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  • Sarah Cottrell

    The Three Ridiculous Stunts My Preschooler Pulled Today That Will Make YOU Want To Pull Your Hair Out Too

    Before I reveal the epically ridiculous stunts that my preschooler committed today while visiting his grandparents let me first give a round of applause to my mother and father in law for not disowning my frightfully inventive four-year-old...

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  • Linda Wolff

    How To: Rock a LBD with a Mommy Body

    I love wearing dresses. They are a little more forgiving than pants, especially if you’re curvy like me. And there is nothing like the Little Black Dress (LBD). It’s every woman’s secret weapon.  Black is my favorite color to wear, b...

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  • Confessions

    I’m Imperfect: Here are My 10 Not-So-Nice Mom Moves

    I hate to say it but I have done or said all of these to my daughter when she was younger....Read More
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  • Beka Shane Denter

    A Broken Bond

    I haven’t seen my father in over ten years. Our relationship is best described as being broken. I miss him terribly and I’m equally responsible for this sad state we’ve come to. After years of back and forth, I think we’ve both deci...

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  • What The Flicka

    18 Crazy Things Kids Have Brought In For Show And Tell

    Kids show off the darnedest things. The users of Reddit posed the question: “What was the worst thing a kid has ever brought in for Show and Tell?” The responses were both terrifying and amazing....

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  • Confessions

    To The UPS Guy Who Just Saw My Living Room

    Dear UPS Guy: So…my apartment is a total mess. I know it. You know it. We don’t talk about it, and that’s fine. But today, well, I feel like we need to address it. I’m sure you’re going to say...Read More
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    RECIPE: Easy Baked Flan

    This quick and easy flan recipe tastes delicious and requires very little effort or cooking skills. Hooray!...

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  • Lessons

    On Mother’s Day, Give Her The Gift She Can Take With Her

    I was in my early twenties and single. Mother’s Day had rolled around that year and I found myself broke, with no gift for my mom.  ...Read More
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    Karate Baby

    Move over, Karate Kid. You’ve got some new competition!...

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  • What’s On Your Not-To-Do List?

    I’m sort-of-maybe-sometimes organized. I keep a scribbled mess of “to-dos” next to me during the day – updating it as morning turns to afternoon and my brain becomes less foggy from sleep. (FYI – 11. a.m. is the best time to talk ...

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  • Photos

    Five Mom’s Clubs I (Not So) Secretly Want to Start

    As mothers, we’re all in a club together, a club where we peel oranges, wipe noses, and ask our children where their shoes are at least seven times a day. If we’re lucky, we also drink wine out of old...Read More
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  • Momologue

    INT. STARBUCKS. DAY. A WOMAN works on her laptop. A MOTHER sits nearby drinking a LATTE. HER BABY coos in a stroller. ME: Stop looking at that baby like you want to eat it....

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    Kony 2012: A Documentary From Invisible Children

    What The Flicka? is a fun, light-hearted space, but this short documentary was so moving that it was only right to share with you all. What if your child was kidnapped and forced to kill? Unreal. But, for thousands, this is a reality. This ...

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    Mother’s Day Off: Real Gift Suggestions To Celebrate Mom

    As Mothers Day 2015 approaches, I am reminded of a conversation I had with a colleague years ago, before I had kids. She was describing her ideal Mothers Day, and it did not involve her kids. Her request was to...Read More
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  • 7 Things Your Mother Needs To Hear You Say

    When I was a child, my mother was the center of my universe. She seemed to alight from high, and softly land in all the right places. She never raised her voice, and never ever raised her hand. All she had to do was look at me and say, ‘C...

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    5 Reasons Why We Love November

    So it’s official: Halloween is over and done. But that’s no reason to be sad—November has lots to be thankful for! Here are 5 reasons why November is so awesome:...

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