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Parenthood

Lauren Duca

Could The 'Parenthood' Season Finale Also End The Series?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

When Mae Whitman told us "shit gets crazy" on the Season 5 finale of "Parenthood" she was not kidding. Although, the shit that got crazy was far from ...

5 Ways Little Kids Are Like Hippies

Vincent Daly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Vincent Daly

Kids thrive on new experiences and revel in the joy of it all. Freedom, baby. Pure unADULTerated freedom.

Trust Me, It Gets Worse... Wait, Really?

Regan Long | Posted 04.11.2014 | Parents
Regan Long

It's tough being a parent for all of us. There are different worries that I'll endure and battles I'm sure to face, but I'm a mother -- it's my job to worry. There will never be another day for the rest of my life that I'm not worried about my children.

Is This The Most Shocking 'Parenthood' Storyline Yet?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.11.2014 | TV

Let's face it: The Bravermans have been busy on this season of "Parenthood." What with Joel and Julia's separation, Crosby's mold problem and Drew and...

Leigh Weingus

Will Joel And Julia Survive?

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.10.2014 | TV

It's no secret that Joel (Sam Jaeger) hasn't exactly been acting like himself on this season of "Parenthood." After being the dependable guy who could...

Lauren Duca

Is Joel And Julia's Separation Painfully Realistic Or Totally Out Of Touch?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.09.2014 | TV

It's been an emotionally trying season of "Parenthood," but the most heart-wrenching storyline is easily the dissolution of Joel and Julia's marriage....

Why This Mom Really Wanted Her Daughter To Share Her First Name

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents

It's not unusual for a son to inherit his father's name. Think Martin Luther King Jr., Sammy Davis Jr., and Robert Downey Jr. The same isn't true for ...

Watching Frozen With My Daughters: Disability As Superpower and the Power of Sister Love

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

Like Elsa, Claire was born with something that makes her different. Something that puts her life at risk, something that many might think she should be ashamed of or at least try to conceal and minimize as much as possible.

Black Dad Interrupted

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 04.07.2014 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

I haven't even barely started this fatherhood thing yet, and I already feel powerless in my ability to accomplish my main duty -- keeping my child safe.

From Partners to Parents

Dr. Juli Fraga | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Dr. Juli Fraga

For any mother or father to-be, becoming a parent brings a tidal wave of unexpected feelings, normal insecurities and new opportunities. Adjusting to this new identity offers the opportunity to deepen your relationship with your partner.

The Duality of Raising Children

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Lynn Shattuck

The best days of my life. I've been turning the phrase around in my head for the last few days. I've been trying it on, tentatively, like a dress that might get stuck around my hips, the fabric taut and puckery. The phrase tumbles and floats, scatters and reconvenes.

Gay Dads Raise A Baby In Paradise, Inspire Parents Everywhere (PHOTOS)

Clarke Reilly | Posted 04.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Doug Rigg's Instagram feed has us wondering why we don't all raise our children in paradise. Rigg and his partner, Bill Markevitch, live in Honolu...

5 Quick Parenting Tips to Save Your Sanity

Robin Kevles-Necowitz | Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents
Robin Kevles-Necowitz

Let's replace "I'll take care of it" with an enthusiastic and encouraging "You can do this!" Your children will thank you (many years from now, of course).

I Am THAT PARENT

Marina Sbrochi | Posted 04.03.2014 | Parents
Marina Sbrochi

I've breastfed and I've formula fed and I double dog dare you to be correct when you tell me which child is which.

13 Things About Parenting You'll Only Appreciate Once Your Kids Leave The House

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty

Those of you who still have small children in the house may not believe it, but one day you'll actually miss the piles of laundry and dirty dishes lef...

5 Things Not to Say to a Pregnant Woman

Andrea Bonior | Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents
Andrea Bonior

Perhaps you've navigated pregnancy and parenthood multiple times now, and you couldn't be happier when a close friend -- or even just some lady at the bank -- is now with child herself.

10 Things That Took A While To Come Back After The Baby Was Born

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 03.30.2014 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

If there are any moms reading this who are still in that post-baby stage of figuring things out, I hope that you will feel comforted that you are not the only one struggling to navigate this overwhelming time of life.

She Is Me

Aidan Donnelley Rowley | Posted 03.28.2014 | Parents
Aidan Donnelley Rowley

I peer down at my own child, snoozing and serene, and have a distinct, crystalline thought. I don't know what kind of mother I will be -- it is still too soon to tell -- but I will never be like that woman across the way.

Parenthood Season Five, Episode 19 Recap: 'Fraud Alert'

Ashley Spencer | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Spencer

It might not have been as shocking as this week's The Good Wife, but by Parenthood standards, this episode was downright Hitchcockian. With more twists than Adam's dance moves, "Fraud Alert" played with our emotions like no other.

Max Makes A Huge Decision In 'Parenthood' Sneak Peek

Posted 03.26.2014 | TV

Max Braverman hasn't had it easy on "Parenthood." Earlier this season, some kids peed in his canteen and he got in a huge fight with Sarah over the ph...

Parenthood Season 5, Episode 18 Recap: 'The Offer' + Bonus Mommentary

Ashley Spencer | Posted 03.21.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Spencer

Despite last week's glimmer of hope for Joel and Julia, now we're right back to square one and separation frustrations reach an all-time high. Meanwhile, Drew and Amber continue to be the cutest siblings ever, and Max breaks our hearts into a million tiny pieces once again.

Should I Allow My Son to Join a Fraternity?

John McCormick | Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

My teenage son has begun looking at colleges. Recently, while we were looking at admissions brochures over breakfast, he asked me how I'd feel if he joined a fraternity.

Listen To Drew And Amber's Heartwrenching 'Parenthood' Song

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 03.21.2014 | TV

Drew and Amber's love lives have been in shambles on "Parenthood." Together, they're trying to get over deep loss and love through joints, vodka and t...

Before They Were On 'Parenthood,' This Is What The Bravermans Were Up To

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.21.2014 | TV

If you're like us, you can't get enough of the Braverman clan. But before they were making us laugh and cry on a weekly basis, the stars of "Parenthoo...

The Fairytale and Reality of New Motherhood

Nitzia Logothetis | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents
Nitzia Logothetis

Without acknowledging the steep learning curve, and without putting in place good support systems, the message is that early motherhood is just another everyday task and that caring for a new baby is a natural skill that will come easily.