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7 Deadly Sins Of The Parking Lot

No matter what your opinion is on shopping, there’s one thing we can all agree on — the parking lot is a paved hell. It should be simple. Park the car, get out of the car, go about your business....Read More
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  • Betsy Shaw

    Spelling Lessons With A Potty-Mouthed Mom

    I get so tired of behaving sometimes. If there is any part of motherhood that gets tedious real quick, it’s the pressure to be mature, all the time. Screw that. Just thinking about it makes me want to put a little Jack Daniels in my tea....

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    Maybe It’s Time We Stop Saying This

    My son fell the other day and started crying....

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    5 Important Lessons Your Kids Will Learn From Akeelah and the Bee

    Sometimes you need to take a break and watch a movie both your kids and you will enjoy. And every once in a while you’ll find something educational and inspiring masquerading as pure entertainment. ...Read More
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    What I Wish I Would Have Known About Body Image

    Nothing hits a girl’s self-esteem harder than middle school and high school. Suddenly, you go from the happy-go-lucky girl playing outside, getting bruises, and generally not worrying about how you look to a girl who obsesses about her ap...

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  • Annabelle Gurwitch

    When Ezra Met Anton

    It always happens. Right as I am about to list my teenager for sale on eBay, something happens that convinces me that all hope is not lost. Last week, in the wake of his lost extra credit assignments, failure to give notification of schedul...

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    See Life Through The Eyes Of A Foster Child: Remember My Story

    Last week we shared Part 1 of Removed, the eye-opening short film that addresses what life can be like for kids who are shuffled around the foster care system. Remember My Story is the long-anticipated sequel to the first film, and provides a more comprehensive look at some of the occurrences that are par for the course for kids who feel as though they’re subject to an unpredictable tornado, as well as a glimmer of hope for the future. READ MORE

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    Guacamole For Lazy People

    We here at What The Flicka believe in parties and get togethers that don’t require weeks of planning and a day’s worth of cooking and house cleaning to execute. For this reason, we love a good recipe shortcut. But, if there̵...

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    How Do You Deal With Temper Tantrums? [video]

    …no, not from your significant other (we’ll save that for another discussion), but from your child? We saw this video making its rounds on the internets today....

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    My Husband Doesn’t Make Me Happy

    My husband doesn’t make me happy. I would like to tell you that there was a time when he did make me happy, but the truth is that he has never made me happy. There was a time when I...Read More
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    Mommytube: Blueberries

    I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry… So I did both. I cried from laughing so hard. As a mother, you may feel slightly guilty for laughing, but as an older sibling with 2 younger sisters, the guilt subsided.  The lesson here? ...

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    How To Have The Sex Talk With Your Kids

    Navigating the birds and the bees with ease! Here are 10 great tips for talking with your kids about sex, from a certified former kid!...

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    12 Empty Threats Moms Make

    Parents make empty threats to their kids all of the time. I totally feel you should occasionally follow through on some of those threats–I’ve even written about it before (here)....Read More
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    Awkward Family Photos: A Father’s Day Song

    The (awkward) dads have taken over MommyTube for Father’s Day! Let’s face it—dads are just a special breed of awesome, and this slideshow of awkward family photos proves it. Take a moment to enjoy this hilarious video and song...

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    My Journey

    I was undoubtedly always meant to work as an Artist but if someone had told me that at the age of nine, I would be having my second Solo Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia, I doubt anyone would have believed them, most of all me. Like any o...

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    Talking to Kids: The Ups and Downs of Friendship

    Friendships are valuable assets to people of all ages, children and adults alike. And when it comes to our kids, all we want to see and know is that they’re developing healthy relationships with individuals outside of their immediate family. (That’s right, we’re not their only friends…!) READ MORE

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    This ‘Dirty Dancing’ Kid is Clearly Having the Time of His Life

    If “Dirty Dancing” taught us anything, it’s that we’re supposed to dance like no one is watching, and this guy has nailed that lesson. Not only is he obviously gifted in early-childhood Swayze-ness, but according to ...

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  • Betsy Shaw

    Confessions Of Recovering Kid Coddler

    As a child, I wandered like a Zen master from place to place, meal to meal, carelessly leaving crumbs, dirty dishes and peeled-off socks or mittens trailing behind me. My mom, apparently, quietly followed me around picking it all up. She wa...

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