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21 TV Shows That Make You Believe In The Power Of Family

Posted 03.01.2014 | TV

Family shows can be oh-so-boring. Sibling rivalries one week, melodramatic classroom tantrums the next. But when the Huxtables or the Camdens take ove...

'Parenthood' Returns With Bribery, Suitors And A Whole Lotta Love

Ashley Spencer | Posted 04.30.2014 | TV
Ashley Spencer

The separation that no one thought would actually happen but is somehow still a thing is at the heart of Parenthood's post-Olympics return.

Turns Out Men Have A Biological Clock Too

thechart.blogs.cnn.com | Posted 02.27.2014 | Parents

Do men have a biological clock of sorts? A large new study suggests they may. ...

This 'Parenthood' Star Looked VERY Different In High School

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.26.2014 | TV

These days, Craig T. Nelson is known for his role as the tough (but lovable) Zeek Braverman on "Parenthood." But snakkle.com got their hands on h...

God and Parenthood

Paul F. McNamara | Posted 04.26.2014 | Religion
Paul F. McNamara

As a father to older adopted children, I can attest to the horrors of trauma and the difficulty in reversing such trauma. This is why care and love of our children is imperative.

Because of DadMom: Troubling Messages in Ads About Parenting

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 04.25.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

How can people who may not have amazing dads in their lives grow up to be or expect to co-parent with amazing dads if we don't see dads being normal and amazing in our lives?

5 Surprising Things That Suck About Being Pregnant

Maria Ross | Posted 04.23.2014 | Parents
Maria Ross

We entered into this eyes wide open and knew it wouldn't be a barrel at laughs at every turn. But there are aspects that not just caught us off guard, but really tick us off.

Guess Who's On Her Way Back To 'Parenthood'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.20.2014 | TV

Since leaving for college at the beginning of Season 4, Haddie (Sarah Ramos) hasn't spent much time hanging with the Bravermans. But according to ...

Parenting With Grace

John McCormick | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

The magic of storytelling has helped my sons and I connect with a kindred spirit half a world away. Now if that isn't grace, I don't know what is.

The Briefness And Beauty Of Childhood

Jeff Bogle | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

They will never again be as young or as old as they are right now. Or now. Or now.

Sexless but Equal: How I Conquered Valentine's Day and the NYT

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.17.2014 | Women
Holly Robinson

There is no time. Or, when there is time, your back is killing you from being a Baby Sherpa or child wrangler. Sex? Let's fill the tub with hot water for a good soak and then we can talk about it. Except, oops, no, you're asleep.

Watch The 'Friday Night Lights'/'Parenthood' Crossover Now

Posted 02.13.2014 | TV

Crucifictorious lives! The first part of the "Friday Night Lights"/"Parenthood" crossover that was announced earlier this week has debuted online. ...

What To Stream On Netflix If You're Single This Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.13.2014 | TV

This year, Valentine's Day falls on a Friday. While for couples that probably means a romantic night out on the town, the single folks out there may n...

Bridging the Parental Divide

Nitzia Logothetis | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Nitzia Logothetis

Yes, all parents work very hard. But when we get stuck in the stories in our heads about how much work we do, we can't see how much our spouse is contributing.

5 Things I Never Want To Hear My Teenagers Say

Shelley Emling | Posted 04.13.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

When I asked a good friend whether there's anything she regrets saying in front of her teenager, she responded "pretty much everything I've ever said....

I Was Pregnant for Over a Year

Jessica Zucker, Ph.D. | Posted 04.11.2014 | Parents
Jessica Zucker, Ph.D.

On a Tuesday in mid-October, while sitting in my dermatologists waiting room, I noticed that I had to urinate for what seemed like the thousandth time that morning. And there it was. Blood.

'Friday Night Lights' Is (Kind Of) Coming Back!

Posted 02.10.2014 | TV

A few actors from "Friday Night Lights" have already visited the world of "Parenthood," but an actual crossover is finally happening. While "Parent...

8 Spiritual Lessons I Learned From My Daughters

Luis Moro | Posted 04.12.2014 | Parents
Luis Moro

I quickly realized that my learning from my children was a fantastic lesson for them. The more I listened to them, the more they were willing to learn from me.

Why I Use My Middle Name

Michael Gene Sullivan | Posted 04.09.2014 | Black Voices
Michael Gene Sullivan

I still miss my father very much, and wish I could talk to him about so many things. Everything. It's hard to appreciate people when they are around, but I hope he always knew how much I loved him.

The Parental Epiphany I Experienced In Myanmar

Betty Londergan | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Betty Londergan

At this point, my beautiful global daughter (whom I've routinely bombarded with counsel on good manners and appropriate behavior) called me out for being a spoiled brat who doesn't understand Southeast Asia or grasp how good I actually have it, then threw in the clincher: why are you always losing your temper and bumming everybody out with your crap attitude over things that you can't control and won't change?

Proof That 'Parenthood' Has The Tightest Cast On TV

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.06.2014 | TV

If you're a "Parenthood" fan, you know the Braverman clan is the most tight-knit family on TV -- they laugh, they cry, they solve each others problems...

What Getting a Job Feels Like Once You're a Mother

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Katie Mgongolwa

Here's the thing: I don't completely want to get back in the game. I want to spend every minute soaking up my daughter's sunshine. You miss stuff when you're gone.

9 Things I Didn't Know I'd Love About Being a Parent

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Kaylee Scottaline

5. Your life will turn into a Broadway show where even going down the stairs requires a song and a dance. And these daily, impromptu performances will be the most rewarding performances of your life.

How This Reluctant Football Mom Was (Mostly) Converted

Victoria Patterson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Victoria Patterson

So many qualities and values that I wanted to instill, he gained on his own, by being with his team. He's stronger, tougher, and more resilient, disciplined and respectful.

The Radical Thing This Parent Did Last Weekend

Shelley Emling | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

Last weekend, I did something radical. Not radical as in going from blonde to brunette to pink and then back to blonde again. But radical nonetheless. I spent an entire evening compiling contact information for all the parents of my 13-year-old daughter's closest friends.