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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Stewed Jamaican Chicken and Cabbage

Aug 26, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama You all know that I loooooove me some Jamaican cooking! It thought it was high time I share one of my favorite ways to prepare chicken. I learned this method after visiting Jamaica and it is hands down the best stewed chicken I have e...

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Banana Moments
Will parental control apps help or hinder communication with your teen?

Aug 25, 2014
Will parental control apps help or hinder communication with your teen?

Parental control apps have limited value, and must always be used in context of the bigger lesson about making good decisions and establishing good habits. If your child is using her device and ignoring you, and you choose to use Ignore Me No More, create a more robust context about making good choices.

Brown Thumb Mama
6 Ways to Get Rid of a Pimple, Naturally

Aug 24, 2014
6 Ways to Get Rid of a Pimple, Naturally

For most of us, the teenage years were filled with all kinds of angst…not the least of which was caused by a bad breakout right before a dance, school pictures, or the like. While I didn’t have acne as bad as many of my friends did, it sure was a... 

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I thought age 4 would be better. I was wrong.

I thought age 4 would be better. I was wrong.

Georgia, age 4 (as of August 5), pretty much sees me in two ways: I need to be so close to you I’m literally sitting on your face; and I’m trying to figure out what exactly your purpose is here. We all know “terrible twos” was an invention by some prick who never had...

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KimberlyMichelle
growing pumpkins

growing pumpkins

At the end of June, Miss L went on an expedition to plant pumpkins thanks to Raley’s and their Farmer for a Day event at Vierra Farms in West Sacramento. When we arrived, there was a tractor with a hay bale trailer waiting to take us out to the pumpkin patch. You know what...

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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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