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Splishing and Splashing in the Truckee Meadows

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Most of my happiest memories of childhood revolve around water play.  Raised by a mom who had a love of the water, I learned early on just how much fun could be had while splashing in a lake, river, or pool.  While other moms slathered on tanning oil and sought …

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I Don’t Know How She Does It: Lynnette

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Every mom’s got one: another mom in her life who is even busier, even more active, even more involved – and is seemingly more energetic, less stressed and more accomplished.We frequently have conversations about moms who seem so much busier than we are and ask, “How does she do it …

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Hiking Hunter Creek Trail with Wee Ones

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One of the many great things about living in Reno-Tahoe is the access to an amazing number of trails. You may remember Gemma’s post about 10 things to do at Rancho San Rafael – a perfect example of the quick outdoorsy escapes our area has to offer. One of my …

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My Top 5 Picks for a Reno Fourth of July

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It’s hard to believe that the year is half over and tomorrow we will celebrate Independence Day! When it comes to Fourth of July in the Biggest Little City there a ton of (mostly free!) activities for families. Here are my top 5 picks for celebrating ‘Merica’s birthday: 1. Head …

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Public Service Announcement: How to Teach Your Kids To Swim

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Anyone who knows me knows that I love swimming. I started on swim team at six years old, started teaching swim lessons at 14, and was a swim coach for three years. I was also a lifeguard for five years. So, yes, I’ve spent a lot of time at pools. I believe that swimming was a tremendous gift that …

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