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Parenting Doesn’t Get Any Easier

When you bring that newborn baby home from the hospital, there are so many fears. Is she eating okay? Is she getting enough? Is she breathing right? You analyize everything, right down to the poop. Is she ready for solid...Read More
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  • Ever Wondered Why You Shouldn’t Run Down A Bowling Lane?

    Well, this kid and her mom are about to demonstrate....

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  • The Good Wife’s Guide

    I found this sort of guide to wifery online, from the 50′s, a couple of years ago, and supposedly it’s called, The Good Wife’s Guide. “Is this legit, Aunt Becky?” you ask me, a disapproving tone in your otherwi...

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    Shimi Kang

    Want Successful Kids? Teach Them Gratitude

    What are you grateful for today? This is the question I try to ask my three children before I tuck them into bed at night.

    When I was younger, my mother established the same bedtime routine. Some nights I was more grateful than others, but the question always challenged me to think deeply about the positive aspects of my life. As the youngest of five children in a “non-privileged” immigrant family, everything I owned was a hand-me-down, so I learned to be grateful for non-material other things: READ MORE

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  • Strawberry Vodka Lemonade Sparklers

    Happy Hump Day, Flicksters! I hope you all had a fabulous 4th and long weekend. We are now well into summer, and with that comes the heat and humidity (at least in my area). So I have been searching high and low for the most refreshing cock...

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  • Momma Posse

    I never fit in. I wasn’t the kid who set fire to cats or picked her nose and ate it… but in my eyes, I was damn close. I was an insanely late bloomer. When I was in eighth grade, people still thought I’d wandered in from t...

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    A Quiz For Stressed-Out Moms

    Not a day goes by lately when I’m not offered some type of test or quiz on Facebook. What Princess are You? What Animal are You? What Flower are you? These are a few examples of quizzes my online friends have asked me to take this week. READ MORE

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  • The Battle for Equality

    I’ve fought most of my life in the battle of equality (in various forms) for women. I grew up watching my mom fight, and we both continue to fight on behalf of my 5 year-old daughter. I spent the better part of my adult life working harde...

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  • Recipe: Restaurant Style Salsa

    It’s super easy style salsa (try saying that 5 times fast)!...

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    Jill Robbins

    Parenting Fails: Part 2

    No one sets out to be a sucky mom or dad but sometimes, it happens. Recording and sharing parenting fails serves a couple of different purposes, besides giving me something to write about on my blog. READ MORE

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    Adoption – Meant To Be or Plan B?

    I often wonder about my boys’ lives before they joined our family (for newer readers, my boys were adopted at 26 months and 41 months, respectively). I wonder how they will see their adoption stories when they are older. I...Read More
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  • DIY Summer Beach Bash

    We’ve done all the work for you – bring the beach to your backyard with this collection of everything you need to throw the ultimate beach bash! ...

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  • 5 Reasons To Read Expose Me

    What The Flicka presents: Summer Book Club. Join us each week as we read through the Fifth Avenue Trilogy from Harlequin! As the summer comes to an end, don’t let the heat leave you just yet! Expose Me, by USA TODAY bestselling author Kat...

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    Elle Davis

    My Kid Has Learned To Lay On The Guilt. F*ck.

    I feel like I’m living with a tiny Jewish mother when it comes to my 5 year-old daughter.

    Not that I have a Jewish mother and I don’t mean to stereotype, but as long as I’ve been on this earth, there have been countless times that I’ve heard that Jewish mothers have taken guilt to an art form. READ MORE

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  • I Hate You, You Dumb F*cker

    Betsy Shaw, a wonderful writer and mother of two, wrote that motherhood is the only job where she has a 24 hour workday and feels like she is failing all the time. I started thinking...

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  • Drowning In Motherhood: What Would a Good Mother Do?

    I often feel I am drowning in motherhood. It was really bad when my girls were younger, but it still exists now: When I am home I want to be away. When I am away I want to be home. I am no longer the person I was before having children, but...

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