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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - The Conversation That Scarred My Kid For Life
Dani Walker

The Conversation With My Kid That Scarred Him For Life

14 Year-Old
Mom, can you make some brownies?

Me
Would if I could. I don’t have any brownie mix. I’ll pick some up at the store tomorrow.

14 Year-Old
We do have brownie mix. There is a box in the pantry. The top of the box is ripped open though.

Me
Oh. That. Yeah…
No, we can’t make brownies with that box. READ MORE

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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - My Uterus And I Are Breaking Up
Marie Bollman

My Uterus And I Are Breaking Up

If all goes as planned, I’m only going to have two more periods. Ever. In my life. That’s because my uterus and I are breaking up. Yep. It’s official. I just scheduled my hysterectomy for mid-September. READ MORE

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Felicity Huffman On Creating A Safe Space For Moms and Founding What The Flicka

Felicity Huffman recently sat down with Moira Forbes to discuss the need for a safe space for moms, redefining what it means to be a “good mother,” and the process of founding What The Flicka. READ MORE

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