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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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  • Super Moisturizing Lip Balm

    This lip balm is super moisturizing and helps chapped lips. It only has 3 ingredients, 4 if you add a flavoring oil. You’ll be surprised by how easy it is to make lip balm. Coconut oil absorbs into the layers of the skin, healing dry lips...

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  • Recall Alert: September Edition

    With the news of the Trader Joes peanut butter recall flooding the web this morning, here...

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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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  • There’s NO Complaining In My Happy Place

    I made the mistake of taking my youngest child (who is more difficult than any third child should be, by the way) to my happy place… The Philadelphia Premium Outlets. What? I love to shop AND I love a good bargain. It’s a win/wi...

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  • The Conversation With My Kid That Scarred Him For Life

    14 Year-Old Mom, can you make some brownies? Me Would if I could. I don’t have any brownie mix. I’ll pick some up at the store tomorrow. 14 Year-Old We do have brownie mix. There is a box in the pantry. The top of the box is rip...

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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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  • Peeing in My Pants and Learning Spanish

    When I turned fifty, a scant 2 months ago, I realized I wanted to start measuring my life in decades, not years. I didn’t need the usual birthday resolution, “Before I turn 51, I want to have…” I wanted the new-decade resolution, ...

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  • Nurturing Genius

    Today, at age 15, Jacob Barnett is recognized as a genius. But when he was two, experts believed he would never even learn to read. It also seemed doubtful that he would speak. Kristine Barnett’s memoir The Spark (released in April 2013) ...

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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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  • Surviving the Holidays

    Between the families of my dad, my mom and my step-dad, there are enough relatives to make even the sanest person lose their minds during the holiday season (and to begin with, I am not “the sanest person”). First of all, there ...

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  • Pink Shmink

    It’s not like I hate pink. I don’t. Actually, quite the contrary. I love pink. It’s my favorite color. I just don’t like one month dedicated to a disease. I don’t like the hype surrounding a specific color of ribbon to sell produc...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Custody Arrangements

    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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  • 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...

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