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Why you need a date night at Villa Donato

A new date-night favorite in  Midtown.

Sometimes, all I think about is food. And, when I say sometimes, I mean all the time. Right now, I am focused on tomato pasta sauce. Should it have fresh tomatoes or will canned be ok? Dried herbs and a long simmer time, or fresh herbs and a quicker cooking …

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Yes, I am THAT mom.

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We’d been hearing the girl’s name for months. Sometime just before my daughter’s spring break from kindergarten, she announced, “I asked Amy* (*name has been changed) to play with me today at recess, and she said ‘no’ really mean.” Of course, I hate hearing that anyone doesn’t want to play …

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Say “Yes”

jessica lock says say yes to your kids

“Mom can I take these three tubs out and make a craft?” “No.”  “Mom, can I bake cookies by myself?” “No.”  “Mom, can I plan a lemonade stand?” “Not today.”  “Mom can we set up the water slide?” “Does it have to be now?” Sometimes “no” is so much easier. …

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Lessons You Learn When Your Spouse Is On Military Leave, as Featured on Scary Mommy

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Reno Moms Blog is proud to announce that Lindsey Sanford, the managing partner of our site, had a post published on Scary Mommy! Here is the first paragraph of her post.  Head on over to Scary Mommy to read the rest! Today is the last day that I have to …

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