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February, 2018

  • 23 February

    Is Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBAC) an Option?

    pregnant

    Cesarean section (C-section) rates are high — per the CDC, in 2015, 32 percent of all deliveries (first child or beyond) were C-section. For the state of Nevada, in 2012, 23.5 percent of all first deliveries were a C-section. And the data shows that if you have a C-section, the …

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  • 19 February

    F***ing Car Naps

    stubborn toddler

    Fucking car naps. I’ll tell you what: When my baby is melting down and just won’t nap at home, or she woke up as I was crawling out of the bed before I wet the bed myself after holding it for the past hour trying to get her to sleep…it’s …

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  • 16 February

    Safe Mouthwashes for Kids

    oral health

    I am asked regularly by my patient’s parents about the many mouthwashes on the market today and if children should be using them. There are many different types of mouthwashes with different benefits, such as, preventing tooth decay, freshening breath, reducing plaque, and preventing gingivitis. It can be overwhelming to …

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  • 15 February

    On the Other Side of Naptime

    nap time

    On the other side… Ladies, I made it. I survived. Not only did I survive, but I didn’t even realize that I had actually made it until I was a few months past “making it.” What is “it”, you might be wondering? Nap time. Ugh. For real. After 10 years (TEN!!!), …

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  • 14 February

    Stop Shoulding on Yourself!

    stress

    Does this resonate with you: Do you use the word “should” frequently? Examples might include: I should go and play Legos with the kids instead of washing the dishes. I should get up earlier and work out. I should really get off my phone and finish the 14 other projects …

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  • 13 February

    WGU Nevada Encouraging Adults to Go Back to School with New Year, New You Scholarship

    wgu nevada

    New year, same goal: Go back to school. With the debut of a new scholarship opportunity, WGU Nevada is helping to turn that goal into reality with our New Year, New You Scholarship. No more excuses – time to make the life-changing decision to go back to school. WGU Nevada is …

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  • 12 February

    Join Reno Moms Blog at #IMomSoHard on March 3!

    imomsohard

    The Mom event of the year is happening March 3 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino! We at Reno Moms Blog are super excited (and by that, I mean in an over the top fan girl way) that Kristin and Jen from IMomSoHard will be stopping for a night in …

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  • 12 February

    Reflections: Interviews with 4 Moms of Adult Children

    mom and daughter

    I had the privilege of asking 10 reflective questions to moms who are “done” raising their children. (Translation: We know motherhood is never “done” or over with — but this means these moms don’t have children who live in their homes anymore, and their roles in their adult children’s lives have changed). …

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  • 8 February

    “Sense” It’s Valentine’s Day…

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    Before parenthood, special occasions are full of spontaneity with last-minute trips and impulse buys and spur-of-the-moment adventures. Nowadays, spontaneity only exists in the form of my child waking up at random hours in the night — and you better believe we have Very Important Discussions™ before buying any big ticket items …

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  • 1 February

    Love Your Bugs

    fungibluebutterfly

    Until very recently, modern medicine’s war on microbes has been in full swing. Louis Pasteur proposed the Germ Theory of Disease in 1860. Armed with the knowledge that germs caused all disease, the Holy Grail of Medicine became to eradicate bugs: disease-causing bugs, bugs on our hands, bugs in our air, …

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