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Reflections on the Arrival of Our Second Baby

Dr. Magrini's children

‘Twas the night before the new baby And all through the house  Not a creature was stirring Not even a mouse The hospital bags were hung by the garage door with care Knowing a new baby  Soon would be there Our daughter was nestled All snug in her bed While …

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One and Done

champoeg3

I’m supposed to be 2 months pregnant by now on baby #2. My husband and I have always talked about having two kids. We have an 18-month-old girl now. I got my dental health in check and got in with an OB/GYN in town for a preconception visit. We had our …

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

Image credit: Mommyish

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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Local Adoption as a Way to Grow a Family

The Culpepper family

When Mary Culpepper’s father told her he had someone she should meet, she didn’t take him seriously. He father lived in Sparks, and she was in California, and he was persistent about her meeting a valet supervisor from the Nugget. Mary met Marcus in 2008, she knew right away that …

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Tough Conversations | Talking to Kids about Death

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With tragedy after tragedy happening on a seemingly endless cycle in our world, I reached out to a local child Psychologist for some advice about how to talk about death with children. This solicitation was prompted after a heart-breaking conversation about death with my kindergartener, and realization that my husband …

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Father’s Day Tribute

Jessica and her father.

Happy Father’s Day!  Three of the Reno Moms Blog Contributors got together to pay tribute to their fathers.  There is often a special bond between fathers and daughters, such as the ones described here.   Fayth R.:  I love my Dad. He’s not my biological father, which is something both …

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