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June, 2019

  • 13 June

    Why Water Wings Are The Devil

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    It’s that time of year again, when we all start hitting the pools, and the lifeguard in me starts fuming when I see kids bobbing around in the pool in water wings, life vests and suits with flotation inserts. Why? As a former swim coach, instructor, pool manager, and lifeguard, …

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  • 5 June

    Keeping Older Kids Busy During The Summer

    This is my daughter on stage at a Kidscape camp

    Summer is fast approaching. As a mom who works from home full time, I’m a bit nervous about the kids being home while I’m trying to work a full-time job. OK, a lot nervous. Up until now, every summer I had the kids booked in camps for most of the summer, …

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  • 3 June

    Money Lessons from Mom

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    Guest Post by Dr. Kimberly Greenman Growing up, I remember eating on a picnic bench inside our home for several years. Why did we have a rough pine outdoor picnic table (splinters and all) in our dining room? We had a picnic table because we were a family of eight …

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May, 2019

  • 21 May

    The Yoga Pod Student Pass: A Great Way to Enjoy Yoga Together!

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    I avoided yoga for most of my life, but when Yoga Pod opened close to my house, I went to check it out and bought a 10-class pass. After taking one class, I just knew – I need more of this in my life.   I exchanged that 10-class pass …

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  • 19 May

    Your Guide to Summer Movie Deals in Northern Nevada

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    Panicking about what to do with the kids this summer? You are SO not alone. But one thing I know for certain in the vast and often deserted landscape of parenthood: Kids love movies. And better yet, kids of all ages love movies — older kids, turns out, even find the “way beneath them” …

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  • 17 May

    FAQs about Gardasil


    By Dr. Amanda Magrini A vaccine that helps prevent cancer? Say whaaaaaat? It’s the only thing we have like it, and the results so far are promising. It’s been out since 2006, and a study that was released last year showed a 29 percent decrease in the diagnosis of invasive …

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  • 9 May

    The True Gift on Mother’s Day and Every Day

    Photo Credit: Tom Jutte, Flickr

    As Mother’s Day approaches this year, I can’t help but think of two mothers in the Reno community that we have lost recently: Sarah Herndon and Emily Reese, both women I met through Reno Moms Blog. I met Sarah when she came to my house to talk to me about …

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  • 8 May

    Handmade Mother’s Day STEM Gift Ideas from the Heart


    By Tracey Gaffney, Nevada STEM Hub Mother’s Day is just around the corner — this Sunday, to be exact. And we here at STEM Hub know how hard you moms work with your kids to develop a passion for education and fun. Thank you for all that you do! We also …

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  • 7 May

    Liberty Food & Wine Exchange: Date Night Heats Up with New Menu

    Liberty Food and Wine Exchange's new starring player, the wood-fire oven. Courtesy of Liberty

    What would you make if you had a wood-fired oven? Mark Estee’s answer is pretty much anything, and he has designed new menu items and remodeled Liberty Food & Wine Exchange to show off this beautiful addition. On the night I visited, Reno Moms Blog was given a behind-the-scene look …

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April, 2019

  • 25 April

    Allergies Got You Down? Here Are Tips from a Doc/Mom


    By Dr. Amanda Magrini ‘Tis the season to be snotty! Spring has sprung, and with the abundance of snow and water we have had this winter, there are a LOT of things growing and blooming. This means more pollen for you and your poor noses, all season long. But why do …

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