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  • What The Flicka

    Mommytube: Oh, Baby

    In the words of Ellen Degeneres, "Everyone loves a good baby photo, but that certainly doesn't mean every baby photo is good". Check out these hilarious baby photo blunders sent in to Ellen's show......

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    QUIZ: What Type Of Parent Will You Be?

    Pregnancy can be rough. Really, really rough. ...

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  • Youngsters
    Allison Goines

    Reflections On My Life As A Stay At Home Mom

    I was (mostly) a stay-at-home mom for 11 years.  I was working outside of the home in another job that I loved when my oldest was born, but was desperate to be at home with my sweet baby.  I cut my hours to part-time, but when he refused to take a bottle at daycare while I spent half of my part-time day pumping milk for him, I knew something had to change.  I approached my boss with a boldness that, at 23, I had no idea I possessed, and asked him if I could work full-time from home.  He agreed and off I went.   READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka

    Lip Syncing Baby Tantrum

    Attention moms with overdramatic children: this fed up mom is your new favorite person ever. We legitimately cannot stop laughing and pressing replay on this video....

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  • Youngsters

    How Did Those Naked Pictures End Up On My Phone? Blame My Kid.

    FYI… If you give your 1-year old your phone to entertain him while you steal that 8-minute shower you truly deserve, make no mistake: he WILL take naked pictures of you through the glass shower doors....Read More
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  • Kimberly Snyder

    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....

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  • Kelli Nelson

    Celebrate International Day of the Girl

    When I found out during week 20 of my second pregnancy that I was having a girl, I was over the moon. I remember repeating over and over to myself, “I’m going to have a daughter.” And during the first four years of my daughter’s lif...

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  • Youngsters

    Other Parents Suck

    People are a-holes. No, not all people, but lots of them. And when those people become parents, they’re most likely still going to be a-holes. The thing is, people don’t change. As women, we’ve been told this time and time...Read More
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  • Can We STOP Mom Judging?

    Confession: I’m a recovering mom-judger. I used to roll my eyes when one more exasperated first time mom would ask, “How do I get my two-month old to sleep through the night?” I would be hard pressed to hide my surprise if another mom...

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  • Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

    17 Things I Will Never Judge Another Mother On… And One Thing I Will

    1.) Whether you breastfeed your six-year-old 2.) Or never breastfed at all because formula just seems less gross than attaching a minature person to your boob 3.) What your baby’s hair looks like (looking at you Beyonce) 4.) Whether you c...

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    Jennifer Lizza

    5 Things That Have Made Me A Better Mother

    You have heard it all before. Motherhood is hard. Motherhood is unpredictable. You may not ever really feel like you know what you’re doing. While all of these things are true there is a lot of joy, wisdom, and knowledge that come along with being a mother.

    I have to admit however that I haven’t always found the joy, wisdom or knowledge I was hoping to have.  There have been many days that have been filled with frustration and doubt. There have been days that I have wanted bedtime to arrive sooner rather than later. READ MORE

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  • Quick & Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette Pasta Salad

    With summer quickly winding down, we had an urge to do a barbecue over the weekend. Not all of the kids could make it, but we had a great time nonetheless. As always, one of my mainstay recipes is this Quick and Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette P...

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  • Expressing Motherhood

    Seeking A Female Mentor In Hollywood

    Last night I read something that made me think about how I was desperate for a female mentor in my early 20’s upon arriving in Los Angeles. Not because I didn’t enjoy men, but rather because I was somewhat shy and felt more comfortable ...

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  • Youngsters
    Notes From A Daycare Provider

    The One Question You Should Be Asking During Daycare Interviews: Notes From A Daycare Provider

    There is one question I realized I am never asked as a daycare provider during interviews and admittedly, I fail to ask this question of potential families as well:...Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    Your Inner Mom Voice Will Be Ready To Shout “I TOLD YOU SO”

    This kid looks like he learned an unintentional lesson about using things in the way they were intended! Whoops. ...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Holiday Hump Day Cocktail: Flicka Berry Sparkler

    We’re getting fancy for the Holiday Hump Day Cocktail this week. This one is called the Flicka Berry Sparkler and is just perfect for your holiday gatherings. Before you begin, be sure to have all of your ingredients well chilled....

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