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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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  • Angela Keck

    Watching Television With My Husband… Always An Adventure!

    If it weren’t for my husband’s need to hold a clicker and constantly bounce around channels we would have long ago cut the cable cord and watched television programming strictly through a service like Netflix or Hulu. As it is, the mere...

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  • What The Flicka

    Doctor Exam

    What the Flicka here with your morning giggle. You’re welcome....

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  • Lessons

    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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  • Carrie Wible

    Mommy, That Lady Is (Points Out Flaw)!

    Oh man, my kids are at that age where you better hide yo’ bad hair, hide yo’ extra weight, and hide yo’ age because they are going to point it out to you. Loudly....

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  • Ellen Etten

    “A Little Too Close” Blooper Reel

    To celebrate the conclusion of our first season of “A “Little Too Close”, we’d like to share a few behind the scenes moments with you! The investigation surrounding my love life, however, continues…so stay tune...

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    What The Flicka

    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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  • A Mother’s Prayer… Sort Of.

    Dear Lord, Thank you for this new day I get to spend with my children. They are a true blessing and I am so lucky to have them. So far today I have not raised my voice to my children. I have not given them a dirty look, have not rolled my e...

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  • What The Flicka

    If You’ve Ever Gone Shopping With Your Kids… This Video Is For You

    Shopping with kids is a harrowing experience. They “NEED TO HAVE” every single thing they lay eyes on. And if you say no… prepare for the worst. No, really. The actual worst....

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  • Lessons

    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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  • Elle Davis

    Super Moisturizing Lip Balm

    This lip balm is super moisturizing and helps chapped lips. It only has 3 ingredients, 4 if you add a flavoring oil. You’ll be surprised by how easy it is to make lip balm. Coconut oil absorbs into the layers of the skin, healing dry lips...

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    5 Year Old ‘Bubble Boy’ Asks World To Wear Yellow To Support His Surgery

    A 5-year-old boy with a debilitating immune disorder recorded a video asking people to wear yellow for him as he faces another operation....

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  • Lessons

    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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  • I’m So Vain, I Probably Think This Post Is About Me

    Recently, I divulged to a friend that I had undergone a cosmetic procedure several years ago, a secret that I had only revealed to a small group of inner circle confidantes. She shrugged, seemingly not fazed in the least by my confession. ...

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  • 9 Items Moms Need An Advanced Degree To Purchase

    Many moons ago, I had to flash an ID for beer.  I’ve now decided that the grocery store should also make it mandatory for shoppers to provide proof of procurement expertise when purchasing certain products.  I’ve made this decision ...

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  • Lessons

    A Month Of “Letting Go”

    With the end of April comes the end of our month-long discussion of Letting Go. What The Flicka contributors shared their own “Letting Go” stories, from ending relationships to sending kids to college to giving up the war on bedtime....Read More
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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: Caramel Appletini

    Happy Fall, Y'all! (I can't really pull that off … I actually had to look up how to spell y'all but it rhymes, so we're going with it.) As much as I love summer, I think Fall is my favorite time of year. The weather is more comfortable, t...

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    Best Pregnancy Announcement

    Check out this amazingly sweet and hilarious reaction from these two parents who are just told that they are going to be grandparents! You’ll smile, you’ll laugh, and you might just shed a tear or two....

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