Stories
Confessions
Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - If Animals Could Talk

If Animals Could Talk…

Today I was sweeping the driveway and a bird hopped about 5 feet away from me with a worm hanging from its mouth. Without thinking I said: “Hi birdie!” (For the record, I know he wasn’t going to talk back.)...Read More
More To Love
  • What The Flicka

    Just A Little Heart Attack

    One of our favorite funny ladies, mom and actress Elizabeth Banks directed and starred in this amazing (and hilarious) PSA to raise heart health awareness! This definitely looks like a typical morning for most moms, minus the heart attack. ...

    READ MORE
  • What The Flicka

    Sneak In A Workout and Entertain Your Kids at the Same Time

    We know how hard it can be to squeeze a workout into a busy schedule and when you add kids to the equation it becomes exponentially more difficult! Thankfully there are ways to keep your kids entertained and sneakily do some cardio at the ...

    READ MORE
  • Confessions
    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Make Me Lose My Shit

    “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,...Read More
    More To Love
  • What The Flicka

    The Gender Reveal That Nobody Was Expecting

    These unsuspecting family members thought they were learning the gender of their newest addition. Little did they know, there were TWO new additions to the family! Gender reveal turned twin reveal? WE LOVE IT!...

    READ MORE
  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Demystifying Tamales

    My first tamale initiation happened in 2003, when I met a friend in Colorado who could make tamales in her sleep, blindfolded. Her name was Candelaria, and she happened to be from the same state in Mexico my husband was from, Dolores Hidalg...

    READ MORE
  • Confessions
    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

    More To Love
  • What The Flicka

    You Say Flamingo, We Say NSFW

    Pronunciation is hard. And to be fair, “flamingo” does have a lot of syllables. We’re secretly hoping this little girl never learns how to say it correctly....

    READ MORE
  • 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...

    READ MORE
  • 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
    More To Love
  • Jessica Garvin

    When You Can’t Choose Your Kids’ Clothes

    My five year-old little girl does NOT want my help to dress herself anymore. I mean like, none. Any suggestions I tactfully make to her, trying to steer her in any coordinated combo decision are starkly refuted with an “I GOT it mahm!!!...

    READ MORE
  • What The Flicka

    World’s Least-Efficient Housekeeping Helper

    Pretty sure this is a bit of an ineffective way to clean your windows. But hey, at least she’s trying!...

    READ MORE
  • 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
    More To Love
  • Amy Hamilton

    Practical Tips To Limiting Tech Time

    As a follow up to my research regarding technology and the family and my blog, A Delicate Balance: Tech Time & Family Time, I decided to look at my own family’s use of technology. I then began brainstorming ideas on how to decrease te...

    READ MORE
  • What The Flicka

    Grandparents Translate Teen Slang

    We rounded up a couple of young-at-heart grandparents to see if they could help us decipher some popular teen slang that seems to be popping up all over the internet these days....

    READ MORE
  • 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

    More To Love
  • 11 Ways Parenting Is Like Working In An Office

    As I’ve mentioned before, I was once part of the outside-the-house working world, with its requisite commutes and 8 AM clock-ins. However, I happily traded it all in to stay home with the kids, and I mostly hardly ever regret my decis...

    READ MORE
  • Elle Davis

    Where Art Thou Brain?

    When I was pregnant my brain stopped working, it just went poof. While I was reading baby books including What To Expect and Let’s Freak You Out About All The Things That Can Go Wrong In Your Pregnancy, I came across the term “pregnancy...

    READ MORE