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Why I Will Not Use Writing as a Punishment

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As I watched my daughter in her tumbling class a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on a conversation —because it was happening right next to me—between the mom sitting beside me and another mother. They were bemoaning the obstinate attitudes of their preteen girls, swapping ideas about …

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Mom Confession: I’m Having A Breast Augmentation To Restore What I Lost From Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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If you would have asked me 5 years ago if I’d ever consider having a breast augmentation, I would have said no. It was never something I considered. I loved my perky full C cup breasts. But here I am two children later with a good 2 1/2 years of breastfeeding …

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Dangers of Social Media and Technology for our Kids

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There are some obvious dangers of social media that as parents we know exist.  We all must protect our children and teach them that there are predators everywhere and their social media accounts need to be kept private.  As much as we try to do this, have you ever looked …

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A promise of being a better reflection

You look fantastic

My daughter stood in the mirror for a good ten minutes yesterday morning while saying “I look FAAANNNNTASSSTTIIIC!!” She then requested lipstick and her sunglasses, and hauled her little chair to the bathroom so that she could continue this little play. She DID look pretty fantastic. I can’t say I …

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The Nevada School Wellness Policy: Answers to Your Burning Questions

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There was a lot of Facebook discussion in reaction to Jessica Santina’s post last week titled Why I’m Unhappy with the Nevada School Wellness Policy. In fact, a representative from the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) reached out to us and arranged a meeting between two of us from Reno …

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