Role of the father in the family

Arianna Huffington, the Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post, gives her thoughts on co-parenting and the role of fathers
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Role of the father in the family

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The father’s role is obviously incredibly important. Increasingly roles are getting blurred with more stay at home dads and whether you’re married or divorced, the ideal thing is to be able to co-parent. I’m divorced, but my ex-husband and I were able to co-parent, to have holidays together, to spend the children’s birthdays together. And at the Huffington Post we have a dedicated divorce section that deals a lot with the issue of co-parenting. Because with 50% of the marriages ending in divorce, it’s really key not to let our own personal animosities and resentments get in the way of putting our children first.

Arianna Huffington, the Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post, gives her thoughts on co-parenting and the role of fathers

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Arianna Huffington

President and Editor In Chief, Huffington Post Media Group

Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of fourteen books.

In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.

She serves on several boards, including HuffPost’s partners in Spain, the newspaper EL PAÍS and its parent company PRISA; Onex; The Center for Public Integrity; and The Committee to Protect Journalists.

Her 14th book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder was published by Crown in March 2014 and debuted at #1 in the New York Times Bestseller list.

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