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5 Important Lessons Your Kids Will Learn From Akeelah and the Bee

Sometimes you need to take a break and watch a movie both your kids and you will enjoy. And every once in a while you’ll find something educational and inspiring masquerading as pure entertainment. ...Read More
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    Soccer Mom’s Gettin Down Tonight

    This mom takes embarrassing her children to a whole ‘nother level. And we love it. Your kids will think twice before they disobey you again!...

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    Not-Quite-Tween Books

    When my Mother died almost three years ago, along with my world turning inside out, I somehow developed an appetite for young adult literature. I am sure I wanted something comforting and captivating. I revisited old favorites and found new...

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    Why My Dad Is The Coolest (And The Photos To Prove It)

    Legend has it, my dad’s first words to my mom when I was born were, “Well…you got your girl.” Clearly he had no idea just how awesome it was going to be having me for a daughter....Read More
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    I Can’t Do It Alone – Part 2

    In my first post about teamwork, I was writing about how any idea I might have, never has the strength to break out of its shell, unless I have a team around me. Now, I know that there are many people out there that do it on their own, and ...

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    7 Life Lessons Every Dad Should Teach

    Today should have been my Dad’s 65th birthday. It blows my mind that we’re coming up on the 5th anniversary of his passing but I promise, this not a sad post. Instead, it’s a post on all the things he...Read More
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    Swallowing My Pride (And All Other Emotions)

    I was raised in the “suck it up, buttercup” school of thought. When life hands you lemons, you can make lemonade if you want but you better not talk to the neighbors about it. Bad things happen, but we don’t talk about it. You tough i...

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  • Beth Rosen

    How To Fix A Pilled Sweater in 5 Minutes With Two Things You Already Have in Your House

    The best part about having a friend that you have known all your life, or is as close to you as a sister would be (if you had a sister), is that she can tell you anything – no holds barred. Such is the friendship I have with my bestie. No...

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    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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    Anatomy Of A Mid-Life Crisis

    As I approach a big birthday (why is it that we mainly commemorate the ones that end in 5’s and 0’s?), I find myself reflecting on the truths of life—both life in general and mine in particular. And while I’m old enough to know that...

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  • Amanda Mushro

    Terrible Twos Are No Big Deal…And Other Lies I tell Myself

    We are just a few months into the “terrible twos” and let me tell you, friends, one of us isn’t going to make it to three. If I were you, I’d put my money on the little one being the sole survivor....

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    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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    My Favorite Websites: Education and Technology

    There are a bunch of cool websites that I have been introduced to over the summer and I wanted to share them with you WTFlicka peeps and hear about ones that you love too. This week I’ll start with ones that are great for kids and what’...

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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Playing with Flowers – Hibiscustini Sparkler with a Jamaican Twist

    I love hibiscus tea. I got hooked on it a few years back after a visit to a local Middle Eastern Market that sold it dried in giant bags. Basically, you steep the dried flower petals in boiling water and voila, you have a deep crimson bever...

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    #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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    This Poor Girl Doesn’t Look Like She’ll Make It Through Trick or Treating

    Hey, who can blame her? Sometimes when you get home from a long day at preschool, you just want to plop on the couch and watch Netflix with a glass of wine. Wait. That’s how it goes, right? ...

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    Advice For New Moms

    We asked our amazing Facebook followers for the best advice they could give to a new mom. As usual, they delivered! Here are some of their best answers....

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