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October, 2018

  • 22 October

    How to Day Out With Thomas and Friends


    This past weekend, we surprised our 2-year-old with a “Day out With Thomas,” put on by the Virginia & Truckee Railroad in Virginia City. It’s a 25-minute train ride, and many of the activities can fill a whole day. Here’s what I learned: Ideally, you want to show up about 45 …

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  • 19 October

    Do You Eat Your Feelings? Let’s Talk Weight Loss with Noom

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    I have never struggled with my weight. Never in my life. I have always been thin without trying. (I promise if you keep reading you’ll understand why I led with this. And I also promise you’ll want to punch me less. Maybe. I don’t know. You know what, nevermind on …

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  • 13 October

    The Dolan Class Project Changed My Life, and It Can Change Your Child’s Classroom!

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    I am a twenty-eight-year-old woman learning to navigate the automotive world one day, more like one hour, at a time. As the Community Outreach Coordinator for Dolan Auto Group, I spend my days running, literally, back and forth between our four dealerships engaging with managers, customers, production crews, coworkers, our …

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  • 10 October

    Warning: Brunching at Chez Louie May Lead to Mind-Blowing Disclosures

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      My best friend in the entire world — a woman I have known for 25+ years, my former college roomie, a lifelong friend who has endured 1990s-inspired big hair and bad fashion with me (Exhibit A, left) and my closest confidant — revealed something so jarring during a recent …

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  • 9 October

    No One Likes to Wait

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    In today’s fast-paced world, it’s important to keep in mind: Absolutely no one likes to wait. We are used to getting what we want quickly. We can get on our smart phones at any minute and access just about anything we need instantly. As a mother and a pediatric dentist, …

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September, 2018

  • 29 September

    Postponing a Filling with Silver Diamine Fluoride

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    By Dr. Whitney Garol, The Smile Shop What do you do when a little one needs a filling? There are a couple of options depending on a child’s ability to sit for the length of a dental procedure. If your child isn’t quite able to sit for a filling, there …

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  • 17 September

    How To Manage the Symptoms of a Cold or Flu

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    Cold and flu season is comin’ in hot, as temperatures are winding down and we say goodbye to long summer days and hello to the fall chill. And along with it all the fun of runny noses and coughing to keep your kids, and you, up all night. So how …

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  • 16 September

    What You Need To Know About Sex Trafficking in Reno


    Remember when you thought talking to your kids about sex was uncomfortable and tricky to maneuver? Well, I have found a topic that feels even more terrifying. It’s called “How not to get trafficked.” This topic is vital today. Please don’t skip it. Ever look at your kids, ready to …

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  • 12 September

    Dear Bob Lucey: A Public Letter In Support of Arrowcreek Middle School

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    Edited to add:  Update on Arrowcreek Middle School: Great news, everyone! Bob Lucey called me on Thursday and we had a lengthy conversation. The supporters of Arrowcreek Middle School have been heard loud and clear. He received over 600 emails in support of the school in the past week! Bob assured me …

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  • 8 September

    The Great Balloon….Card Collection!


    I was born and raised in Sparks, Nevada and as such, there are few things I hold more sacred than the Great Hot Air Balloon Race. As a child, my parents packed us into our white Volkswagen bus with sleeping bags, a thermos filled with hot chocolate, and homemade cinnamon …

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