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"Parenthood"

When You Feel Like You Don't Make A Difference, Remember This

Rachel M. Martin | Posted 04.08.2015 | Parents
Rachel M. Martin

All the days spent worrying, trying, stumbling and trying again. All the clothes that you've made go from inside-out to right-side-in.

The Secret Life of a Teenage Caregiver

Michelle Hanson | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hanson

I hated the anger I felt towards him, hated the way I treated him in his moments of weakness. I hated the doctors that gave him the opiates that eventually took over his life, and I hated the disease that robbed me of the father that had taught me to play baseball and make the best ice cream sundaes in the world.

The 5 Dads of Elementary School

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

Dads, don't think you got off easy. Just as I paid attention to all the moms, I was watching you guys, too. That's how the half group, the subdivision, was born: we were all watching you.

6 Truths About Motherhood

Mommy Nearest | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Isn't it amazing how it's possible to never have a minute alone and yet to be heart-achingly lonely at the same time?

End the Mommy Wars!

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 04.05.2015 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

I love reading. I'll read anything. Cheesy romance novels, New York Times Best sellers, magazines, blogs. I even read the side panel of my tampon boxe...

5 Confessions of a 'Type A' Working Mom, Wife and Day Dreamer

Traci Bild | Posted 04.04.2015 | Parents
Traci Bild

As a society, we are quick to judge -- not just others, but ourselves. While we teach our kids about bullying, we fail to admit we live with one in our head.

'A Stronger Love': Alaska Teen Gives Breast Milk to the Baby She Gave Up for Adoption

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.04.2015 | Good News
Alaska Dispatch News

The news, delivered by a doctor at a routine appointment, was so startling it took two additional pregnancy tests at home before she believed it.

Deleted Scenes From The 'Parenthood' Finale Are Straight-Up Precious

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment

"Parenthood" ended on Thursday night with a bunch of tears and one beautiful montage set in the future. Now, NBC has released a few deleted scenes tha...

To Expectant Mom From New Mom, With Love

Megan B. Baldwin | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Megan B. Baldwin

Pregnancy can be an isolating experience, if only because it's your own. No one can know how you feel, because they aren't you. And you have no idea how to feel, because it's not something you've ever done before. Every day, every feeling, is new.

All The Good Stuff That Happened To The Bravermans In The Final 'Parenthood' Montage

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment

After six seasons and a million feelings, "Parenthood" has come to an end. We said goodbye to the Bravermans in a moving series finale that ended with...

Lauren Duca

Saying Goodbye To 'Parenthood' Is The Biggest Tear-Jerker Of All

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

For the last of our goodbye "Parenthood" posts, HuffPost Entertainment editors Lauren Duca and Lily Karlin sat down to review the series finale and fi...

Welcome Chaos

Jennifer Lizza | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Lizza

I felt fear that we might never experience the chaos of everyday life with children, that our house might never be filled with laughter other than our own. I cried thinking I may never trip over a toy on my way to bed or have a teddy bear to pick up and put away.

Monica Potter's 'Parenthood' Farewell Will Obviously Make You Cry

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

Over its six seasons on air, "Parenthood" has consistently been the most tear-jerking show on television. Now, on the day of the series' finale, Monic...

Skiing the Conditions of Parenthood

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

No matter how skilled you think you are, no matter what worked in the past, the best thing to do is to read the conditions and respond accordingly.

The 10 Most Cry-Worthy Moments In 'Parenthood' History

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2015 | Entertainment

As we prepare to empty our tear ducts during the "Parenthood" finale on Thursday, the HuffPost newsroom gathered to reflect on the six seasons we've s...

The 50 Stages Of Sleep Deprivation

Sarah Bregel | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

You feel like you've been through the washing machine at 6 a.m. and want to close your eyes so badly just when you're supposed to be starting your day.

Despite What You May Have Read, New York Is a Terrific Place to Raise a Baby

Natalie Thomas | Posted 03.30.2015 | New York
Natalie Thomas

We're the beneficiaries of every great service that most New Yorkers are privy too: Tons of parks and playgrounds, classes, building playrooms, museums, culture, diversity... and getting to our New York offerings in a New York minute.

Lauren Duca

How 'Parenthood' Creator Jason Katims Made You Cry All Those Tears

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

After six seasons, 103 episodes and all of the feelings, "Parenthood" is coming to an end. In anticipation of the series finale on Thursday night, Huf...

TV Shows To Binge Watch During This Ridiculous, Massive, Record-Setting Blizzard

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

A lot of your favorite television shows are calling it quits this year and there's a giant, record-setting, travel-destroying snow storm blowing throu...

Parenting Is Sometimes Like A Triathlon

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 03.28.2015 | Parents
Jenny G. Perry

You feel like you are winning at times. You excel in one way, but always have a weaker leg of the race. You prepare, but you never know what the weather will be like that day. It could be cold and windy or really freakin' hot.

On Parenthood And Partnership

Jess Ullrich | Posted 03.24.2015 | Parents
Jess Ullrich

These days, it's sometimes hard to recall who we were before parenthood. Sure, you're still you and I'm still me, but having two kids in just as many years has made it difficult to take a breath and step outside of our roles as mother and father.

Saying Goodbye to Our Kids' Childhoods, One Ritual at a Time

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

I turned away, my eyes filled with tears, as I put away the peanut butter and jelly. He's only 8. I'm not ready for this, I thought. It's all going by too fast.

Farewell, 2014: A Year Scorned by Many Led to Personal Discovery

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.17.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Yes, 2014, I look back at you and I think you were crazy. Certifiably. But you weren't trying to be mean. You were beautifully wild, and you spoke in unusual ways.

Being Afraid for My Daughter Will Not (Always) Save Her

Wendi Nunnery | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Wendi Nunnery

I've learned most mothers are good at what they do, flaws and all. In fact, it's our flaws that make us capable of instilling grace in our children. We have to learn to trust our instincts and trust that even when giving our best fails us, we are not failures.

How I Lost My Heart

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

I just haven't figured out how to bridge the gaps in my heart when they're not around. And I probably never will.