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Yes, My Kids Watch TV. Alert The Authorities.

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

I'm all for parents making their own choices for their kids. But what I'm not down with is a parent claiming moral superiority with the no TV thing, telling me "we'd prefer him to use his imagination instead."

What I Hope My Girls Remember About Me

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 09.19.2013 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

Mostly we all parent by the seat of our pants, don't we? I know I sure do. We're so busy catching up, just checking off the to-do list (or more likely, not checking off the to-do list and just stealthily bumping the task to the next day then the next then the next...), there's not always time to reflect.

A Mother's Mind After The Boston Marathon Bombing

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

Let's spend way too long saying goodnight. Let's hug without saying anything at all. I'm not watching the news.

Nothing to Fear

Grown And Flown | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Grown And Flown

The danger, the real danger, was never in food or movies or video games, and it was not in the people they would meet online.

BlogHer: Martha, Katie, Soledad and Female Domination

Erica Diamond | Posted 10.07.2012 | Women
Erica Diamond

I'm back at Huff Post after a three-week blogging hiatus. It was a gift I gave myself. During my three-week blogging break, I had a chance to relax,...

The Best Of The Mom And Dad Blogs This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.13.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Liz Gumbinner takes a stand against Pinterest perfection, How To Be A Dad blogger Andy dreams up a revolutionary family-styl...

Your Child Is Not Special

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

I want my kids to know I believe in them. But maybe I need to make extra sure that they know while they're always special to me, (and argh, it's hard to say this) they are not special.

Parents' Roles And Stereotypes: Who Does What In Your House?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

I'm betting that, without much effort, you can think of parents -- probably even in your own home -- who are a scramble of expected and unexpected traits.

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...

What It Feels Like For a Mom

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

I do not blog because I think that every little aspect of my life and my son's childhood is adorable/hilarious/praise-worthy. If I did think that, then I'd be posting every 10 minutes, not once a week.