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Make Less Trash This School Year

Make Less Trash This School Year

New pens, new pencils, new folders, new backpacks, new clothes... the list goes on and on.  While the beginning of school is a time when people tend to buy a bunch of new things, it is also a great time to outfit your kids and yourself for lunch t...

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Letter to My College Bound Daughter

Aug 22, 2014
Letter to My College Bound Daughter

Dear baby girl, You are done with what society has ‘required’ you to do. What’s left is what YOU require yourself to do. That can seem scary and daunting and utterly oblivious to you right now, and that’s precisely the way it should be, I think. I have a few words of advice that...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: August 22nd – 24th

Weekend Top 10: August 22nd – 24th

Dance to the music of The Hoots, get your face painted and play at Sacramento Children’s Museum’s $4 FRIDAY. Friday Watch Back to the Future in Fremont Park or Monsters University in Vernon Street Town Square. Friday FREE Enjoy music, dancing and an international petting zoo at the MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL in Elk Grove Regional...

in these small moments
A collision of first and lasts

A collision of first and lasts

My sweet Katie,
Tonight I plugged the drain of my bathtub, squirted in a healthy dose of bubble bath, turned the not-too-hot water on and lined your Polly Pockets up on the edge of the tub.
This was probably the millionth bath you’ve taken in your seven years.
It seems that so much of mothering is focused...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Free Multicultural Festival in Elk Grove Regional Park

Free Multicultural Festival in Elk Grove Regional Park

An international petting zoo, origami and piñata making are just a few of the new children’s activities at the 3rd annual Multicultural Festival in Elk Grove Regional Park this Saturday, August 23rd! The festival will feature ethnic food, music, entertainment, fashion shows, artwork and activities for children. Its two stages will feature more than...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Natural Toothpaste and Unique Teeth Cleaning Recipes

Aug 21, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Welcome to my monthly series…Herbs and Children! I have been learning so much about herbs and how to treat a variety of illnesses, infections, skin conditions, emotions, and other issues in children. While I am far from an expert, I do feel as though I have a lot of great...

Robert's Sister
#mycare Contest Winners!

#mycare Contest Winners!

What a fun week! 

After my realization that I was self-care deprived, Denise Brown of CareGiving.comand I launched this self-care challenge:

Take care of yourself, take a picture of it, post it on social media using #mycare for a chance to win a prize! The prizes of an “I Care” t-shirt and a...

KimberlyMichelle
a farmer and her dog

a farmer and her dog

A few weeks ago, Farmer L got impatient with her sprouts in the garden and decided to pull up her first carrot of the season. She proudly came in the house and showed it off to everyone and agreed to a photo-op with her crop. It was then quickly hijacked by Lincoln, the epic...

KimberlyMichelle
abridged and illustrated book bargains for kids

abridged and illustrated book bargains for kids

A couple months ago, Mr. M purchased “Treasure Island” for Miss L’s library. It was our family’s first attempt at reading some of these abridged & illustrated classics, and she ate up the story day after day like a sponge! She loved hearing what Jim was up to next and what was happening with...

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A Very Special Birthday Shoutout

Aug 19, 2014
A Very Special Birthday Shoutout

A note to the person who taught me if you show someone you love them today you have no regrets tomorrow

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