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I'm Done Biting My Tongue

I’m done biting my tongue. I’m done letting people around me hurt me or those I love without having my say about it. I’m done watching people who are supposed to have my best interests at heart, or who are supposed...Read More
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  • Things Your Dad Wants For Father’s Day

    Listen up, people. Dad’s day is around the corner (June 15!) and you have just enough time to get him something really cool this year!...

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  • 6 Ingredients Breakfast Burrito Casserole

    My husband and I are having family visiting next month and I've been trying out recipes that will feed several people. This is a great recipe to have on those occassions. It's filling, comforting, and oh so good. It's also perfect to make f...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Am-BUSHED At The Beach

    Am-BUSHED At The Beach: A Harrowing Tale of Shock And Humor

    Every year, Matt and I go to Mexico to celebrate the Christmas holiday.  By “celebrate” we mean we lay in the sun all day, drink fruity drinks, and occasionally look at each other and say “Oh crap, its Christmas!  I totally forgot!”...Read More
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  • From Pushover to Lioness

      When I was young, you could simply look at me and I might cry. I was afraid of my parents, uncles, aunts, the mailman, teachers, professors. It’s amazing how much we change when we become parents....

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  • What Parents Can Learn from Marissa Mayer and Shia LaBeouf

    …Or How Marissa Mayer and Shia LaBeouf Are Helping My Son’s Love Life Could it be that Marisa Mayer’s announcement banning telecommuting and Shia LaBeouf’s exit from the Orphan’s cast were orchestrated by some unseen hand wor...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Vacation?
    Kristen Daukas

    What IS a Vacation?

    The Rooster and I went out to dinner last night to meet up with a friend that he had graduated high school with 29 years ago. It was a nice evening and we were talking about the possibility of them relocating down to our fine state of North Carolina after her daughter graduated from high school. We were discussing the pros and cons of each town and what she was looking for – essentially a place for a young retirement. The evening was going great and eventually, the conversation turned to a beach trip that we are taking in a few weeks. READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Burn Your Bras And Wear Pink
    Danielle Tumminio

    Burn Your Bra AND Wear Pink

    A few weeks after I had my daughter, I met a woman with a girl a few days younger than mine. She wore a green onesie that read “Baby Activist,” and her name was Cameron, chosen specifically for its gender neutrality.

    I thought I’d be that kind of mother, the kind who painted her feminist values onto the heart and soul of her child. That’s probably because I always thought of myself as a feminist — even as a tween, I had a Rosie the Riveter keychain, and when I got my first driver’s license, I would pop in my Helen Reddy cassette and imagine that I was woman, and one day, the world would hear me roar. READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Maybe It's Time We Stop Saying This

    Maybe It’s Time We Stop Saying This

    My son fell the other day and started crying....Read More
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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Beach Day With Kids

    The Beach: People With Kids VS. People Without Kids

    I have two boys.  They require a crap ton of preparation before heading to the beach. As much as I adore summer and the time I get with them I find myself sometimes longing for the days when all it took...Read More
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  • The Navy Yard Shooting: Close To Home

    I’ve never had anything like this hit so close to home before and I’m in such disbelief. My head was swirling around with the faces of the people my husband and I know who work at the Navy Yard. My husband’s former coworke...

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  • What Not To Say To Parents of Daughters

    When you’re a parent, you get lots of advice.  And if you know me, you know that I hate unsolicited advice. I hated it when I was single and people told me how to find a husband. I hated it when I was pregnant and people told me how I s...

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