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Sarah Cottrell

Moms Gone Wild

Every night is roughly the same around here. I make dinner. The kids look at it and make wild protests that will not eat “compost” or “whatever this is”. My husband and I start in with the lying and the cajoling to get them to take at least a few bites. READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka

    Looking for Something … Oh That Works Too

    We all find creative ways to stay cool in the summer. No shame. Do your thing!...

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  • What The Flicka

    Bat Dad Part 2

    By now you’ve probably seen the amazing Bat Dad’s totally hilarious vines with his family. But did you know there’s a second compilation video, with all new, even more outrageous clips of Bad Dad doing his thing? Watch it,...

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  • Confessions

    I’m Imperfect: Here are My 10 Not-So-Nice Mom Moves

    I hate to say it but I have done or said all of these to my daughter when she was younger....Read More
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  • Dawn Yanek

    5 Things People Look Like They’d Rather Do Than Get On A Plane With My Kid

    I get it. Once upon a time, I was you. You see a kid under 5 about to sit near you on an airplane and you panic. You don’t know if the kid’s going to scream non-stop and kick your seat for the next four hours and if his parents are a-ho...

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  • Erin K Moffat

    Christmas Overreactions: 1987 Style!

    My family has an old home video, which mysteriously disappeared a few years ago. No one will admit to knowing of its whereabouts. It is an old VHS tape with the tiny strip sticker reading in my Mom’s delicate handwriting Christmas 1987. W...

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  • Confessions

    To The UPS Guy Who Just Saw My Living Room

    Dear UPS Guy: So…my apartment is a total mess. I know it. You know it. We don’t talk about it, and that’s fine. But today, well, I feel like we need to address it. I’m sure you’re going to say...Read More
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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    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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  • Felicity Huffman

    Sweet Potato Heaven

    This is my all-time favorite entrée item. My sister, Grace, does this recipe by feel and taste, so the amounts are not exact, but you can taste it and change it according to your preferences. Ingredients: 2 cans of yams (I made this with f...

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  • Confessions
    Elise Free

    Here’s To The Imperfect Mom

    Here’s to you, because you make me feel okay…

    Here’s to the mom whose kid is sporting a rat’s nest bed-head to the park. I like you. READ MORE

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  • Carrie Wible

    Oh SH*T!

    Thanks to my three year olds, everyone in the tri-state area and their preschool, knows that someone in my house swears. No big deal, right? It’s a normal reaction to stressful situations. Due to my cat-like grace and prowess I rarely hur...

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  • What The Flicka

    First Birthday Cake

    Ok, we know that babies love digging into their first birthday cakes. But we can’t help but think that the parents have just a little more fun than their 1-year-olds on that special day! You can hear the mom and dad in this video havi...

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  • Confessions
    Jill Robbins

    11 Things That Are On My Midlife Bucket List

    I’m not going to live forever. You might be reading this and thinking “duh” but those six words are hard to type. Like many people, I don’t like to think about my own mortality. It’s funny how we’re so reluctant to think about death because nobody lives forever…unless you’re a Cullen.

    The hubs and I just bought a new mattress. It’s the memory foam kind that comes with a 40 year warranty. Forty years. I’m 48. By the time I need a new mattress, I’ll be pushing 90 and most people would see that as a good run. READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka

    Kids Hilariously Discuss ‘Goodnight Moon’ In Jimmy Kimmel’s First Book Club

    Jimmy Kimmel apparently doesn’t have time to read long novels. So he found a type of book that doesn’t take long to read at all: children’s books. He got a group together and they sat down, cracked open a book and just talked it thro...

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    You Know The Feeling

    We’ve all been there....

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  • Confessions

    10 Things We Still Love As Adults (That We Probably Shouldn’t)

    The day you become a mom is the day that you  transition into becoming a bona fide adult. We’re supposed to embrace responsibility and let go of the things that kept us mired in our own childhoods. But those things...Read More
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    The Jolly Rancher

    Here’s another sweet and simple Hump Day Cocktail recipe, courtesy of What The Flicka! This one’s just like a Jolly Rancher—perfect for all of you candy lovers out there! Ingredients: 4 oz of Budlight Straw-ber-ita 4 oz Sierra...

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  • Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

    17 Things I Will Never Judge Another Mother On… And One Thing I Will

    1.) Whether you breastfeed your six-year-old 2.) Or never breastfed at all because formula just seems less gross than attaching a minature person to your boob 3.) What your baby’s hair looks like (looking at you Beyonce) 4.) Whether you c...

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