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Katie Coombs

Katie Coombs
Katie Coombs is a native Nevadan that calls Reno home with her husband Chris and their blended family of four boys, three girls. By day, she’s a small business owner and financial advisor, but has recently added radio show host, RGJ columnist, blogger and newborn mom (again) to her résumé. Her radio show, “Uncommon Sense,” column and blog focus on family values and parental leadership through the simple use of common sense. When she is not working on her radio show, fulfilling her duties as a business owner, or raising the small country that is her family, she enjoys camping, cheering for her kids at their sporting events and watching the Giants and the 49ers.

Top 5 Tips for Celebrating Birthdays and Holidays for Divorced Parents and Blended Families

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1) Don’t be consumed with the actual date you have your children on special occasions. Celebrate the occasion not the date. Holidays like Thanksgiving and Easter have changing dates annually. Allow yourself to let the other holidays dates or birthdays to be flexible also. This will save you lots of …

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The Importance of Family Dinners even in the Summer

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As we try to interpret many of the problems occurring in society today, I often read that people feel that we have taken God out of society and therefore we are losing control of our morals and specifically our youth.  Since there are so many different religions and beliefs and …

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Dangers of Social Media and Technology for our Kids

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There are some obvious dangers of social media that as parents we know exist.  We all must protect our children and teach them that there are predators everywhere and their social media accounts need to be kept private.  As much as we try to do this, have you ever looked …

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