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Max Burkholder Previews A Very Emotional 'Parenthood' Christmas | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 12.10.2012 | TV

"Parenthood" viewers have been fearing this week's Christmas episode (Tues., Dec. 11 at 10 p.m. EST on NBC), which sees Kristina's (Monica Potter) hea...

The Future Family: Stay-At-Home-Dads

Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

A group of stay-at-home dads joined HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff to discuss their decision to take care of the children while their wives worked....

Why 'Parenthood' Can Do No Wrong, Despite Its Flaws

Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.10.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

We don't remember the dialogue of "Parenthood," we remember the faces -- the patience, the sadness, the worry displayed on those knotted Braverman brows. The show earnestly, and quite often effectively, takes on a whole host of things that other shows do their best avoid.

If NBC Can See the Need for Medical Marijuana, Why Can't Obama?

Steph Sherer | Posted 01.29.2013 | TV
Steph Sherer

Thank you to the show Parenthood for your portrayal of someone becoming a medical marijuana patient.

Why What 'Clicks' for Women Isn't Always Good for Women

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

How many women are left with the false impression this junk "news" sells -- that feminism is about making women unwomanly and pitting them against men, or having a right to bare arms while delivering the 5:00 news -- as opposed to the stuff that is real?

Matt Lauria: Amber & Ryan's Relationship On 'Parenthood' Will 'Get Ugly'

Posted 11.27.2012 | TV

Cute it may be, but Amber (Mae Whitman) and Ryan's (Matt Lauria) relationship won't exactly be a walk in the park in upcoming episodes of "Parenthood"...

Expanding Our Thinking About the Meaning of Adulthood and Family

Laura Carroll | Posted 01.21.2013 | Media
Laura Carroll

David Brooks believes that we are better off when we think beyond ourselves and engage in action that serves others. We'll also be better off if we can move past outmoded thinking about family, and accept all of its forms that serve to bond us with those closest to us.

Helping Our Children Navigate a Politically Partisan World

John McCormick | Posted 01.19.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

Shortly after this month's election, I overheard several of my son's friends talking "smack" on the playground about the election's winners and losers. Nothing too derogatory, but several voiced digs along the lines of, "I can't believe your parents voted for [Candidate X]."

Traveling the Path to Parenthood

John Ireland | Posted 01.16.2013 | Gay Voices
John Ireland

I had pulled to the curb and could barely see the road though the water welling in my eyes. I felt as if I had just heard from the future... from one of the children that would never be mine.

SNEAK PEEK: Lauren Graham & Matthew Perry Reunited On 'Go On'

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.15.2012 | TV

It's "Gilmore Girls" meets "Friends" next week -- or, if you prefer to think of it this way, a Braverman learns how to "Go On." Lauren Graham, a s...

'Parenthood': Kristina's Mom Is Too Busy To Be There For Her

Posted 11.14.2012 | TV

"Parenthood" (Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET on NBC) returned after a two-week break this week and continued to focus on Kristina's battle with cancer. The mo...

Jason Ritter On 'Parenthood': 'The Sooner Hank Gets Out The Better'

Posted 11.13.2012 | TV

Now that we're in the thick of Season 4 of "Parenthood" (Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET on NBC), Hank (Ray Romano) has become an obvious threat to Sarah (Laur...

Oscar Winner Heads To 'Parenthood'

Posted 11.05.2012 | TV

The Luncheonette is getting some serious star power. According to EW, Glen Hansard -- the Oscar winner who starred in "Once" -- will play himself ...

How the Boy Scouts Can Restore Their Reputation in this Eagle Scout's Eyes

John McCormick | Posted 12.29.2012 | Parents
John McCormick

To restore its good name, the Boy Scouts must place the interests and needs of abuse victims before the protection of their own organization.

An Age Limit For Male Fertility, Too?

Posted 10.24.2012 | Women

By: Eli MacKinnon, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer Published: 10/23/2012 11:34 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries The world's oldest new dad,...

Matt Lauria On The Magic Behind His 'Parenthood' Romance With Mae Whitman

Posted 10.23.2012 | TV

In the midst of Kristina Braverman's (Monica Potter) heartbreaking cancer storyline, Amber (Mae Whitman) and Ryan's (Matt Lauria) budding romance is s...

Betsy Brandt Visits 'Parenthood'

Posted 10.22.2012 | TV

"Breaking Bad" star Betsy Brandt is trading one dysfunctional TV family for another, at least for one episode. TV Guide reports that the actress will ...

Mae Whitman Teases 'Parenthood' Romance With Matt Lauria

Posted 10.21.2012 | TV

Ah, the perks of being a "Parenthood" star. After being spotted in an on-set smooch with "Friday Night Lights" vet Matt Lauria, Mae Whitman opened...

Moving Day: Saying Goodbye to My First House

Kerry Lyons | Posted 12.19.2012 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

We have already experienced the downsides of one potty for seven people -- like one desperate little fella trying to pee while his sister is sitting on the bowl. Really.

What TV Taught Us This Week

Posted 10.19.2012 | TV

From a seven-year-old's political views to offensive tweets, The TV world had quite the week. Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thomson told Jimmy Kimmel that...

My Miscarriage: The Story I Will Keep Telling

Aidan Donnelley Rowley | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents
Aidan Donnelley Rowley

Most people I know have suffered this kind of loss. But that doesn't make it any easier when it happens.

In The Beginning: God As A New Parent

Alicia Jo Rabins | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion
Alicia Jo Rabins

If we're made in God's image, could it be possible that our Maker also experienced new parenthood as a crazy challenge, making God vulnerable -- metaphorically sleep-deprived -- and deeply in love with those helpless naked creatures.

A 'Lost' Reunion On 'Persion Of Interest'

Posted 10.14.2012 | TV

It's a "Lost" reunion! Mark Pellegrino, who played Jacob on the ABC drama, is heading to "Person of Interest," which stars fellow "Lost" alum Michael ...

What Two Pediatricians Say NOT to Worry About

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

There's no way to take all the worry out of parenthood. Use love as a guiding principle, ask for help when you're stumped, and we promise (hope) you will worry less.

Mom Has Growing Pains as Triplets Turn 4

Kerry Lyons | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

The triplets had a great day -- a day punctuated by some classic kid quotes that make me want to bottle them up and keep them small forever. Here are a few of my faves from the past few days.