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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...

The Week's Best Mom And Dad Blogs

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 08.09.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, we envy the Blair family's quick trip to the Olympics, develop a yen for The Wednesday Chef's delicious-looking meatballs, d...

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.

What Kind Of Parent Are You?

Jill Smokler | Posted 09.06.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

I settled on "I am a parent who tries," but the question seemed to beg for so much more.

What Has The Internet Given You Lately, Mom?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Inspired by what the research was trying to capture, I reached out to my own web of blogging friends. Why are you here? I asked them. What has the Internet done for you since you've become a parent?

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 ...

Top 5 Reasons Moms Should NOT Take Sex Advice from Magazines

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Mommas, do yourselves a favor, throw out those, "spice it up" pieces and top 10 lists. Don't be too concerned about the quantity of the sex you're having as long as your having some.

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...

How Jenny Lawson Became The Bloggess

Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.18.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Jenny Lawson's voice on the "page" is so different than her voice in person. Which speaks volumes about the role of blogging and the internet in helping all of us have our say.

Why I Won't Let My Son Join the Boy Scouts

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 06.17.2012 | Parents
Brittany Gibbons

My 6-year-old wants to join the Boy Scouts, and I know he'd love the Pine Wood Derby and camping with friends. But I also know The Boy Scouts of America has an explicit anti-gay policy.

The Scary Mommy Manifesto

Jill Smokler | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

I shall not compete with the mother who effortlessly bakes from scratch, purees her own baby food, or fashions breathtaking costumes from tissue paper. Motherhood is not a competition. The only ones who lose are the ones who race the fastest.

'When I Looked In The Mirror, I Was Thirteen Again'

Rebecca Woolf | Posted 05.06.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Woolf

I still call myself a girl. I'm thirty years old and I have four children and one of them is going to be seven in two months and I'm only six years older than he is.

The New App: How to 'Be'

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

The Internet boom is creating a technological language around what used to just be part of basic human interaction and relatedness. Will we soon need to be advised to say hello when greeting another person, to hug our child when she cries?

7 Things Mom Bloggers Should Stop Doing in 2012

Bunmi Laditan | Posted 03.24.2014 | Comedy
Bunmi Laditan

As a member of both the mom blog community and PR freak show, I'd like to offer up a few (strong) suggestions for us uterus-using scribes going forward.

Why Are Toys Selling Out? Might Be Mommy Blog Buzz

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 02.19.2012 | Parents

Emily Vanek is not buying up a bunch of LeapPad Explorers herself, but she may be at least partly to blame for some stores selling out of the $99 chil...