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Preserve The Playdate!

Jeff Bogle | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

I encourage you to PRESERVE THE PLAYDATE -- the safe, organized, adult-led, pre-scheduled, mutually agreed upon time where children can have safe and organized fun for a specific pre-scheduled period of time in a safe and mutually agreed upon location. The future of our nation depends on it.

25 Reasons Kids SHOULD Be Left Alone With Their Dads

Zach Rosenberg | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Zach Rosenberg

When you beat dads down over and over and make moms distrustful of them (even in jest), all it makes society say is "don't leave your kids alone with dad -- you KNOW what they do!" And then guess who has to deal with the pressure of raising kids, working, and doing their damn thing? Moms.

6 Great Things About Being a Dad That I Never Expected

Mike Julianelle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

He allows me to recapture my youth just a little bit, and I can feel less sad about losing my looks as I watch him grow into his.

My Daughter Is More Courageous Than Me

Mike Adamick | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Mike Adamick

Courage is 7. She wears tan jodhpurs and a blue coat, and she rides a bowy, knock-knee pony with a wild forelock and a white blaze.

Blog Posts We Love From Around The Web

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents

Parenthesis is where we collect our favorite writing from moms and dads around the web: essays, letters, rants and calls for help that make us nod in ...

3 Parenting Stories We Loved

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Heather Spohr fields questions about hyperemesis gravidarum, Jim of Sweet Juniper explains why his photo-sharing philosophy ...

Three Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 11.16.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Heather Armstrong draws deep truth from a moment of panic, Mike Adamick admires the reflection of his own “nerdery” in h...

Three Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 11.07.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jim Griffioen dazzles (again) with his creative kid costumes, Charlie Capen looks back on his child-fearing days and Kristen...

3 Must-Read Blog Posts About Parenting

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.24.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Homemaker Man gets a pocketful of fairy dust, Mike Spohr ruminates on the importance of old friends in dark times and Heathe...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 10.05.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Rebecca Woolf cops to birthday-planning paralysis, Kristen Howerton throws a thorny question out to her community and more. ...

Mom And Dad Blogs We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.26.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jim Griffioen shares his family's adventures and misadventures on a recent trip to Italy, a toy laptop brings Charlie Capen ...

Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.07.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, two moms write thoughtful posts for the first-ever World Cerebral Palsy Day, Kristen Chase stands up for airplane-bound babi...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 08.17.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, we marvel at Jim Griffioen's costume-making skills, help Jill Smokler bid farewell to her favorite pair of yoga pants and mo...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, The Didactic Pirate's daughter asks about Gay Pride, Tanis Miller gets worn out driving her kids to camp, Lenore Skenazy sha...

The Best Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.20.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Kelle Hampton goes dancing, Joanne Bamberger offers Marissa Mayer advice, Heather Armstrong tries in vain to get better slee...

Dad Bloggers Fight...Just Like Moms

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Their rivalry -- all rivalries -- reflect the growth of the sport. Mom bloggers have been sniping at each other for years. Now it's the dad blogger's turn.

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.28.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, a former bully comes clean, a "free-range" parent stands her ground and a blogger describes the harsh realities of postpartu...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.22.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, we wander down memory lane with Ellen Seidman, celebrate a 3-year-old’s birthday with Heather Armstrong, observe as Mike S...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.01.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jenny Lawson shows that depression can save lives, Mike Spohr is more worried about his daughter fitting in than she is, and...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 05.24.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, a dad blogger takes his daughter bra shopping, Katie Allison Granju picks up writing tips from a Hollywood memoir and Ilana ...

What Mom And Dad Bloggers Talked About This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 05.18.2012 | Parents

All in the balance Scary Mommy's Jill Smokler isn't the only blogger currently enjoying a successful book tour: fellow authors Jenny Lawson and Steph...

Parenthesis: This Week's Best Parent Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents

This week on Parenthesis, Amy from Amalah gives us a window into her toddler-dominated morning routine, a DadCentric contributor rails against injusti...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents

This week on Parenthesis, we sympathize with The Didactic Pirate's math homework troubles, ponder the possibility of blogging selflessly with Her Bad ...

Parenthesis: The Best of the Parenting Blogosphere

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents

Welcome back to Parenthesis, our weekly roundup of standout writing from mom and dad blogs everywhere. This week, we agonized with The Bearded Iris as...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 04.18.2012 | Parents

As Heather Armstrong noted on the Today Show this morning, the parenting blogosphere is a powerful source of shared wisdom and experience for thousand...