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in these small moments
How?

How?

She turned to me at dinner, her eyes locked on mine. Can I tell you something, Mommy? Her face, so vulnerable, so engaged. Every night, after you and Daddy tuck me in, I sit up in bed, I fold my hands and I pray. It’s funny how you think you know everything there is to know about your...

The Spotted Lamb
Modern Farm Animal Quilt

Apr 15, 2014
Modern Farm Animal Quilt

I am SO happy to be writing this post!  This is a quilt that I started nearly a year ago before our move from CA.  I just fell in love with each of these fabrics independently and then realized that they made an amazing team when I paired them together!?   I think what...

KimberlyMichelle
adventures in mini golfing

adventures in mini golfing

An ordinary Saturday afternoon was transformed into a race through the mini golf course with the latest pre-LPGA player this week. And by pre-LPGA player, I mean that we’ve got a long way to go on the putting greens. We had taken Miss L mini-golfing last summer, but it didn’t work out so well....

Banana Moments
Underage use of social media: How parents can plan for it

Apr 14, 2014
Underage use of social media: How parents can plan for it

Social media and texting has become such a normal part of daily life it can easily be perceived as a right, rather than a privilege. The minimum age for use of social media has been set at 13 years, but it is not possible for media sites like Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat and Twitter to...

Surreal Housewife of Amador County
Commuting to Work, Vegas Style

It isn’t often that my job requires me to travel; in fact, it isn’t often that my job requires me to get out of my pajamas. But once a year, the biggest trade show of the year for electronics manufacturing takes place. For the last two years it was held in San Diego, but...

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Eduskeptic
Daydreaming is not a disorder

Apr 14, 2014
Daydreaming is not a disorder

An article in the Sacramento Bee, April 12, starts with the headline: “Daydreaming could be seen as attention disorder.” The article was written by Alan Schwarz of the New York Times. Here are the highlights, then I’ll give you my take on it. Schwarz said that experts want more research into “sluggish cognitive tempo.”...

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mamawolfe
Looking Forward by Looking Back

Apr 14, 2014
Looking Forward by Looking Back

I’ve been doing a monumental amount of looking forward by looking back lately. I’m absolutely certain it has to do with this indefinable space of my life right now, were I’m learning to let go of everything I’m comfortable with, everything I’m used to, and being forced to look forward for the magic that...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Foods That Heal – The Banana

Apr 14, 2014

Welcome to the Foods That Heal series! Take a monthly journey with me as I spotlight one healing food item that is easy to find and affordable. This month we focus on…. The Banana When you think of healing foods, the banana probably does not take center stage. However, bananas offer quite a few...

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Brown Thumb Mama
Amazing Soft Pretzels

Apr 13, 2014

Have you noticed that the fast-food places are jumping on the pretzel bandwagon? You can get pretzel-bun hot dogs and pretzel-bun hamburgers, and there’s a pretzel stand at every sports event and every mall. And they charge $2 or more for a pretzel–crazy! You can make your own delicious soft pretzels for less than...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Spring Break & Easter Guide 2014

Spring Break & Easter Guide 2014

What an exciting week is upon us! There are all kinds of great activities to keep the kids busy while out of school for Spring Break and tons of ways to celebrate Easter! I’ve rounded up FUN outings for every day of the week! MONDAY – April 14 Photo with the Easter Bunny @...

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