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Carmen Rodriguez

This Mommy’s Miracle

Every pregnancy is different they say. I can’t tell you how many times I heard “Oh my 2nd was a breeze, yours will be too”. That’s what I looked forward to. My first pregnancy wasn’t bad but I had to have a C-section so the dread of having another one played through my head. READ MORE

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    Talk About Unsafe Driving!

    This girl is clearly a danger to any other pink barbie car on the road....

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    Karen Johnson

    Find Your Thing

    No, I don’t mean THAT. (Although I might get more blog hits on that topic…) READ MORE

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    Who The Flicka?: Erin Moffat

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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    4 Words Parents Need To Say To Their Kids

    As a child, I built a wonderful bond with Mother Nature. Whether I was climbing her tall trees or rolling down her grassy hills, nature was always fun, carefree, and supportive of my need for exploration. Although she had her cold spells an...

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    5 Easy Steps To Getting Away With Sex… When You Have Kids

    Editor’s Note: This was written by a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous. After 10 years and 2 kids it’s hard to find time to get intimate with my husband during the day. We use to have sex during the...Read More
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  • Allison Goines

    DIY: Homemade Mouthwash

    As I work to replace all of the conventional, store-bought hygiene products in my home with natural ones, I have given up some products that I once used because I can’t find a suitable replacement.  Mouthwash was one of those products. ...

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  • Amanda Mushro

    How Much Wine is in My Glass? A Science Experiment

    Do you drink wine?  Shut up, me too! Since it’s socially unacceptable to crack open a bottle of red at 8 AM, do you wait until your kids are asleep to booze?  Yes! Come on, this is just too strange! Wanna be best friends and get a BFF n...

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    Celebrating Imperfect Mothers: Happy Mother’s Day!

    Here at What The Flicka, we pride ourselves on imperfection. It makes us human and at the end of the day as long as our kids are living, breathing, have a roof over their heads and are overall taken care of and happy, we’re doing just fine.  READ MORE

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    I recently fired our cleaning service. I know, I’m impressed with myself too. Who knew I would ever have a cleaning service?...

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    On Mother’s Day, Give Her The Gift She Can Take With Her

    I was in my early twenties and single. Mother’s Day had rolled around that year and I found myself broke, with no gift for my mom.  ...Read More
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  • Iris Arenson-Fuller

    Just When You Think It’s Safe To Go Out And Play…

    A former client—a lovely person—e-mailed with the latest of what has been going on in her and her family’s lives. I could all-too-easily relate to what she said, and to the last line of her message. That line became the title of t...

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  • Shimi Kang

    Want Successful Kids? Teach Them Gratitude

    What are you grateful for today? This is the question I try to ask my three children before I tuck them into bed at night. When I was younger, my mother established the same bedtime routine. Some nights I was more grateful than others, but...

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    This Is Not Just A Sweater

    Some days comfort can be found in the most unlikely places, a well-worn pair of jeans, a pint of Ben and Jerry’s, a glass of wine, comfy pajamas at the end of a trying day....Read More
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    Friday Etsy Find: Charlie’s Angels Wine Glasses

    What better way to dress up your Hump Day Cocktail than with an homage to "Charlie's Angeles"?...

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  • Elle Davis

    Iced Lemon Ricotta Cookies

    I really wanted to make something different than chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies so I went on Pinterest and found a recipe for lemon cookies. I thought it sounded great but wasn’t quite sure about the addition of ricotta cheese....

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