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A Day In The Life of a Mom Who “Has it all”

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A quick introduction: I’m married, I have a full-time job, I work from home on days that I’m not frantically traveling across the country, and I have two kids, ages 2 and 5. From the outside, we are living the American Dream. We have a cat, a dog (AND they like …

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Teaching Our Children About Respect and Consent

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Friday, September 2, will be a monumental day, and not at all in a good way. On that day, a man will be released after serving half of his sentencing for raping an unconscious woman. Let’s be clear. His sentencing was six months, and he is being released after serving …

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Take Action To Prevent More Drunk Driving Deaths

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In 12 days there have been 9 fatalities in the Reno area. All of these from motor accidents. All of them a result of driving under the influence of alcohol, recklessness, and speed. Few things make you realize your own mortality like parenthood. When you have another person, a child, …

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Gun Safety – An Important Lesson

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I was 8 years old, running amok in my uncle’s neighborhood, when I found an abandoned gun in the grass. It wasn’t a play, toy, or water gun. It was a real gun. In fact, it was a gun that had been abandoned due to a crime. This wasn’t a …

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I am beautiful (contest)

I am beautiful

I was getting ready for a fancy event not long ago, and I put on a maternity dress. For any of you who have been pregnant, you might remember the “potato sack” fashion. It’s the one that de-emphasizes your figure, and leaves to question whether you’re pregnant or not. Because, …

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Be more than mom

just a mom

I bet you’re a wonderful mom. I bet, even when you lose your temper, when you cry after you’ve finally put your little ones to bed, you’re still a wonderful mom. I bet, after hours of tugging on your arm, whining “mom”, and screaming, crying, tantrums, and explosions, you’re still a wonderful mom. You’re …

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