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6 Minute Ab Workout

6 minutes may sound like nothing, but you’ll really be feeling the burn after this workout! READ MORE

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    So Your Kid Wants to be a Tree for Halloween…

    A few years ago, the most creative of my 3 boys stated that wanted to be an autumn tree for Halloween. Really, kid? REALLY??? I was stumped. (Ha!) After some brainstorming I came up with a great and easy way to make his Halloween wish come ...

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  • What The Flicka

    This Video Of A Baby Seeing Her Mother For First Time Is Too Cute For Words

    It’s no wonder this video has been watched over three million times in less than a week. Baby Louise was born with Albinism and as a result has been plagued with eyesight problems, even at her young age. This video shows her adorable ...

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  • Mind, Body, Spirit
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Conversations With My Breast Pump & Other Postpartum Rants
    Cynthia Silver

    Conversations With My Breast Pump & Other Postpartum Tales

    I only have two regrets about telling my postpartum horror story on Episode 11 of  ‘Storytime Hour with Erica & Jolenta

    1)    I failed to mention the messages my friends Paul and Rick left on my answering machine to and from my breast pump, respectively.

    2)    I didn’t read the following email I received from another dear friend while I was in the depths of my postpartum despair:
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  • Playroom Organization For Moms Who Hate Toys, Playing and Pinterest

    If you’re looking for a color coordinated wall of bins, or a toy bin label printable, you’ve come to the wrong place.  I buy my bins at Walmart and I don’t actually know what a printable is or why we would call it that.  Isn’t an...

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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    It’s Just TOO Quiet

    Every parent looks forward to when their children go to bed and there’s “peace and quiet” restored to the house. This morning, I was abruptly woken at 5 a.m. by the sound of…..silence. Complete and deafening silence....

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  • Mind, Body, Spirit
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Dentally Compatible
    Erin K Moffat

    Dentally Compatible

    I’m going to let you in on a little secret—I can get a little self conscious about my saliva production. My orthodontist used to call me “Saliva Woman.” I recently apologized to my dentist for producing too much saliva and his assistant said, “don’t worry, that’s actually good! Saliva helps fight off bacteria.” Good to know! READ MORE

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  • Dawn Yanek

    Other Parents Suck

    People are a-holes. No, not all people, but lots of them. And when those people become parents, they’re most likely still going to be a-holes. The thing is, people don’t change. As women, we’ve been told this time and time again—and...

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  • Elle Davis

    A Toddler Is Like A Dr. Seuss Book…

    .... You wonder what they’ve been smoking and don’t always know what they’re talking about. Bada-bing! Here are the top ten ways you know your little babe has transitioned into a toddler. 10. You get to hear Elmo’s Song over a...

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  • Mind, Body, Spirit
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka | 7 Signs You're Entering Middle Age

    7 Signs You’re Entering Middle Age

    I was prepared to publish an intense, serious post on divorce today but just as I was about to click the publish button, another thought entered my head: To hell with that for now, let’s just have some fun and deal...Read More
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  • Laura Diamond

    The X-Rated Birds And The Bees

    (Names have been changed to protect the innocent, and the moderately-guilty). As much as we like to think we are our children’s best teachers, it’s the time they spend with friends that provide them with the most “education.” Case i...

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  • What The Flicka

    Toddler Tries To Eat Food… Through A Window

    If you’ve had a toddler, you know that often they’ll try to eat anything they can get their hands on! ...

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  • Fitness
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka | Drink The Kool-Aid

    Drink The Kool-Aid

    Okay, a bit of depression set in the other day when I stepped on the scale and realized I had gained more fluff than I was content with. The scale wasn’t the first alarm. The stitches in my pants had...Read More
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  • Beth Markley

    A Little Rant on Santa

    When our kids were still visiting Santa I tried to manage their requests. Santa: “What can I bring for you this year, buddy?” My cute kid: “Abba babba doodie,” or something. It’s hard to hear crouched behind Santa’s broad back ...

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  • What The Flicka

    Ban Bossy. Encourage Girls To Lead

    You’ve probably heard about the new “Ban Bossy” campaign, sponsored by Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean in organization and Girl Scouts USA. Their site is an amazing resource for leadership tips and information for girls, par...

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  • Mind, Body, Spirit
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka | The Complete Spring Clean

    The Complete Spring Clean

    Ah, spring. A time of re-birth and new possibilities. In the early spring months, winter begins to loosen her icy grip to allow tender seedlings to blossom while buds burst from the branches of the trees. The warmer weather brings...Read More
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  • Sherice Torres

    Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

    Last week I ended one of the longest lasting relationships of my life. My family is in turmoil. My stomach is in knots. I feel like my world has been turned upside down. I struggle to fall asleep each night, and wake up every morning with a...

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  • Allison Goines

    Are You Ready For A Paleo Thanksgiving?

    Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with grain-laden, dairy-heavy comfort food dishes. It can be tough for the paleo follower to find typical holiday recipes that are grain-free, dairy-free and wholesome. It’s not impossible, however, to hav...

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