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Where’s Home for the Holidays When You’re Divorced?

When my first marriage ended, the day before Thanksgiving in 2003, I took a deep breath upon returning from court and began meal preparations for my first major holiday on my own. I set myself (and my raw nerves) to...Read More
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  • A Letter To A Person On Their First Day Here

    It’s hard being a person sometimes. One of our favorite Youtubers, Kid President, offers up some advice on how to be a person – an awesome person....

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  • How To Stop Your Kids From Catching Bieber Fever

    Belieb it or not, Justin’s behavior can be a big influence on your kids. I’d be lying if I said a big part of me wasn’t happy that my daughter has shown no signs of “Bieber fever”. Yet, she’s only four ye...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - ACOD

    What The Flicka on Divorce

    A.C.O.D. is a dramedy that takes a humorous look at dysfunctional families and what it means to be an adult child of divorce.  The film follows Carter, a seemingly well-adjusted Adult Child of Divorce who appears to have survived the madness of his...Read More
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  • Turning 30 Doesn't Have To Suck

    Warning: This post is Rated PG13 for containing colorful language, and may not be suitable for people who do not have a sense of humor. If this offends you, please read no further, I promise it won’t hurt my feelings Let’s be honest, as...

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  • Not-Quite-Tween Books

    When my Mother died almost three years ago, along with my world turning inside out, I somehow developed an appetite for young adult literature. I am sure I wanted something comforting and captivating. I revisited old favorites and found new...

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka- Life Happens, then You Move Forward Again

    Life Happens, Then You Move Forward Again

    My blogging endeavors aren’t about motherhood but rather womanhood. And for me, that includes motherhood and so much more. So as I begin to process my thoughts on the present and look forward to the future, I may be writing...Read More
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  • The Crazy Kumquat Crisis

    I didn’t think it was possible to have a meltdown over kumquats. Until I did. You see, my husband and I participated in a kind of amateur Iron Chef competition last week called the Social Colander, for which we made Indian-spiced ch...

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  • Young Readers

    I took my 3 year-old to the library recently and while she loved playing "let's see how many books I can take off the shelves so I can keep my mom on her toes," I spotted a few books that I loved as a kid and a few I've never read and still...

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    A Bump In The road or The End Of A Marriage?

    My husband and I have been having problems for some time. At first it was mostly just those little things that only your partner can drive you crazy with. You know what I’m talking about. Then the distance that was...Read More
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  • 15 Things Parents Do That Would Be Weird If They Didn’t Have Kids

    Being a parent brings doing ridiculous things to a whole new level. Not because when you have kids these things are no longer ridiculous, it just means that it’s okay to do them now. You know, because you have kids....

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  • 12 Minute At-Home Ab Workout!

    What do you mean you don’t have time to get dressed, drive to the gym, work out, drive home, shower, and get dressed again? If you’re constantly running around from one appointment to the next and you feel like your life can be ...

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    Custody Arrangements

    I sighed sadly as I looked at the clock: 5:45pm, Friday night. My ex would be here any minute to pick up our son for the weekend. I’d get him back at some point on Sunday, exhausted, disheveled, and dressed...Read More
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  • ‘Tis The Season: Quick Guide To Grilling + Sticky Ribs Recipe

    First off, let me just tell you how excited I am to be joining the team here at What The Flicka! I cannot wait to share all my fun recipes and great tips from the kitchen. I want to be your go-to guy when it comes to mastering your kitchen,...

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  • Out Of Sight, Not Out Of Mind

    I have watched my oldest son get on the bus to school every morning since he was 5 years old. Now 11 years old and in middle school, he is not so little anymore. I mean, he’s not shaving or anything. Yet. His bus stop, no longer 4 houses ...

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