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What does your family do?

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The best kept worst secret of having a school-aged kid are ALL the days out of school. Now, I get it. Teachers need work days. There are holidays. Kids need breaks. Yadda Yadda. I KNOW. But, seriously! The scheduling shenanigans that take place to figure out what to do with …

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Five Unexpected Benefits of a Family Sport/Hobby/Activity

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About two years ago, I enrolled my 4 1/2-year-old son in martial arts.  Nine months later his 7-year-old sister hopped in.  The following month, my husband and I were hooked, and the following month my 9-year-old daughter joined in.  This month, my last born turned 4 and now he too, …

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A Day In The Life of a Mom Who “Has it all”

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A quick introduction: I’m married, I have a full-time job, I work from home on days that I’m not frantically traveling across the country, and I have two kids, ages 2 and 5. From the outside, we are living the American Dream. We have a cat, a dog (AND they like …

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FREE TICKETS: One Caring Adult Tour Featuring Josh Shipp on Sept. 11

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Reno Moms Blog is proud to partner up with local non-profit Think Kindness to offer FREE tickets to the One Caring Adult Tour on September 11. Parenting a teen or pre-teen is hard, and this event will give you ideas on how you can be the adult to inspire our local …

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An Impromptu Road Trip with 4 Kids and 2 Dogs. What Could Go Wrong?

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I can’t recall a family vacation we’ve taken where someone has puked. Maybe that’s our thing. We’re the family who pukes while traveling. Aren’t you jealous that you’re not us? Last weekend was Mother’s Day. My husband had asked a few times in the week leading up to it what …

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The Sex Talk, Part 4: Getting very, very, very personal

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This is part of an ongoing series written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. Sexuality is not like geometry or chemistry or any other scientific topic because, although one may study geometry, one’s personal geometry never …

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