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My Letter of Gratitude To The Stranger Who Saved My Child’s Life

Dear Angel/s On Earth, I owe you a couple of things. First and foremost, I owe you my gratitude. I will be indebted to you for all of eternity. Except all of eternity doesn’t seem long enough. I also owe...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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  • Jennifer Taormina

    Dear Santa… Can You Put Me In A Box Too?

    It’s the day after Christmas and all through the house is… the aftermath of a wonderful and blissful holiday season, right? You might just want to say, “cue circus music.” Where are those elves when you need them to deconstruct and ...

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  • Confessions

    How to Reduce Stress in a Ten Year Old (And What Does He Have to Stress About Anyway?)

    Braces, Round One, were removed from my 4th grader today....Read More
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  • Felicity Huffman

    Merry Christmas – Hibernation … or Hope

    Happy Holidays!   I love Christmas with the breathless passion of a toddler.  I wrap presents for weeks and look forward to the all-day-morning of the 25th where PJ’s are the uniform, and by noon I have a sugar hangover. But, my friend...

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  • Veronica Franco Sierra

    Leaving My Country To Raise My Baby

    My country is beautiful; it is one of the most biodiversified countries in the world; it produces amazing coffee and breathtaking emeralds. It does not get any seasons, being so close to the Equator, but it is blessed to have all the climat...

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    Marie Bollman

    How To Survive A Family Vacation

    We just got home from a 9 day family vacation to Palm Springs. We all survived and made some fantastic memories along the way. It was stressful and relaxing all at the same time. READ MORE

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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    “You’re Going to Make Mommy Lose Her Shit”

    “You’re going to make mommy lose her shit.” These are the exact words I spoke to my three children today as they fought, screamed, and whined their way through our weekend. Seriously, no matter how patient I was with them,...

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  • What The Flicka

    Who The Flicka?: Lisa Carmody

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

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  • Confessions

    This Embarrassing Fart Story Takes The Cake

    The below post is based on a story I heard during Christmas break. The words may not be verbatim, but the facts are true. This is not me — even though I am telling the story as if it is — but rather...Read More
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    Who The Flicka?: Allison Carter

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

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    Erin Fangboner

    A Brain Injury Doesn’t Always Go So Well

    Not many seventeen-year-olds know with a deep rooted certainty who they are going to marry.

    Not many have seen the person that completes the other half of their soul on life support. READ MORE

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    Favorite Things: Green Kid Crafts

    Green Kid Crafts is a monthly subscription service that sends a new craft kit full of sustainable goodies to your door each month! We loved this idea at What The Flicka and had a feeling the craft kit would make its way into our Flicka Favo...

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  • Danielle Herzog

    The 5 Types Of Moms At The Children’s Museum

    While at our local children’s museum this morning, I took notice of the other moms around me and quickly realized that we all fit into one of the five categories of moms. Which one are you? 1. The Cell Phone Mom: the one who never gets of...

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  • Confessions

    The Number 1 Secret Of Parenthood

    I’ve done it! I’ve finally figured out the secret of parenthood! And lucky for you, I’m ready to share it with all of you… You can thank me later....Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    Top 5 Viral Dad Videos For Father’s Day

    There are few things we here at What The Flicka love more than a good dad video. Maybe wine, or ten minutes of silence, but we digress....

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  • Jenni Chiu

    Last Minute Halloween Costumes For Lazy And Clever People

    After making sure your kids have the costumes they want for Halloween, you may realize at the last minute that you don’t have one for yourself! Here are some last minute (possibly clever) costumes you can throw together....

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