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Thoughts That Go Through My Head Before 7:30 am

PicMonkey Collage

Most mornings for me are a blur and I’m just happy to get through the work week. It’s the little things we celebrate in our home.  No matter how prepared I am, I am never prepared enough for my toddler’s hurricane of emotions. YAY for being a Mommy! I’m finding that …

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Why I’m Unhappy with the Nevada School Wellness Policy

Washoe County's "Health" Policies

When my daughter was named her class’s student of the month for October 2015, we were all thrilled, but she was most excited about one thing: getting the monthly pizza luncheon for SOMs in all grades (an elite group for sure). The monthly lunch with pizzas, CapriSuns or bottled water, …

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10 Life Lessons My Kids Learn From Skiing

My two kids (inside the gate in the blue and red) with two of their ski buddies.

We are a ski family. It’s what we do together, and is what I did with my parents and siblings growing up. Recently, as I was carving down the mountain, I started thinking how skiing taught me — and is teaching my kids — some very important life lessons. Here’s …

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