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4 Words Parents Need To Say To Their Kids

As a child, I built a wonderful bond with Mother Nature. Whether I was climbing her tall trees or rolling down her grassy hills, nature was always fun, carefree, and supportive of my need for exploration. Although she had her...Read More
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  • Felicity Huffman

    All My Prayers to the Newtown Community

    I have been too stunned to write much this weekend. The Newtown tragedy consumes my thoughts. I read the names of the victims, most of them six and seven year olds, and I can’t seem to continue with my day, or it seems indecent to do ...

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  • Carrie Wible

    ‘Twas The Carnage After Christmas

    ’twas Christmas Day night, And my humble abode, Looked like a toy store had almost explode (ed). The day started off, all shiny and new, With kisses, and hugs, between all the Whos....

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  • You're Gonna Love This

    In Defense Of The Pixie Cut For Moms

    I got a pixie cut in the 5th grade and thought I was pretty hot stuff.  I opted out of the rat-tail, and looking back it was a good choice. ...Read More
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  • Flicksters

    Healthy Mini Pancake Snacks

    Are you like me and constantly searching for healthy and satisfying snacks for your kids but can't bear to look at one more deflated raisin in their diaper? I made these mini pancakes on a whim to try and sneak in some delicious and healthy...

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  • Danielle Tumminio

    Having A Baby? Here’s What You Want To Pack in Your Hospital Bag

    I was one of those women who packed a hospital bag about two months before my due date. I obsessively checked websites for lists of what to include, worried that I might forget something. I wanted my time in the hospital to relaxing, zen, a...

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    DIY String Cheese

    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...Read More
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  • Jennifer Sando

    Elves vs. The Elf-Nots

    Each year, the first week of December drops a giant pile of guilt square in my lap.  My Facebook news feed fills up with all of my other parent friends posting pictures of all of the creative and often naughty things that their elf (or elv...

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  • What The Flicka

    Friendsgiving

    There are some very valuable lessons to be learned from today’s MommyTube. Don’t ditch your friends on Thanksgiving to go to a game, water balloon beats fire, and cranberry sauce does NOT get ruined if left sitting for a few hou...

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  • Confessions
    Sarah Cottrell

    Moms Gone Wild

    Every night is roughly the same around here. I make dinner. The kids look at it and make wild protests that will not eat “compost” or “whatever this is”. My husband and I start in with the lying and the cajoling to get them to take at least a few bites. READ MORE

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  • Elle Davis

    RECIPE: Low Carb Coconut Bars

    These are f*cking awesome if you love coconut. The best thing ever about these bars is that they’re LOW CARB! Perfect for my low carb diet. I think they might even be gluten free. These make 6 bars and can be stored in the refrigerator or...

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  • What The Flicka

    TV *Dad* Tuesday: Active Listening

    In celebration of the quickly-approaching special day for dads, we decided to make this week’s TV Mom Tuesday a TV Dad Tuesday! There were so many great dads to pick from, but we found this great clip from Everybody Loves Raymond ...

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    What The Flicka

    21 Insane Childhood Misunderstandings About Sex

    Buzzfeed asked their readers how they thought sex worked when they were kids. And, wow… kids think the darndest things.  READ MORE

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    It’s So Funny He Can’t Handle It

    Welcome to the latest in our series of babies laughing at everyday things. First there was cooking, now mouthwash! What will they laugh at next?...

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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Speak Easy

    My husband of fifteen years and I cannot seem to communicate effectively. We both love each other dearly, but almost every argument we have comes down to communication, or rather miscommunication....

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  • Suprisingly Guiltless

    3 Best Ways to Serve Vegetables

    Whether you’re in the produce section at the grocery store or have a fridge full of veggies, figuring out the best way to cook them so that they don’t lose their nutrients can be intimidating. But before getting overwhelmed, we...Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    Worry About Yourself

    The star of today’s MommyTube clip is a little girl who’s trying unsuccessfully to undo her seat belt. Hey, we totally feel her pain. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to push those tricky seat belt buttons with...

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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...

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