Parents

Savannah Guthrie knows exactly how to sum up life as a mom. The “Today” show co-anchor and her husband, Mike Feldman, are parents to 4-year-old Vale and 2-year-old Charley. Guthrie has repeatedly shared sweet sentiments and funny takes about raising her daughter and son. For her 47th birthday on Thursday, we’re highlighting some of our
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The names lead the baby name site’s rankings for the second year in a row. New arrivals include Genevieve and Rose for girls and Finn for boys. Seven of the top 10 girls’ names end in the letter “a.” Nameberry’s year-end popularity list is based on which names attracted the most page views in 2018,
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Contrary to what Instagram may have you believe, putting together a picture-perfect holiday card is not easy. It takes effort to get a good photo when you’re dealing with uncooperative siblings, crying babies and excitable pets. And sometimes there’s the unexpected photobomb. Fortunately, this tradition provides some truly hilarious outtakes. We asked the HuffPost Parents
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Parents take many factors into consideration when choosing a baby name ― from trendiness to family history to cultural significance to sound. Now even domain name availability is a point of consideration. The domain name aspect exemplifies a broader trend that’s influencing the world of baby names today: technology. Technological advancements have expanded parents’ worldviews
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Every week, we round up funny tweets from moms and dads. Now that 2018 is coming to an end, it’s time to put the spotlight on the most hilarious tweets of them all. Check out the 50 best parenting tweets of the year below, and follow HuffPost Parents on Twitter for even more laughs.
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With my first baby four years ago, breastfeeding was a slog from the start. My nipples blistered and got infected. It took weeks of pumping after every excruciating feeding to get my supply up. I went to breastfeeding “circles,” met with four lactation consultants and never went anywhere without a nipple shield. For 8 1/2
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A new comedy video highlights differences between parenting during the holidays in the 1980s with 2018. The hilarious video compares a no-fuss mom of the ’80s with a Pinterest-loving idealist mom of 2018. Here’s an example: Mom of the ’80s: “Now this is what I call delish. We’ve got the Entenmann’s, we’ve got the fruitcake,
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As 2018 comes to a close, baby name experts are looking back at the name choices and trends that inspired parents of newborns this year. They’re also looking ahead to 2019 and predicting which baby name ideas and styles will dominate nurseries nationwide. The editors of Nameberry compiled their predictions for the new year, identifying
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Maternal mental health expert Karen Kleiman is tackling the stigma of postpartum depression and anxiety, one comic at a time. Kleiman has a background in psychology and social work and is the founder of The Postpartum Stress Center, an institution based in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, that’s provided support to pregnant and postpartum women for 30 years.
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Move over, Elf on the Shelf and Mensch on a Bench. There’s a new holiday craze in town that’s just for parents’ enjoyment. Dena Blizzard, the comedian and mom behind “One Funny Mother,” has created Shiraz on the Shelf ― the perfect new tradition for wine-loving moms and dads. Shiraz on the Shelf is a
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Kids often say hilarious and nonsensical things. But sometimes they make some really good points that make you think, “Can’t argue with that!” Thanks to Lacey Ellis’ LittleHoots app, which lets parents document their kids’ funniest lines, these moments of persuasion can be saved for posterity. Here are 27 examples of cute, funny and downright
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As smartphones become more a part of our daily lives, many parents question how old their kids should be to have a device of their own. At HuffPost Parents’ How To Raise A Kid conference in Brooklyn on Friday, technology and children’s media experts discussed what parents should consider before handing over a cellphone to
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Death and grief are natural parts of the human experience, but mourning a loss is also an incredibly complex process. When a young child loses a loved one, parents often grapple with the challenge of explaining the concept of death and helping their little one through the grieving process (all while grieving themselves). To help
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