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QUIZ: Which Culture Matches Your Parenting Style?

US? Brazil? France? Take this quiz and find out which culture most closely matches your parenting style....Read More
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  • Flicksters

    The Day My Kid Comes Home Shattered Because Kids Laughed At Him, I Will Wipe Away His Tears And Tell Him This

    Editor’s Note: This was written by a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous. Today I sent my son to school with a ponytail. But it’s okay! My son is four....

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  • Marie Bollman

    My Uterus And I Are Breaking Up

    If all goes as planned, I’m only going to have two more periods. Ever. In my life. That’s because my uterus and I are breaking up. Yep. It’s official. I just scheduled my hysterectomy for mid-September....

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  • DIY
    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Summer Outdoor Games

    8 Easy Outdoor Games To Help You Beat The Summer Heat

    Summer break is here and the struggle to stay cool in this season’s heat has never been realer. But where’s the fun in lounging around an air-conditioned house when the weather outside isn’t so frightful?...Read More
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  • Sherice Torres

    A Mom’s Bill of Rights

    We declare these things to be self-evident, that every mother, whether she works in the home or out of the home, has certain inalienable rights. That these rights be granted unto her the moment she becomes a mother, with no additional need ...

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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Hug It Out, B*tch.

    It was one of those days. The boys were fighting. Nonstop fighting. “Max looked at me!” “Harrison said he didn’t want to play!” “Max isn’t playing what I want to play!” I’m used to this,...

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  • You're Gonna Love This
    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Father's Day Fails
    Marcia Kester Doyle

    10 Father’s Day Fails

    To avoid epic fails on Father’s Day, there’s plenty of things NOT to give your spouse or your father, on
    their big day. The following is a list of 10 items to avoid next time you’re out shopping: READ MORE

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  • Mary Katherine Backstrom

    I Know Where Your Coffee Is!

    There is one thing that moms these days can’t live without. It’s not the changing table, or the bouncer, or even black yoga pants. It’s coffee. And when the stresses of child-rearing and housekeeping cause you to misplace that cup of...

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  • Annabelle Gurwitch

    Parenta Non Grata

    The teenage years, can wear you down. Like a tornado, there’s very little warning. That deliciously sweet smelling cupcake you call your child transforms overnight into a snarling moody smelly stranger who answers to the same name....

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  • Mind, Body, Spirit
    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Saving Lives One Boob At A Time

    Saving Lives One Boob At A Time

    A couple months ago, I told you about my friend Wendy and her cancer diagnosis. If you missed it, you can read about it here. But to give you a recap, she was dying her hair in her gorgeous red...Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    I Still Get High on the Weekend

    Ahhhh…Saturday morning, up early and ready to go get my next fix before my family awakes. It will take me a half-hour before the high sets in so I quietly sneak out of the house, pizza from last night in my right hand and my cell phon...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Love Letter To Desperate Housewives

    Well, we have 4 more episodes left to shoot and that is truly shocking. When the finish was 9 months, even 3 months away, it was still just a concept. I mean I knew it was ending, but I was still there, doing the same job I had been doing f...

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  • You're Gonna Love This
    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Ten Commandments Grocery Shopping

    The Ten Commandments of Grocery Shopping

    Given the fact that the employees at my local grocery store see me more than my own family does, it’s safe to say that I have quite a bit of experience pushing a full cart around. While I generally enjoy...Read More
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  • Flicksters

    Expressing Motherhood Is Taking Submissions!

    When I moved to Los Angeles in 1999 I had visions of myself becoming the next Steven Spielberg. Well, OK, the blonde, female version. I pursued my passion, entertainment. So when I became a mom I thought the artist in me would just have to ...

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  • Julia Arnold

    15 Things I Thought I Would Never Say Before Becoming A Mom

    You know how before you had kids, you and your spouse didn’t constantly discuss gross bodily functions, bedtime and nap routines, or the benefits of breastfeeding (sore nipples and all)? You thought you’d be different. You would...

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  • Mind, Body, Spirit
    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - 6 Ways To Reduce Stress Gold Toe

    6 Easy Ways to Relax and Reduce Stress

    Total Relaxation –  something we all long for, like a fully paid vacation on a tropical island, eight hours of sleep a night, or even just 10 minutes of alone time on some days.  As much as I’d love world...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    My Antidepressant Has Made My Downtown Lady Depressed

    After being on an antidepressant for the last several months, my lady friend down south is not a happy camper. I know that’s one of the side effects but c’mon, you’d think that by now they would’ve come up with somet...

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  • What The Flicka

    22 Baby Halloween Costumes Even More Delicious Than Candy

    If you’re a new parent this Halloween, here’s some good news: You simply cannot go wrong when picking a Halloween costume for your baby. Behold, 39 pieces of evidence that tiny humans will look insanely cute, whether they are d...

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