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Graduation Irritation

I was among the group of standing-room-only spectators as the second hour of my four-year-old son’s pre-school graduation ceremony began when the whole thing jumped the shark....Read More
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    QUIZ: What Type Of Parent Will You Be?

    Pregnancy can be rough. Really, really rough. ...

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    It’s Going To Be Okay, Even If It Isn’t

    When you are the parent of a child with a chronic illness, there comes a point when you just can’t worry anymore. It’s the equivalent of crying so hard you physically have no tears left. You would if you could, but you can’t. So you d...

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    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    9 Ways To Keep Your House Illness-Free During Cold & Flu Season

    My children seem to be welcoming cold and flu season in with open arms. So far we’ve got chest colds, sinus infections, coughs, croup, pneumonia, and ear infections. Yay…..please note my lack of enthusiasm. With young kids around each other daily, eager to share their germs and not much else, the illness spreads pretty quickly. It doesn’t really matter how much I wash, clean, disinfect, and whatnot, I know those germs are going to spread regardless, but it’s good to know that everything is squeaky clean (besides the kid themselves). READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman on Evening Express

    Just in case you missed it, here's a clip of Felicity Huffman on Evening Express, from CNN's sister network, HLN. Felicity chats about WhatTheFlicka.com, our contributors, why she created the site, & more. Take a look!...

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    Mini Me

    We’re not sure why this little boy is dressed like a tiger but this video is so cute we won’t question it. Clearly the tiger cub wants to play with his tiny counterpart!...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - "Mommy, I Want To Be A Princess"

    “Mommy, I Want To Be A Princess.” Vomit.

    When she was two, she wasn’t yet entrenched into the princess world. And I naively thought, “my daughter really does not dig the whole princess thing.” And I sighed with relief. Then she turned three. And like flipping on a...Read More
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  • Deva Dalporto

    Stop Telling Me It All Goes By So Fast

    I was in a public parking lot, trying to get my starving, exhausted, tantrum-throwing kids into the car when a little old lady tottered up to me and said, “Enjoy it while they’re little! It goes by so fast!” I looked up at her as I wa...

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    Let Me Sing You The Song of My People

    Sometimes dogs really are the best babysitters. Maybe the next time your child is crying you can test out this dog’s method of baby-calming. Conventional? No. But hey – whatever works, right?...

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    17 Awesome Feminist Costume Ideas For Little Grrrrls

    Make Halloween a teaching moment. Subject: Badassery....Read More
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    The Nighttime Routine is Killing Me

    Putting my three kids to bed has become one of my least favorite parts of the day. Two nights a week I do it solo. I realize a lot of you do it solo 7 nights a week, I’m lucky that my husband helps me 5 out of 7 nights. Up until 3 nights ...

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    The Bedtime Bandit

    This little mastermind knows exactly what he wants and how to get it. Breaking and entering?...

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    Elle Davis

    Fast and Easy Salmon With Brown Sugar Chili Powder Rub

    I came across this recipe a few weeks ago and have made it for my husband and I twice already. It’s so easy as well as fast and delicious. I had never cooked fish before this but it was much easier than I thought. I only got 2 salmon steaks to cook since our daughter doesn’t like fish but you can easily double the recipe. READ MORE

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  • Sherice Torres

    Scared Straight: A Review of "Swagger" By Lisa Bloom

    I thought that I was doing alright in this mommy-gig. I gave tough love to my big boy when he got in trouble in school for wiggling around rather than concentrating. I do my best to build my boys’ self esteem by reminding them that they a...

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  • Angela Keck

    My First Mother’s Day

    I had just had my first child in November and I looked forward to my first Mother’s Day like a young child anticipates Christmas morning the first year they really understand that concept of Santa and gifts....

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    Confessions of a Stay At Home Mom

    My house is a mess; laundry is piled up, no one knows where the iron is, and dinner is never ready by five p.m., if we even have dinner....Read More
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    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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    ‘Fancy’… The Pregnant Remix

    First things first, let us catch our breath for a second. This song is too good and we cannot wait for it to hit Billboard’s Charts. ...

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