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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - My First Mother's Day

My First Mother’s Day

I had just had my first child in November and I looked forward to my first Mother’s Day like a young child anticipates Christmas morning the first year they really understand that concept of Santa and gifts....Read More
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  • 5 Things Parents Secretly Do

    If you say you’ve never done any of these, you’re lying....

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  • Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Ideas

    Every year in October, I start making my Christmas shopping list. Every year I vow that I will get my shopping done early. Every year . . . . .I don’t. Usually, I spend so much time focusing on the “big gifts,” that I completely negle...

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    AN OPEN LETTER TO ABBY LEE MILLER

    An Open Letter to Abby Lee Miller of Dance Moms

    Dear Abby Lee Miller, Your show, Dance Moms has been on for three years now. We’ve been watching your dancers grow up before our very eyes. It’s very clear to the rest of us how talented, kind and beautiful they...Read More
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  • How To Raise A Disruptor

    I was thrilled to be asked to be a part of AOL’s “Acting Disruptive,” the brainchild of wunderkind Max Lugavere, who produces and hosts content about science, technology and disruptive thinking. We spent the day together h...

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  • Dating: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

    Do you ever sit, stare out your window and wonder – what is the dating world like these days? Or, as you’re running after your child, cleaning jam off your shirt and juggling work and carpool, does the thought cross your mind –...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Is Easter The New Christmas
    Crystal Ponti

    Is Easter The New Christmas?

    Standing in line at Walmart on Sunday I couldn’t help but notice the types of loot parents are now putting in their kid’s Easter baskets. Handheld gaming consoles, video games, tablet computers, MP3 players, Furbies…expensive electronics and toys. I even saw one mom buying an electric scooter! How big is that child’s basket, woman?!?! READ MORE

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  • How To Teach Your Kids To Self-Motivate

    Self-motivation is the holy grail of parenting. When you have successfully cultivated your child’s inner drive, you can sit back knowing that you’ve given him or her the one thing they will need to thrive in our fast-changing so...

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  • This Baby Is Ten Times Cooler Than You’ll Ever Be

    Sunglasses? Check. Cool party trick? Check. We can’t stop smiling!...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - What Not To Say To Parents Of Daughters
    Kristen Daukas

    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 should take care of myself. I hated it when my kids were small and people told me how to discipline them. Unless I walk up to you and say “Excuse me, random stranger – could you please tell me your thoughts on ____________ ” I really don’t want to hear your advice. READ MORE

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  • What’s So Funny?

    We may never know why this baby finds a dog eating popcorn quite so hilarious....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - New Facebook Buttons
    Deva Dalporto

    New Facebook Buttons

    So rumor has it Facebook is going to install a “sympathy” button so we can all avoid that uncomfortable moment when something bad happens to one of our “friends” and we don’t know whether to “like” it to show support or not. I mean, how do you “like” when someone’s dog dies? AWWWKWARD. Which got me thinking, there’s a few more buttons I’d like to suggest to the peeps at Facebook: READ MORE

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  • An Open Letter To My Boobs

    Dear Boobs, I just wanted to write and say thank you … and sorry. I’m sorry for all you’ve been through over the past five years what with all the pregnancies and nursing for months on end. I’m sorry you’ve been forced to bounce a...

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  • Funny Notes From Kids

    Ok, some of the things parents write are pretty outrageous…but we think the kids have them beat with these notes! This collection of hilarious notes from kids will pretty much have you in tears from laughing so hard. You’ll be l...

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  • ComplaintsMind, Body, Spirit
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - What Is Perimenopause?
    Kristen Daukas

    What Is Perimenopause?

    I’m pretty blessed in the fact that I have never suffered from PMS.

    Ever.

    Until about 3 years ago. READ MORE

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  • Felicitations for June: The Perfect Summer Wardrobe and Bathing Suit Season – Oh Goodie!

    It seems every billboard or ad I see is screaming about: “Get Back in Shape for Bikini Season!” or, “Your Summer Wardrobe – What Every Woman Needs!” Those ads fill me with anxiety and dread. “Oh God! I am not working on my summe...

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  • WTF? Bedtime Stalling

    In this week’s WTF? video, Felicity Huffman asks about bedtime stalling. Do your kids try every trick in the book to stall going to bed? Do you spend way longer than you’d like trying to get your little ones to finally go to sle...

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