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Surviving Senior Year: Backpacks and College Apps and SATs, Oh My!

Every year when my kids go back to school, the feeling is bittersweet. I’m sad to see the lazy days of summer go and the relaxed attitude of the kids, but I do breathe a long sigh of relief (Ok,...Read More
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  • Frida & Marilyn Jewelry

    I’ve never been a fahionista. My sisters used to tease me saying that I dressed like a homeless man. In my defense, slouchy Gap clothes look great on models. But on me, let’s just say that if I was standing on a corner waiting to cross ...

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  • The Funniest Thing EVER

    Or at least, this kid seems to think so. ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Seventeen Magazine... Then and Now
    Kristen Daukas

    Seventeen Magazine… Then and Now

    For 70 years, teen girls around the world have relied on Seventeen Magazine to guide them thru the joys and perils of their high school years. From what clothes to wear to the latest hair and makeup trends to what to do when your best friend double crosses you. They’ve been the source for information on getting the hottest guy in school to notice you and then, once he does – what to say and how to act. Seventeen Magazine is the teenagers “bible” to surviving the teen years. READ MORE

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  • Hump Day Cocktail: Posmo!

    I've never been much of a Cosmo girl, however, I recently tried a Posmo which is a Pomegranate Cosmopolitan. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I like it. Have you ever had one? If not, you're going to make one! As always, I search and ...

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  • How To Make Your Kid Hate Candy

    It’s babies trying lemons… all grown up! We kinda can’t blame this kid for the faces he’s making – he was expecting candy!...

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    How To Have The Sex Talk With Your Kids

    Navigating the birds and the bees with ease! Here are 10 great tips for talking with your kids about sex, from a certified former kid! READ MORE

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    Driving Each Other A Little Crazy

    Jack came home with his learner’s permit last night and drove us to dinner. That sounds so nonchalant. My kid drove. With all of us in the car. At the same time....Read More
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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Teenagers vs. Toddlers
    Beth Markley

    The Good, The Bad, & The Terribly Stinky: Toddlers vs. Teens

    I was at a meeting recently with a couple of other parents, making small talk about our kids.

    One woman had younger children. Preschool, maybe. Just emerging from mommy-and-me-gymnastics stage and entering into the “Let’s see what kind of activity keeps you most interested but doesn’t cost me an arm and a leg” phase.

    The guy in our group had teen girls, big into soccer. Travel leagues. Sometimes the family had concurrent games in towns on opposite ends of the state. The kinds of games college recruiters attend, so God forbid your kid misses one, or you miss watching your kid play one, in favor of watching the other kid at her game. READ MORE

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  • Spiked Monster Halloween Cocktail

    Hola Amigos! This one is for mom and dad only. Once in a blue moon (no pun intended) I like to enjoy a cocktail while watching TV or just checking out other blogs. I like mine sweet, what a surprise, right?…so this one fits the bill!...

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  • Hump Day Cocktail: Felicity’s "Life Without Fear"

    I was inspired by Lauren and wanted to join in on the Hump-Day Cocktail.This is a simple drink my husband came up with (maybe it has been out there for years, but we didn’t know about it). We used to have them after long days when nothing...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Tween Self Esteem

    How To Grow Your Tween’s Self-Esteem

    My Mom has a friend whose daughter is having a difficult time in middle school, and it has spurred a few conversations. Apparently, she is not only being bullied by her peers, but by a parent who is texting her,...Read More
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  • A Day On The Set Of Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted!

    Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted is almost here. It was almost a year ago that I got the fabulous opportunity to visit the set of upcoming Disney Muppets.. If you haven’t heard about this movie, it takes the entire Muppets gang on a global ...

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  • Leaving My Country To Raise My Baby

    My country is beautiful; it is one of the most biodiversified countries in the world; it produces amazing coffee and breathtaking emeralds. It does not get any seasons, being so close to the Equator, but it is blessed to have all the climat...

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