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Help fight hunger through the Grocery Outlet’s Annual Independence from Hunger Food Drive

Grocery Outlet Independence from Hunger

While in college, I worked as a counselor for at-risk children and teens. I worked at a middle school, which after school hours, served as a safe zone for children and teenagers who lived in the city’s high-crime areas. Five nights a week, from 5 to 7 p.m., the school …

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When Forgiving is just too Hard

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It’s funny how things end up how they should be. I’m not sure what to attribute to that fact, but it seems to iron itself out. Whether it’s because we are constantly striving to get our wishes, or our determination out paces the world’s negativity, it seems to work out …

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Are you Centering?

saint marys pregnancy centering

Pregnancy is a special time for women and couples and there are many unique approaches to ensuring you receive the best education before baby arrives. An enhanced model of prenatal care known as Centering Pregnancy allows women to receive prenatal care in groups of eight to 12 mothers, including their …

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Packing for a Road Trip with Babies and Toddlers

packing for a road trip with babies and toddlers

Summer is here and that means the season for road trips! (insert slow applause here) Everyone loves road trips, but sometimes packing for road trips with toddlers can get a little overwhelming and hectic. This past Mother’s Day weekend, the family and I traveled to Stanford University for the 44th …

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10 Steps for Preparing Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

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School is over and summer is officially here! For many of our children, this means summer camps and sleepaway camps in particular. Part of your child’s success at camp depends on the preparations you make together before he/she ever leaves home. Here are some ideas for making the experience smoother …

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