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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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    My Week of Observing Cartoons – They are Seriously Messed Up, Folks!

    So this week, I decided to take a keen, sarcastic look into the cartoons my children watch. Normally, I use their tv time as a way to cook, check email, or read the latest celebrity insanity on People.com. However, this week, I decided to w...

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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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  • Crystal Ponti

    How To Handle Uncle Bob’s Outbursts at the Holiday Table

    We all have one. You know, the family member who always seems to say or do something totally inappropriate (and often gross) at the holiday dinner table. Let’s call him Uncle Bob. Uncle Bob is little Duck Dynasty topped off with a healthy...

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    Best First Words Ever

    What could be better than hearing “mama” or “dada” for the first time? We’re willing to bet this is. ...

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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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    Strawberry Vodka Lemonade Sparklers

    Happy Hump Day, Flicksters! I hope you all had a fabulous 4th and long weekend. We are now well into summer, and with that comes the heat and humidity (at least in my area). So I have been searching high and low for the most refreshing cock...

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    This Is Officially The Best Baby Laugh Ever

    If you’ve ever wanted to hear a laughing baby that sounds hilariously similar to a monkey, here is your chance!...

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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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  • Julia Arnold

    Good Things Come To Those Who Wait: A Valentine’s Proposal

    My boyfriend and I had been together for many [many] years, and as another Valentine’s Day rolled around, I had a hunch that he might propose, but I didn’t want to get my hopes up. I’m not particularly old-fashioned, but as Beyonce so...

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    Boy vs. Bug

    Aren’t little boys supposed to like bugs? Well, we don’t blame this kid for feeling the way he does when this praying mantis crawls up his pants. ...

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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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  • Sherice Torres

    I’m On Strike

    I remember a conversation early on in my marriage. We were having dinner with friends, mid-winter, and I was boasting about how I helped Angel to shovel the stoop and sidewalk after a particularly nasty snowstorm. As our hostess served coff...

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    Parenting Hack of the Future

    Why didn’t we have robotic vacuums to ride around on when we were little?...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - What I Wish I'd Known About Pregnancy

    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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  • And The Gray Walls Came Crumbling Down

    I really thought I had the whole empty nest thing under control. I talk a good talk when I encourage other soon-to-be-kid-free-moms: “Oh, that empty nest thing? Nah, not bothering me a bit. I mean, we’re raising adults here. If we do a ...

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