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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


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


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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Welcome “Mom”trepreneurs!


We are thrilled to welcome aboard three new sponsors this month to Reno Moms Blog! Please say hello to Carla at Wrap Reno, Megan at Arbonne and and Jenny at Thirty-One Gifts!   These newly added mom-owned businesses are all part of Reno Moms Blog’s all-new Momtrepreneurs section on the …

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The Tantrum and the Marbles

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If you have ever raised a toddler, you well know that weird feeling that your kid just might be the one in control of your household. Right before our daughter turned three, this very situation was coming to a head in our home: moods turning on a dime, full-body tantrums, …

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