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Mother's Day: Our Favorite Post 50 Celebrity Moms

Posted 05.12.2012 | Fifty

In the spirit of the season, Huff/Post50 would like to spotlight some of Hollywood's post 50 moms. Like so many women of the boomer generation, these ...

Pickle Juice: A Mother's Day Rememberance

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Karen Dalton-Beninato

My mother was as colorful as an oil slick. Six years ago I first wrote about her for the new Huffington Post Fearless section; it was easier to sift t...

Montezuma Castle & A Mom's Magical Gifts

Meg Pier | Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty
Meg Pier

Just as the sparse landscape of the Sinagua is a monument to survival skills and, ultimately, surrender, my mother's legacy will include rising to challenges and bowing to the inevitable.

When You're Not a Mother on Mother's Day

Melanie Notkin | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Babies are born from the womb. Maternity is born from the soul. There are many ways to mother.

Top 10 Qualities of a Good Mother

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 07.07.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Are you a great mama? Do you have a great mom? Are you married to one? At the very least, I know you know a great mother. Which of these qualities are your -- or her -- particular strengths?

Mother-to-Mother

Judith Hannan | Posted 07.03.2012 | Parents
Judith Hannan

Where are the real mothers? Where am I?

Motherhood Expands Us

Nicola Kraus | Posted 07.03.2012 | Parents
Nicola Kraus

Motherhood that expands us. Expands our definition of ourselves. The impossible becomes possible. We thrive on less sleep, less sex and fewer breaks than we ever thought we could.

Executive Function Dysfunction?

Leslie King, LCSW | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Leslie King, LCSW

In essence, parents would do well to understand that teenagers develop execution function capacities at different times and in individual ways.

Goodbye, My Child -- Hello Alien?

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Darryl Sollerh

With a little judicious self-understanding, awareness, patience and support, your Middle Schooler may not seem quite so alien after all, and you likely won't seem quite so alienated from them.

The Startling Truth I Discovered In My Vacation Photos

Elise Sax | Posted 06.16.2012 | Fifty
Elise Sax

When did this happen? The last I looked, I was pretty much my own self with my own eyes and nose. But now, my mom has taken over, and my cheeks, my chin, my whole profile is hers.

Parents Would Rather Talk About This Than Money

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.28.2012 | Money

You probably wouldn't smoke a joint in front of your kids, but max out a credit card or ignore a bill? While parents seem to agree that having the ...

Big Dipper Baby Food: Not Afraid To Feed Your Babies Fresh Bone Marrow Or Duck Liver (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

"Raising kids is really hard work, and if we can make it a little easier for parents to feed their babies better, then I think we're doing the right t...

Raising Confident Sons Who Have Respect for Others

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.20.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The deep emotional connection between mothers and sons has been demonized for far too long.

I'm Pregnant! Where's The Buffet?!

Catherine McCord | Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents
Catherine McCord

I had just discovered I was pregnant with my first child. Most women in my shoes would be making lists of names, mentally designing the nursery or simply immersing themselves in baby bliss. I was reveling because I could finally eat whatever the hell I wanted.

What New Mothers Need to Know About Motherhood

Mia Redrick | Posted 04.07.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Because my mother lost herself in motherhood and gave her children everything she had, she forgot to leave much for herself and had to reacquaint herself with the "Me" in Mommy.

Jeopardy At Warp Speed: Post 50 Life With My 10 Year Old Son

Jodi Halpern | Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty
Jodi Halpern

At 50, being the "singlish" parent of a very inquisitive, high energy 10-year-old boy keeps me on my toes.

My Sassy Mom: 81 And The Essence of Awesomeness

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

With punch and panache, Mom inspires us all. She is a lesson on how to live your life to the max: at full-speed. Even if it's with a walker to get from West 65th Street to the museum on West 79th.

Mom Tangled in Web of Email and Family Schedules

Mia Redrick | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

At some point, I want to model what quality of life looks like for my kids and I'm pretty sure it isn't riding around from place to place in your car. Can you relate?

Xbox 360 vs. Mom 51

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 02.11.2012 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

It wasn't always like this. I welcomed you into our home, made you part of our family. Soon you were the go-to source of fun, intoxicating, always on, ready. Still, I had my doubts about your influence and your stability.

Missing Girl's Mom Arrested

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 01.21.2012 | Crime

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Police on Monday arrested the mother of a missing 5-year-old Arizona girl on child abuse charges "directly related" to the girl, an...

Dancing Under the Country Club Sprinklers

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 01.08.2012 | Women
Karen Dalton-Beninato

My mother grabbed my hand and we danced under the sprinklers beneath a small town starlit sky. Cold short grass sprang back beneath my toes. It was one of the most joyous moments of my life.

My National Work and Family Month Flashback

Kristin Maschka | Posted 12.27.2011 | Women
Kristin Maschka

My boss and I were both stopped in our tracks by a pair of assumptions common in many workplaces.

The 'I Have to do it all Myself' Trap

Kristin Maschka | Posted 12.02.2011 | Women
Kristin Maschka

Caring for others and being cared for is a part of every human being's life. Equality and economics now require women and men to share that responsibility.

Workplace Culture Wars

Kristin Maschka | Posted 12.01.2011 | Women
Kristin Maschka

In the battle between well-intentioned policies and the unwritten rules of any workplace, unwritten rules win every time.

Casey Anthony Now Owes $217,000 For Caylee's Search

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Florida judge on Friday increased the reimbursement costs Casey Anthony must pay to investigators for searching for her missing 2-y...