These Are Not The Noises You'd Expect To Hear From A Baby
Either this baby is possessed, or there is about to be a surprise in her diaper....
My Reality Television Addictions
"Storage Wars." Have you seen this reality show? I would see ads for it on television and I remember...
War on Women?
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Hanging Up The iPhone, The Sequel
Dear A, We need to talk. First, I am sorry. When I wrote about throwing away your iPhone,...
Baby VS Dog: Crying Contest
We’re not sure who won this one. ...
I’m struggling, ya’ll. (I openly admitted to not being able to pull off ya’ll awhile back, but damn...
Latest Obsessions: Home Edition
Ok, this week it’s all about the house… 1. Dennis Basso faux Fur Throws: When I was home...
Puff the F*cking Magic Dragon (and Other Monsters of Mothering)
I’ve got two stories, I wish were fiction, that I want to share with you this month. They...
Favorite Things: Crock-Pot
We couldn’t do a Flicka “Favorite Things” series without including our main squeeze, Mr. Crock-Pot. We rely on...
He Said “Get Help or We’re Through”
“Get help or we’re through. You’re not the woman I married,” my husband, Jim, said to me....
Can I call you Jo? I don’t have to call you Supernanny do I?
Jo, have you forsaken me? READ MORE
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
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
My daughter had a great idea: she wanted to start a book club! She decided the first book would be Junie B. Jones, 1st Grader: Aloha-ha-ha, perfect book to read the summer before heading into 1st grade.
I printed a list of discussion questions, planned on rainbow kebabs and Hawaiian-themed crafts, and at the center of the shindig… there would be a cake. A glorious volcano cake. How difficult could that be? I’d simply use the Wonder Mold we already owned— you know, the one you use to make the dress and stick the doll torso in the top? Only we’d stick sparklers in the top, frost it with chocolate, get some molten lava flowing down its sides and boom, done. Right? READ MORE