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    Watch What Happens When This 102-Year-Old Lady Sees Herself Dance On Film For The First Time

    102-year-old Alice Barker was a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1930s and 40s. She thought all the footage of her dancing had been destroyed, but with the help of Jazz on Film, Barker was finally able to relive al...

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  • Pregnancy

    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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    Who The Flicka?: Jody Madala

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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  • Robin Siegel

    Summer Makeup Recommendations

    Summer is officially here. We just got back from a family weekend at The Montage Laguna Beach. There was lots of fun in the sun, not-to-be missed walks on the beach, and poolside lunches. I highly recommend applying sunblock—before going ...

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  • Pregnancy

    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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  • Jackie Reeve

    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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  • Christina Antus

    The Terrible Twos: That’s What They’re All About

    The other day I was that mom. You know. The one with the uncontrollable two year old. That has the inability to share. Listen. Sit still. Not jump or otherwise act civilized. The toddler with the insatiable appetite for destruction....

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  • Pregnancy
    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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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    This Is What A Real House Looks Like

    I’m done walking into my mommy friend’s houses, only to have them instantly apologize for the state of their house. I feel silly when I have to console my mommy friend about how her house looks. To me it looks real, lived in, lo...

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    These 3 Fearless Girls Ended Up On National Television And Shocked Everyone

    Somewhere in America, there is hope because of brilliant, fearless girls like this. In an amazing, seriously, AMAZING performance on The Queen Latifah Show that is called “Somewhere in America”. These fearless girls; Belissa Escobe...

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  • Pregnancy
    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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  • Sherice Torres

    Selfishness Is A Virtue

    Before I had kids, I thought that the best moms were the June Cleaver’s of the world. They seemed to live and breathe only to care for their children. Sending each one off to school with a homemade lunch, accompanied by a handwritten love...

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  • Kelli Nelson

    5 Things I Want My Daughter To Know, Now

    Like all of you, there are so many things I want to teach my young daughter. I want to share mistakes I’ve made in an effort to spare her the same heartaches I endured. But I have a bit of a different take than others on when our girls sh...

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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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    TV Mom Tuesday: Marion Lays The Smackdown

    Marion from Happy Days acts as the voice for moms from the 50’s when she responds to her husband’s remark about working harder than her. After Howard talks about his hard work day and expects Marion to make dinner for him, she ...

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  • Karen

    Apple Pie Shotini

    It’s Fall. We’ve all had to put away the shorts and accept that there’s a chill in the air. What’s the best way to warm up on a cold fall day? A fire in the fireplace? Sure that works, but if it’s hump day, how about warming up fr...

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