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Get Over It: 3 Words That Will Make You A Stronger Parent Too

Eirene Heidelberger | Posted 03.21.2016 | Parents
Eirene Heidelberger

Don't wallow in misery even if you do have to drag the dumb heavy car seat and diaper bag with you everywhere because the great news is you won't be walking into kindergarten with it. Take care of yourself NOW, so you don't feel beaten down tomorrow!

A Letter to My Firstborn Child

Joni Edelman | Posted 03.17.2016 | Parents
Joni Edelman

I wasn't ready to have a baby. I wasn't ready for you. I wasn't ready for a love so deep that I thought I would break, a love so pure, so real, that my entire life would have purpose overnight.

An Open Letter to My Daughters

BreAnna Hackworth | Posted 03.16.2016 | Parents
BreAnna Hackworth

My sweet girls, growing up in this world is going to be tough, but I will be right here with you every step of the way! In my 31 years of life I have lived a lot, experienced much, and grown into the woman you see before you. So today I share with you all that I have learned.

A Game Changer for Parents

Anastasia Gavalas | Posted 03.16.2016 | Parents
Anastasia Gavalas

In my latest video I share the one secret game-changing idea that will transform how you parent and enhance the relationship you have with your child....

6 Lessons From An Introverted Parent Raising An Extroverted Kid

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on This is a safe space, so I’m going to tell you something I don’t dare speak aloud at home in my living...

Empty Nesting and the Art of Parenting Time Travel

Hilary Lauren | Posted 03.15.2016 | Parents
Hilary Lauren

My son left...six days ago. The second of my boys to move out. A friend asked me the other day how my emptying nest was doing and I wondered if I had found the key to time travel.

NICU Mom Guilt Is Real

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 03.14.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Having my son was hands-down the best experience of my life. However, the week after he was born was hell. My son had to stay in the NICU for a week, which was an exhausting, emotional roller coaster of a time.

When Do You Start Raising Your Kids?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Raising kids is a life-long process that begins in utero. When the pregnant mothers voice resonates in her uterus the fetus hears it and recognizes it...

Why New Parent Fight and What to Do About It

Rhona Berens, PhD, CPCC | Posted 03.14.2016 | Parents
Rhona Berens, PhD, CPCC

Relationships need love and patience just like your new baby does. Yet who has time and energy to take care of everyone?

If Parenthood Was a Broadway Show

Jenny Evans | Posted 03.07.2016 | Parents
Jenny Evans

Parenthood: The Musical! is coming to a theater near you. Tickets must be purchased 9 months in advance, but even then the exact starting date and time of the show is TBD and completely at the producer's discretion.

Dear Miss Pig

Ger Renton | Posted 03.07.2016 | Parents
Ger Renton

Dear Miss Pig, The 31st of May 2004, you and your family burst onto my TV screen. At first I thought; 'Ahh, aren't you cute with your little posh En...

How to Give Your Child the Attention He Really Needs

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.03.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How often do you hear parents complain, "He just needs attention." It's said like it's a negative comment about a bad kid who wants too much. But what...

Daddy Diaries Part 3

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 03.03.2016 | 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...

The 15 Things I Miss Most Now That My Kids Are Grown

Linda Wolff | Posted 03.03.2016 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

Looking at all the precious holiday photos posted on Facebook and Instagram last fall, I can't help but feel nostalgic for my kids' younger years. Seeing the first few photos of smiling faces at the bus stop, in front of school, a menorah or a tree, I find myself getting teary-eyed.

When Is Worry Too Much Worry for a Parent?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.01.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Child development experts have believed for many decades that when a mother does the worrying, children are able to take on the challenges they face m...

Eight Things No One Tells You About Being Pregnant

Michelle Won | Posted 05.12.2016 | Parents
Michelle Won

[all photographs courtesy of Tatiana Vdb] As the new mom to a beautiful 2-month-old baby girl, I'm sleep-deprived, exhausted and overall deliriousl...

10 Life Experiences More Stressful Than Planning a Wedding

Bitchless Bride | Posted 03.01.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

Bridey, I know that planning a wedding is stressful, and oftentimes, painstakingly brutal. So, today I thought I would open your eyes to ten life expe...

Why I Leave the Handprints on the Mirror

Ashleigh Wright Haslinger | Posted 03.01.2016 | Parents
Ashleigh Wright Haslinger

To me, these markings made from spit, slobber and happy babies are a reminder that a baby lives in the house, and that these hands are only so small for so long.

I Don't Care That My Daughter Doesn't Look Anything Like Me

Mommy Nearest | Posted 03.01.2016 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

By Whitney Harris I had a strong idea of what my baby would look like before she was born. My husband and I are both light skinned with green eyes a...

6 Ways to Encourage a Child's Imagination

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2016 | Education
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

"My imagination just makes me do whatever I feel like," said a thinking seven-year-old after he made a sculpture of wood and fabric swatches. He was o...

Restoring My Joy and Finding Myself Again

Yvette Mulley | Posted 02.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Yvette Mulley

It's sad that it's come to this point for some of us, but it's not a bad thing to cut back and give more to yourself. It's what I need to do starting today.

A Mother's Voice

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 02.24.2016 | Parents
Jenny G. Perry

Cherish your mom. Call her. Text her. Let her know how special she is. It's time for you to fill her up now. Give her the big hugs only reserved for special occasions. Imprint her smile in your mind forever.

Single Parenthood for Beginners

Matthew Williams | Posted 02.22.2016 | Parents
Matthew Williams

Daddy. There is no sweeter sound in the world than the word Daddy from the mouths of your children. Of course there are also times when its sound is...

How My Life Changed After My First Child

Faye Nagy | Posted 02.17.2016 | Parents
Faye Nagy

Recently I've been talking with my eldest son (who is a whopping 4 years old) about the third baby on the way.

Having It All Kinda Sucks

Amy Westervelt | Posted 02.23.2016 | Parents
Amy Westervelt

This whole "having it all" business has been grossly misinterpreted by our society at large. The purpose of all that bra burning back in the '60s was to give women choices. Doing all of it at the same time was never the idea.