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Can We PLEASE Stop Making Excuses for Our Kids?

Leslie Blanche | Posted 06.10.2016 | Parents
Leslie Blanche

I pray that I will be the kind of parent that enables my children to admit when they are wrong, accept responsibility, apologize sincerely and endure the consequences of their actions. This must be one of the most difficult tasks that I'll be faced with as a mom -- all I want to do is protect my babies and the instinct to defend them is fiercely strong.

Change Is In The Air For 'Tough Love' Queer Web Series

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.03.2016 | Queer Voices

Things are coming to a close for this season of queer web series "Tough Love" -- and it looks like we can expect significant change in the lives of ou...

The Entrepreneur's Proverbial Smackdown: Read This When You Need a Swift Kick in the A$$!

Jennifer Trask | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Jennifer Trask

One of my favourite parts of being an entrepreneur is having eye-opening blow out conversations every 2-3 weeks for the past 4 years with one of my entrepreneurial besties, artist and blogger, Keli-Ann Pye-Beshara.

Queer Web Series Tackles Gay Social Hierarchy And Newfound Love

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.26.2016 | Queer Voices

In this week's episode of "Tough Love," things get awkward and a few familiar faces show up. Steven Bell's character is forced to hang out with some #...

This Web Series Is Blossoming Into Spring With Young Queer Romance

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices

"Tough Love" continues to chug along through its third season and the queer web series' fourth episode of the season, "Gifts," highlights a bit more s...

Judge's Emotional Speech To Troubled Teens Brings Courtroom To Tears

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact

“The way you’re going, you will go to jail or you'll end up in this body bag. One of two things. What do you want to do?” Those were the poignan...

What Happens When The Tech Repair Store Finds Gay Porn On Your Laptop?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.12.2016 | Queer Voices

It's that time of the week again -- the latest episode of queer web series "Tough Love" is now available for streaming. In this third episode, "Shame,...

11 Pieces of Tough Love Hidden in Adele's '25'

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Alyssa Piperis

The more I've listened to 25, the more I've uncovered gems. Hidden in these 11 new songs are crucial, no BS life lessons, or pieces of tough love, I believe everyone needs to hear and have reinforced from time to time.

What Do Ebola And OKCupid Have In Common?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.06.2016 | Queer Voices

The adorable comedy duo behind the queer web series "Tough Love" are back with this season's second episode, after splitting the fist episode into two...

Things Get Steamy (And Sad) In This New Episode Of 'Tough Love'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.29.2016 | Queer Voices

Have you been keeping up with "Tough Love"? The adorable and hilarious web series premiered its third season last week and now co-creators and stars S...

Why Does it Have to Be a Boy and a Girl?

Alyson Seligman | Posted 02.17.2016 | Women
Alyson Seligman

I've learned over time that a family is only complete when it has one boy and one girl. I mean, how can a family be happy with three girls or four bo...

My Dad Saved Me, and I Killed Him

Richard Farrell | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Richard Farrell

The night I killed my dad, I became addicted to heroin. I loved the SOB and I just watched him die. Why did I do it? Well, it's complicated.

Connecting the Dots

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Many years ago, when I was a single, young working woman, I had great affection for two comic stri...

Why Your Teenager Gets So Annoyed With You

Joshua Wayne | Posted 06.03.2015 | Parents
Joshua Wayne

Let's get right to it: why does your teenager get so annoyed with you? Afterall, you love him more than the most gifted poet could put to words and you'd happily throw yourself in front of moving truck to keep him safe. How could he possibly keep reacting this way?

Queer Web Series Launches Final Episode, Turns to Kickstarter To Save It.

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

One of our favorite queer web series of 2014 may soon meet its end, unless it can raise the funds to keep us cracking up for another season. Popula...

Web Series Explores What It Means To Be Young, Queer, Broke And Living In NYC

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Tough Love," one of our favorite queer web series from 2014, has spent the better part of this year cracking us up and presenting a different framewo...

One Of The Funniest Queer Web Series Gets (Hilariously) Intimate

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Tough Love" is a hilarious web series that follows the lives of two friends living in New York City's "third-coolest borough": Queens. We fell in ...

What I Learned About Raising Children From a Wise Old Lady

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Lisa Abeyta

Just because something works well for one stage of a relationship, it doesn't mean it will work for the next. Don't make rules that keep you in bondage.

Lessons on Leadership from Children's Books

Adam Grant | Posted 07.15.2014 | Books
Adam Grant

Being a leader is a complex task, but the defining moments of great leadership can be surprisingly simple. As a father of three kids under six, I've noticed some striking parallels between the morals of bedtime stories and the legacies of illustrious leaders.

WATCH: What Happens When You Come Out To Your Gay Best Friend?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

One of this year's breakout queer web series is back with a new episode exploring what it's like to come out to your gay best friend. "Tough Love" ...

Most Important Thing To Remember When Dealing With A Loved One's Addiction, From Valerie Bertinelli (VIDEO)

Posted 03.24.2014 | Home

When dealing with a loved one’s addiction, Hot In Cleveland actress Valerie Bertinelli had some great advice to share. Valerie told us that the m...

This Hilarious Queer Web Series Is Back!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Last week we brought you the first two episodes in a hilarious new web series that follows two young queer individuals struggling to make it in New Yo...

WATCH: Hilarious Web Series Tackles Being Young And Broke In NYC

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Tough Love" is a hilarious web series that follows the lives of two friends living in New York City's "third-coolest borough": Queens. With a succ...

The #1 Thing Everyone Needs To Know About Relationships

Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce

It's a common refrain: your relationship would be better, if only you could change your partner. So you try -- and nine times out of 10, you fail. Why...

The #1 Problem In Relationships Today (Hint: It's Not Money!)

Posted 08.05.2013 | Divorce

It's commonly believed that the number-one problem plaguing relationships today is money. But according to Steve Ward, the host and executive producer...