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Dolan 5000 Running Races for the Whole Family

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It’s no surprise that I’m a huge fan of fitness, taking care of yourself, and finding exercises that you love. I co-run a blog on the topic of fitness for moms, teach fitness classes, coach my kiddos’ soccer team, and am working towards my black belt in mixed martial arts. …

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How to Do a Playdate

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Mammas and Munchkins is a playdate group that meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. We moms take turns hosting these playdates at our homes. I joined and have been to four and am hosting for the second time soon. The group began by a mom in the military, who learned how …

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Keep Calm and Puppy On (With a Toddler)

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“You know how no one told you how hard it is to have a baby?” I heard my best friend’s voice say in a comfortably familiar tone through my cell phone, “Well this is me saying, if you get a puppy with a toddler, its going to be hard. This …

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Don’t Miss The Unbelievables Christmas Extragavanza at the Eldorado Through Dec. 31!

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One of my favorite things about the holiday season is going to holiday shows, and the Eldorado never fails to offer a fabulous holiday show. This year’s show, The Unbelievables Christmas Extravaganza, not only lived up to their reputation, but it is a completely unique show that is great for …

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Nature Deficit Disorder and Raising a Generation to Love the Outdoors

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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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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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Peter & The Starcatcher at The Reno Little Theater: A review

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The Starcatcher is an adventurous tale of good versus evil. It has heroes, villains, and it tells the backstory for the characters of Peter Pan. Part comedy, part drama, part musical, the kiddos will love it. The story is based the children’s novel, Peter and The Starcatchers, by Dave Barry …

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Discover Your Nevada – the weird, wild, beautiful

Credit: Sydney Martinez / TravelNevada

Summer is road-trip season, and the state’s tourism agency, TravelNevada, has put together six routes in Nevada to help Nevadans get to know their own state.  Did you know: The nationwide average for in-state travel (meaning residents traveling within their state) is roughly 51 percent. In Nevada, it’s closer to …

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