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renegade mothering
Hey new moms: I got a “babymoon” for ya.

Hey new moms: I got a “babymoon” for ya.

You know people keep talking about these damn “babymoons,” and once again I find myself shaking my head. Setting aside my disdain for the term itself (on account of its excessive cuteness), I just don’t understand how a trip to Turks and Fucking Cacaos is really a “last hurrah” at all. Yeah okay I...

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BreeHester
This is 38.

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Apr 2, 2014
This is 38.

You know, there was a time when 38 sounded really old to me. Being in your 30’s meant babies, mortgages, having a real job, and being like – a real grown up. The idea freaked me out. I had so much fear. Of everything. I have no idea what I was so scared of....

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Mr. Andrew Bradley
Kid-Sitting Around the World

Kid-Sitting Around the World

It was a crazy week of traveling around the world, but all I had to do was head to my brother's house with my mom to kid-sit my two nephews and niece in Redwood City. After I finished up with Good Day Sacramento, my mom and I...

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The Spotted Lamb
Spring Has Sprung!

Apr 2, 2014
Spring Has Sprung!

Finally!  After spending the last 3 winters in California, I nearly forgot what a 'real' winter is all about....I am happy to report that we survived....barely. :)  Now that the days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, the temperatures are rising and green is becoming the new brown I am feeling totally...

Momservations
We’ve Moved!

Apr 2, 2014
We’ve Moved!

Be a part of a feel good movement at the new Momservations®!

Hybrid Rasta Mama
Coconut Oil for Men’s Health Issues

Apr 2, 2014

Coconut oil continues to take the natural health world by storm. It is now making its way into more and more households as the average consumer is becoming more aware of the importance of taking charge of health issues naturally. For a looooong time, the majority of my audience was female. And then things...

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Brown Thumb Mama
The frugal pantry: What to buy in bulk, what NOT to buy and how to store everything

What do you think of when I say “bulk food?” Do you picture 50-gallon drums of wheat that you have to grind into flour, or a 25-pound bag of peas, or giant tubs of mayonnaise? While those things do exist, they really aren’t practical for most of us. Just thinking about 25 pounds of...

Sacramento Sidetracks
New Storytime at the California State Railroad Museum

New Storytime at the California State Railroad Museum

“All Aboard for Story Time!” The California State Railroad Museum is introducing a brand new STORYTIME! It will be held the first Monday of each month at 11am. You can catch the first one on April 7, 2014. With exciting locomotives and railroad exhibits as visual backdrops, this interactive and fun new program is...

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Banana Moments
The top 3 things parents can do to shield their child from cyberbullying

Mar 31, 2014
The top 3 things parents can do to shield their child from cyberbullying

Bullying is learned behavior. Children do as we do, and so I have learned that if our own personal strategy is to use intimidation and anger in response to bad customer service or in reaction to the things that family members do that are annoying or disruptive, we in turn are disturbing the...

Slide Show and Ice Cream
What She Really Means Is…

What She Really Means Is…

I went to a women’s retreat in Lake Tahoe this past weekend. While I was there I thought of many special women in my life, past and present, but one woman in particular rose to my consciousness. Then she actually spoke out, right through my own vocal chords and mouth. “Would you like to...