Parenting
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Karen Johnson

My Kids Have 5 Mommies

My kids have 5 mommies raising them throughout the day. And no, we don’t have a reality TV show on Polygamy Central or anything. I have come to realize that 5 different women appear between 6 am and bedtime, and they all look like me. READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka

    Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

    Here’s a recipe to help you make it through the week. You’re welcome!...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Felicitations for December: Sex in Cars & Other Thoughts on Christmas

    I love Christmas. I love presents. I love the whole month. Also, my birthday is in December, so that’s an added bonus. My husband starts to panic around mid-November and for good reason. After I spent a couple years with him as “the per...

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  • Youngsters

    Second, Third, and Fourth Guessing Your Parenting

    I’ve always been a thinker.  By ‘thinker’ I mean that I think things to death, play out every possible scenario, and plan for every contingency.

    This was certainly the case during the aftermath of the preschool zipper incident of 2015. READ MORE

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  • Flicksters

    The Uprising…

    The toys are trying to kill me. I’m pretty sure I’ve discovered the source of all the mysterious bruises that keep appearing on my legs. Also, I may have a broken toe. I was sitting alone on my couch this evening, minding my own busines...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: Pimm’s & Ginger Ale

    I love making drinks that are delicious AND easy – 3 to 4 ingredients and I'm a happy girl! I like to save elaborate drinks for special occasions. Think holidays and family gatherings. Don't worry your pretty little heads, I will be happy...

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  • Youngsters
    Denise Geelhart

    15 Signs You Might Need A Day Off

    Over three years ago, I started a new job; one I had dreamed of having for years. On the day my oldest daughter, Ginny, was born, I became a stay-at-home mom. As my job into motherhood began, I was fearful and full of hope. I felt blessed that I would be able to stay at home, since many moms are unable to do so. Luckily, I found that my new “job” suited me. It didn’t frustrate or bore me, most days. (I’m aware that being a stay-at-home doesn’t work well for all women, for a variety of reasons.) READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka

    YLVIS “The Fox” Parody – What Does Your Mama Say?

    We’re all about parody videos here at What The Flicka (recent favorites include contributor Deva Dalporto’s Let it Go – Mom Style and What Does the Kid Say) and we’re adding this one to our list!...

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  • DIY Family Matryoshka Costumes

    I don’t see this as humiliation. Not at all. I see this as a way to announce to the world that the family that costumes together, simply has pictures in those costumes together for eternity....

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  • Youngsters
    Danielle Tumminio

    The Lesson My Daughter Taught Me About Letting Go

    My eleven-month old daughter is a reacher.

    She reaches for her favorite book.

    She reaches to stand up.

    She reaches for outlets and cell phones and electrical cords. READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka

    LOL-Worthy Texts Parents Sent To Their Kids

    Parents: we can all pretty much agree that this whole texting thing can take some getting used to. Emojis…? Screenshots…?...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Thar She Blows! Part 2

    Okay, in the last blog I promised some mom-losing-it stories that I got from around the dinner table when friends come over.  Here they are, all told with great affection, amusement and understanding....

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  • Youngsters

    16 Parenting Tips For Actual Parents

    We live in a blessed day and age. Are you thinking of making your own baby food? Wait, paleo baby food? No problem, there’s a site for that. Looking to create a summertime scavenger hunt for your little darlings? Not...Read More
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  • Felicity Huffman

    Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

    My friend, Ellen Etten sent me this video and I want to pass on the peace and joy it brought me. I read somewhere that gratitude is like miracle-grow for happiness. So in the words of David Steindl-Rast,...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: AbFab

    With Fall officially starting on Saturday, I wanted to come up with something special for the last summer cocktail of 2012. (Don't worry your pretty little heads, I have some ah-mazing autumn cocktails planned for you, my sweets - xoxo) Whe...

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