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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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    Billionaire Boyfriend Giveaway!

    Following up with What The Flicka's exclusive interview with actress and entrepreneur Kate Walsh, we're doing a giveaway for a bottle of Billionaire Boyfriend! Here's how to enter:...

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  • Marcia Kester Doyle

    Gobble Gobbler

    Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year. The stress of Christmas shopping hasn’t begun yet—no standing in line at 3:00a.m. for dolls that burp, hiccup and pee in their pants. I get enough of that at home. No maxing out credit c...

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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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    Halloween Treats Gone Wrong

    Every child’s worst nightmare? Happy Halloween and may your kids have better luck with their candy than these kiddos did!...

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  • Ellen Etten

    “A Little Too Close” Episode 3: Ripley Rader

    Who’s the only person who will tell you honestly if you look fat in those jeans? Cuddle up and watch “The Bachelor” every week with you? Kindly tell you to get off the bar and stop dancing? That’s right, a BFF....

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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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  • Laura Diamond

    “Good Grief!” Or, How To Be A Friend To Someone Who Is Grieving

    I’m not trying to bum you out with all this grief business. But it’s life, right? And I didn’t quite finish what I wanted to share in the last post. And that’s this: Sage advice for friends who want to help, but aren’t sure how...

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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    71 FUN Things To Do At Home This Summer

    Last summer consisted of the sprinkler and little pools every afternoon with lots of summertime activities in between. With all of the kids another year older, I’m able to plan some (hopefully) super fun activities that they can all e...

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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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  • Dani Walker

    The Weekend Quickie

    You know those special weekend mornings, when you wake up, realize the kids are already awake but it’s 8:00 a.m. and they have left you alone? You lay there for a few minutes listening, knowing at any moment the sound of little feet r...

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  • Elle Davis

    No Such Thing As The Perfect Mom

    When I was pregnant with the hummingbird back in 2008, I had never come across “attachment parenting, free-range parenting, or helicopter parenting”. When my mom raised me, she was a tough but very loving parent. That’s al...

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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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  • Maureen Morin

    I Have Been Lying To My Children For Years

    Warning:  Spoiler Alert.  Send your gullible children out of the room before going any further. We all raise our children to be truthful. To not lie. To be honest. They are learning these ideals from traitors — mommy and daddy. From the...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    I Am Dropping The F Bomb

    Okay, I am going to drop the F bomb… ready? Feminism!...

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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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    The Super Bowl Ticket Suprise That Will Make You Cry

    Mike Harris decided to give his Seahawks superfan mom the surprise of a lifetime....

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