Elle Davis

My Kid Has Learned To Lay On The Guilt. F*ck.

I feel like I’m living with a tiny Jewish mother when it comes to my 5 year-old daughter.

Not that I have a Jewish mother and I don’t mean to stereotype, but as long as I’ve been on this earth, there have been countless times that I’ve heard that Jewish mothers have taken guilt to an art form. READ MORE

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    See These Men Try Pregnancy Bellies

    The Try Guys are at it again! In Part 1 of their Motherhood series, they bear the baby bump to gain a better perspective of the bittersweet stage that is the third trimester. They rock the pregnancy bellies while going to work,...

  • Stephanie Baroni-Cook

    Time Is Not On My Side

    I feel time slipping through my fingers. I have always had this irritating ability to be able to glimpse into the future. It’s the one thing that has followed me since my elementary days; I know life is short. I’ve always understood it ...

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    Comedy, Action and Family with The Penguins of Madagascar

    My family and I spent the first Saturday of November with penguins, giraffes, bears and a group of fellow bloggers. Why? DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox treated us to fantastic day of family fun celebrating the November 26 release...Read More
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  • Maureen Morin

    My Wrapped-Up Holiday Thoughts

    What’s my problem? I mean, when am I going to get it through my thick middle-aged skull that Christmas starts in October? Before Halloween? Why is it that every single year I blow my shit because I see Christmas decorations in Kohl’s...

  • Sherice Torres

    Swallowing My Pride (And All Other Emotions)

    I was raised in the “suck it up, buttercup” school of thought. When life hands you lemons, you can make lemonade if you want but you better not talk to the neighbors about it. Bad things happen, but we don’t talk about it. You tough i...

  • Mommytube

    ‘This Is How We Do’ Parody Salutes Moms Balancing Life + Kids

    In her video parody of the hit Katy Perry song, “This is How We Do,” blogger Brenna Jennings transforms the pop song into an anthem of mom solidarity.

    “I belong to a really amazing group of women in real life, and in my blogging life online. There is so much press given to ‘Mommy Wars,’ and that hasn’t been my experience. I love these women, and we’ve supported each other through a lot.” READ MORE

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  • Elle Davis

    Things I Never Thought I'd Say as a Mom

    After becoming a mom, I swore I wouldn't say some of the things I was told as a kid. To my surprise, there have been plenty of things I've said over the years that I was never expecting to say at all! Here are some of them: 10. Don't chew ...

  • Allison Goines

    Does Parenting Ever Get Easier?

    When I was a young mother with three children under the age of five, I often wondered if parenting would ever get any easier.  When I asked moms with children older than mine if parenting gets easier when the children get older, they would...

  • Felicitations
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Felicitations for November - Shalom Y'all

    Shalom, Y’all

    I used to wish I were Jewish. The coolest people all seemed to be Jewish and I wanted in the club and even have my own belated Batmizvah. But after spending four months in Austin, Texas I have replaced wanting...Read More
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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Holiday Hump Day Cocktail: The Oreo Cookie-tini

    Most children place cookies out for Santa on Christmas Eve – while I love this tradition with my own boys, I am pretty bitter that this old man gets all of the glory. The parents do all of the work! So, I have selected...

  • Amanda Mushro

    Summer Book Club: Chocolatey, Frozen Fifth Avenue Cocktail & Banana Bites

    What The Flicka presents: Summer Book Club. Join us each week as we read through the Fifth Avenue Trilogy from Harlequin! While diving into my new favorite summer reading series, The Fifth Avenue Trilogy, Avenge Me begins with the beautiful...

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    Laura Diamond

    How One Mother’s Grief Led Her to Create a Haven for Thousands More

    I hope I never know what it’s like to walk in the shoes of Sarah Shaw.

    Sarah is the protagonist of my novel, Shelter Us. We share some demographic traits: mother of two boys, Berkeley JDs, residents of Pacific Palisades, California.

    But Sarah is also the mother of an infant who died. I have not known that pain. READ MORE

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    We Challenge You To Watch This Without Laughing

    What’s better than a laughing baby?...

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    Parents, are you like me and feel that cheese strings are an overly-processed waste of money? Then have I got a solution for you. Read on to learn my incredibly easy way to make wholesome, 100% Real Canadian Cheese strings that fit any budg...

  • Education

    How To Create Your Own Home School Curriculum

    When I began my home schooling journey I was overwhelmed by the incredible number of curricula available.  I had no idea where to start.  If you are there, please check out this book by Cathy Duffy. Choosing a curriculum is risky business. ...Read More
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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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    Talk About Unsafe Driving!

    This girl is clearly a danger to any other pink barbie car on the road....