Real Mom Makeup Tutorial

There are a zillion makeup tutorials out there. But I haven’t been able to find one that shows what it’s REALLY like to try to put on makeup when you have kids. So I made my own. Here’s my Real Mom Makeup Tutorial. Watch and enjoy! You’ll learn a ton (no you won’t) and laugh away. READ MORE

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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Felicity Huffman Forbes Interview

Felicity Huffman on Feminism, What The Flicka?, and the Myth of the “Perfect Mother”

Felicity Huffman recently attended the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit in NYC, where she took part in the “Feminism Redefined” panel. While at the Summit, Felicity sat down for an interview with Forbes to chat about What the Flicka?, feminism, and dismantling the idea of the “perfect mother.” READ MORE

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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Summer Activities

20 Activities To Keep Your Kids Occupied This Summer

We love creative ideas to keep kids’ brains from rotting during the long summer months. They can only watch TV for so long, right? Well, to follow up last year’s list of 25 DIY summer activities for kids (which is...Read More
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    I can’t tell you how wonderful it has been to go through all the comments on my blog about guilt. Like Flickster, Sadaf Aijaz, I went through all the replies and am somehow feeling comforted and inspired! It means so much to me that you r...

  • Top 5 Toddler Demands

    My two year old son has several phrases that he repeats all day, every day. They are disguised as questions, but don’t be fooled: they are most certainly demands. The following are the five most common (accompanied by translation), ...

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    Age Gaps in Relationships: Making It Work

    People make a lot of fuss about “summer-winter relationships” but the fact is that they can be enjoyable and fulfilling – if occasionally challenging – for both parties in the couple....Read More
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    Ladies and Gentlemen, get your tissues ready. ...

  • WTF? Your Kids And Alcohol

    There comes a point when you’re faced with the difficult task of talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol. But when is it the appropriate time? And when that time comes, what exactly do you say to them? Those are the questions tha...

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    The Good, The Bad, & The Terribly Stinky: Toddlers vs. Teens

    I was at a meeting recently with a couple of other parents, making small talk about our kids.

    One woman had younger children. Preschool, maybe. Just emerging from mommy-and-me-gymnastics stage and entering into the “Let’s see what kind of activity keeps you most interested but doesn’t cost me an arm and a leg” phase.

    The guy in our group had teen girls, big into soccer. Travel leagues. Sometimes the family had concurrent games in towns on opposite ends of the state. The kinds of games college recruiters attend, so God forbid your kid misses one, or you miss watching your kid play one, in favor of watching the other kid at her game. READ MORE

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    I had to chuckle last night after hanging up from a lengthy phone conversation with a dear friend. She called with some good news. Finally, after years of drowning in envy, she’ll soon be joining the ranks of motherhood. I’ve never bee...

  • Are You Dating A Jerk? An Assessment Checklist

    It’s weird to write about dating since I haven’t been in the dating game for a minute. I’ve forgotten the fine art of giving out my phone number and then waiting and sometimes staring at my cell phone, willing it to ring. ...

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    Our New Mom Anthem: “I’m Not Fancy”

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    Okay, ladies. Maybe it’s just because I’m PMS’ing and crampy this week, but these are amazing. You have the crunchy graham crackers, the smooth peanut butter, and the chocolate sprinkled with sea salt. This recipe is so easy and it’...

  • Soothing Parsley Toner

    I used to think of parsley as just that green stuff on my plate at a restaurant but it’s so much more than a garnish! Parley contains Calcium, Vitamin C, and Potassium. Parsley helps skin cell reproduction and can help reduce fine lin...