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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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    This Three Year Old Knows How To Argue!

    “Linda, honey, listen.”  Are your kids this creative at arguing?...

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    Little Girl Has The Cutest Reaction To Finding Out Mommy’s Having A Baby

    If this girl’s adorable laughter isn’t enough for you, just wait for what she says at the end!...

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    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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  • Angela Keck

    13 Pieces of Wisdom From 20 Years of Marriage

    Today my husband and I celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Looking back over the last twenty years I have a mixture of emotions. On one hand it feels like I literally blinked and twenty years flew by. It feels like we are still young ne...

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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Completely Grilled Part 2 – Cocktail & Dessert

    Last week I shared with you my grill menu challenge where I attempted to create an entire menu made on the grill. Aside from the delicious food, I wanted to make a creative cocktail and dessert, too. Who knew the grill had so much potential...

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    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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    QUIZ: Test Your Disney Dad Knowledge With This In-Depth Quiz

    If there’s one thing parents know…. it’s WAY TOO MUCH about Disney movies. Do you know every single line in Finding Nemo? Do you find yourself humming “Let It Go” in your sleep? Maybe you’re still mour...

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  • Allison Goines

    DIY: Homemade Mouthwash

    As I work to replace all of the conventional, store-bought hygiene products in my home with natural ones, I have given up some products that I once used because I can’t find a suitable replacement.  Mouthwash was one of those products. ...

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    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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    Adorable Little Girl Has An Epic Standoff With Her Dad

    Fifteen month old Lola wants to stand on this table and that’s that! She’s clearly not going to budge for anyone, especially not her dad. After what may be the cutest standoff in all of history, she finally concedes and lets dad...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Drowning In Motherhood: What Would a Good Mother Do?

    I often feel I am drowning in motherhood. It was really bad when my girls were younger, but it still exists now: When I am home I want to be away. When I am away I want to be home. I am no longer the person I was before having children, but...

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    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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  • Becky Harks

    Custody Arrangements

    I sighed sadly as I looked at the clock: 5:45pm, Friday night. My ex would be here any minute to pick up our son for the weekend. I’d get him back at some point on Sunday, exhausted, disheveled, and dressed in precisely what he was we...

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    No Baby Has Ever Been This Thrilled

    There really might not be anything cuter than how excited this baby is to be thrown in the air! ...

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    Felicity Huffman

    Overcoming Obstacles: The Icing On The Cake

    Brought to you by Cake, starring Jennifer Aniston and Felicity Huffman, now on Blu-ray and DVD

    I can’t seem to get my daughters to go to sleep at a decent hour. Around 9:30 the unraveling starts, by 10 the shouting begins, and by 10:30 the crying is in full force. By the way, I am the one unraveling, shouting and crying.

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  • Sherice Torres

    Anatomy of the Perfect Mother

    I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the outsized expectations that we tend to have of women in general and mothers in particular. As I once again beat myself up for not being the perfect mother in a perfect size 4 designer out...

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  • Christina Antus

    I’m A Mom

    I’m a mom. I’ve been hit, bitten, kicked and slapped. I’ve been spit up on, peed on, pooped on and puked on. I’ve had tears of sadness, sickness and anger on my shirt, arms and cheeks. I’ve had snot wiped on my legs and my face. I...

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