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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Helicopter Parenting
Shimi Kang

What Does Over-Parenting Look Like?

How can it be that the most informed generation of parents in human history are raising children who have poorer problem solving skills than generations prior and higher incidences of anxiety, depression, obesity, diabetes and addiction?

When we hear such concerning facts about our world’s future decision makers, it’s natural to wonder what more could we be doing, what more can we as parents control for? READ MORE

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    As hard as it is for me to believe this, I’m the mother of a teenager. In fact Tom will be entering 10th grade this September. The years have gone so fast that I really feel as if one day I was taking pictures of him graduating from our M...

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    This Is Definitely Not A Normal Baby Noise

    Apparently her gums are squeaky clean! Babies make all kinds of different noises, but this is definitely a new one.  READ MORE

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    If You Don’t Have Kids Yet, This Video Might Convince You To Wait

    Who needs a spa when you can cover yourself in mud in dad’s front yard? These kids have the right idea. READ MORE

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  • Please Don’t Break Your Penis

    The toddler tantrum can come at any moment. Your day (or night) can go from Happy-Happy-Joy-Joy to Holy-F***ing-Sh**-Balls in less than 2 seconds. And that is exactly how it went down in my house last night. It was just a simple bath. 2 tod...

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    Irish Coffee, Perfect Ponchos, And A Change of Life

    I’m going through a change of life. Not THE change of life, but I’m definitely in the throes of a major life change.

    With the last of our four children leaving for college next year, the obvious change is that we won’t need all this space any longer. The five-bedroom house is already too breezy, too quiet. But as I ready myself for the move to a smaller place, I’m feeling a definite shift happening within.

    I’m buying ponchos.

    And flowy tops.

    Drinking Irish coffee and checking out condos “in town.” READ MORE

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    It’s weird to write about dating since I haven’t been in the dating game for a minute. I’ve forgotten the fine art of giving out my phone number and then waiting and sometimes staring at my cell phone, willing it to ring. ...

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  • Let Me Get That For You

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    This Dad Found A Unique Way To Entertain The Heck Out Of His Daughter!

    Those infectious giggles are the cutest thing ever! This little girl is having the greatest time in this one-sided food fight with her dad. READ MORE

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  • Waiting in Line

    So, I got laid off this September because they eliminated my position. Being unemployed I’ve noticed that besides “Do you have a boyfriend” the other topic for discussion is “what are you doing for work?” “Where do you work?” ...

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    The first video in our new YouTube Q&A series, “WTF?” just went out, and we’ve already seen a lot of really great responses! In the video (see it here), Felicity Huffman asks how you handle talking to your teens about ...

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  • Choosing Between Desserts is Difficult

    If there’s one thing we like most about Elizabeth Banks, it’s that she answers the really tough questions. ...

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