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16 Ways My Dog Has Made Me A Better Parent

Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg | Posted 04.17.2014 | Parents
Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg

People roll their eyes at comparisons of dogs to children, and I support this exasperation -- in theory. At the same time, in my heart of hearts, I know that our dog has profoundly influenced my experience as a mother.

12 Lessons My Twins Taught Me In Their First 12 Months

Cara Paiuk | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

12. Time is the most precious commodity in the world. This last year has gone by faster than any before. And that scares me. I want it all to slow down so I can savor every crazy, wonderful minute.

Clever Twin Toddlers Have Mastered The Art Of Crib Hopping

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 04.11.2014 | Parents

James Bond has nothing on these twin girls. Dad Andreas Fiedler told The Huffington Post in an email that he placed a camera in his daughters' roo...

LOOK: These Dudes Are Basically Dating... Themselves

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.09.2014 | Gay Voices

We're not entirely sure how we feel about this. A popular Tumblr that documents gay men in relationships who look strikingly similar to one another...

5 Tricks To Raising Twins (Without Losing Your Mind)

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

Twin parents are doubly blessed, but face quadruple the stress, especially during the constantly evolving baby and toddler years.

A Twin-Win Situation

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

In the year since my precious little granddaughter was born, during which time she has become smarter and more mature than I am, even though I am cons...

How Identical Twins In College Handle Dating

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 04.04.2014 | College

Students at the University of Texas at Austin aren't seeing double, they're seeing Allie and Gabby Byers. The Byers sisters wear the same clothes, ...

Stunning Photos Of Identical Twins As Grown-Ups Show How Fate Takes Its Course

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

When identical twins are born, they're most often indistinguishable. Save for the possibility of a birthmark or personality tick, the two tiny humans ...

Twins Play March Madness Prank On Own Pitcher

Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Twins recently pulled a hilarious prank on their own pitcher Mike Pelfrey, making him believe that he was giving an inspirational speech...

11 Facts About Twins That Make Them Even Cooler Than You Already Thought

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 03.27.2014 | Parents

The number of twins in the U.S. is multiplying. It's high time we celebrate some of the most interesting facts about them.

Bringing Up Berkeley Bebes: My Pamela Druckerman Fantasy, With Yoga Pants and Cheddar Bunnies

Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents
Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg

I vowed that I would Frenchify my sons, my family, myself. Two years into raising my own fraternal twin boys, here's how I rate myself against this Bringing up Bebe ideal.

Oh, The Lessons We Learn

David Vienna | Posted 03.02.2014 | Parents
David Vienna

At moments like this, his heart felt two things-- a worrisome weight and the urge to just sing.

Here's Why IVF Is Becoming Less Likely To Result In Multiple Births

Posted 02.21.2014 | Parents

In science, the astounding regularly becomes the commonplace, and such is the case with reproductive technology. IVF, once a near miraculous way for i...

A Quandary of Quadruplets in Mississippi

Amram Shapiro | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Amram Shapiro

What to call the whole deal? I mean "sets" of quadruplets, "sets" of quintuplets and so forth seems to miss the grandeur of the moment, and the challenge ahead for the parents of such miracles.

Amazing Grace

Kristin Armstrong | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Kristin Armstrong

Grace is defined as effortless poise, beauty and charm; it is also described as the unmerited favor and blessing of God. In my personal lexicon, giving and receiving grace is also about letting others -- and myself -- off the hook. Maybe that's why my girl turns cartwheels in grocery stores, speaks her mind without fuss or filter, and lives and loves off the hook and in full color.

What Does It Mean To Be A 'Good Mom'?

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

I know my kids and I know myself and I'm doing what works best for all of us. It may not be everyone's parenting model, but it's ours.

The Baggage I Carry As A Midlife Mother

Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg

If the hallmarks of old-school crisis include leaving one's spouse, buying a sporty car and dismantling all forms of stability in the name of freedom, then I've done mine backwards.

Is Disliking Veggies in Your Kid's Genes?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

It's perhaps a relief to know that our kids have a personality and innate tendencies before they were ever exposed to our influences, and the consolation -- there's also a limit to how much damage our inevitable shortcomings may do. But when it comes to food, that doesn't put us of the hook.

The Journey Home: Only through the Kindness of Others

Henna Budhwani, PhD, MPH | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Henna Budhwani, PhD, MPH

Some children slept in schools, some parents made it to daycare, where they slept with their children. Our family was comparatively lucky; my husband was able to reach our 2-1/2-year-old twins through to the kindness and support of many people along the way.

12 'Gifts' Of Parenting Twins We'd Like To Return

Rebecca Hughes Parker | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Hughes Parker

We agree twins offer unique gifts, as others have pointed out, but we also think they come with certain things we would rather give back.

22 Unexpected Gifts Of Having Twins

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.15.2014 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Holding a baby is delicious -- but holding your two infants at the same time is nothing short of a miracle.

The 7 Funniest Things That Ever Happened, According To Babies

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Adults, step away from the corny jokes. These babies have discovered the most hilarious things that exist. Balls. In. A. Tub. LOLLLLLLLLL. ...

The Question I Couldn't Stop Thinking About

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 03.08.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

At this point in my life, no, I don't have much career ambition. There, I said it. It's just not in me right now and I'm OK with that (I think).

A Twin Mom's Post-Infertility Survivor Guilt

Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg | Posted 03.05.2014 | Parents
Kathryn Kefauver Goldberg

Strange as it sounds, I feel more changed by the trials of infertility than by the transition to parenting -- and that's saying something, with my toddler twin boys turning 2 this month.

Two Words You Should Never Say to a New Mother

Cara Paiuk | Posted 02.22.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

I don't know of anything else that could have made me feel worse or more of a failure. Those words confirmed my worst fears: I am not good enough. I am not doing enough. I am not strong enough. I am not capable. I am a failure.