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Learn About Kidscape Productions Spring Break Camps!

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Spring Break is just around the corner for WCSD students – a two week break thanks to the balanced calendar. And if you’re anything like me, you’re starting to wonder what options you have for at least a portion of that time. I didn’t have to wonder long. My daughter, …

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How The Dolan Class Project Changed My Life

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I am a twenty-six-year-old woman learning to navigate the automotive world one day, more like one hour, at a time. As the Community Outreach Coordinator for Dolan Auto Group, I spend my days running, literally, back and forth between our four dealerships engaging with managers, customers, production crews, coworkers, our …

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Mom Confession: It’s time to Refocus

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The phone call came at 12:15 p.m., probably because she knew I’d be at lunch and able to have a somewhat focused conversation. “She” being the director at my daughter’s school. Nothing was wrong, she said, but if I had some time to chat, she’d appreciate it. Of course, I …

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The Sex Talk, Part II: How to Be a Supermodel

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This is part of an ongoing series of blog posts written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT for Reno Moms Blog, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. After reading Part 1, you’ve decided that you’re going to do it. You’re going …

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For The Love Of God, I Need Kids Back in School Full Time

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Winter break is over. Kind of. 3 weeks plus one day. I think in theory this balanced calendar sounds great, but my opinion? IT’S WAY TOO DAMN LONG. As a working mom, I find that there is a significant void of camps/activities for kids the first two weeks of break. …

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Are You and Your Kids Ready for ‘The Sex Talk’? Here’s Help

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This is the first in a series written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. Most of us parents feel seriously awkward talking to our children about sex, oftentimes because we have no idea what we’re …

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School Gardens: Putting an End to the Veggie Battle

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We have all experienced the challenge of getting a child to eat anything that resembles a vegetable. We have a tear-free solution to your daily veggie battles—one that doesn’t involve hours in the kitchen or countless added ingredients. The hands-on education kids receive through school garden programs makes eating veggies …

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5 Ways After-school Activities Benefit Your Child

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It’s no real secret that after-school extracurriculars are beneficial to children. But while the after-school care is nice (particularly for parents) and the activities keep children “out of trouble” by diverting their attention and energy to more productive activities, there are even more important ways after-school activities benefit children. Here …

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