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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.

These 8 Real-Life Dads Are Secretly Superheroes

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents

Who says all superheroes wear capes? Some are crafty in the kitchen (call it sandwich sense), while some are armed with nothing more than a pen and a ...

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?

Giving Birth To My Son Gave Me The Strength To Leave My Husband

Romper | Posted 05.24.2016 | Divorce
Romper

It isn't structure or size that makes a family, it's love.

Journey to Motherhood: 5 Things I Learned About Infertility

Morgan V. Matkovic | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Morgan V. Matkovic

Whether you're in the thick of it, or it's in the rear view mirror; whether you struggle for months or years -- infertility is nothing if not a learning experience.

Boys Vs. Girls Infographic: Who's More Expensive To Raise?

MoneyTips | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
MoneyTips

Does it cost more to raise boys than girls, vice versa, or is it the same? Check out the infographic above to find out what Americans say in this exclusive MoneyTips survey of 461 parents.

We're Busy... And That's Okay

Susannah Lewis | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Susannah Lewis

This isn't merely busyness. This is life, and we are right in the middle of it. Every practice, every game, every recital, book club, award ceremony, work, school or church function -- that's where our heartbeat is found.

The Truth about Landmark Education. Why I Share the Landmark Forum.

Luis Moro | Posted 05.18.2016 | Education
Luis Moro

The truth about Landmark Education. Why I share the Landmark Forum. - Luis A. Moro I've written this article to address the people who ask me "Why...

Daddy Diaries Part 6

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 05.12.2016 | 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...

5 Things We Should Never Say As Parents

Kate Bryant | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Kate Bryant

It's hard enough to feel good about what we do without other people questioning how we do it. Just don't be that mom questioning another mom's motives.

My Husband Is First and My Kids Are Second

Megan Spiteri | Posted 05.09.2016 | Parents
Megan Spiteri

Before I was married, I would have thought my children come first, and my husband was second. Children are our world; they are a piece of us. It makes sense they would be first. Wrong.

This Mother's Day, Give the Gift of Kindness

Emma Saloranta | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Emma Saloranta

I'm lying in bed awake at four in the morning, nursing my restless and sick son so that he can sleep. This is my second Mother's Day, and I can honestly say that the last two years of my life, starting from when I got pregnant with him, have been the most rewarding, but also most challenging, exhausting, frustrating and at times heartbreaking years of my life.

This Emotional Ode To Single Moms Has The Sweetest Twist

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.06.2016 | Divorce

When these four sons and daughters sat down to read aloud heartwarming letters thanking the single mothers who raised them, they had no idea their mom...

Mother's Day: Celebrating the Woman of My Life

Bisila Bokoko | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Bisila Bokoko

Hailing from Equatorial Guinea amid turbulent political times, my mother immigrated to Spain in the 1960's. While she had a head full of dreams, it seems the men in her life had other career plans for her...

30 Things My Mother Taught Me

Walaa Chahine | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Walaa Chahine

It wasn't until this year that I truly began to value all she taught me -- the year after I graduated college and became my own person. Suddenly, everything my mother taught me about life was coming back to me. Here are 30 things my mother taught me that I didn't believe as a kid, but I 100% believe today.

11 Wishes for Mother's Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Maria Rodale

Since I have been a mother for 63 percent of my life, and have raised/am raising three lovely daughters, I would like to take this opportunity to make...

Authentic Parenting in the Madness of Single Motherhood

Katie Mitchell | Posted 05.02.2016 | Divorce
Katie Mitchell

My alarm rang at 5:30 in the morning to begin the daily grind, and the very first thought that bounced through my head was I'm so thankful it's Friday...

I Make No Apologies for Wanting More Than Two Children

Ashleigh Wright Haslinger | Posted 04.29.2016 | Parents
Ashleigh Wright Haslinger

The choice to have children, for many couples, is a major decision and not taken lightly. Many couples also have some kind of idea of how many little ones they want to have, however, that number can change over time. And I've come to realize that there is no right position to be in when it comes to this topic.

Thank You, Katharine Zaleski: I Am No Less a Mother Because I Need Childcare

Vanessa Baden Kelly | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Vanessa Baden Kelly

Elle Magazine contributor Katharine Zaleski wrote an article this week entitled: "I'm A Successful Working Mom Thanks To My Nanny." In the article she details the "dirty little secret" of high-powered women who seem to have it all. That secret is that someone helps them.

What's Wrong With Your Kid? Here's Your Answer

Karen Johnson | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Karen Johnson

My three children have faced and overcome many of their hurdles with relative ease. I have a child who read early. I have a natural athlete. I have one who is incredibly kind and generous--traits that are innate and cannot be taught.

The Art Of the Pick Up (It's Not What You Think)

Craig Tomashoff | Posted 04.28.2016 | Divorce
Craig Tomashoff

Every afternoon, right around 5:47, I cry just a little bit. Mostly on the inside, but still...Nobody knows. Nobody sees. Except my dog, since that's when I walk him past the elementary school up the street and see all the parents rushing to pick up their kids from after-school care.

5 Unexpected Ways Kids Can Strengthen Your Marriage

Kathy Radigan | Posted 04.27.2016 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

People may tell you that having kids will put stress on a marriage. And they are not wrong, it does. But after 23 years of (mostly) wedded bliss, I have learned that sometimes it's all in the way we look at things.

Teens: What Do All Those Moods Mean?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Even when you have a strong parent-teen bond, there are times it's hard to understand your teen's irritability and mood shifts. Do all teens go through these mood shifts? How do you know what's normal? Here are a few tips.

When You Are the First to Have a Baby

Samantha Scott | Posted 04.21.2016 | Parents
Samantha Scott

When you are pregnant with your first baby it is an extremely exciting and somewhat scary time in your life. The unknowns are enormous, you know there will be a baby at the end of it all but that is about all you can be sure of. So what happens when you are the first of your friends, the first of your generation in the family to have a baby?

Our Children, the Superheroes

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Despite the wide range of parenting styles that parents modify to meet the needs of their families, there seems to be a common set of core values that most parents want to instill in their children: kindness and empathy for others. When young children reveal these attributes, parents are proud.