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Rugrat Reads: Sky Color

I found another great book for the rugrats in our lives, or, as some people call them, 3-6 year olds. Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds is my next new favorite that will be added to the old favorites. It’s...Read More
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  • WTF? Tampons vs Pads Responses

    Last week’s “WTF?” question touched on a personal subject. Felicity Huffman asked all the ladies out there what their thoughts on pads vs tampons were, and the response was huge!...

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  • Kids Do Their Moms’ Makeup

    Would you let your kids do your makeup? It’s ok, you don’t need to answer. The only smart answer would be NO. Well, these moms must be gluttons for punishment because they’re letting their kids do exactly that....

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    ThisIsNotMyHat

    Rugrat Reads: This Is Not My Hat

    My friend’s daughter just turned three. We throw a birthday party for her every year at our house, and it’s a wonderful tradition. Every year I give her books, since reading and being read to are some of my favorite...Read More
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  • Unofficially Official List of People Who Should Not Give Parenting Advice

    Some days it seems like everywhere you turn there’s someone eager to give you advice on how to do your job as a parent better, turn on morning TV and there’s bound to be a segment by some reporter or celebrity telling you how to do your...

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  • Ultrasound Baby Waves Hello!

    It’s pretty amazing to see a baby for the first time using ultrasound. It’s even more amazing when the baby waves and gives a thumbs up!...

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka? Young Readers: Dr. Suess

    Young Readers: Dr. Seuss

    I love reading Dr. Seuss to my 3 year-old and it's one of the few time that she'll actually stay still for a bit to listen. I started collecting Dr. Seuss books before the little hummingbird was born and enjoy...Read More
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  • Shalom, Y’all

    I used to wish I were Jewish. The coolest people all seemed to be Jewish and I wanted in the club and even have my own belated Batmizvah. But after spending four months in Austin, Texas I have replaced wanting to be one of God’s Chosen Pe...

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  • How To Create A Basic Ponytail

    Check out this tutorial for a slightly more polished take on a basic ponytail. ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Young Readers

    Young Readers

    I took my 3 year-old to the library recently and while she loved playing "let's see how many books I can take off the shelves so I can keep my mom on her toes," I spotted a few books that...Read More
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  • 5 Ways To Celebrate Having The Kids Back In School

    Next week, my youngest is entering kindergarten. We moved my son into his new place for his second year of college this past weekend. It will be the first time in forever since I’ve had the house to myself, so I’m struggling with ‘go ...

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  • WTF? Boxers Or Briefs Responses

    Did you catch the second video in our “WTF?” YouTube series? This week, Felicity Huffman asked the eternal question: boxers or briefs? There were lots of great answers, and we’ve picked some of our favorites to share with ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Toddler Bedtime Reads

    Toddler Bedtime Reads

    Bedtime, my favorite part of the day. Nothing is cuter than watching your child sleep soundly instead of causing chaos throughout the house. Here are some of my daughter's favorite bedtime books over the past 3 years. Consider these books...Read More
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  • 7 Ways To Incorporate Coconut Oil Into Your Beauty Routine

    Coconut Oil: One of 2014’s most-talked-about oils for internal and external health benefits, for good reason. Coconut oil is rich in fatty acids from saturated fats, unsaturated fats, vitamin’s E and A. Before the internet craze...

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  • A Slap in the Face

    In Elle Davis’ post, Monster-In-Laws, she discusses how hurtful her mother-in-law's passive aggressive ways can be. Have you ever heard the saying ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Toddler Books

    Toddler Books

    At my house we all got hit with colds this past week. I’m blaming the Easter Bunny. Every year he hops to our houses and gives us all kinds of treats, but do we really know where his hands have...Read More
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  • How One Mother’s Grief Led Her to Create a Haven for Thousands More

    I hope I never know what it’s like to walk in the shoes of Sarah Shaw. Sarah is the protagonist of my novel, Shelter Us. We share some demographic traits: mother of two boys, Berkeley JDs, residents of Pacific Palisades, California. But S...

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  • Breaking Up and Making Up with my Running Shoes: This Time It’s Serious

    My running shoes and I have had an on again/off again relationship for about fifteen years.  Our relationship has been complicated and filled with angst, heartbreak, and infidelity. While my shoes have been true blue, I have a cheating hea...

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