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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - TV Mom Tuesday: Shirley Partridge

“People aren’t as different as we think…”

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  • Hanging Up The iPhone, The Sequel

    Dear A, We need to talk. First, I am sorry. When I wrote about throwing away your iPhone, I did not intend to equate you with a 2-year-old tantrum thrower. No way. You are the farthest thing from it. I was trying to say that...

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  • Top 5 Toddler Demands

    My two year old son has several phrases that he repeats all day, every day. They are disguised as questions, but don’t be fooled: they are most certainly demands. The following are the five most common (accompanied by translation), ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - My Week Observing Cartoons - They Are Seriously Messed Up, Folks!
    Danielle Herzog

    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 watch these cartoons and see what kind of observations I could make. I posted some of these observations on Facebook, but have expanded the list here. Here’s what I came up with.

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  • An Ode to the Shatterable Moments of Parenthood

    {To the tune of “Piano Man”} It’s 10am on a Saturday, The regular crowd snuggles in, My four-year-old’s curled up next to me, His head nestled under my chin.   I say, please let me breathe in this memory, For this isn’t how it us...

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  • Embrace Your Booty Image

    Some may call me… OVERWEIGHT BIG BONED ZOFTIG FAT CHUBBY PLEASANTLY PLUMP......

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Darlene Is Pregnant!

    Darlene Is Pregnant!

    Here we go, daughter trying to tell mom she’s pregnant. This feat is a lot harder when your mom is none other than Roseanne! We’ve got to say, Roseanne gives one of the best reactions possible to a scenario like this! That’s why we love her. How would you react? Tell us in the comments below! READ MORE

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  • 5 Common Lies We Tell Our Kids

    Lying is wrong, and everyone knows it. We teach our children not to lie, and we punish them when they do. But do you ever think about all the little, white lies we tell our kids? I know, sometimes it’s necessary. In the interest of sa...

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  • You Kiss Your Mother With THAT Mouth?

    If you really got to know me, you would likely ask me that very question. Not because I curse like a sailor (although I have my moments), but because at times the most cutting, nasty, belittling things have been known to come out of my mout...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Juanita And The Bath

    TV Mom Tuesday: Juanita And The Bath

    What happens when your kids get too big for you to carry anymore? They pretty much figure out that they have a new found power over you. Take Juanita from this Desperate Housewives clip, for example. Bath time is when SHE says so! What’s a parent to do? READ MORE

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  • Meet The Contributor: Jennifer Sando

    Welcome to the very first installment of our newest series, Meet The Contributor! Have you ever wondered just who exactly these people are who share their stories, tips, recipes, and more with us here at What The Flicka? We figured it was a...

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  • Don’t Fight It…

    Life rarely turns out how we planned. While this little ditty rings true for most of us, it is especially apt for mothers. Whether we like it or not. Before I had kids, I had a plan for my life. I subscribed to Fit Pregnancy well before the...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - TV Mom Tuesday: Stay Out Of My Sex Life

    TV Mom Tuesday: Stay Out Of My Sex Life

    What happens when your kids start having “sex lives?” It’s bound to happen sooner or later! Check out this TV Mom’s reaction after catching her son alone in his room with a girl—she was definitely caught off guard. READ MORE

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  • You Were So Close!

    Not to worry. We all slip up sometimes when it comes to eating!...

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  • Channel Your Inner Toddler

    As a rule, I don’t wear side ponytails. Or ponytails secured at the crown of my head. Or clothes that don’t match. Except with my niece Elle. You see, when Elle was 18-months old, she piled a bunch of hair on the top of my skull and ins...

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