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12 Things Nobody Tells You About Pregnancy

It is a miracle. It is a joyous experience. Birthing my 2 (soon to be 3) kids = my life’s greatest achievements. However, there are many aspects to pregnancy and birth that no one talks about. So I will....Read More
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  • Kids, We Are “The Capitol”

    When The Hunger Games: Catching Fire alights on movie screens this weekend, I’ll be lining up with my tween sons to see it. Rather than worry that it is too violent, I’ll use it to talk about the real life violence it symbolizes off-scr...

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  • A Second A Day From Birth

    Take a look at this amazing video of a dad documenting the first year his newborn son’s life! He edited together 1-second clips from each day over the course of a year, and the end result is a beautiful display of life developing righ...

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    The 7 Nutrients You Need While Pregnant (And Which To Avoid)

    Pregnancy is an incredibly sacred time. Your body is changing and accommodating to grow a precious, beautiful life within....Read More
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  • 30 Things I Wish I Had Known About Motherhood

    Before I became a mother there were things about motherhood I knew everything about (try to control your laughter) and there were things about motherhood I knew nothing about. I picked up all the books my friends who were new mothers sugges...

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  • Felicity Huffman Interviews Selena Gomez

    Felicity Huffman sits down with Rudderless costar Selena Gomez to talk nervous habits, fears, love, family, and admirable qualities in women....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - The Stroller Story
    Danielle Tumminio

    The Stroller Story

    There’s a lot to worry about when you’re pregnant: Is your baby developing properly? Are you gaining a healthy amount of weight? Do you want to know the baby’s sex? What about names? And childcare? And a nursery?

    Like many other women, when I found out that my husband and I were expecting, my head became the headquarters of Worry Central, but curiously, I wasn’t overly concerned about birth defects or college costs. I was singularly, obsessively focused on one thing: READ MORE

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  • Thanksgiving Cocktail Collection

    Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to spend with the family, but it can also be a little stressful! So that’s why I’m sharing some cocktail recipes to help make your day more relaxing. Check out this collection of creative and ama...

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  • Meet The Contributor: Jennifer Sando

    Welcome to the very first installment of our newest series, Meet The Contributor! Have you ever wondered just who exactly these people are who share their stories, tips, recipes, and more with us here at What The Flicka? We figured it was a...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Being Almost 40 And Pregnant Isn't So Bad (*#&@ This %#$*!)
    Crystal Ponti

    Being Almost 40 And Pregnant Isn’t So Bad (*#&@ This %#$*!)

    I’m delusional. Really, I am. Each day I wake up and try to convince myself that being almost 40 and pregnant isn’t so bad—that I can still rock it like a 20-something preggo mama. After all, I am married to someone 15 years my junior. I have street cred, right? READ MORE

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  • Have You Ever Had A Dream Like This?

    This week’s MommyTube video is truly a golden oldie. We love this kid to pieces, and the truth is, even if you’ve seen this video a hundred times, it never stops being funny. It’s like cheese…it just gets better with...

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  • Get Your Fruit On

    For this week’s Hump Day Cocktail, we bring you a super yummy recipe that uses the low-calorie Skinnygirl Vodka and fresh fruit. You don’t have to feel guilty having seconds of this drink! Enjoy, and keep calm—there’s on...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka | Pregnancy Isn't Pretty

    Pregnancy Isn’t Pretty

    Pregnant with my second child and determined to take control of something, I popped into Jiffy Lube for an oil change. My serviceman was a woman named Ali. She looked fabulous in a blue jump suit with a smudge of...Read More
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  • Lip Syncing Baby Tantrum

    Attention moms with overdramatic children: this fed up mom is your new favorite person ever. We legitimately cannot stop laughing and pressing replay on this video....

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  • Diamonds and Water: An Economic Analysis of Motherhood

    The best part of my day is… … when I manage to find a few moments to myself, in a quiet and empty house. I sit in my favorite chair and read a good book, with a cup of coffee flavored with a yummy creamer. It is calming, rejuvenating, n...

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    What I Wish I’d Known About Pregnancy

    The raw honest truth about what to REALLY expect when you're expecting. My own lists of things I wish someone had told me before I'd had kids or been knocked up. Things Aunt Becky Wishes She'd Known Before Getting Pregnant:... ...Read More
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  • Sleep Away Camp: Care Packages

    One of my favorite things about going to camp, aside from watching the teenagers sneak cigarettes and jitterbug was the care packages. This was a long time ago and a theater camp at that. Summer sleep away camp is in full swing, so I though...

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  • Kids Explain the Fourth of July and Firework Safety

    What is the Fourth of July and why do we celebrate it? How should one practice fireworks safety? Was it King George or King John? Was the Revolutionary War before or after Robin Hood? What are the lyrics to The Star Spangled Banner? These q...

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