Ilana Wiles, didn't think she would be making a "first year video" for her baby H...

Why I'm Not Ready To Stop Breastfeeding

Ilana Wiles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

That moment in the morning, when Mike and Mazzy are both still sleeping and Harlow and I are tethered together in a way that only a mother and child can be... That moment is mine. Ours. For now.

And The Evilest Baby Of 2013 Is ...

Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents

It's that time of year again... Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is on the way, and the year's most evil baby has just been crowned. Yes, the third ...

And The Kid With The Most Incredible Superpower Is...

Posted 10.01.2013 | Parents

Move over BatDad. As anyone with a toddler knows, small children have superpowers worth touting too. Sneaking out of bed undetected, dropping to the g...

LOOK: 15 Examples Of EPIC Baby Hair

Posted 05.30.2013 | Parents

We know from experience that kids' hair can get pretty wild -- particularly when bedhead is involved. But the babies featured in Mommy Shorts blogger ...

The Latest Instagram Craze: Baby Mugging

Ilana Wiles | Posted 06.27.2013 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

There are purists and variations. Successes and failures. Babies, toddlers, dogs and even a few full grown adults in the mix.

My Proposal For The First Scene In The New Movie 'Go The F*ck To Sleep'

Ilana Wiles | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

They've already signed on a writer to flesh out the screenplay but just in case he needs a little inspiration, I thought I'd offer up a scene from my own life as reference.

LOOK: 'The Bachelor,' Toddler Edition

Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents

Abbreviated relationships, hypersensitive emotional reactions and competitive "friendships" that often end in tears -- toddlers and contestants on "Th...

6 Reasons Newborns Are A Piece Of Cake -- The Second Time Around

Ilana Wiles | Posted 04.06.2013 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

Newborns eat, poop and sleep. Mostly, they sleep. But more importantly, newborns are your one-way ticket to staying home in your PJs while delegating toddler-care to your spouse, with no guilt whatsoever!

I Was 38 Weeks Pregnant During The Superstorm

Ilana Wiles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

I am not one to blow things out of proportion, but there is something about being 38 weeks pregnant during a natural disaster that made my brain jump straight from hurricane to "end of the world."

PHOTOS: Who Is The Evilest Baby?

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents

While much of the Internet is focused on the election (or X Factor), here at HuffPost Parents we've been watching another important race. Over at Momm...

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. ...

10 Reasons Why Being Really Pregnant Is Awesome

Ilana Wiles | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

Can't think of anything good about your third trimester except that it's almost over? Let me help...

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 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 Tabloids Get Right About Motherhood

Ilana Wiles | Posted 07.23.2012 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

Welcome to motherhood, Jessica! You'll want to cry from happiness and tear your hair out with frustration on the very same day.