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Let’s Get the Fun Back Into Parenting


I was driving to work one day and happened to hear an NPR interview with Jennifer Senior, author of the book All Joy and No Fun:  The Paradox of Modern Parenthood.  The interview had so many points that had me nodding my head that I downloaded the book on my …

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10 Days: Contractions and Coping with Uncertainty


When you read this post, I will hopefully be 32 weeks 4 days pregnant. And the “hopefully” part is what this blog post is all about. Little Brother is due April 27, so on February 28 at 28 weeks 5 days when I noticed frequent “tightening” in my belly I started to …

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Moms For Moms Day: What will you share?


Drop the judgment and bring the love! March 4th is Moms for Moms Day, a collaboration between The Bump and CT Working Moms. The vision behind Moms for Moms Day is one that any mama can appreciate: “The journey to motherhood is flooded with decisions (from the type of diapers you’ll buy, to …

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Giveaway: Car Organization Made Pretty


Today’s giveaway and post is sponsored by Michelle Baker of Thirty-One Gifts. Shop Thirty-One for functional totes, storage, purses and thermals with tons of uses in your every day life! Lots of us on the Reno Moms Blog team are fans of Thirty-One, and with good reason. Whether it’s the range …

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Viva Les Crepes! Reno’s Crepe Renaissance

Creme Cafe's cream and fruit crepes are perfect for brunch on the patio. Photo courtesy of Creme Cafe.

In the mid 1970s, my parents got an Oster mixer and blender in Harvest Gold. The pair came with an Oster recipe book with its very stylish pink, orange and yellow cover. That book was my father’s breakfast bible for close to 10 years, over time being held together by …

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