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Thanks, Moms

Thanks, Moms

Richard Greenberg  05. 4.2015
Being a mother today is no harder or easier than it ever was. It's always been a really tough job. But what my mother and my wife have...
Parenting a Sick Child Has Made Me a Chronic Worrier

Parenting a Sick Child Has Made Me a Chronic Worrier

John McCormick  05. 1.2015
Like many other anguished parents, I don't want to see more children suffer and lead compromised lives. I want to see medical professionals...
We're Both Still Growing Up

We're Both Still Growing Up

Jeff Bogle  05. 1.2015
It dawned on me, on this Tuesday, that we're both still growing up. That we never stop growing up, not really, whether we're 7, 11, 36,...
April is the Cruellest Month: The Approach of Mother's Day

April is the Cruellest Month: The Approach of Mother's Day

Christopher Thangaraj  05. 1.2015
We have grandmas, aunts, older female cousins and baby sitters. But there's no mother to receive the treasure trove of attention.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Bruce Jenner

How to Talk to Your Kids About Bruce Jenner

Jessica Herthel  04.30.2015
At the end of the day, dodging the question just means that our kids are going to hear about Bruce Jenner from someone else; most likely...
12 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads Of Daughters, From Guys Who've Been There

12 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads Of Daughters, From Guys Who've Been There

Hollis Miller  04.29.2015
We asked the HuffPost Parents community to share their advice for new dads of daughters, and here's what they had to say: 1. 2. “Every...
Nature vs Nuture: Neither and Both

Nature vs Nuture: Neither and Both

JD Roberto  04.28.2015
Sure, we can nag the kids to say please and thank you, we can give them chores and piano lessons. But what can their mom and I really do...
Who Has it Harder: The Working Or The Stay-at-Home Parent?

Who Has it Harder: The Working Or The Stay-at-Home Parent?

Natalie Thomas  04.27.2015
We're no longer on an even playing field. We haven't been for some time now. The ground seems slanted, the court warped,the turf tainted....
2 Things Parents Need to Grow

2 Things Parents Need to Grow

Anastasia Gavalas  04.27.2015
Providing children with opportunities to build self-confidence and a strong sense of self is what roots them. Individuals who successfully...
'Gotcha Day,' Meeting Your Adopted Child

'Gotcha Day,' Meeting Your Adopted Child

Patrick Hicks  04.27.2015
Most parents go to a hospital to meet their child for the first time. My wife and I went to the Omaha airport, and it was there, shortly...
One Magic Moment

One Magic Moment

Rob Ashe  04.27.2015
While the two of them danced, Elsa walked over to have a conversation with our oldest. We explained that she wouldn't reply back, but Elsa...
On 10 Years Of Surviving Cancer As A Family

On 10 Years Of Surviving Cancer As A Family

Jim Higley  04.24.2015
I asked God for a year. OK, truthfully, I begged for 10. Because I wanted to be your father for as long as possible, until each of you...
Are We There Yet? The Forever-ness of Parenting

Are We There Yet? The Forever-ness of Parenting

Jason Graham-Nye  04.23.2015
Right up until last week, I really convinced myself that once son number two had finished school, I was pretty much done as a parent. In...
Douchebaggery And The Stay-at-Home Dad

Douchebaggery And The Stay-at-Home Dad

Christopher Noxon  04.23.2015
Even those rare guys who are completely at peace with their place in the family and world routinely bump up against assumptions that they...