Youngsters

Guess Who Has A Restraining Order Against Us?

The zoo. It’s a wonderfully expensive opportunity to admire the beauty of exotic animals in their most pristine state: sleeping. It’s also one of the few places you can eat an expensive meal while sitting at a cafe that’s situated downwind from a hippopotamus. Where the stench of recycled oats and hay collides with the aroma of whatever you’re eating. READ MORE

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    Healthy dessert for kids? Count us in!...

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  • The Jolly Rancher

    Here’s another sweet and simple Hump Day Cocktail recipe, courtesy of What The Flicka! This one’s just like a Jolly Rancher—perfect for all of you candy lovers out there! Ingredients: 4 oz of Budlight Straw-ber-ita 4 oz Sierra...

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  • Lessons

    The Internet Challenge You’ll Want Your Kids To Take

    There have been challenges upon challenges floating around the internet lately, ranging from the altruistically-focused (raise your hand if you participated in the ice bucket challenge) to less philanthropic efforts like the mousetrap challenge (raise what’s left of your hand if you tried that one out). We love a good challenge, especially when it’s something great we want our kids to get on board with! READ MORE

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    Lessons

    Finding Inspiration: A Guide

    When you’re a mom, it’s easy to get lost behind the Mom title. Life is no longer about us. Showers turn into a luxury rather than a requirement. Make up is for special occasions only. Yoga pants are not just...Read More
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    November 22, 1963

    Like most American schoolchildren on November 22, 1963, I was sitting at a desk when the news reached us. It was after lunch, and, if I were to guess, my second-grade class was doing phonics exercises when our principal, Sister...Read More
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  • If I’d Known This Before Motherhood I’d Have Saved Myself a Few Grey Hairs.

    Before my daughter was born, I had trouble accepting help from people. The generous way to describe it would be to say I had a case of Superwoman Syndrome. But, in truth, I was kind of a control-freak perfectionist....

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  • Autumn Aspirations

    The days are getting shorter and it’s finally beginning to feel like fall. With a chill in the air, you can now drink a cup of coffee without breaking a sweat. If you’re like me, your obsession with creating a cozy house is being fueled...

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  • Who The Flicka?

    Who The Flicka?: Rachael Koenig

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