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Reality check. I’m not perfect


  I had a dream once: that I would make no mistakes as a parent.  That I would naturally accommodate every one of my child’s needs, easily understanding their complex personalities. I studied other parents and wrote mental notes of the things I would and would not do.  I dreamed …

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Packing a Kid Lunch You’ll Both Love


It’s back to school, and while many families are already used to packing a lunch during the work week, I have sadly fallen out of practice doing so in the last six-plus months. Being home has allowed us so much freedom when it comes to eating when and where and …

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The Time-Starved Mom’s Workout


Today’s post is from guest contributor Skye Garman, mom of two and a personal trainer in Reno who knows there is always time for exercise. Just for us Reno Moms Blog fans, Skye put together this quickie workout perfect for any mom pressed for time (that’s all of us!). Check …

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Guilty (Bubbly) Pleasures

Pick your pleasure!

I love a fizzy, frothy glass of champagne. But not for its taste, and not because it goes oh-so-well with strawberries (it does!). I love champagne because it’s FUN. I think moms need guilty pleasures. One of my favorite things on a quiet night alone (kids at grandma’s, husband working …

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The Mom I Am

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Mommy Wars.  Spend enough time online, and you’re certain to stumble into a greater helping of them than any woman could care for.  Countless blog posts have been written about them.  Reading the comments on most any parenting-aimed topic will remind you of just how heated they can become.  Take …

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