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If you ask a mom for a picture of her kid, she will likely offer you at least 200 from any given month that child has been alive and throw in some bonus videos too. If you ask a mom for a picture of herself... well, she may have to do some digging. Because moms are so often behind the lens instead...

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Remember when you were a kid and you thought disappearing ink was the coolest thing to ever be invented? News flash: It's still pretty cool. But while you had to wait six to eight weeks for that nifty package you read about on the back of a cereal box to get snail mailed to your house, our kids...

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Weaning can be a minefield. When is your little one ready to feed themselves? And what sort of finger foods should they get? What do they need to eat to get all the nutrients they need? Etc., etc. More: Will Smith reminds us that it's our job as parents to gross our kids out Making it even more...

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Fire up the Cinco de Mayo festivities with crafts for kids that will put the fiesta in your fun. From DIY paper bag piñatas to homemade maracas, crack open these four Cinco de Mayo crafts for kids and let the festivities begin! Paper bag piñatas You don't have to empty your wallet to...

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Parenthood can be a thankless job — countless loads of laundry and dishes pass through my house on a daily basis, and they usually go unacknowledged. Every night, I monitor and answer homework questions. I drive to soccer practice, have lunch at school, volunteer in the classroom, take to the...

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Did you go into childbirth thinking, "I can't wait to have the best orgasm of my life?" Nope, us neither. But have we had the wrong attitude all along? Instead of bracing ourselves for relentless agony, should we be thinking of childbirth as another way to get our rocks off? More: Seriously strange...

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Can we keep our kids from giving into fear, doubt, and selfishness?  — It’s conceivable that I am horribly biased, but on most days our four year old is a joy to be around. She’s happy, funny, polite. She’s full of love and in turn is loved by her friends, her teachers, and pretty much...

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If the first rule of the internet is "don't read the comments," the second rule of the internet is quickly becoming "don't post a picture of your child in their car seat." Pop star Pink is the latest mother to take some serious heat for the abominable crime of... imperfectly positioned car seat...

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A mother is a multifaceted being. Sometimes loving, sometimes fierce, always one-of-a-kind, many a musician has attempted to define motherhood, often with their own mothers acting as the ultimate muse. We found 34 of our favorite songs about motherhood, and ranked them from "eh, tenuously mommish...

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There's no greater bond than the one between a single mama and her children. In celebration of Mother's Day, we asked writers to share a few reasons they're grateful for their single moms. Read their heartwarming stories below. 1. Her "momma bear ways" kept me safe and secure growing up. "Although...

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When I watched Sam Jones' interview with Kristen Bell, it struck a massive chord with me. The Frozen star reveals that she suffers from anxiety and depression and that at the age of 18 her mom sat her down and told her there's a serotonin imbalance in her family line. The actress expressed how...

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Albert Magnoli was the director, co-writer and editor of “Purple Rain,” the 1984 hit movie that launched Prince into super-stardom. In tribute to Prince, Albert agreed to share with Salon some of his memories of that special experience. (This interview was lightly edited for clarity.) Albert...

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If there's one thing kids don't want to hear, it's the where, when and how they were conceived. And this goes for grown kids as well as little ones, right? But there's something about being a parent that gives you a strange urge to embarrass your offspring now and again — demonstrated...

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Julianna Margulies in "The Good Wife" (Credit: CBS) In 2014, when “The Good Wife” was coming off of its best season ever, CBS sent out mailers to Emmy voters with a cheeky little dig at other marquee dramas. The postcard had a little infographic on it, comparing the number of episodes “The...

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R.E.M. performs on NBC's "Today" in New York's Rockefeller Plaza, Tuesday, April 1, 2008. (Credit: AP/Jason DeCrow) Choosing the playlist for political campaign rallies is a tricky business. First and foremost, candidates need to make sure their musical picks inspire feelings of patriotism...

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Chloë Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale in "Love & Friendship" (Credit: Amazon Studios) Whit Stillman is the director still best known for “Metropolitan,” the 1990 film about young members of what one of the film’s characters called “the urban haute bourgeoisie.” The ghost of...

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(Credit: Twitter) As if it isn’t bad enough for Mexican-Americans that the man who denounced all recent immigrants into the U.S. from their homeland as “rapists” and “criminals” clinched the Republican Party’s presidential nomination the week they...

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Yair Golam “It’s scary to see horrifying developments that took place in Europe begin to unfold here,” said Israeli Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan in a Holocaust Remembrance Day speech in Tel Yitzhak, Israel on Wednesday. The prominent Israeli military official made parallels between Israel...

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Parenting teenagers will not make you happy, but you will laugh when you read this. ___ I love my kids, but sometimes I want to scream. And sometimes I do. In my post-freakout season of guilt, I often wonder if I am the only parent who feels crazy like this. I know that I am not. I just think...

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My 27-year-old son, Ben Landmesser, is an actor in Los Angeles and had some interesting questions of me as an artist and as a son...

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Sadiq Khan (Credit: Reuters/Hannah McKay) Today, people across Britain are voting in a string of local and regional elections in what’s been dubbed “Super Thursday.” Normally, this sort of thing wouldn’t attract much interest beyond the borders of the UK. So it was somewhat...

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Barbara Corcoran (Credit: ABC/Gilles Mingasson) How did Barbara Corcoran — the real estate entrepreneur and founder of The Corcoran Group, author, and “Shark Tank” star — get to where she is today? How did she go so far in a field so rampant with sexism and wage inequity? Well, as...

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after giving a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Trump's highly anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday will test whether the Republican presidential front-runner, known for his...

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Nate Silver (Credit: AP/Nam Y. Huh) “ 7 Times Nate Silver Was Hilariously Wrong About Donald Trump,” a triumphant Daily Caller headline read the morning after Trump became the “presumptive” Republican nominee. There was the time back in September 2015 when Silver implored...

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(Credit: Conservative Tribune) It comes as no surprise that Donald Trump and Pat Buchanan would be ideological bosom buddies, both appealing to the plight of disillusioned working class voters on a platform of white nationalism. But while Trump goes even further than Buchanan could have ever...

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“The candidate in the race most like George W. Bush and Dick Cheney from a foreign policy perspective is in fact Hillary Clinton, not the Republican nominee,” explained GOP strategist Steve Schmidt in an interview this week on MSNBC this week. “One thing we know as we get ready...

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In her most recent Twitter rant, Elizabeth Warren officially declared war on the Donald. She’s vowed to “fight her heart out” to make sure Trump never reaches the White House. And though this is her strongest declaration of opposition against the now presumptive GOP nominee, it...

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Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Chris Carlson) Now that all the GOP alternatives to Donald Trump have been cleared away, Republicans and conservatives are going through a very public period of hand-wringing over how to approach their presumptive presidential nominee. While a few are sticking to opposition...

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(Credit: AP/Steven Senne) Adding to the conservative movement’s list of bizarre fetishes that include firearms, Leviticus and human embryos, they seem to be unnaturally obsessed with bathrooms these days. The latest episode of ridiculousness from the ongoing death-rattle of social...

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Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill (Credit: AP/Rick Bowmer/Reuters/Mario Anzuoni) Award-winning journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald warn the Obama administration’s “deadly legacy” has paved a dangerous path for a future of egregious abuse of executive power. The Democratic...

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Israeli forces detain a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah on September 4, 2015 (Credit: Reuters/Mohamad Torokman) Activist groups are pushing back against lawmakers’ attempt to punish...

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Domineering power, intimidation, and control are not three parenting characteristics you want.  — On a mainstream parenting group there was a discussion about whether or not to make your toddlers say please and thank you. Obviously, all parents want their kids to grow up to be polite and have...

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Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Brian Snyder/Salon) It’s a moment likely to be quickly forgotten in the cacophony of humiliations that Ted Cruz endured on his way out of the presidential race: Donald Trump promoting a bizarre conspiracy theory linking Cruz’s father, named Rafael Cruz, to...

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Donald Trump, Ann Coulter (Credit: Fox News) So-called “principled conservatives” are nursing Ted Cruz hangovers and entering into the deepest of existential crises as they determine whether to back Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. Until the general election heats up, Democrats can...

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(Credit: AP/Richard Drew) Eddie Izzard has a hilarious bit where he jokes about all the licensing forms and other things Apple makes you approve when you download a new piece of software or do almost anything on one of its computers. What, he asked, are we really signing away? Despite this, a lot...

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Rob Reiner Joe Scarborough and Mika Brezenski may still be a little raw from the brutal burn they received at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner from comedian Larry Wilmore, but less than a week later they were given an epic tongue lashing from another Hollywood celebrity criticizing...

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“Mom, you’re not going to have the baby today,” my daughter said from the back seat. We were on our way to drop her off at school in her final week of first grade. Every morning I gave Mia a rundown of who would come pick her up in case I went into labor. For the past couple of...

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Embed from Getty Images Was I ready for the responsibility that came along with raising a child? Was being a dad really what I had always wanted? — “Daddy? Can you get me a Zip-y bag for this?” The whisper startled me awake. My 6 year old son was at my bedside. Again. It was 2:22...

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A still from the ad "Republican party unifier: Donald Trump?" (Credit: YouTube/The Briefing) “ If we nominate Trump, we will get destroyed…and we deserve it.” – Lindsey Graham The Republican Party has put itself in an impossible position. For months they’ve told us, over and...

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Janet Jackson (Credit: Reuters/Kevork Djansezian) In the dysfunctional world of celebrity gossip, the fertility of any high profile female over the age of 12 and under 70 is always up for public speculation. What else is there for a woman, however successful, to do if not reproduce? Yet the...

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And you can too. Read their thoughts and ideas here. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page. Submit your own articles. Together, we are raising the bar as to what it takes to be a father. — For a special Dads and Families 10% discount off of a Good Men Project Premium membership go here...

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Bill O'Reilly, Donald Trump (Credit: Fox News) On The O’Reilly Factor Wednesday evening, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shared words of warning with former Mexican President Vincente Fox — in part because it wasn’t entirely clear that he understands...

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“Late Night” host Seth Meyers last night served the GOP the hard truth that Donald Trump is “the candidate their voters want.” Meyers devoted his now-daily “Closer Look” segment to the ever-surging Trump train, after he took Indiana on Tuesday and, within 24...

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This is happening, people. This is really happening. Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president of these United States. Let that sink in. The hot takes will abound in the days and weeks ahead. Pundits will conduct the autopsy on Ted Cruz’s campaign. We’ll ask why John...

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“Daily Show” host Trevor Noah Wednesday night weighed in on Trump’s Indiana victory and Ted Cruz and John Kasich’s subsequent suspending of their campaigns. “I’m so conflicted. I mean, Ted Cruz lost because Donald Trump won,” Noah said. “It’s...

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Joe Scarborough (Credit: NBC News) On Morning Joe Thursday, host and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough declared that he wouldn’t be voting for Donald Trump in November unless he quickly backs down from essentially all of his public and foreign policy positions. “I was...

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On The O’Reilly Factor Wednesday night, host Bill O’Reilly asked Donald Trump two very important questions — the first was whether he’d follow Taylor Swift and acquire himself a “squad” of failed former GOP candidates to fill up his cabinet, and the second was...

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“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert revived his instant classic “Hungry for Power Games” bit last night to send off fallen tributes John Kasich and Ted Cruz. “With … Cruz’s falling, so too falls his vice-tribute, Carly Fiorina,” Colbert explained...

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After winning Tuesday’s primary in Indiana, Donald Trump has officially become the presumptive Republican nominee, and thus, pundits and publications have begun  mourning  ( or celebrating ) the death of the Grand Old Party. Top Republican figures have already  come out in opposition  to...

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Hey, can we all just stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street’s big money-grubbing banks? Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with their frauds, rigged casino games, and raw greed. And, yes, the Bush and Obama regimes rushed to bail them out with trillions of...

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What a difference a year makes. Last June when Donald Trump descended from that escalator at Trump Tower to announce his candidacy, nearly everyone in the political world laughed and laughed. How could this pompadoured clown could possibly think he could get the Republican nomination for president...

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Donald Trump speaks at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, Calif. (Credit: AP) Is it 1968 all over again? Violent clashes between antiwar protestors and Chicago police during the 1968 Democratic Convention boomeranged against the New Left and sabotaged the presidential...

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Ted Cruz has quit the race. John Kasich’s campaign is no more. They were the last stragglers of a field of 16 candidates – among them senators, governors, a brain surgeon, and the precise opposite of a brain surgeon – who all tried and failed to wrest the Republican presidential nomination...

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If you live in New York City there is most likely a bodega within a few blocks of your home. And that bodega likely carries candles encased in glass with images of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary or even Bart Simpson stamped onto the wax. Dubbed “bodega,” “sanctuary,”...

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Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz (Credit: AP/Reuters) Ten months ago, at a time when Donald Trump’s newly announced run for the Republican nomination was almost universally considered a bad joke, I had this to say about it: One of the most compelling points Rick Perlstein...

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Conan O'Brien (Credit: TBS) With John Kasich and Ted Cruz bowing out of the race to lose to Hillary Clinton in November, Conan O’Brien thought it only fitting to mourn the passage of those Republican campaigns that never came to pass — all 16 of them — in a moving tribute that in...

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The networks had barely finished handing Indiana – and thus the Republican nomination – to Donald Trump on Tuesday night before speculation began over which has-been politician, reality star, or Twitter meme would consent to run as the vice-presidential candidate on the ticket with this...

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The GOP nomination is within Donald Trump’s grasp. Trump’s decisive victory in the Indiana primary on Tuesday night drove his two final challengers to withdraw from the race. Whatever hopes the GOP establishment still harbored of a brokered convention ended when Ted Cruz dropped out of the race...

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By now I must be at least the millionth commentator to observe that Donald Trump is the candidate for whom social media have longed. What FDR was to radio and JFK to television, Trump is to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, et al. This is usually taken to mean that Trump, like some political...

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On Tuesday night, Donald Trump defeated Texas Senator Ted Cruz in the Indiana primary, cementing the billionaire’s status as the Republican frontrunner and presumptive GOP nominee. As Cruz announced his decision to suspend his campaign, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus...

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An open letter to my anonymous egg donor: Dear donor #512*, I don't know you. The only information I have about you is a couple of paragraphs that list your age, education, hobbies, ethnicity and family medical history. There's a grainy black-and-white photo of you that looks like it was taken at a...

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When Janet Jackson canceled her "Unbreakable" world tour last month, people immediately began to speculate that a baby is on the way — and a source has now confirmed that this is indeed the case. More: Everything I wish I could say to my anonymous egg donor "My husband and I are planning our...

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Make no mistake; depression is a terrible disease. As a dad knowing what you’re dealing with, you can use it as a learning experience.  — As I have written about before, I have struggled with depression and anxiety almost my entire life. In my early days, the wild mood swings of my...

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Once again, a black person is being sanctioned because of how she looks. Also, once again, it is a child demonstrating for the umpteenth time that black and nonwhite children are not granted the same childhood as their white counterparts, as they face racism and discrimination from basically the...

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