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4th of July Event Roundup 2016

4th of July Event Roundup 2016

Looking for things to do with the family on the 4th of July? Spend Independence Day hanging out at one of these kid-friendly events, neighborhood parades and celebratory festivals. The best part about most of these 4th of July events? You can end the evening with a patriotic bang of dazzling fireworks in the...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Summer Camp Spotlight: Sac United Soccer

Summer Camp Spotlight: Sac United Soccer

Sac United has presented a variety of Summer Camps for Summer 2016! Held in Granite Regional Park, these camps are structured for players of all levels.  Dedicated coaches strive to provide all campers with a fun experience while maximizing player touches on the ball, encouraging dynamic foot skills and developing coordination. Ages: Kids born...

renegade mothering
Do you ever wonder what your kids will remember?

Do you ever wonder what your kids will remember?

I am often the mom who forgets whatever it is I was supposed to do. The activity. The paperwork. The change in regular scheduling. The thing the kid was supposed to bring to school: a stuffed animal, for example. This is not because I’m a “hot mess mom.” I don’t even know exactly what...

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Momservations
Maybe These Are the Answers to Gun Violence

Jun 15, 2016

We are better than this. Let’s come together and prove it. And maybe these words of wisdom will lead the way.

mamawolfe
I’m Just Feeling Sad Today

Jun 13, 2016

I couldn’t get out of bed this morning. It wasn’t because it’s my first official day of vacation, or because I stayed up too late last night – my days of all nighters are long gone, to be sure. The air was cool, the mockingbirds were announcing the dawn, and I knew my children...

Eduskeptic
Charter schools in California still political

Jun 13, 2016
Charter schools in California still political

The idea of charter schools in California when they first popped up many years ago was to free schools and teachers from what was billed as the bureaucratic miasma of the public system. Schools would be free to teach pretty much how they wanted and what they wanted, as long as the general curriculum...

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Eduskeptic
May is Bike Month

Jun 13, 2016
May is Bike Month

Believe it or not, we’ve gone through all of May and we are deep into June.  May is Bike Month has come and gone. For the entire month of May each year there is an increased focus on all things bicycle. It’s a good time to ride, whether you are experienced, a novice, or just plain...

KimberlyMichelle
poke for everyone

poke for everyone

When we visited the Big Island a few years ago, we decided to make a stop at the Da Poke Shack in Kona for lunch one day. While I’d had poke before, I hadn’t ever seen the crazy variety of poke as was available there! Multiple types of tuna poke, salmon poke, octopus poke,...

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BreeHester
Summer Corn Side Dishes

Jun 10, 2016
Summer Corn Side Dishes

5 Summer Corn Side Dishes that are perfect for your summer gatherings.  Lemony Herb Summer Tortellini Salad – This tortellini salad is so delicious. It is bright and lemony and a great make ahead side dish to bring to a bbq or picnic. I like to serve it with grilled chicken. The dressing for...

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renegade mothering
Sometimes, I am the asshole

Sometimes, I am the asshole

One of my goals in life is to not let my decision to have children ruin anybody’s life. I talk a lot about asshole, entitled parents producing tiny asshole children, and I work really, really hard not to do that. It’s kind of my claim to fame. It’s not. I’m not famous, or even...

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