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Sierra Arts Foundation: Helping Local Students Think Creatively


As a mother of two young Washoe County School District Students, I recognize the pressure our schools are under to develop well rounded students.  As the Executive Director for Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno’s designated Local Arts Agency, I also know what integrating arts curriculum can do to connect students to …

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Sierra Nevada Journeys Family Camp

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I loved going to sleepover summer camp as a kid. As in it was the highlight of my youth. In fact, I have an entire scrapbook from the camp I went to my junior year in high school, where I wrote a poem about how much I loved camp. (Yes, …

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Go Ahead Buy a Bigger Size


Lately, I’ve feeling pretty bad about myself and the clothes I was wearing. All of our family pictures showcased heavier me which made me get down on myself. I felt ugly, hideous even that I didn’t look like I use to. You couldn’t catch me even wearing shorts like I …

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Essential Oils: Safe uses for children

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As a local organic spa owner, I am continually scouring the industry for new products, information, and news regarding alternative and natural forms of health care. Our guests often ask me how to use essential oils at home, not just at the spa. I am always looking for ways to …

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