Youngsters
Jennifer Sando

5 Reasons I Need A Hamster Like A Hole In My Head

My big boys are trying to rope me into getting them a hamster by being so inventive in building their own hamster house.  For the love of Pete, I need a hamster in my house like I need a hole in my head. READ MORE

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  • Jorge and Alexa Sing “Home”

    This adorable cover song of “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will have your heart melting, no matter how many times you watch it! We invite you to take a short break and watch the cuteness overload that is Jorge an...

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  • So Close!

    There may be nothing better than watching children try to figure something out on their own. Watch this little girl try SO HARD to work a faucet! All she wants is a drink of water. Who knew it would be so difficult?...

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    Better Than Walking

    It may be impossible to watch this video without laughing. READ MORE

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  • Rugrat Reads: This Is Not My Hat

    My friend’s daughter just turned three. We throw a birthday party for her every year at our house, and it’s a wonderful tradition. Every year I give her books, since reading and being read to are some of my favorite things to do with my...

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  • And That’s When I First Knew My Mother In Law Was Crazy

    Hindsight. It’s an amazing thing. Hindsight transports me back in time and allows me to travel through twenty years of marriage all over again. With hindsight (and an oversized box of wine), I’ve been able to zero in on the prec...

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  • Lessons
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 8 Things I Love About Being An Older Mom
    Crystal Ponti

    8 Things I Love About Being An Older Mom

    I love being an older, middle-aged mom. Even though my energy level is less than it was years ago, I feel like I’m in a better “place” to raise my daughter. My feet are firmly planted and I have peace in knowing that no matter what lies ahead, I will do my best to raise her as a good, honest person. There will be times when I fail, but I won’t second-guess every little decision I make. I’ll do my best, because, as a parent, that’s all you really can do.

    Here are 8 other things I love about being an older mom (please keep in mind that I’m not a first-timer): READ MORE

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  • Who The Flicka?: Beka Shane Denter

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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  • I’m A 3-year-old Mom

    Living things change. They adapt and grow and die. Trees leaf out, snakes molt, babies grow up into frat boys....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Alpha Mom
    Beth Rosen

    Alpha Mom Syndrome

    Have you ever had the dream where you are standing on the edge of a canyon, and then out of nowhere you take a step forward and fall, which wakes you up with a start?  Well that happened to me, but I wasn’t sleeping. READ MORE

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  • Pregnant Foods

    So you’re pregnant. And you need to eat. And you’re not supposed to have more than 300 more calories a day, but in the meantime, you’re getting all these messages like: “Eat more calcium! It’s good for your baby’s bones, and whi...

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    A Letter To A Person On Their First Day Here

    It’s hard being a person sometimes. One of our favorite Youtubers, Kid President, offers up some advice on how to be a person – an awesome person. READ MORE

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    Confessions
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 10 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Our House
    Jennifer Sando

    10 Things Every Guest Should Know BEFORE Visiting Our House

    Dear Guest,

    We are delighted to host you for dinner tonight! Before you come in, though, there are a few things that you should know. Ten things, actually. READ MORE

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  • Playing with Flowers – Hibiscustini Sparkler with a Jamaican Twist

    I love hibiscus tea. I got hooked on it a few years back after a visit to a local Middle Eastern Market that sold it dried in giant bags. Basically, you steep the dried flower petals in boiling water and voila, you have a deep crimson bever...

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  • The Barbie Incident

    Each time I open one of my kid’s lunch bags, I feel like a TV executive looking over the latest Nielsen ratings. The goldfish are gone—yea, we have a hit. The popcorn looked like a sure-fire winner yet it was untouched. Pull it. I am ru...

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