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This Is How The Mommy Wars Start

Buzz Bishop | Posted 10.14.2014 | Parents
Buzz Bishop

Some people want to just do their thing like they did a decade ago, before blogs, before Facebook, before social media. Others want to use the newfound power of their pulpit, and share, brag, boast, preach their ideologies to the world. The latter can become exhausting for the former, eventually they lash out in frustration, and cease fire gets broken again.

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Should Your Children Be The Center Of Your World?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.08.2013 | Parents

In the latest parenting post to go viral, Stephanie Metz reaches an important conclusion for all the wrong reasons. “Why My Kids Are NOT The Cen...

And The Evilest Baby Of 2013 Is ...

Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents

It's that time of year again... Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is on the way, and the year's most evil baby has just been crowned. Yes, the third ...

Why This Mommy Hates Mommy Blogs

Tina Issa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Tina Issa

We moms are handling the hardest job in the world: raising children. The challenges we face day to day are hard enough without being judged by other moms. And this is what these judging mommy blogs and social posts are all about -- the need to feel superior and show people how perfect you are and how imperfect everyone else is.

Mom Bloggers Read Their 'Favorite' Comments

Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents

"Do you want to know what I think?" So begins one of the nastier messages read aloud in this funny mashup of mom bloggers -- including several HuffPos...

These Parents Save HOW Much With Coupons?!

Posted 09.17.2013 | Parents

Living on a budget is tough enough on your own, but when you add in a spouse, children, pets and home expenses, it can seem impossible. Now more th...

30 Reasons Moms Are Late

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

I'm not gonna sit here and tell you that I was always a punctual person, but becoming a parent has put a whole new spin on my excuses for being late to meetings, lunch dates, parties and appointments.

Tutus, Cartwheels and Motherhood: A Completely Biased Review of XOX Betsey

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 07.15.2013 | Style
Shannon Sutherland

I may have cried when I heard her stores were closing. Ok, I cried a lot. I cried so much that my husband had to create a special "Betsey Johnson Emergency Fund" that we used to purchase tons of Betsey Johnson items.

A New Generation of 'Mominists'?

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

I think it might be time to step back, press pause on the kvetching and appreciate where we're at as a culture of mothers right now. It's really pretty amazing.

In Defense of Mom 2.0

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
Morra Aarons-Mele

Critics who decry "trips for mom" are completely missing the point. Everyone in this world should have an opportunity to spend time with inspiring people who help you live your best possible life. And even better, if you can get paid for your time, it's a total win.

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 ...

Does Humor Have Any Place in Tragedy?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 02.17.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

I thought about not writing anything humorous until we could all come to grips with this injustice (So, essentially, never). But, I will and I hope other humorists do too.

3 Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Tracy of Sellabit Mum tells her children why she writes online, a Lesbian Family blogger reflects on the "mommy" name game a...

5 Incredibly Annoying Parenting Terms

The Stir | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
The Stir

Before I became a mom I was blissfully unaware of parenting terminology. I naively assumed that when you have a baby, you simply become a mom. Needless to say, I was wrong.

The Best 'Quickie' Stretch for Moms

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.27.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Frankly, I'm getting tired of reaching around in the car to grab a drink/toy/video game from one of my children, only to find I've pulled out my back/shoulder/neck.

15 Tips to Help Moms Survive in the Suburbs

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Nearly a decade ago, I moved to the suburbs from NYC. In that time I've learned some pretty important things to ensure my survival, nay, my sanity.

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...

Chicago Sun-Times Signs Jenny McCarthy to Write Parenting Advice Blog

Paul Raeburn | Posted 12.22.2012 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Jenny McCarthy is entitled to her opinion and her mommy instinct, but she's not entitled to the validation and amplification that come with a job as a daily blogger for the Sun-Times. As Maria Puente writes at USA Today, "She definitely has a voice, and now she has a megaphone."

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. ...

25 Things Children Never Say

Jill Smokler | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

1. Mommy is on the phone right now, so let's entertain ourselves quietly.

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 08.31.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, the school year starts for two mom bloggers; Tanis Miller’s kids reenact a scene from her childhood; and Ilana Wiles reali...

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...