I Thought Single Parenting Was Hard. Then I Became A Stepparent

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, HuffPost spotlights a different stepfamily to learn how they’ve worked to bring their two families together. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we’ll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life! Want to share your family’s story? Email…

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41 Spot-On Tweets That Break Down The Math Of Parenting

If parenting could be summed up with a pie chart, there would clearly be much debate around how to divide it up. For years, moms and dads on Twitter have been sharing their percentage breakdowns of what parenting consists of. Is it 80 percent looking for shoes, 10 percent stepping…

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Parenting Through Yet Another Tragedy

Sadly, this is not the first time I’ve used this column to offer support to parents in the aftermath of a tragedy. I have addressed school shootings, suicides, and random acts of violence, attempting to help parents offer their children comfort in the aftermath of terrible events. In situations like…

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What a Pair of Boots Taught Me About Parenting and Fads

When my daughter was 3, I wasn’t sure how to dress her for her first ballet class. Did little girls still wear tutus, or did they dance in black sequined bike shorts and crop-tops? I settled on the standard pink outfit. At the dance studio, every girl was dressed exactly like my…

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Parenting in the Digital Age

  Parenting has changed in the last ten years as kids increasingly live out their lives online.  Parenting in the digital age does require some new awareness, but it is not difficult to do. Begin by modeling positive behavior:  Take breaks from technology, establish no cell phone or other device…

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