Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

Dear Children On A Saturday Morning

Dear Children on a Saturday Morning,

I love you. I do truly love you with all of my heart. Just not at 6 a.m. on a Saturday morning. I love my sleep then. READ MORE

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    I’m writing with one eye closed. This usually only happens after I lose one contact lens, and I shut the gimp eye to see half-decently with the good eye. High rollers might bust out a brand-new lens, but I can’t. It throws off t...

  • Age Gaps in Relationships: Making It Work

    People make a lot of fuss about “summer-winter relationships” but the fact is that they can be enjoyable and fulfilling – if occasionally challenging – for both parties in the couple....

  • Sinfully Good
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes
    Allison Goines

    Are You Ready For A Paleo Thanksgiving?

    Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with grain-laden, dairy-heavy comfort food dishes. It can be tough for the paleo follower to find typical holiday recipes that are grain-free, dairy-free and wholesome. It’s not impossible, however, to have a wonderful paleo Thanksgiving dinner with everything from turkey to pie. READ MORE

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  • Ever Wondered Why You Shouldn’t Run Down A Bowling Lane?

    Well, this kid and her mom are about to demonstrate....

  • What The Flicka on Divorce

    A.C.O.D. is a dramedy that takes a humorous look at dysfunctional families and what it means to be an adult child of divorce.  The film follows Carter, a seemingly well-adjusted Adult Child of Divorce who appears to have survived the ma...

  • Youngsters
    Elle Davis

    My Kid Has Learned To Lay On The Guilt. F*ck.

    I feel like I’m living with a tiny Jewish mother when it comes to my 5 year-old daughter.

    Not that I have a Jewish mother and I don’t mean to stereotype, but as long as I’ve been on this earth, there have been countless times that I’ve heard that Jewish mothers have taken guilt to an art form. READ MORE

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  • Quick & Easy Mojito

    A super-simple how-to for a great classic mojito! ...

  • Photos

    Comedy, Action and Family with The Penguins of Madagascar

    My family and I spent the first Saturday of November with penguins, giraffes, bears and a group of fellow bloggers. Why? DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox treated us to fantastic day of family fun celebrating the November 26 release...Read More
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  • Here’s an 8 Year Old Who Could Outdance You Without Hardly Trying

    Is there something in the water these days? It seems like there has been an insane amount of outrageously talented kids popping up all over YouTube lately....

  • Mommytube

    ‘This Is How We Do’ Parody Salutes Moms Balancing Life + Kids

    In her video parody of the hit Katy Perry song, “This is How We Do,” blogger Brenna Jennings transforms the pop song into an anthem of mom solidarity.

    “I belong to a really amazing group of women in real life, and in my blogging life online. There is so much press given to ‘Mommy Wars,’ and that hasn’t been my experience. I love these women, and we’ve supported each other through a lot.” READ MORE

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  • Oops! Was That Me?

    It happens to all of us, but we usually don’t cry about it....

  • Felicitations
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Felicitations for November - Shalom Y'all

    Shalom, Y’all

    I used to wish I were Jewish. The coolest people all seemed to be Jewish and I wanted in the club and even have my own belated Batmizvah. But after spending four months in Austin, Texas I have replaced wanting...Read More
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  • Moore Huffman’s Summer Fling

    I tweeted and Facebooked about this latest song from Moore Huffman, who happens to be my sister Grace’s oldest son, but I keep listening to it and wanted to share it with WTFlicka. One of my daughters is dyslexic and has turned to pain...