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Designing Your New Modern Family

David Duran | Posted 04.24.2013 | Parents
David Duran

While June Cleaver of "Leave It To Beaver" may continue to loom large in our Norman Rockwell vision of a family, today's reality is more Liz Lemon from "30 Rock."

Kids and Team Sports: Should Parents Push Their Children to Play?

John McCormick | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

For me, spring begins when the air fills with the crack of the bat or the snap of a ball hitting a glove. It begins in February, when baseball spring training gets underway. As a parent, my real joy comes from watching Little Leaguers play. I can't wait to root for my kids on the ball field.

What I Finally Realized My Family Needs Most

Kerry Lyons | Posted 04.19.2013 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

I yearn for those moments. I yearn for lazy Saturday mornings spent lounging in pajamas -- not for my sake (although, it sure would be nice to catch up on some sleep!), but for our sake. We need them. We cherish those moments. And they are far too rare.

15 TV Couples That Make Us Believe In Love

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 04.16.2013 | TV

The world of TV has seen many couples come and go, but many are in our hearts forever. In honor of Valentine's Day, HuffPost TV pulled together a l...

Karen E. Bender: "You Will Outlast the Earth"

Dana Sachs | Posted 04.10.2013 | Books
Dana Sachs

In this blog, I highlight passages that I've found in my travels through books. I hope readers will post quotes of their own, or comment on those they see here.

A Closer Look at What's Behind Birthrate Decline Scares

Laura Carroll | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Laura Carroll

It's time to redefine aspirational behavior, starting with finding answers to how we can sustain economic success in today's society given the current demographics and people's decisions to have fewer (or no) children.

Go Behind The Scenes With The 'Parenthood' Cast

Posted 02.07.2013 | TV

Only a few weeks after the Season 4 finale of "Parenthood," viewers are already missing the Braverman family. Luckily, NBC has released a series o...

10 Truths I've Learned About Parenting

Alison Lee | Posted 04.09.2013 | Parents
Alison Lee

As far as parenting journeys go, mine is still in its toddler stages, literally and metaphorically -- three years and counting. However, even in three short years of imperfect parenting, these 10 truths keep coming back to me.

Even Parents Trip

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

The moment the word "trip" left my mouth, I burst into tears. I had been holding my emotions in all day, trying to stay calm for my daughter. But as I recounted that day's events to the nurse I couldn't do it for a second longer. I tripped, my daughter hit her head and now we're in the ER.

Has Teaching Good Manners to Our Children Become Old-Fashioned?

John McCormick | Posted 03.31.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

Parents always say they want their kids to be polite. Well-mannered kids are nicer to have at the dinner table when guests come over and they can carry on a polite conversation with a college recruiter or a potential employer down the road. But, like money, manners don't grow on trees.

When Our Children Ask About God

Common Ground News Service | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion
Common Ground News Service

As a Muslim American parent, I have unique struggles in the post 9/11 landscape. But like parents of any faith, I want my daughter to find in her faith a place of comfort and security, a refuge from harshness.

WATCH: Get Your Tissues Ready For The 'Parenthood' Finale

Posted 01.24.2013 | TV

It's been a very emotional fourth season of "Parenthood," but when the finale airs tonight (Tuesday, January 22 at 10 p.m. EST on NBC), fans will be s...

'Parenthood' Boss: Banking On Renewal Is 'A Big Assumption'

Posted 01.22.2013 | TV

Although "Parenthood" ratings have been higher than ever this season, series creator Jason Katims is cautioning fans that a renewal isn't a guarantee....

Scout's Honor

Elizabeth McGuire | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Elizabeth McGuire

"Am I in trouble?" my 8-year-old son asked with a sigh when my husband and I surrounded him on the couch one recent afternoon. We assured him no. "There's just something on our minds," I said. "Something important we want to discuss with you."

Jaimie Etkin

'Parenthood's' Sam Jaeger On Victor, Playing The Perfect Husband & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.15.2013 | TV

"Parenthood" fans' hearts have been breaking watching the storyline unfold with Victor (Xolo Mariduena) and his adoptive parents Joel (Sam Jaeger) and...

Jaimie Etkin

Will Victor Tear Julia & Joel Apart On 'Parenthood'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.16.2013 | TV

On "Parenthood," Julia (Erika Christensen) and Joel (Sam Jaeger) have been struggling with adopting 9-year-old Victor (Xolo Mariduena), who's made it ...

Things Are Looking Up For Kristina On 'Parenthood'

Posted 01.15.2013 | TV

Though it's been an emotionally taxing Season 4 of "Parenthood" -- thanks in large part to Kristina's (Monica Potter) breast cancer storyline -- creat...

'Parenthood Is A Path Of Emotional And Spiritual Growth'

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 03.12.2013 | Parents
Cheryl Dumesnil

Each time a parenting challenge has levied what could have been a knock-out punch to my sanity, I have grabbed that phrase like an oxygen mask and strapped it over my face. And it has worked. It raises that all-important question, "What do I need to learn here?"

Dare Not Speak Its Name

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since the 1990s (roughly), television has regularly portrayed being gay in a much more positive light. Forty years later, however, abortion has not made the same leap toward acceptability on television.

'Parenthood' Star Heads To 'Private Practice'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

From cancer patient's daughter to patient. Sarah Ramos, who stars as Haddie Braverman on "Parenthood," will guest star in the Jan. 22 series finale...

'Parenthood': Kristina's Dramatic Decision

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

NBC wasted no time jumping into the final four episodes of Season 4 of "Parenthood." The New Year kicked off with a new look for Kristina, who made a ...

WATCH: Kristina Shaves Her Head In Emotional 'Parenthood' Preview

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

When "Parenthood" returns (January 1 at 10 p.m. EST on NBC), Kristina's battle with cancer is far from over. The first of the NBC drama's final fo...

SUPERCUT: TV's Best Kisses Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2012 | TV

New Year's Eve has long been a celebration of kissing, so in honor of the annual event, HuffPost TV rounded up the best TV kisses from 2012. From ...

'Parenthood' Creator: It's Not Over

Posted 12.27.2012 | TV

Have we officially seen the last of Jason Ritter on "Parenthood"? Not according to series creator Jason Katims. Not only has he promised that Mark...

Storytelling at Home for the Holidays

John McCormick | Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

We spend too much time on shopping, entertaining, and shuttling around and too little time with the family. If only there was an alternative? Maybe there is. Try storytelling at home with the kids. It's the perfect activity for the holidays.