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Parenting a Sick Child Has Made Me a Chronic Worrier

John McCormick | Posted 05.01.2015 | Parents
John McCormick

Like many other anguished parents, I don't want to see more children suffer and lead compromised lives. I want to see medical professionals come together with an openness to new approaches, putting the needs of sick children first, and using the resources of the global medical community to find a cure for Lyme disease.

If Our Sons Were Treated Like Our Daughters

Lori Day | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents
Lori Day

Come with me. Let's open the door to a parallel universe. Here in this parallel world, the rules are different because gender roles are flipped. Loving parents and teachers accept this strange culture as if it's not so bad, or perhaps even good.

Little Girl Has Unexpected, But Completely Logical Reason For Disliking Cats

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.29.2015 | Parents

There are cat people. There are dog people. But not all of us can eloquently explain why we're on the side we're on. Three-year-old Alma has no proble...

Charming Time-Lapse Captures Baby's Magical First Year In Smiles

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.27.2015 | Parents

Dear, Teddy: When you're old enough, please thank whoever gave you that smile. The young lad packs a year's worth of adorable grins -- and a few sn...

Ryan Reynolds Is So Into Parenthood, He's 'Even Tried Breastfeeding'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents

Fatherhood seems to agree with new dad Ryan Reynolds, and he doesn't hold back when it comes to helping out with baby. "I've even tried breastfeed...

Amanda Peet Gets Real About What Happens To Boobs After Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.16.2015 | Parents

Does putting cabbage leaves on your breasts reduce painful swelling after childbirth? One actress thought it was worth giving it a shot or two. A...

Dad Sings Sweet, Catchy Original Song In Pregnancy Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.08.2015 | Parents

How many babies do you know who have a song written for their arrival? Naia is one such lucky kid. Dad Jo Deferm, of Leuven, Belgium, penned and...

Let's Skip the Post-Holiday Fat Talk

Lori Day | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Lori Day

How can moms help their daughters feel good about their bodies, especially at this time of year, when we are all bombarded with diet and weight loss ads?

Baby And Sloth's Unexpected Friendship Makes Perfectly Adorable Sense

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.30.2014 | Parents

The unlikely friendship between a baby and a sloth is stealing the Internet's heart, and it's easy to see why. Alia, a 5-month-old girl, and Daisy,...

42 Weeks Of Pregnancy Captured In One Very Eventful Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents

We've seen a lot of adorable pregnancy time-lapses, but "42 Weeks in 1 Minute" has a few extras: a sunny boat setting and a cute dog. Still, of co...

Baby Tries To Stay Awake For Food, Fails Adorably

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents

Is there a food in the world that's delicious enough to keep a tired baby awake? Judging by this video, we're guessing, "No." This little one makes...

Offensive 'Dear Santa' Sign In Girls' Clothing Section Asks For Slim Body, Fat Bank Account

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents

A controversial "Dear Santa" sign sold at Dillard's offended shoppers and social media users after a customer in Florida discovered one of the signs i...

Baby Plays Drums In 'Vulgar Display Of Cuteness'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents

You rock, baby headbanger. To "5 Minutes Alone" by heavy metal band Pantera, Wyatt plays tiny drums (with some help) made of cans and pencils. W...

Celeb's New Breastfeeding Photo Shows Her In Multitasking Glory

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents

Baby's gotta eat and mama's gotta get her hair done. Alyssa Milano returned to work and didn't skip a beat in caring for her baby daughter. The act...

Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Diane Primo | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Diane Primo

I am shocked--shocked--that Monica Lewinsky considers the Internet the major contributor to her ruined reputation; shocked that she considered her situation similar to Tyler Clementi's; and shocked at her timing.

This Ad Shows What Parents REALLY Do After Bedtime

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents

Is gelato the new alone time for exhausted parents? At least in this goofy ad for Breyers, it is. Watch above as Mom and Dad's voices melt into an ...

This Dad Took A Picture Of His Son Every Day, And Turned It Into Something Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.19.2014 | Parents

Childhood really can pass in the blink of an eye. Just check out the incredible time lapse video above, which is the result of YouTube user dumo takin...

Dad's Photo Shoot With The New Baby Takes A Very Unexpected Turn

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.19.2014 | Parents

It might not be the last time this baby poops on his pop, but it will probably be the most memorable. Al Ferguson, a 26-year-old blogger from Kent,...

I Did The Dirty Dishes At 2 a.m.

Tony Posnanski | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Tony Posnanski

refuse to play the "who works harder" game. I think that a lot of marital fights are because of that. My day at work was rough. How do I know that my wife did not have the exact same day? Why, because dishes were not done?

Blast Off For Cuteness With Little Girl Watching A Shuttle Launch

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents

For anyone thinking the wonder of space travel is lost on the young, you have to check this out. From the first "Oh my goodness!" this little girl ...

Watch An Entire Pregnancy Unfold In Mere Seconds

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.22.2014 | Parents

Congratulations, it's a Vine! Ian Padgham compressed the months of wife Claire Pasquier's pregnancy into mere seconds. And now that the clip is out...

Little Girl. Big Dog. Massive Cuteness.

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.21.2014 | Parents

It's like having your very own Clifford. A little girl gleefully climbs aboard a giant dog and plays on the pooch as if it were a furry mountain. ...

Backpacks for Everyone

Galit Breen | Posted 10.18.2014 | Impact
Galit Breen

As a former teacher, my heart skips a (literal) beat at the the thought of new school supplies. I love neat piles of notebooks, brand new pens, and erasers in every color.

9 Things Han Solo Taught Me About Parenting

Carter Gaddis | Posted 09.21.2014 | Parents
Carter Gaddis

Here are just a few reasons why I believe General Solo, who had not fathered children with Leia Organa by the end of Return of the Jedi, still might be the finest movie father figure in the history of this or any other galaxy.

Another Open Letter to My Daughter, The Returning Camper

Scott Shamberg | Posted 09.13.2014 | Parents
Scott Shamberg

Rather than writing you another letter full of fatherly advice that at this point you would probably ignore anyway, I thought I'd tell you what I'm going to miss while you're gone this summer.