Parenting
Youngsters

The 6 Types of Drop-Off Moms

Now that I am several years into being a “school mom,” I have observed that there are several categories (and subcategories) of moms who drop their kids off at school....Read More
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  • DIY: Chocolate Pecan Pie Body Scrub

    Years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I was an Esthetician and used to love making natural skin care products. It was difficult back then because I didn't speak dinosaur so my efforts were hindered. Recently though, I've been back in ...

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  • Chilly Baby

    Just watching this baby shiver in her bathtub is making us cold! Look at those little gums chatter....

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  • Youngsters
    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    12 Things Moms Really Want For Christmas

    1.) A full night’s sleep.

    Make this a night when I don’t wake up in the middle of night thinking I hear a kid crying….and the kids are at Grandma’s. READ MORE

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  • The Top 5 Things I Learned From The Mother On “A Christmas Story.”

    I don’t know it all. Ouch, that hurts a little confessing....

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  • Most Popular Christmas Toys of 2013

    Can you believe that Christmas 2013 is less than two weeks away? (9 days, to be exact).  Last year, I wrote a post about the year’s most popular Christmas toys. It was helpful for me and, hopefully, for my readers as well. So, I decided ...

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  • Infant/Toddlers
    What The Flicka

    Advice For New Moms

    We asked our amazing Facebook followers for the best advice they could give to a new mom. As usual, they delivered! Here are some of their best answers. READ MORE

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  • 20 Easter Bunny Photos That Are Going To Give Us Nightmares

    For some reason, when sitting on the lap of a person dressed in a large furry suit with oversized fake eyes, giant ears, and perpetually open and smiling mouth, children have a tendency to squirm away, screaming and crying. Why is that?...

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  • Wait For It….

    Mom’s reaction is definitely the best part of this video. ...

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  • Education

    The Hallows of Homework Hell

    When I think back to homework during my childhood. I normally remember how much it seemed I had. I remember that more than talking back and forth between a parent and me. I was doing my homework. They were doing...Read More
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  • Maybe Not The Pregnancy Announcement Reaction They Expected

    Two toddlers are told by their parents that they are having a baby sister....

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  • Holiday Hump Day Cocktail: The Oreo Cookie-tini

    Most children place cookies out for Santa on Christmas Eve – while I love this tradition with my own boys, I am pretty bitter that this old man gets all of the glory. The parents do all of the work! So, I have selected...

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  • Youngsters

    The 6 Step Solution To Surviving Your Kid’s Annual Checkup

    It might be time for your child’s annual checkup. Based on my own traumatic successful experience with my five-year-old, I’d like to share how to prepare for this potentially volatile visit....Read More
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  • YLVIS “The Fox” Parody – What Does Your Mama Say?

    We’re all about parody videos here at What The Flicka (recent favorites include contributor Deva Dalporto’s Let it Go – Mom Style and What Does the Kid Say) and we’re adding this one to our list!...

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  • The Coconut Quickie

    Happy Hump Day! Celebrate being half way to the weekend by treating yourself to a delicious cocktail. We’ve got the perfect recipe for you: it’s fruity, sweet, and best of all, it’s easy to make. Just throw everything in a...

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  • Youngsters
    Julia Arnold

    Hooray For Four Year Olds

    There’s the God-forsaken, sleep-deprived newborn stage, followed by the blood-curdling teething stage, which leads to much-feared Terrible Twos, topped off with what is now often considered the hardest stage of all– the Terrible Threes. Dear Lord, we wonder at each age, when does it get easier?! READ MORE

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  • The Hooplah About The Hoo-Ha

    We’ve come a long way baby. My Mother-in-law, who grew up in Mississippi, used to buy her Kotex from the local drug store. They were kept behind the counter, had to be requested from the salesperson, and were handed over in a brown paper ...

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  • When Your Kid Won’t Look You In The Eye…

    Usually this behavior doesn’t start until they’re teenagers, but this baby seems to have gotten a head start on parental avoidance....

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