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'Modern Family' and Me: The Men in the Mirror

Question: Where can I find the following family? Two gay dads -- one slender and uncomfortable offering public displays of affection, the other hefty and prone to flamboyant gestures. Add one adopted daughter of another race, the youngest...Watching "Modern Family" is like looking in a mirror.

Humor: On My Fantasy Bookshelf

Tired of the classics? These fantasy titles will shake things up. Illustrations by Dori Hartley After an artisanal homemade family dinner of organic chicken and wild quinoa, followed by herbal baths and cups of warm milk seasoned with...Fancy Nancy Goes to Walmart and other books we wouldn't mind reading to our kids.

Spending Spring Break With Other People's Kids Goes From Cute to Gross in Seconds

Aw, not in front of the company! Illustration by Dori Hartley
Here's a perfect recipe for a really outstanding spring break:
Old friends you don't see enough A free place in a warm climate to celebrate gluttony and the...
Can a single guy with no kids have fun on a family vacation?

Halloween Costume Rejects

Hey, parents! Are you trying to find a quick and easy costume to make for the kids? Look no further! The Tooth Decay Fairy What you'll need:
White pillowcase
Tin foil Toothbrush Candy corn, Life Savers, or Pez Pull the pillowcase...
Hey, parents! Are you trying to find a quick and easy costume to make for the kids? Look no further!

Humor Both Dark and Light: The Picture Books of August

A book that can make a little kid laugh is a book he or she is going to remember and want to read again. But different kids laugh at some very different things. Is your child more of a "hee hee, look at the monkey's silly face" type? Or more of...

Shark Sleeping Bag: Is it Brilliant, or Does it Bite?

Sharp design. Credit: Kendra Phillips, Rex / Rex USA
History is filled with brilliant combinations. Peanut butter and chocolate. Couch and television. Shark and sleeping bag. Wait, what? Art student Kendra Phillips, 19, created the...

Links We Love: Mixed Bag Edition

It was a busy week in the blogosphere, folks, with Jillian Michaels clarifying her statements on pregnancy and a woman's body and the dance troupe of scantily clad little girls shaking it to "Single Ladies." But there was plenty of other good stuff...

Links We Love: Moms Rock! Edition

Mom deserves a makeover. Go to Stylelist.com to see the amazing results. Credit: Kristin Burns
We can't get enough of Mom, and lucky for us the blogosphere is just chock full o' love for mothers as we close in on her special day. Check out our...

11 Mother's Day Gifts That Will Kill Your Sex Life (We're Talking to You, Dad)

Our good friends at The Stir have created a place where moms can meet and talk about life, parenting and the parenting life. We think they have a lot of great stuff to say, and so we're thrilled to be offering some of their posts right here...

Links We Love: Dirty Movies for Kids, Breastfeeding and Cliches

Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart starred as Cherie Currie and Joan Jett in The Runaways. Credit: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
The Dirtiest Movie Your Kid Should See This Year: Let's go ahead and get all the inappropriate content in...

Preschool Version of 'Jersey Shore' May Top Original

"Jersey Shore," MTV's latest foray into the reality-TV genre, has spawned plenty of opinion -- from upset New Jersey tourism executives to viewers who swear the show is an accurate portrayal of the lives of Italian-American young adults. But our...

New Year's Resolutions For Kids

Why is it only grownups who are supposed to go virtuous when January rolls around? This year, let's give some resolutions to the ones who really need to change. (And sometimes need a change as well.) BABY RESOLUTIONS: From now on, I, your...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

We Like Our Kids, Except When We Don't

We've all been there -- the morning your kid refuses to get dressed for school, the time they mention "Mommy's mustache" in public, or worst of all, the dreaded grocery-store meltdown. This hilarious commercial is worth the wait for the punch...

Twitter Follow Friday On ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

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