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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - He Said "Get Help or We're Through"

He Said “Get Help or We’re Through”

“Get help or we’re through. You’re not the woman I married,” my husband, Jim, said to me....Read More
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  • Mr. Peabody And Sherman Movie Recap

    Last week I attended a blogger Q & A for the upcoming animated film, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, on behalf of What the Flicka, which included a sneak peek at a few clips of the film and a press junket style Q & A with Peabody produce...

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  • What The Flicka on Divorce

    A.C.O.D. is a dramedy that takes a humorous look at dysfunctional families and what it means to be an adult child of divorce.  The film follows Carter, a seemingly well-adjusted Adult Child of Divorce who appears to have survived the ma...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - I Have Never Felt Beautiful
    Angela Keck

    I Have Never Felt Beautiful

    I was tagged a few days ago to participate in the “I feel beautiful” challenge that is going around on Facebook.  If you haven’t seen this particular Facebook meme it works like this, a friend uploads 5 pictures of herself that make her feel beautiful, and she tags 5 friends to do the same thing.

    The only problem is, I don’t feel beautiful.

    I have never felt beautiful.

    I don’t have a single photograph of myself from my entire lifetime where I look at it and think that I looked beautiful in the picture, or that I felt beautiful on that day and time.

    To put it simply, I have never felt beautiful.  Ever. READ MORE

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  • Learning How to Ask

    So, I am amazingly not good at asking for what I want or need. And I know I’m not alone in that. A lot of us women — busy, successful, loving and caring though we are— find it really challenging to ask for the things that are importan...

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  • 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...

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    The Barbie Incident

    Each time I open one of my kid’s lunch bags, I feel like a TV executive looking over the latest Nielsen ratings. The goldfish are gone—yea, we have a hit. The popcorn looked like a sure-fire winner yet it was untouched. Pull it.

    I am ruthless. I can’t waste time and money on a snack that doesn’t score.

    As a mom, I have to make quick decisions every day. Many are no more important than what snack to buy at the market.Too often the stakes are higher. Some choices, whether they are made quickly or with much prayer and thought, have deeper consequences. READ MORE

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  • Recipe: Homemade Tortilla Chips

    Who likes tortilla chips? We know we do, especially when they’re crispy. This recipe is going to have you wanting to make more, plus these chips are baked, not fried!...

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  • Father—Daughter Duet: Tonight You Belong To me

    What happens when your kid gets scared from fireworks outside? You bust out the ukulele and sing a song with them! This dad had a great idea for a way to keep his little girl distracted. Well, she was distracted for the most part—througho...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - I'm Retiring Two Body Parts
    Karen Johnson

    I’m Retiring Two Body Parts

    Another body part is retiring. Well, 2 actually.

    I have made no secret about the fact that I am in a state of simultaneous mourning / elation this year. 2014: the first time in 6 years that I will not be pregnant or nursing — because we have decided to retire my uterus and declare that 3 kids in 5 years is probably enough kids. READ MORE

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  • Baby Rube Goldberg Machine

    Either this baby is a complete genius and has mastered the art of the Rube Goldberg machine, or he has a parent with way too much time on their hands....

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  • Why I (as a Canadian) Love American Thanksgiving

    Aside from the amazing Black Friday sales, there is much to love about American Thanksgiving. As a Canadian, I’ve had the good fortune of sitting down to eat turkey with several American friends, both stateside and abroad....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - I'm Retiring Two Body Parts

    I'm Retiring Two Body Parts

    Another body part is retiring. Well, 2 actually.

    I have made no secret about the fact that I am in a state of simultaneous mourning / elation this year. 2014: the first time in 6 years that I will not be pregnant or nursing — because we have decided to retire my uterus and declare that 3 kids in 5 years is probably enough kids. READ MORE

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  • YLVIS “The Fox” Parody – What Does Your Mama Say?

    We’re all about parody videos here at What The Flicka (recent favorites include contributor Deva Dalporto’s Let it Go – Mom Style and What Does the Kid Say) and we’re adding this one to our list!...

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  • Surviving A 3 Year Old… You’re Screwed

    I’ll just get right to the point. The little hummingbird has become this little ball of fire with her willfull ways and we’re kind of driving each other crazy. She’s normally a sweet, mild-mannered little girl that goes wi...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - I Love Breasts

    I Love Breasts.

    Breasts. Big ones. And small, perky ones too. I love them—other women’s and my own. I love the way they feel in my hands and under my tongue. I like to lick, suck, bite them. I could play with them...Read More
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  • Got Joy?

    It was a lot easier to relax when I had no kids. Forget the fact that I could sleep in every weekend and had complete control over my bathroom privacy. It was really about being responsible for one life – mine. That’s it. ItR...

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  • 19 Unintentionally Disturbing Moments From Kids’ Books

    “Touch the cow. DO IT NOW.” 1. This touchy-feely book, which got a bit creepy. Twitter: @robbiereviews 2. This chilling instruction. Twitter: @asmitter (The Swedish for goat is get, and killing means kid.) 3. This word boo...

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