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Lil' Picky Eaters
Easy Weeknight Lemon Artichoke Pasta
Try this recipe out any night of the week....
RECIPE: Cool Down This Summer With These Fun Ice Cubes
Whether you have a baby in your home or a toddler, Fruit and Veggie Cubes are a great...
3 Easy Summer Recipes
With summer around the corner, cookouts are a MUST! To ease into summer fun, here are 3 quick,...
TV Mom Tips
10 Things I Will Not Feel ‘Mom Guilt’ About
‘Mom Guilt’…it’s something I battle every day. My most frequently asked questions are: Am I doing enough for...
Older Moms Vs. Younger Moms
I’m a mom of a “certain age.” My first daughter was born when I was 39 and my...
8 Kids Shows I Don’t Totally Hate
Don’t judge me, but occasionally, I outright lie to my kid when it comes to the coveted TV....
QUIZ: Which Disney Quote Is Your Parenting Motto?
Maybe you run a tight ship like Mary Poppins, or maybe you have a bit more of a...
QUIZ: What Is Your Spy Name?
We love a good movie we can watch with our kids. It’s especially nice if we don’t have...
QUIZ: Can You Solve A Murder Case?
ICYMI, we love Elizabeth Banks and can’t stop watching everything she’s ever made. This brought us, of course, to...
Mind, Body, Spirit
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This Isn’t A Blog About Abortion
I came of age during the Sexual Revolution and before AIDS. We had garden-variety STDs but this was...
Getting Ready For The Red Carpet: My 5-Day Cleanse
I am working on the 2nd season of American Crime and I feel like the luckiest girl alive....
10 Ways To Save Time Daily
Who couldn’t use a few tips to help save time daily? If you’re as busy as I am,...
5 Daily Practices for a Healthy Marriage
Today is my husband’s and my anniversary. We’re celebrating 14 years of wedded . . . ah ....
Contempt In Marriage
What is contempt? Contempt is easily defined as an emotional mix of anger and disgust. Contempt is the...
“DRY” Should Be A Four-Letter Word
I have a sad story to tell. I don’t know the statistics, but I’m guessing just about every...
Multi-Task Your Way to Insanity (Or Just Don’t Do It)
Who here is a multi-tasker? I don’t mean making a list and completing it within six months. I...
Lost And Found
As I was sliding down the hill, I had to question the wisdom of taking the trail my...
I Think I Need Help Asking For Help
We promise to love through better or worse. Confidently, I tell my husband that I will take care...
What I Wish I'd Known
Who The Flicka?
Watch What Happens When Kids Are Asked To Choose Between Happiness And Money
Money can’t buy everything. ...
Watch This Trans Teenager’s Emotional Reaction To Getting Her First Dose Of Hormones
Mom Erica Maison surprised her transgender daughter Corey with her first dose of hormones which she had been...
A Song For Women Addicted To “Inappropriate” Wearing Of Activewear
Ladies… we’ve all been guilty of this. (I’m looking at you, fellow yoga-pants-at-drop-off moms). Activewear is basically the...
Books & Tea
James Patterson Brings Humor and Heart to the Urban Middle School Setting
In case you missed it, James Patterson, Guinness record holder for the most #1 New York Times Bestsellers,...
Do Your DIY Family Photos Suck?
As the mother of three sons, ages thirteen, four, and one, I’m well aware of how quickly time...
A Picture Perfect Love Story
What The Flicka presents: Summer Book Club. Join us each week as we read through the Fifth Avenue...
Felicitations for September: Happy New Year
Happy New Year! An unorthodox sentiment, but every parent knows the New Year starts in September. Kids show...
Horace Mann Was A Douche
Oh man, I can’t believe we are almost at the end! It makes me so sad!...
Things Getting Small
I have made so many mistakes as a parent it actually makes me nauseous to think about it....
Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple
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