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4 Struggles Every Mom Can Relate To

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I hear that this is even worse for stay at home moms, and I believe it. I work outside of the house, but I am fairly anti-social, which doesn't help the loneliness at all. I feel very blessed to have my son by my side every evening, but sometimes I would kill for a long, meaningful conversation with another adult.

I Am Not A Cool Mom

Eve Sturges | Posted 07.20.2016 | Home
Eve Sturges

When I was growing up, I thought most parents were cooler than my own. The coolest parents of all were the considerably younger ones; a second-grade classmate's mom was 23 and wore cut-off shorts. It didn't get much cooler than that, in my seven-year-old opinion.

Why Are More Parents Considering Home Deliveries?

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.20.2016 | Home
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Don't be afraid to explore your options, especially if you are wary about delivering in a hospital. After all, it is your baby, and as long as you are not putting him or her at risk, it is up to you to decide what is best.

Selling Your House With Kids

Deanna Smith | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
Deanna Smith

Selling a house can be a quick, painless experience for many. This has not been our experience. No, not even a little bit. How do I put this... hmmm... Well, let's talk about "some people" that don't sell their house quickly. Yes, those unlucky souls. Let's talk about them. Because I hear that for some this experience can be like.

How Self-Love Saved My Marriage

Melody Godfred | Posted 07.15.2016 | Home
Melody Godfred

The crying was relentless. And it kept getting louder. I pulled myself out of bed and shuffled myself downstairs, disoriented and angry. Why is she st...

My Son Was Not in Orlando That Night, But All My Children Were

Krista Barth | Posted 07.07.2016 | Home
Krista Barth

My son started out in this world momentarily shattering my heart before he even took his first breath, as they rushed me to a cesarean section before his heart rate dropped again, with the cord wrapped tightly around his neck.

Dear Pre-Mom Self: It's Time to Let You Go

Anna Gannon | Posted 07.18.2016 | Home
Anna Gannon

Let me just get this out of the way first: I love being a mother. When people say they never knew what true love was until they became a parent, they ...

Daddy Diaries Part 10: The One After Birth

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
Tarun Sakhrani

At the end of the day, when you come home and hold him in your arms, when he looks at you in the eyes, and gives you that faintest of smiles, you forget everything else.

2 Things You Should Never Withhold From Your Kids

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 07.03.2016 | Home
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

A few months ago, I was having a chat with a mummy friend, so of course we ended up talking about our kids. She was telling me that her little one was...

7 Tips To Help A Parent Cope With A Child With ADHD

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Parents are often both saddened and angry all at the same time, feel a great deal of self-doubt in their parenting, and find themselves becoming frustrated saying things to their child they sincerely regret.

The Dos And Don'ts Of Grandparenting

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

What works and what doesn't when it comes to keeping a positive rapport with the parents and fostering a bond with the grandkids?

There Is No 'Should' In Motherhood

Meg Conley | Posted 07.06.2016 | Home
Meg Conley

Motherhood isn’t one size fits all. Sometimes this realization is liberating. Sometimes it can make us feel like we are matriarchs without a tribe. ...

Dad Said It's All In The Book

Bisila Bokoko | Posted 06.21.2016 | Home
Bisila Bokoko

There is a candid family memory my father likes to share: one of a young black man in the 70's stroller-pushing his daughter in the streets of Spain. Back then, Valencia was not so diverse and seeing a man babysitting was just as unusual.

Being A Parent Shouldn't Kill Your Sex Life

Dr. Debra Campbell | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
Dr. Debra Campbell

When you become a parent, especially for the first time, it can take a lot more strategic planning to make space for your couple relationship than it ...

The Cost Of Fatherhood

MoneyTips | Posted 06.17.2016 | Home

It's okay to feel a little overwhelmed and terrified as a new father - there will be plenty more anxious moments along the way, but there will be even more moments filled with joy and wonder.

For Father's Day, Correcting The Record About Dads

Josh Levs | Posted 06.17.2016 | Home
Josh Levs

All year round, the nation is fed a steady diet of false claims about dads. These myths hurt everyone -- children, women, men, businesses, and all of society. They fuel the backward structures that prevent gender equality from taking root. (Why offer men a chance to do caregiving if they're just going to sit around and do nothing anyway?)

To You, From Us, On Father's Day

Stephanie Baroni-Cook | Posted 06.17.2016 | Home
Stephanie Baroni-Cook

It's not your fault, and we don't hold it against you. We always knew this life wouldn't be easy, but no matter what we are still a family, and nothing; not time, distance, or the United States Navy can ever take that away from us.

My Hope as a Mother After the Orlando Tragedy

Katie MacDonald | Posted 06.16.2016 | Home
Katie MacDonald

Yet, we are failing. Why is such an easy task, to be kind, accepting and loving, so hard to achieve? As a mother I promise to never stop searching for that answer. I promise that in every step I take I will choose love. Together I believe we can move forward to peace, I won't let go of that hope.

No More 'Daddy Daycare'

Seleni Institute | Posted 06.16.2016 | Home
Seleni Institute

A friendly woman passing by in the town square smiled at me and my two daughters as we enjoyed the crisp morning. She clicked her tongue in a way that suggested she thought our tableau was cute. But then she followed up with: "Daddy daycare today, eh? Bet Mom appreciates the time off."

Daddy Diaries Part 9

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.16.2016 | Home
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!!!

What I Want To Tell My Son-In-Law This Father's Day

Melissa Reed | Posted 06.16.2016 | Home
Melissa Reed

I remember as if it were yesterday, sitting on the side of a sandbox in a Brooklyn Heights playground, looking at my 10-month-old daughter. My mind's eye remembers staring at the precious curve of her head and thinking that I would never be able to give her up, no matter what Prince Charming came along.

Children Learn What They Live

Lori Axler | Posted 06.15.2016 | Home
Lori Axler

Children learn what they live. The way we raise our children today will directly impact who they become as adults. We as parents need to help prepare our kids to live, learn, and work in communities that will most likely become even more diverse as they grow up.

Daddy Diaries Part 8

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.15.2016 | Home
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 08.08.2016 | Home

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 | Home
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?