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Talking Trash on a September Saturday

Kid Volunteers

When I ask young kids (not my own; they’ve been preached to too many times!) how they would save the Earth, they respond with, “Don’t put trash on the ground.” As I’ve been providing green tips and ideas on Reno Moms Blog over the last few months, I’ve neglected mentioning …

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Mama’s Still Got a Wild Streak

Bad Hair

Whenever I go on a trip with the kids and my husband stays behind, I leave him with a detailed list of meals that I have pre-made for him. I remind a billion times to water the plants, and ask him if he’s sure he has enough to eat, even …

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A Love Note to Our First Born


Nine years ago, we were pregnant for the first time. We were told by our doctor (who had a 98% accuracy rating) that we were going to have a girl. We had a dresser full of pinkish girly clothes, and pink balloons left over from the baby shower. We had …

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Moms, Save a Dragon (or Two) for Your Husbands

Reno Moms Blog Man Cave

Welcome to “Dad’s Man Cave,” a new series from Reno Moms Blog. Look for these posts on the second Friday of every month, sharing parenting perspectives, humor and advice from dads we know and love. Our first post in the series is from Stephan Ross, husband to Reno Moms Blog Contributor Fayth Ross. …

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Fall Dishes to Feed the Family


Fall is rapidly approaching, and I could not be happier. As much as I love summer, I am ready for fall. My leggings and boots are begging to be worn. I’ve already made my purchases of pumpkin and cinnamon scented soy candles, and I am burning them every night. Today, …

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