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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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  • The Birth of a Future Stuntman

    “Do you wanna move over there so you can jump onto the couch?” Those words coming out of a kid’s mouth are basically a parent’s worst nightmare, right? ...

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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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  • We All Need To Hear These Words

    I went to the Children’s Museum this morning here in town and had an experience that I will probably never forget. My son and I were in the elevator (daughter is at camp – a wonderful invention – I would like to kiss deeply the person...

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  • How To Raise A Disruptor

    I was thrilled to be asked to be a part of AOL’s “Acting Disruptive,” the brainchild of wunderkind Max Lugavere, who produces and hosts content about science, technology and disruptive thinking. We spent the day together h...

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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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  • My Mothering Scorecard

    Everyone needs feedback on their job performance, and moms are no exception. I thought I was overdue for a review, but first, a self-appraisal. Voilà — My Mothering Scorecard. I wanted to tally the stats of my mothering scorecard and see...

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  • Fruity Summer Coleslaw Recipe

    Want to bring springtime to the table? Whip up this easy, colourful and tasty coleslaw, a crunchy combo of apples, mango, cranberries and spiced pecans. Tossed up in a tangy vinaigrette, this sweet and tart salad is guaranteed to make the s...

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    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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  • The Baby Rockstar

    Just like daddy!...

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  • Seriously…The Thigh Gap?

    I was doing a workshop a few months ago for teen girls. As my partner, makeup artist Melissa McNamara, and I were talking to the girls, the topic of “thigh gaps” came up. The thigh gap is that space between the thighs and the “gap”...

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    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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  • Sex, Interrupted

    Parents who have sex fall into two categories: • Those who have sex only when children are sound asleep. • Those who don’t wait for sleeping children and will relate to the following words....

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  • How I Met My Husband

    When my kids were little, they used to love hearing the story of how my husband and I met. I told them we were in kindergarten and we were having lunch in the sandbox. Instead of pulling my hair to get my attention, he dropped my peanut but...

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    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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  • ‘Tis The Season: Quick Guide To Grilling + Sticky Ribs Recipe

    First off, let me just tell you how excited I am to be joining the team here at What The Flicka! I cannot wait to share all my fun recipes and great tips from the kitchen. I want to be your go-to guy when it comes to mastering your kitchen,...

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  • Caramel Rum Coffee

    It’s still chilly here on the East Coast, and I definitely needed a hot beverage to warm me up. The beautiful thing about this cocktail is how versatile it is. If it’s hot where you are? Serve it over ice! If it’s cold and...

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