Parenting
Infant/Toddlers
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Can A New Baby Put A Relationship In Danger?
Florence Escaravage

Can A New Baby Put A Relationship In Danger?

Having a baby is a wonderful thing, but we shouldn’t be shy about talking about some of the tensions it brings. Let’s have a look at some of the common mistakes we can make that can cause issues with a couple, and try to envisage a positive, realistic way to rearrange our lives around all of the big changes. READ MORE

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Youngsters
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - The Ten Rules of Parenting
Jennifer Lizza

The Ten Rules of Parenting

Tonight as I was making dinner I could hear my children laughing in one of their bedrooms. They were playing and having fun and most importantly staying out of my hair while I made dinner. I decided to go see what they were up to and as I walked down the hallway I suddenly got the feeling that I wasn’t going to be happy with what I found. They weren’t in either of their rooms which meant they were in my room. As I walked in, I slipped on something slippery and landed straight on my ass. READ MORE

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Infant/ToddlersTerrible Teens
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Teenagers vs. Toddlers
Beth Markley

The Good, The Bad, & The Terribly Stinky: Toddlers vs. Teens

I was at a meeting recently with a couple of other parents, making small talk about our kids.

One woman had younger children. Preschool, maybe. Just emerging from mommy-and-me-gymnastics stage and entering into the “Let’s see what kind of activity keeps you most interested but doesn’t cost me an arm and a leg” phase.

The guy in our group had teen girls, big into soccer. Travel leagues. Sometimes the family had concurrent games in towns on opposite ends of the state. The kinds of games college recruiters attend, so God forbid your kid misses one, or you miss watching your kid play one, in favor of watching the other kid at her game. READ MORE

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Youngsters
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Summer Vacation
Crystal Ponti

What Kids SHOULD Do on Summer Vacation

A lot has changed in the thirty-somewhat years since I celebrated the semester’s last school bell in anticipation of summer vacation. READ MORE

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Youngsters
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - What's In A Name

What’s In A Name

I always wanted to hear the word, “Mommy” and know it was directed at me....Read More
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Education
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Yes All Women

Yes All Boys, Yes All Girls, Yes All Women, Yes All Men

The “girl as trophy” trope is being challenged again. The tragedy in Isla Vista has made us question how we — all of us, women and men — let it become thought of as normal. (This article sums it up nicely.)...Read More
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