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My Husband Doesn’t Make Me Happy

My husband doesn’t make me happy. I would like to tell you that there was a time when he did make me happy, but the truth is that he has never made me happy. There was a time when I...Read More
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  • Kelli Nelson

    Empower One Girl And She’ll Change The World

    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 li...

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    Who The Flicka?: Sharon Rawlette

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Never Have to Get Married Again

    I Never Have To Get Married Again – WOO HOO!

    Being married twice means I never have to get married again. I’m basically off the hook....Read More
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  • Felicity Huffman

    Dance Like There’s Nobody Watching

    Back in May, we had our first What The Flicka contributors’ brunch. It was fantastic to meet everyone in person and bond over omelets and coffee. To break the ice I wrote questions and tucked them under everyone’s plates.  How much bet...

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    Cake Accident

    What home movie involving cake ever ends well? We’re pretty sure the answer is none—and this one is no exception! The lesson from this video? If you have a cake in your hands, avoid moving vehicles at all costs. You should probably ...

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    The One Piece of Marriage Advice You Shouldn’t Give

    “I’m sorry,” I said to my husband as I pecked his cheek. He set the bowl of oatmeal down in front of the screaming two year old and faced me....Read More
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  • Julia Arnold

    Mandatory 10 Step New Parent Training Course

    This Just In: A Mandatory 10 Step Training Course has been implemented for all soon-to-be parents. If you skillfully and successfully endure the various challenges involved, while being tethered to a lifelike, hungry doll that cries often, ...

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  • Learning To Fly

    Friday afternoon it rained heavily, while I sat in the temple with the other mourners, and we listened to the rabbi say beautiful things about someone I knew long before I was a wife, mother, writer, blogger, and social media addict....

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    My Husband’s Talent: Burping Curse Words

    If my husband were in a talent competition, he would have a few things in his bag of tricks to choose from.  While riding the mechanical bull may not be his strongest skill, rope climbing, monkey bars, and nose whistling would all be in the running.  There is one skill, however, that he does better than anyone I know.  No one else I know is uncouth enough to do this with the gusto and frequency that he does. READ MORE

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  • Jennifer Sando

    5 Things Your Wife Does Not Want For Valentine’s Day

    Surprise! Valentine’s Day is Friday!  I really can’t help you with what your love might actually want for the big day.  My husband keeps asking me and I’ve got nothing.  But, if you are considering one of these, think a...

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  • Let’s Give Dads Some Credit

    Last Mother’s Day, this video went viral. A fake job posting was created for a position with 24/7 hours, no vacation time, limited breaks, a demanding boss, etc. Candidates (yes, people applied for it) were involved in video interviews ...

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  • Marriage

    How To Survive A Visit From Your In Laws In Four Easy Steps

    My in laws have finally left and surprisingly, I survived. I pretty much avoided them and stayed out of their way as much as possible. Unless of course they took us out to eat. Because HELLO, FREE FOOD! Who the...Read More
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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Pineapple Mojito

    Did you know that you can grow all kinds of mint? Pineapple mint, chocolate mint, lemon mint, apple mint, and banana mint, just to name a few. I had no idea! This Pineapple Mojito calls for pineapple mint, if you have it, or can find it at ...

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    They Share More Than Just Genes

    Genes, germs… these twins share everything! As cute as their synchronized sneezing may be, taking care of two sick babies can’t be fun!...

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  • The Hunt
    Jody Madala

    Shiver Me Tinder: 3 Important Tips To Consider Before Swiping Right

    Maybe a newer version of online dating will be the trick!

    I still don’t have the swipe left, swipe right thing down for Tinder. But no need. Just a careful click of the “i“, a quick scroll through some pictures and maybe a minute to actually read the bits of bio provided, is sufficient enough to make me a threat. READ MORE

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    9 Things We Learn About Dating From Our Kids

    This post is brought to you by And So It Goes, starring Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas. Now available on Digital HD and on DVD and Blu-Ray. There is a really big difference between dating in your teens or in college and dating when you&#...

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  • Good Enough Mom

    There is an Eric Carle board book about a little girl who asks “Papa, can you get the moon for me?” And her father gets a ladder. When my boys were little, I read this to them. I kept it because when I see it on the shelf, I think of th...

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