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Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Value of Downtime

'Boredom' Could Be The Key To Creativity For Your Kids

Boredom: every parent’s nightmare when it comes to their kid’s fixation level. At your busiest, it’s easy to immediately scramble to find something that’ll keep your kids busy at the first signs of disinterest. READ MORE

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    Seven Ways Christmas has Changed

    I’m not sure about everyone else, but I believed in Santa for much longer than what is probably reasonable. This is really thanks to my father. He’d get out his ladder every Christmas Eve and – Colorado winters be damned – climb up ...

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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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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Lof is All You Need

    My Son Wrote His First Word - And It Made My Year!

    It is no secret around my house that 2014 has been a tough year. Our family experienced a significant cancer scare. My oldest son underwent an intense surgery that ultimately transformed the way we deal with his hemophilia treatments....Read More
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    You Got Stuck in What?

    This video is a great reminder that you should always be filming your children, just in case. ...

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    Top 5 Reasons Your Kid is Crying

    You know those crazy toddler tantrums that happen out of nowhere for literally no reason? Do you ever want to share with the world how completely insane your child can be? Well, Greg Pembroke, father of 1 year old Charlie, has done exactly ...

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    This Is Why It's Worth It

    My newly minted 3-year-old is in this funny stage where he loves Mommy so much, he occasionally wants to squeeze me to death. ...Read More
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    Recipe: Malibu Summer Rose Cocktail

    This cocktail both sounds and looks like summer fun! And if you’re in a similar situation to hers, you’re going to need it....

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Mom Life

    I got to spend a couple hours talking to two fabulous women, Jen and Barb, who created the website www.jenandbarbmomlife.com and wrote a wonderful book, The Mothers of Reinvention about life after kids. The topic of our interview:...

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    The Four Words Parents Need to Say to Their Kids

    As a child, I built a wonderful bond with Mother Nature. Whether I was climbing her tall trees or rolling down her grassy hills, nature was always fun, carefree, and supportive of my need for exploration. Although she had her...Read More
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    Know What Day It Is?

    This little girl does!...

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  • Am I A King, Mommy?

    Although I am only working part-time, my plate seems to be running over! My mother is staying in a convalescent center while recuperating from a broken femur, my son is still adjusting to the new school year, and I am learning the “ins an...

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    Overscheduling Your Kids Isn’t the Fast-Track to Success it Once Was

    “I know it doesn’t feel right but everyone else is doing it.” These were the words I said far too often a few years ago when I was a new parent. It seemed to be the only response I could...Read More
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    Mommytube: Jack vs The Mail… and The Wind!

    Thanks to Stephanie Ueda for submitting this video! This adorable boy is trying to do something good by helping out with the mail, but the elements of nature are in his way. His frustration is the cutest thing!...

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  • Erin K Moffat

    Camp Crimson Wave

    In the summer of 2000 I took a job working as a counselor at an elite performing arts sleep away camp. I’m sure that you can imagine how dramatic a controlled setting with a bunch of “performing artists” could be. Not only is it a hug...

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    15 Life Hacks for Moms: Surviving Motherhood One Day at a Time

    I’m far from the mythical beast known as Supermom, but these 15 trips have helped me get through a day more times than I can count....Read More
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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Mini Thanksgiving Feast For Kids

    Well, technically it was a tea party/Thanksgiving feast/snack time rolled into one, but it definitely reminded me of a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. For the past week, I have had three little boys (Harrison and 2 daycare boys) begging me to m...

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  • Kristen Daukas

    Back To School Advice For My Daughter

    Well here we are… it’s back to school time again. This is our 11th first day of school and we have 6 more to go before we’re completely done. I love the first day of school more than I love the first day of the new year but not why yo...

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