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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Why You Shouldn't Pick Your Brain

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Pick Your Brain

There are several special moments in a parent’s life when you think “What the f***, kid??” Monday morning was one of those special moments. We’ve all been sick and I had spent most of the night not sleeping while the...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    The Oldest

    I am almost 9 years older than my younger sister. Throughout my mom’s pregnancy I was asked if I would rather have a sibling or a puppy. I chose a puppy every time. But alas, I got a little screaming new sister. I wasn’t thrille...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Winter Sun

    After the holidays are over and everyone is back to school and work, I always feel this dreary kind of lull wash over me. So when I set out in search of the first winter cocktail for 2013, I had one thing in mind; it needed to be bright and...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Smutty Twilight Fanfiction
    Elena Drake

    The Twilight Saga Got Me Addicted to Smutty Novels

    Confession: I’m a Twilight fan.

    Around this time a few years back I was wallowing in my post-Twilight (novels) slump when the heavens opened, a ray of light shined down on me and some random person on Twitter introduced me to Fanfiction.net.

    Behold, the world of fan fiction. It’s a many splendid thing. There’s fanfic for just about every book, movie or T.V. show READ MORE

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  • Christina Antus

    Toddler Gymnastics: 8 Expectations That Tumbled Right Out The Door

    If you’re like me, and totally ignorant to toddler activities then you’ve come to the right post. Because I have no idea what I’m doing....

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  • Elle Davis

    My Husband Has The Refill Blues

    My husband seems to have a problem when it comes to refilling anything. The hand soap, putting on a new roll of toilet paper, diaper wipes, paper towels, and on it goes. He put our daughter down for a nap (a nap she never took because ahhh!...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Boycott School Fundraisers
    Angela Keck

    Why I Boycott School Fundraisers

    When my daughter first started Kindergarten I was determined to be one of those amazing parents who manages to be involved in everything and participates in everything, including the school fundraisers.  The school needs funds raised? I’m your girl!  My daughter and I would hit the neighborhood streets peddling everything from cookie dough to gift wrap.  All of which we knew was crazy overpriced, but would rationalize it by saying “It’s for a good cause”, because what could be better than our children’s education??  Nothing, that’s what! READ MORE

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    Little Kids Aren’t Impressed With Rotary Phones

    Brace yourselves, because these kids are about to make you feel really old....

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    Don’t Try This At Home

    Merry-go-rounds are dangerous business....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - The Messiness of Parenting
    Linda Wolff

    The Messiness of Parenting

    Parenting is a messy job. Definitely not for the faint of heart. So instead of making a list of New Year’s Resolutions, I decided to make a list of when I really shined or didn’t shine as a parent last year. However, in an effort to protect the innocent (and the not so innocent), and the fact I can barely remember what happened yesterday, I’m sticking to a few things that seem glaringly apparent to me today.

    Not so shiny:

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  • Annabelle Gurwitch

    How to Succeed In Raising Teenagers

    Approach With Caution. This unspoken warning is implicit in every glance you are lucky to get from your teenager. Forget that amazing closeness you once felt. My teenager, and he’s only fourteen, informed me the other day that the only me...

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    Mom’s Version Of “When You Say Nothing At All”

    This mom was feeling overwhelmed by “Motherhood” and came up with her very own mom-version of the Alison Krauss classic, “When You Say Nothing At All.” The lyrics are great, and her voice is amazing too. The best par...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Competitive Parents
    Marie Bollman

    Is Comparison The Thief of Your Joy Too?

    “Comparison Is the Thief of Joy.” – Theodore Roosevelt said that.

    “Just Put Your Blinders On, Mama.” – I said that.

    I’ll be completely honest. I have a tendency to look at those around me and compare myself. More often than not it leads to an insane amount of self-doubt. I have struggled with this all my adult life. Oh my God, she’s perfect! Is her house nicer than mine? Is our marriage as strong as theirs? She’s totally skinnier than me. Her family is amazing. How is she so READ MORE

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    The Coconut Quickie

    Happy Hump Day! Celebrate being half way to the weekend by treating yourself to a delicious cocktail. We’ve got the perfect recipe for you: it’s fruity, sweet, and best of all, it’s easy to make. Just throw everything in a...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Taking a Dump in the Punchbowl

    I am an enthusiastic greeter. Some people, possibly many people, would say an over-enthusiastic greeter. I tend to meet people, whom I have just seen the day before, the way a thirsty man meets water. “Hurray! Thank God you’re here." I ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 12 Reasons Why I Wouldn't Do Reality Television

    12 Reasons I Wouldn’t Do Reality TV

    One of my favorite bloggers was just offered a reality tv show by HGTV.  In my anticipation of her show’s airing, it got me thinking, “What would I say if someone offered to film my family for a television show?”...Read More
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    Tokyo Tea Cocktail Drink Recipe

    A melony spin on the classic Long Island Iced Tea!...

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    Little Girl Falls Asleep in the Middle of Walking Downstairs?

    If you know us at all, you know that we’re suckers for kids sleeping in strange places, and this one may be the best place yet!...

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