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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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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - What To Do When Your Kid Eats A Glowstick (Yes Really)

What To Do When Your Kid Eats A Glowstick (Yes Really)

My parents have Sunday dinner at their house and January through March there are several Sunday dinners that include birthday cake. The last Sunday dinner that included birthday cake also included glow sticks....Read More
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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - De-Grading Our Children
Bryanne E. Salazar

De-Grading Our Children

Alright, be honest, how many of you parents punish your children for bringing home bad grades? It seems like almost everyone I meet has a similar philosophy of applying consequences for bad grades, the same way one would give consequences for bad behavior. Often the first time a parent sees a poor grade on their child’s report card, READ MORE

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EducationMind, Body, Spirit
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Back To School Brain
Danielle Tumminio

Back To School Brain

There’s something I like to call Back to School Brain, and these are the symptoms:

1. Anxiety: Why do teachers have so many back to school items on their lists?
2. Insomnia: There are so many items that now I can’t sleep because I have to run to seventeen stores to get them all.
3. Stress: The seventeen stores are all out of calculators, so I need to drive 20 miles to an eighteenth store to get it. READ MORE

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EducationLil' Picky Eaters
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - 15 School Lunch Ideas Without PB&J
What The Flicka

15 School Lunch Ideas Without PB&J

As the school season starts back up again, parents everywhere are taking on the challenge of figuring out what to make their kids for lunch every day. It can be quite a daunting task trying to think of different lunches during the school year that also won’t take all day to prepare! So we’ve collected 15 school lunch ideas that will give that old pb&j a well-deserved rest! READ MORE

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EducationInfant/Toddlers
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - The Preschool Puzzle

The Preschool Puzzle

I’ve been going back and forth in my head about whether or not to send our two-year-old daughter, Cali, to preschool. I’m not yet convinced it’s the right step for her at this point in time. As a trained teacher,...Read More
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