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The Breast VS Bottle Debate

There has been some recent talk about breast vs. bottle when it comes to feeding our babies. Here’s my two cents, for what it’s worth. READ MORE

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  • Sacrificing Your Mommy-Only Retreat

    Several years ago, I finally acquired the bathtub of my dreams. It had been a long time coming. I had to sacrifice square feet in the master bedroom but it was worth it because my tranquil spa-like, mommy-only retreat featuring an amazing t...

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  • They Just Can’t Ditch That Shadow

    These babies are being chased and chased and they just can’t get away! Shadows are sneaky like that....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 17 Things I Will Never Judge Another Mother On

    17 Things I Will Never Judge Another Mother On… And One Thing I Will

    1.) Whether you breastfeed your six-year-old 2.) Or never breastfed at all because formula just seems less gross than attaching a minature person to your boob 3.) What your baby’s hair looks like (looking at you Beyonce) 4.) Whether you...Read More
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    Aileen DePeter

    Dear Supernanny

    Dear Jo,

    Can I call you Jo? I don’t have to call you Supernanny do I?

    Jo, have you forsaken me? READ MORE

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  • 5 Easy Steps To Making Homemade Baby Food

    We all hear about those super moms who make their own baby food from scratch. We all wonder where they get the time and energy, as if babies did not demand enough already. I used to wonder about that. I heard stories about so-and-so making ...

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  • Low Carb Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bark With Sea Salt

    I’ve been eating low carb for a while and have been feeling better health-wise. Meaning…I’m getting old and too many carbs makes me want to nap for five hours. Sure, I’ll indulge and put myself into a carb coma, but ...

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    Are You One of The People Who Uses This Saying?

    There is a saying that I have heard many times over my teaching career; I am sad to admit, I used to say it. READ MORE

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  • This Kid Has Some Impressive Reading Skills

    She was doing so, so well… and then this happened. ...

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  • The Hungry Games

    This one’s a nail biter. This eerily familiar story will have you at the edge of your seat the entire time. There’s nothing you can do to escape them!...

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    Irish Coffee, Perfect Ponchos, And A Change of Life

    I’m going through a change of life. Not THE change of life, but I’m definitely in the throes of a major life change.

    With the last of our four children leaving for college next year, the obvious change is that we won’t need all this space any longer. The five-bedroom house is already too breezy, too quiet. But as I ready myself for the move to a smaller place, I’m feeling a definite shift happening within.

    I’m buying ponchos.

    And flowy tops.

    Drinking Irish coffee and checking out condos “in town.” READ MORE

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  • How To Date A Single Mom. Or How NOT to…

    Dating a single woman can be daunting. Dating a single mom, can be downright terrifying. But, albeit all your other intentions, you’ve met one and you like her. Really like her. So, let’s assume for the sake of this article that you’v...

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  • WTF? Responses To: Your Kids And Alcohol

    Did you catch Felicity Huffman’s “WTF?” question last week? She asked how parents deal with talking to their kids about alcohol, and the responses were great! Parents, non-parents and even teens sounded off, sharing their ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - You Can't Always Get What You Want

    You Can’t Always Get What You Want

    I’ve spent the last 45 days, give or take, complaining. Bitching. Griping. Moping. In a serious wave of funk. And it’s time to stop. Since my friends are far too kind to tell me to “Get over yourself, you idiot,”...Read More
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  • Cloth Diapers & Baby Bums

    When I was pregnant with my daughter, I thought about using cloth diapers on her. Then I quickly remembered what a big pain it was for my mom to cloth diaper my younger sister back in the day. After my daughter had her first birthday, I sta...

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  • Nobody Will EVER Top This Epic Bar Mitzvah Dance

    What can we say about today’s MommyTube video except that this boy knows how to work?! This is quite possibly the coolest Bar Mitzvah that has ever been thrown, all thanks to the Madonna theme and this guy’s amazing Vogue dance ...

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