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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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  • Men Watch Childbirth For The First Time

    These guys are about to find out where babies come from. And someone brought Cup Noodles....

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  • This Dad Accidentally Figured Out The Easiest Way To Cool Off

    It may not have been intentional and he may have ruined his camera in the process, but Dad found a pretty easy way to stay cool during the summer!...

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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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  • Carrie Forbes: A Shoe Review

    Mhhhh, summertime. The kids are out of school (which may or may not be a bad thing), the warm evenings, beach days, and if you are anything like me, you are determined to wear sandals every. single. day. Okay, who am I actually fooling arou...

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  • If I’d Known This Before Motherhood I’d Have Saved Myself a Few Grey Hairs.

    Before my daughter was born, I had trouble accepting help from people. The generous way to describe it would be to say I had a case of Superwoman Syndrome. But, in truth, I was kind of a control-freak perfectionist....

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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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  • 25 DIY Summer Activities For Kids

    Summer is in full force now, and we’ve collected some of the coolest DIY activities for kids that we could find around the web! Check out these 25 crafty ideas that will keep your kids from playing the “I’m bored” ca...

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  • It’s Time To Swap Parenting War Stories!

    Sometimes you need to just sit down and vent!...

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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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  • I’ll Never Meet You But I Love You

    I only knew you existed for such a short time and while it was so hard for me, I thought my feelings about your loss would start to be more manageable, not get worse like it has....

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  • This is One Four-Year-Old You’d Let Design Your Clothes

    To kick off National Craft Month, we’re sharing with you one of our favorite new finds from The Huffington Post, a mother-daughter paper dress crafting team! Mayhem (a sound moniker for a paper-wielding four-year-old, we think) and he...

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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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  • Baby Gets Emotional

    Talk about a future Meryl Streep! Watch what happens as this baby girl gets SO emotional over her mom singing! Make sure you grab a tissue too because this cutie’s Oscar-worthy performance will have you shedding a few tears of your ow...

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  • Of Beauty And Barking

    Beauty is my obsession. I became aware of beauty when I was around 12. I pored over fashion magazines and looked in the mirror to see if I was as beautiful as the models. Truthfully, I wasn’t. I was thin, had braces, and had terribly bad ...

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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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  • What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? Part II

    Happy New Year’s from What The Flicka? Are you making a New Year’s resolution? Here are some thoughts from our contributors!...

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  • 4th of July Recipes

    You know how people say they have 2 left feet? Well I have 2 left hands…I am just THAT awkward when it comes to decorating cakes. Though it shouldn’t have, this cake took me a few tries and as many tantrums to get it just right. How...

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