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Mommy's Guide to Feeling Less Tired Through a Practice of Meditation

Julie Sacks | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Julie Sacks

It's that time of year when we all think about setting our intentions for the year ahead. Wouldn't it be great if we could commit to just one life cha...

10 Things No One Tells You About Breastfeeding

Courtney Ellis | Posted 09.12.2016 | Parents
Courtney Ellis

1. You can eat like a team of oxen and not gain weight. Sure, you might not lose all the baby weight that quickly if you’re eating nine meals a day,...

"Chloe and Poppie's Excellent Adventure"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.07.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When it comes to writers who are famous for turning real-life adventures into literary gold, Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway had noth...

Daddy Diaries Part 9

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents
Tarun Sakhrani

So this is what a natural birth looks like. This is how it was meant to be... this is what the midwife meant when she said it was all natural... no medication, no support, no help, nothing... just pure unadulterated pain!!!

Daddy Diaries Part 8

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Tarun Sakhrani

So, it is 11 AM and my wife is keeled over, holding the bed with one hand and her tummy with the other, in obvious pain. It is quite obvious that the labor has kicked into another gear from even a few minutes ago and that we are getting closer. "It is time to go", she says.

Daddy Diaries Part 7

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Tarun Sakhrani

So you've done the classes, you've read the books... you've talked to and listened to all the people around you offering their advice. You think you are prepared. But are you really?

The Journey of an Aspie Mom

Tre Harrington | Posted 05.26.2016 | Parents
Tre Harrington

Things don't always go to plan. I learned that about a week after you came home. Since you were my third child, I had an idea or two of what to expect. Yet, you were nothing like the others.

Daddy Diaries Part 6

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 05.13.2017 | HuffPost Home
Tarun Sakhrani

The clock is ticking, the weeks are ticking away... the countdown has definitely begun. We've bought the stroller, we've set up the crib, we've clean...

How to Parent Stubborn Children

Tre Harrington | Posted 04.28.2017 | Parents
Tre Harrington

The one thing that I am exceptionally good at is producing very head strong offspring. The one thing I really had to work at was learning to parent them.

LHHNY's Tara Wallace Talks New Baby, Body and Book

RaVal Davis | Posted 04.27.2017 | Entertainment
RaVal Davis

If you've ever tuned into VH1's popular show "Love & Hip Hop: NY" then you know there is never a dull moment.

Daddy Diaries Part 5

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 04.11.2017 | HuffPost Home
Tarun Sakhrani

The next stage in your baby's evolution (or your evolution as to-be parents) is the shower... No, not that kind that you take in a bathroom, standing ...

Daddy Diaries Part 4

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 03.27.2017 | Travel
Tarun Sakhrani

First there was the honeymoon... then came the babymoon... what's next? Post-babymoon? Anniversary moon? Birth moon? Child's 1st birthday-moon? G...

21 Mom Superpowers

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 03.26.2017 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

Have you ever noticed the little things that appeared when you became a mom?

Daddy Diaries Part 3

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 03.03.2017 | HuffPost Home
Tarun Sakhrani

Your baby is on its way... you have a few more weeks to go and so you start wondering about things you need to buy. After all, there are so many thin...

"Poppie Goes to School"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.02.2017 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I was 3 years old, I knew my ABCs. Unfortunately, I didn't learn the rest of the alphabet until I was in high school.

Back in the Driver's Seat

Gin Sander | Posted 02.09.2017 | Fifty
Gin Sander

"My momma was a race car driver..." My boys used to trot that phrase out whenever they wanted to impress a new friend. And, although unusual for small boys, they were telling the truth.

Our Last Sick Day

Laura Hanby Hudgens | Posted 01.18.2017 | Parents
Laura Hanby Hudgens

All my children are big now. My first born graduated from high school last spring and is half way through his freshman year of college. The girls are teenagers. And the baby? The baby is ten years old.

9 Ways a Mom Is Like a Movie Star

Well Rounded NY | Posted 01.13.2017 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

They're among us, you know. Their lifestyles are crazy and almost to impossible to fathom. They're carting around expensive gear and wearing customized clothing. They're up at all hours of the night and have people clambering for their attention. Am I talking about movie stars? No! I'm talking about moms.

How to Stop Mommy Judging

Well Rounded NY | Posted 01.11.2017 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Here's the thing: motherhood is personal. All of it. Every decision, every feeding, every embrace... even every poop, for crying out loud. And it should be. So "not taking it personally" doesn't apply here. Motherhood is the most personal thing you'll ever do.

A Day In The Life of Makeda, A Daddy's Daughter Extraordinaire

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 12.29.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

I woke up to the smell of sausage frying with onions and ketchup--yummy! My stomach was already grumbling. I stumbled out of my purple and white floral bed sheets and walked through the maze of doorways to the pink tiled bathroom, and began the morning freshening up routine.

10 Things I Want Every New Mommy To Know

Melissa Roy | Posted 11.27.2016 | Parents
Melissa Roy

If I could talk to every new mom before they began their mommying journeys and give them any tiny bit of advice and encouragement, this is what I would tell them.

Here's How Filmmaker Xavier Dolan Plans To Fix Film's Diversity Problem

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment

At 26 years old, Xavier Dolan has already made five films -- his third of which won the Queer Palm at Cannes and his fifth of which shared the Jury Pr...

Get Your Life, Mommy: 5 Simple Steps to Becoming More Organized

Patrice Tartt | Posted 08.13.2016 | Parents
Patrice Tartt

One beautiful thing about being a mother is, even when you lose your mind in the midst of all the noise and chaos that is going on around you, you are still able to weather the storm, remain collected (maybe not calm), and handle your business like a boss -- like only a Mommy Diva can.

Reflections on Father's Day 2015: Don't Forget, It's Not About You

John McCormick | Posted 06.25.2016 | Parents
John McCormick

I got a glimpse for the first time of what it will be like to be an empty nester. Connor starts high school this fall, and in two years Will is off to college. If Father's Day 2015 is any predictor, I'll be a complete mess, lavishing my pent-up paternal affections on the family dogs.

I See You, Momma

Lexi Behrndt | Posted 05.22.2016 | Parents
Lexi Behrndt

I know this is all so fresh. It's all new. It's a world you hoped for and when it came, it unlocked a part of you that you didn't know was there. It unlocked a lifetime of love, all stored up for those big, blue eyes.