Youngsters

Second, Third, and Fourth Guessing Your Parenting

I’ve always been a thinker.  By ‘thinker’ I mean that I think things to death, play out every possible scenario, and plan for every contingency.

This was certainly the case during the aftermath of the preschool zipper incident of 2015. READ MORE

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    Chocolate Espresso Mask

    Chocolate and coffee and milk, oh my! The chocolate in this mask helps soothe your skin, plus it’s really great aromatherapy. The coffee and milk are natural exfoliants and help remove dead skin cells, leaving your skin very happy. Ca...

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    The Funniest Thing EVER

    Or at least, this kid seems to think so. ...

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    A Self-Care Menu For Any Parent Of An Atypical Kid

    A note from Felicity: Listen up! Parents of atypical kids and kids of atypical parents!...Read More
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    Talk Dirty To Me…

    Seven years into the nuptials and 4 babies/liabilities later, it takes a lot to excite me. Really, these days even a half-naked Channing Tatum whispering in my ear the things he’d like to do to me would merit a “Shhhhh, could yo...

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  • Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

    10 Truths About Raising Kids That You Won’t Find In A Parenting Book

    This post is brought to you by The Mysteries of Laura, which stars Debra Messing as frazzled  Laura Diamond, a busy mom on a quest to have it all. Wednesdays at 8/7 central. When you’re expecting your first child there are a few thing...

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    Denise Geelhart

    15 Signs You Might Need A Day Off

    Over three years ago, I started a new job; one I had dreamed of having for years. On the day my oldest daughter, Ginny, was born, I became a stay-at-home mom. As my job into motherhood began, I was fearful and full of hope. I felt blessed that I would be able to stay at home, since many moms are unable to do so. Luckily, I found that my new “job” suited me. It didn’t frustrate or bore me, most days. (I’m aware that being a stay-at-home doesn’t work well for all women, for a variety of reasons.) READ MORE

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  • Holly Fulger

    Sexy At Any Age? You Bet Your Ass.

    Could it be that older women are becoming the new faces of beauty? Absolutely. After years of living in a culture where being over 50 meant being invisible, things are changing in a very real way. I, for one, am inspired by this. The cosmet...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Taking a Dump in the Punchbowl

    I am an enthusiastic greeter. Some people, possibly many people, would say an over-enthusiastic greeter. I tend to meet people, whom I have just seen the day before, the way a thirsty man meets water. “Hurray! Thank God you’re here." I ...

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    Danielle Tumminio

    The Lesson My Daughter Taught Me About Letting Go

    My eleven-month old daughter is a reacher.

    She reaches for her favorite book.

    She reaches to stand up.

    She reaches for outlets and cell phones and electrical cords. READ MORE

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    Adults Describe Their Childhood Misconceptions About Sex

    Apparently you should be really careful when you explain sex to your kids because they have the tendency to get it very, very wrong....

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  • 10 No-Nonsense Tips For Parents

    I’m not a worrisome mom. At least not about the small things. The biggest thing that keeps me up at night is worrying my kids won’t have anyone to eat lunch with at school. My kids are 1 and 2 and I’m just a little bit crazy. Due to m...

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    16 Parenting Tips For Actual Parents

    We live in a blessed day and age. Are you thinking of making your own baby food? Wait, paleo baby food? No problem, there’s a site for that. Looking to create a summertime scavenger hunt for your little darlings? Not...Read More
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  • Dawn Yanek

    The Holidays Before Kids VS The Holidays After Kids

    If there’s one indisputable fact about motherhood, it’s that kids change everything. The holidays are no exception. When you have kids, you can practically hear the pitter-patter of reindeer feet on your roof. Santa is alive, well and m...

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    Father’s Day Memories from What The Flicka

    To celebrate Father’s Day, we asked our contributors to share their favorite memory of their dad....

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