Everyone has a fantasy. Mine is having perfect hair. Like magazine or shampoo commercial hair that looks fantastic in all of its slow motion, shine-y glory. Don’t get me wrong, I would not turn my nose up at a personal chef or a maid that stealthily washes all my dishes and puts away my clothes. […]
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Today’s post is sponsored by Grocery Outlet. Is it snack time yet? No. Can I have a snack yet? The answer is still no. When is snack time? Gah!!! PLEASE tell me this nonsense does not just happen at my house? Most kiddos are back in school, and you awesome mommas are packing all their […]
If there were ever an emergency near or in your home, such as a fire or natural disaster, what would you grab? After getting my family out safely, I would grab things like my pets, my wedding album, and some clothing/toothbrushes/etc. But then there are all these little things, like social security cards, birth certificates, […]
July was a hard month for me. My child was kicked out of preschool for three weeks with Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, and meanwhile I was working from home with him during that time. I was working from home during a time where my job itself was very stressful. It felt like people were […]
This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Mom Confessions“Girls are drama,” I would tell my co-workers. I’m glad I’m having a boy. Boys are easier. Think how much easier I’ll have it when he’s a teenager. Then came my second child. I was worried. I’d dodged a bullet with my first pregnancy, […]
Fall is in the air! Although we’re still enjoying warm temperatures, with Washoe County Schools already in session, and fall sports in full swing, at my house we’re moving full steam ahead into the next season. This year, both of my boys are playing sports, which means four out of five week nights, in addition […]
We are happy to expand the Reno Moms Blog contributors by two more lovely ladies. Please extend a warm welcome to them and look forward to them joining the monthly line-up of blog posts! April Garcia was born in Reno, NV but as a rebellious teen couldn’t wait to hit the road. 40+ countries and […]
This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Mom Confessions I’m not exactly sure when the drinking began. I come from a hard drinking family. As a child I remember beer and wine in our home all the time. It wasn’t unusual for my dad to have beer after work, wine with dinner […]
Today’s post is sponsored by Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center and written by Pam Warren, registered nurse, certified childbirth educator and a board-certified lactation consultant at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Welcoming another baby into the family is an exciting time for families. However, you may be concerned how your older child […]
When my husband and I first started dating each other, he told me that one of his favorite things about me was that I enjoyed socializing with other people. I didn’t “need him” to keep me occupied at parties or in social gatherings. He’s a very friendly, outgoing person—one of my favorite things about him—and […]
This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Mom ConfessionsWhen I was 19, my 14-year-old cousin killed himself. My uncle is a paramedic and he was on the receiving end for the 911 call – to his own house. I was incredibly close to my cousin. My uncle was a single dad with […]
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series RMB Favorite ThingsA few months ago, the contributors from the Reno Moms Blog got together for a “My Favorite Things” party, where each of us brought $20 worth of products we just loved for a gift exchange. The conversation that followed was so rich that […]