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From the Mom of “The Biter”


There comes a time when every parent has a moment they realize they have become the parent they used to judge. In the world before children, I found myself judging other parents, thinking, “my child would never do that,” or “if my kid ever acted like that, I would do xyz.” …

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Happy (Hour) Camper


So far this summer, my family has two camping trips under our belts, and we hope to log a few more before school starts again. For my husband, that means plenty of time to test his new fishing reel, and for our daughters that means lots of butterflies caught in …

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Splishing and Splashing in the Truckee Meadows


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


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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