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Cheap and Free DIY Updates for Your Home!

Once in a while, I get on a DIY kick. I don’t like buying something new if something old still works, but if it’s ugly, well… it becomes harder and harder to live with, especially if you are home All....Read More
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  • Beth Rosen

    5 Reasons To Read Expose Me

    What The Flicka presents: Summer Book Club. Join us each week as we read through the Fifth Avenue Trilogy from Harlequin! As the summer comes to an end, don’t let the heat leave you just yet! Expose Me, by USA TODAY bestselling author Kat...

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    Watch And Sob As Everyone From Toddlers To 100-Year-Olds Talk About How They’d Change The World

    “If you could change anything in the world, what would you change?” This is the question the folks at Soul Pancake asked a bunch of people — from babies to 100-year-olds (and older)....

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    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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  • Alyson Herzig

    It took a Heart Transplant to Hear the Words Every Child Wants to Hear

    My father is a man that says very little, but his thoughts are well known. When I was in high school I was arrested for underage drinking. My dad picked me up at the police station in his pajama top, hair askew, wearing a pair of jeans,...

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    Calling All Stressed-Out Moms: We Never Thought We’d Relate So Much To A Yogurt Commercial

    This yogurt commercial is so real it almost hurts (but not as much as the migraine you get from your kid kicking the back of your seat). ...

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    Elle Davis

    The Tastiest Summer DIY: Ice Cream In A Bag

    If you’re not on Twitter, then you probably missed what happened last week when I picked up the hummingbird from preschool on Thursday. Her teacher told me that the summer program was ending that day and the fall session wouldn’t start until 2 weeks. READ MORE

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  • Dawn Yanek

    New Moms: Procrastinate At Your Own Risk!

    With the arrival of Baby #2, I’ve adopted a new mantra: Don’t dillydally. If you’ve read the story of how my daughter made her big debut, you know that my doctor told me not to dillydally when getting to the hospital, and thank God: ...

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  • Lisa Carmody Doiron

    Dear Santa

    When people ask me what I’m getting The Beast for Christmas, I tell them the truth. I’m probably just going to give him a new paper bag from Tim Horton’s. What? It’s his favourite toy next to the paper towel roll, and the bag is get...

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    Four Realistic Results of At-Home Spa Treatments

    “Tranquil” and “home” have never been in the same sentence together in my house. I think that’s why so many moms prefer to have a spa experience outside of their home. So they can: A. Get out of the house...Read More
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  • Momologue

    INT. STARBUCKS. DAY. A WOMAN works on her laptop. A MOTHER sits nearby drinking a LATTE. HER BABY coos in a stroller. ME: Stop looking at that baby like you want to eat it....

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    Which Type of Silver Fox Is Right For You?

    This post is brought to you by And So It Goes, starring Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas. Now available on Digital HD and on DVD and Blu-Ray. Michael Douglas may play a less-than-agreeable character in his newest film And So It Goes, but i...

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    10 Recipes For The Best Ever Crock Pot Picnic Lunch

    Okay. So you can’t pack a crock pot in your picnic basket. That doesn’t mean you can’t whip up some heavenly perfect-for-the-outdoors eats before heading out for a special feast. Outdoor dining doesn’t mean you have to settle for drab...Read More
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    What is your favorite memory of your mom?

    Crystal Ponti: My favorite memory is more about something my mom does than a single moment in time. She dances like it’s no one’s business! That woman can groove! Sometimes she gets so carried away, it’s hilarious! Her dan...

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  • An Open Letter To My Son

    As hard as it is for me to believe this, I’m the mother of a teenager. In fact Tom will be entering 10th grade this September. The years have gone so fast that I really feel as if one day I was taking pictures of him graduating from our M...

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    A Gooey Holiday Activity: Christmas Slime!

    The kids here LOVE to play with anything sticky, gooey, and a tad messy. Add some smells to it and it’s all the more fun. So, we made Christmas slime…....Read More
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  • Annabelle Gurwitch

    Boys Who Dress Like Boys And The Mothers Who Want Them To Dress Like Girls

    This is a response to What’s Wrong with a Boy who Wears Dresses NY Times, August 12th cover story magazine As a mother, I know that scores of parents all over the country were reading the Sunday New York Times, holding their breath ask...

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  • Sherice Torres

    Can’t We All Just Get Along?

    We recently celebrated a milestone at BadAssMama Central. My baby boy turned 4! This was a particularly awesome birthday because for the first time, Victor seemed to grasp the fact that the day was all about him. When we got to school that ...

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