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The Soccer Experience

Reno 1868 Football Club

It was raining. Not the rain for ten minutes kind of rain – but the kind of rain that has you drenched like a mop bucket – the merciless, pouring, pounding kind of rain. It wasn’t cold, so instead, you felt like you were pushed into a muggy puddle, dirty, …

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Five Unexpected Benefits of a Family Sport/Hobby/Activity

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About two years ago, I enrolled my 4 1/2-year-old son in martial arts.  Nine months later his 7-year-old sister hopped in.  The following month, my husband and I were hooked, and the following month my 9-year-old daughter joined in.  This month, my last born turned 4 and now he too, …

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10 Life Lessons My Kids Learn From Skiing

My two kids (inside the gate in the blue and red) with two of their ski buddies.

We are a ski family. It’s what we do together, and is what I did with my parents and siblings growing up. Recently, as I was carving down the mountain, I started thinking how skiing taught me — and is teaching my kids — some very important life lessons. Here’s …

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