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A Gift for You This Holiday: December Sale on Stretch Mark Cream

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Greetings, Reno Moms Blog community! Happy holidays, Thanksgiving came and went.  Now it’s Christmas and then New Years.  Yes, the holidays continue whether you love or hate them. Wait, we forgot something.  Yes, Black Friday and Cyber Monday it was. Whether out at the stores or online you purchased much for many …

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Home, Home on the Range


I met my husband Mike when we were both 18 and just starting our adult lives.  He grew up riding horses, cattle ranching, and building barns with his family. All of this was a very different childhood experience from the one I had, where the closest I came to a country lifestyle was …

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Just Call me the Scheduling Queen

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I have succumbed to the mercy of my calendar.  And not just any calendar, but ALL calendars. Being organized is a skill that becomes more and more imperative as I grow older and my family becomes more needy (ahem…involved). I truly feel that most days, I am the master scheduler …

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The Seasons of Motherhood


Lately I’ve been feeling more acutely the seasons of motherhood.  It’s incredibly cliché to say, “Oh enjoy this season, it goes so fast.” In fact, when other people (usually elderly women) said that to me when I had newborns, I shifted between feelings of, ‘yes, it’s amazing,’ to feelings of, …

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Nature Deficit Disorder and Raising a Generation to Love the Outdoors


Nature deficit disorder is a term from Richard Louv’s book “Last Child in the Woods,” describing child behavioral problems when alienated from nature. This is a growing body of research that directly links our association with nature to our health and well-being. For example, children who are frequently outdoors are …

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The War Isn’t Over: We Still Need to Fight for New Schools after WC-1 Passed

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A little over a year ago, our community banded together and ensured that WC-1 passed to fund new schools and significant repairs for older schools in our growing community. 57% of voters supported this initiative. I don’t know about you, but I’m beyond frustrated to have learned that the battle …

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Nevada Toys for Tots Drive Plus A Chance To Win A Free Car Detail!

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Calling all Christmas elves!!! The annual, northern Nevada Toys for Tots Drive is happening NOW through December 10! Dolan Auto Group is proud to partner with the Marines for this campaign yet again. We have participated in Toys for Tots for 6 years running and we look forward to helping …

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