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Health, Motherhood, Parenting, Self-Care, Uncategorized

Mom Friends – How Conversations Turn into Self-Care

We all need an outlet when we feel like venting. Even more so when you are a mom. In friendships it is important to have depth so that you can be true to who you are and honest with one another. Find out why these in-depth conversations are a form of self-care.

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Family, Guest Blog Posts, Health, Nutrition, Parenting

You Need to Teach Kids to Cook!

Any mildly-sane parent wants the very best for their children. Not surprisingly, they’ll do everything in their power to provide for their kids. Everyone wants to raise a happy, healthy family, yet so many children in the United States end up with obesity-related issues. Frequently, these diseases and disorders start from an early age and simply get worse over time. Our nation is filled with sad, sick, unhealthy people – some who can barely stand and some who can barely stand to look at themselves in the mirror. But why?

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Family, Guest Blog Posts, Parenting

Your Child’s First Library Card

Recognizing the role the library can play in your child’s life should not be overlooked. It’s the beginning of their journey to become a skilled, knowledgeable readers and book lovers. There are a great number of reasons why starting to read from an early age can help your child become a happier, more confident little learner.

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Family, Home, Parenting

A Whole Llama Fun – Llama and Cactus Theme Birthday Party

Throwing a party can be a lot of work, but when you have the help of others the work turns into fun. My daughter's first birthday in llama and cactus theme. Use for inspiration and references for local vendors of Northern Nevada.

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Family, Parenting, Travel

Tips for Traveling to Cabo, Mexico with Two Kids Under 4 (Where to Stay & What to Pack)

When you have kids, hesitation kicks in when it comes to traveling. Whether it is the hassle at the airport, struggle on the plane, or lugging around extra bags and car seats, yes, traveling with a family can seem like a chore. With this post I am hoping to alleviate some of your fears and provide you with some insight on how you can travel easier and smarter.

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Family, Parenting, Social Media

Why I Don’t Feel Bad About Going Overboard for Christmas

Many refer to it as the season of gift-giving. How much is too much? And what if what we give is not enough? These questions arise and we lose sight of the true meaning of Christmas. However you choose to celebrate, let it be yours.

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Family, Parenting, Travel

How I Tackled Disneyland with a Toddler and a Baby

Disneyland is known as the happiest place on Earth, yet with younger children I found out that it can also be one of the most overwhelming. Learn from my experience, and use my takeaways to help you plan your next trip to Disneyland Park and California Adventure in Anaheim, California.

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Family, Health, Nutrition

How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One

Time and time again, inquiring minds ask, how can I assure I am getting all that I need while consuming a plant based diet? This includes macronutrients, micronutrients, fats, etc. I think one challenge that most of us have is that although we know the truth (at least somewhat) about what types of food we… Continue reading How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One