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Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Justice Served Thanks To Father

The Most Valuable Gift My Father Gave Me

With Father’s Day right around the corner, I’d like to pay homage to my dad and an important lesson he taught me years ago. Back when I was in college at Boston University, during the summer of my junior year,...Read More
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  • Dani Walker

    The Best Freaking Cramp Ever

    I love sex and lucky for me, still enjoy having frequent (most weeks) sex with The Big Guy. That being said, having sex while five children are roaming the house can sometimes turn into a black ops mission…...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: The Black Swan

    These kids are driving me crazy! I don't know about you, but I would definitely prefer year round schooling. Just saying. Thank goodness I get to “test” out these cocktails every week f...

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Daddy Every Day Hero

    Daddy: Her Every Day Hero

    Sitting behind the small wooden desk, she watched the clock…2:20pm. Only ten more minutes and she would hear the sound that brought her closer to spending a few minutes with the man who filled her world with laughter and imagination...Read More
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    This Baby is Way Too Amused By What Happens Here

    These two are so close, they share everything! No, literally everything....

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  • Annabelle Gurwitch

    What Parents Can Learn from Marissa Mayer and Shia LaBeouf

    …Or How Marissa Mayer and Shia LaBeouf Are Helping My Son’s Love Life Could it be that Marisa Mayer’s announcement banning telecommuting and Shia LaBeouf’s exit from the Orphan’s cast were orchestrated by some unseen hand wor...

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - IWishMyTeachKnew Teen Edition

    #IWishMyTeacherKnew: Teen Edition

    If you’re one of the sage people who avoids Twitter, you may not have seen these striking statements by one 3rd grade class in Colorado. So let me tell you: a teacher, wanting to understand her students’ lives better, assigned them...Read More
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    LOL-Worthy Texts Parents Sent To Their Kids

    Parents: we can all pretty much agree that this whole texting thing can take some getting used to. Emojis…? Screenshots…?...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Sparkling Cranberry Mojito

    I love flavored mojitos and always thought of them as a refreshing summer cocktail… that is, until I thought outside the box and came up with the Sparkling Cranberry Mojito. Oh yes I did. Don’t be mad at me internet, of course IR...

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka - Lessons I Want To Teach Daughters

    20 Life Lessons I Want To Teach My Daughters

    I recently finished reading a book written by Alexandra Stoddard called “Things I Want My Daughters To Know.”    I originally picked up the book because, having three daughters, I feel a huge responsibility to teach them everything they need to...Read More
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    Disneyland Surprise Gone Wrong

    When a really well thought out plan totally backfires. The looks on this kid’s face is priceless. Hopefully after they arrived at Disneyland he felt a little better!...

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  • Jennifer Sando

    Updated Pillows in 31 Frustrating Steps

    So, I have been staring at these grey pillows for 13 years.  They started out on Laith’s black leather couch in college and they made their way to our brown leather couches when we got married.  There is nothing wrong with them, I&#...

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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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    Woman Goes Berserk Upon Learning She’s Going To Be A Grandma

    You have never in your life been as excited about anything as this woman finding out she’s going to be a grandmother for the first  time....

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: Pimm’s & Ginger Ale

    I love making drinks that are delicious AND easy – 3 to 4 ingredients and I'm a happy girl! I like to save elaborate drinks for special occasions. Think holidays and family gatherings. Don't worry your pretty little heads, I will be happy...

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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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  • Carrie Wible

    Never Argue With Four-Year-Old Logic

    My 4 year old twins are hysterical. The stuff they come up with makes me laugh so hard, it hurts. One reason I became a teacher for the elementary grades is because the younger students are (mostly) innocent and look at the world from a di...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Meloncello

    One of my favorite liqueurs for summertime is Limoncello. It’s very refreshing and goes beautifully with many fruity-flavored cocktails. Plus, if you are feeling fancy and want to take it to the next level, you can make your own Limon...

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