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Here’s the Scoop, it’s National Ice Cream Month

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? An entire month focused on ...

Handmade Crochet Hat

For the love of crocheting.

It was number 1 on my goals for 2014.   One night I locked myself in my room for 4 hours and watched youtube videos until I could figure out how to get the knot on my needle,  and the difference between a single and double crochet.  I’m not going to lie.  I cried.  A few […]

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Mommy’s Kindergarten Anxiety

I’m not sleeping very well these days. Those of you reading this who know me are familiar with my ongoing struggles with insomnia, but since the beginning summer—long, relaxing days and carefree nights—my sleep had gotten better. But something happened a few weeks ago that send me into insomnia land all over again. It started […]

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Sometimes a Summer Drink can be a Vacation in a Glass

I got a text from a girlfriend on Saturday, she was sitting poolside enjoying the last moments of a ten-day vacation at Disney’s new Hawaiian resort, the Aulani. When I think of beach vacations, I think lounge chairs, cabanas, beach reads, napping, sunscreen and cool summer drinks. At the point that I got the text […]

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The Hard Truths About Drama

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Ditch the Drama

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Ditch the Drama Today’s post is by guest contributor Amber Barnes.  Nope, Amber doesn’t have children of her own, but being the oldest of six and auntie of twelve (and counting), she finds the incredibleness of moms (aka superheroes) undeniable. As someone whose lifeblood revolves […]

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Think Kindness Challenge of The Month: Compliments

The Reno Moms Blog is a proud partner with the local non-profit Think Kindness.  Part of this partnership is to start offering a monthly Kindness Challenge to the RMB Community.  RMB Contributor, Fayth Ross has written our first challenge.  This is a great way to model and teach kindness for our children!     I […]

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Ready Or Not, Overnight Camp Is Here!

My first work-trip away from home when my baby was less than a year old was torture. As happy as I was to get a break from mommy-hood, and to get a full night’s sleep, I couldn’t relax because I was just SURE my baby needed me. Not her daddy. ME. When I got home from […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Freezer Cooking

I really don’t enjoy cooking.  I feel like maybe I should, but I don’t.  I’m a stay at home mom, but with four kids, homeschooling, and a new business, I really don’t have much time (or energy) to cook.  One of the ways that I save myself time and money in the kitchen is by […]

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A Father’s Story About His Daughter’s Battle With HPV Caused Cervical Cancer

We recently received a comment on the post an anonymous mom wrote titled Why My Children Will Receive the HPV Vaccine.  The comment was from Kirk Forbes: On June 1, 2008 our 23 year old daughter Kristen died of HPV caused cervical cancer. If she had been vaccinated for HPV, we would still have her […]

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease HELL

I remember the first time I saw the sign posted on the door of the daycare door when my daughter was 6 months old.  It said something like, “This classroom has been exposed to Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.” I was used to signs on the door, but this one stopped me in my tracks.  […]

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Groundhog Day

It’s Not February 2nd, but Everyday Feels Like Groundhog Day

Do you ever feel like your life resembles the movie “Groundhog Day?” I’m kind of there. Don’t get me wrong, my life is good, but I feel like I do the same thing everyday. Yes, we go places and do things and have fun, but overall I feel like our days are a bit mundane. […]

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Bilateral Me: Struggling to Juggle a Career and Motherhood

I always thought I’d go places. I finished my undergraduate degree in three years and my graduate degree in two, all while working and paying my own way. At age 23 I was teaching university students older than me. By age 24, I’d married my college sweetheart, bought a house, and landed a great, well-paying […]

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Lumberwave Creations Giveaway

We’re on a roll with the RMB Giveaways this week! Up today is a company started by a recent UNR grad, Catie Gegan. Catie used to work at the preschool where site manager Lynnette Bellin’s daughter used to attend. When we saw the awesome home décor she and her boyfriend are creating at Lumberwave Creations, we […]

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