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Adam Trent: Family Friendly Fun thru October 22


I love a good family date night, and the Eldorado Showroom has become our go-to place to go as a family for a fun night out. A few weeks ago, we headed out to see the Adam Trent: The Next Generation of Magic. I mean, how cool is it that we …

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‘Planning’ and ‘Parenting’ Are Not Contradictory Words

Rachel Cabanting

As an Army master sergeant, a safety manager, a radiation safety officer and fellow Nevadan, I would like to think that I have “my stuff” together.  Spending 16 years in the military makes you a planner, a leader, and a subject matter expert in contingency planning and logistically living life …

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Kids are Gross: A Lice Tale

Girl with surprised expression

It’s been close to two years, and I finally feel like I can write about it now — that time my long-haired daughter had actual bugs living in her hair. Yep, I’m talking lice, people. By first grade, our capable girl was well into shower territory. I wasn’t soaping her …

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The Last Time You Were 1

Amy Demuth's 1-year-old

Tonight I said goodnight to you for the last time as a 1-year-old. It may seem silly to feel so nostalgic. I know nothing changes in the next 12 hours while you sleep. I know you’ll still wake up and greet me at my side of the bed with an …

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Dear New Moms: You Do What Works!

Heather McCreary twins

When you were an expecting mom, you likely researched and read books on what to expect when you’re expecting. But when you’re a new mom with a new baby, you likely forgot everything you read, now only thinking in your sleep-deprived mind, “What now? How, what, when and how will …

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