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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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  • Laura Diamond

    How A Book Can Help Teach Kids To Talk About Their Feelings

    My friend told me that in her daughter’s Social Studies class, the teacher has allowed the 15 year olds to choose their own discussion topic for the past few weeks. Without fail, they have chosen to talk about the Islamic State, and also ...

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    Who The Flicka?: Rachael Koenig

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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    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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  • The 6 Step Solution To Surviving Your Kid’s Annual Checkup

    It might be time for your child’s annual checkup. Based on my own traumatic successful experience with my five-year-old, I’d like to share how to prepare for this potentially volatile visit....

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    Who The Flicka?: Susan Maccarelli

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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    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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    Quick & Easy Fish Tacos

    I created my own fish tacos the same day @WhatTheFlicka asked for dinner pictures on Twitter. I was craving them and there aren’t any restaurants near me that serve them. So I just got my favorite ingredients together and made a healt...

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    Top 5 Mommy Confessions

    1. I joined a gym just for the free daycare. I drop the kids off and read magazines and blogs in the locker room. 2. My kids hardly bathe in the summer. The pool totally counts. 3. I put my kids to bed in their clothes so I don’t need...

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    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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  • Beth Rosen

    DIY: Kitchen Coasters

    For the seven weeks my kids are at camp, my house is neat.  There is no sign of a scissor being used, socks being removed, or noses being blown.   I have visions of neat house co-existing with children, but once the kids are home, the sc...

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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Speak Easy

    My husband of fifteen years and I cannot seem to communicate effectively. We both love each other dearly, but almost every argument we have comes down to communication, or rather miscommunication....

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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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    When Men Try Women’s Makeup For The First Time

    You’ve never understood a woman until you’ve walked a mile in her… face? These men are getting full makeovers for the first time and the result is super impressive. ...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: Dark Magic Punch

    I found this punch recipe online while looking for spooky cocktails and it sounded delicious, if not dangerous. I changed it just a bit to suit my style but have included possible substitutions. Ingredients: 2 liter bot...

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    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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  • Lisa Carmody Doiron

    Stretch Marks The Spot

    Ah the postpartum body… What a horrifying vessel. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know. It just grew a person. What a magical, wonderful, machine. It’s still horrifying....

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    A Party In His Pants

    This is definitely not how that ball was intended to be played with, but we’re pretty sure this is way funnier. ...

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