Lessons

Firing A Friend

Sometimes, you just have to let a person go. It happens all the time in the corporate world and the metrics are fairly clear: the person didn’t make the sales goals, never showed up on time, stole money....Read More
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  • Beka Shane Denter

    RECIPES: Back to Basics – Granola, Sweet Potato Fries, Baked Apples

    I openly admit that I am not a cook, nor a baker; I quickly become overwhelmed by the simplest of recipes. Over the years, as a singleton, a newlywed and a new mother, I attempted (and failed) to make nice with the kitchen. No matter how ha...

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  • What The Flicka

    5 Girl-Power Movies To Watch This Weekend

    Is there anything better than great female characters and badass women working behind the scenes of a film? probably not. ...

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  • Lessons
    Alisha "Happychondriac" Wilson

    Letting Go Of Shame

    I am not that scared little girl anymore who couldn’t speak for herself. I am not the little girl who was being blackmailed into not telling anyone that she was being sexually abused. As I write this, tears cover my cheeks in such a way I’m able to see the forest, in spite of the trees & I am free. I am free of the pain I have experienced for the last twenty-eight years & it feels incredible to let the tears flow & the freedom rush in.   READ MORE

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  • Beth Rosen

    Neat Freak Chronicles: If I Step On One More Barbie Shoe!

    How many times have you walked through your child’s room to kiss him or her goodnight, only to have the moment ruined by the pain of a Barbie shoe or a Matchbox car impaling the arch of your naked foot?  And how many times do you tell yo...

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  • What The Flicka

    Not A Fan Of Wookies

    How NOT to introduce your child to star wars....

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  • Youngsters
    Karen Johnson

    My Kids Have 5 Mommies

    My kids have 5 mommies raising them throughout the day. And no, we don’t have a reality TV show on Polygamy Central or anything. I have come to realize that 5 different women appear between 6 am and bedtime, and they all look like me. READ MORE

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Thar She Blows! Part 1

    May is to celebrate and appreciate mothers, but in true WTF style, I don’t want to only focus on the sweet loving stuff—let’s get into the funny, scary, wacky stuff that is part of motherhood: the blow-ups!...

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  • Danielle Tumminio

    3 Ways To Bring Summer To YOU!

    Oh sweet, restful summer. Time for relaxation, rejuvenation, self-restoration. There you are, imagining the twilight of late summer sunsets, enjoying the hope for downtime that seems to be lurking just ahead. And then it begins to happen: S...

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  • Lessons

    Lean In? But What If I Just Want To Stand Still?

    “What are your goals for the next year?” Her supervisor was sitting across from her at her annual review, asking the question that every supervisor asks at every annual review. But this one was different....Read More
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  • Christina Antus

    13 Facts About Halloween All Adults Can Appreciate

    Halloween is a lot different as an adult than it was as a kid. For example, I don’t have to wear a plastic mask over my face—the festive equivalent to wearing a plastic bag on my head. I hand out candy, which means I get to pick and...

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  • Cissy White

    This Present

    I was worn down by the minutia of mothering. The days were consumed with relentless chores that keep the machine of a home life humming: changing the kitty litter, filling the gas tank, sweeping the floors, folding the towels and vacuuming ...

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  • Infant/Toddlers

    9 Universal Truths About Babies

    Babies—they’re just like us! Only smaller…and cuter…and louder…and poopier. Right? Wrong....Read More
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  • Christina Antus

    I Ain’t No June Cleaver

    I Am Not June Cleaver I think June Cleaver is what many people expect stay home moms to be like. It’s not really like that....

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  • Danielle Tumminio

    Uncle Steve’s Apple Pie With Kate’s Fabulous Crust

    We celebrated every Thanksgiving with my Uncle Steve and his family when I was a little girl, and one of my favorite parts was when dessert came out and we would get to eat Uncle Steve’s Apple Pie. Because my uncle was diabetic, we never ...

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  • Terrible Teens

    5 Reasons To Be Glad You Have A Teen Driver

    I’m so behind this week with getting posts done the night before, so I’m actually sitting here at 8:05 this morning and guess who just left to do their driver’s test? The marvelous Mackenzie!! She’s spent the past year and...Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    This Mom is a Basket Case

    Motherhood isn’t a competition! But you know you know some moms who think it is. ...

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  • What The Flicka

    Mommytube: Noah’s first Root Beer!

    We’ve all seen various videos on the internet of a baby’s first taste of a lemon and no, they never get old. But this video of baby Noah’s first taste of Root Beer is a classic! Watch this adorable lil guy’s reaction...

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