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Parenting free will: Dealing with power and discipline issues

Oct 13, 2014
Parenting free will: Dealing with power and discipline issues

On Tues. Oct. 21 and again on Oct. 22, Rocklin resident Peggy Harper Lee , author of Spoiled: Fresh Ideas for Parenting Your Entitled Child at Any Age (2012) , will be speaking at St. Joseph Marello Catholic Church in Granite Bay about the skills to overcome the power and discipline issues with children...

Banana Moments
Harvesting the good from evil in the social network

Oct 13, 2014
Harvesting the good from evil in the social network

Fresh Start training, introduced by Banana Moments Foundation, teaches parents the fundamentals of creating a family culture to function more like a sanctuary from the cyber social storm, wherein children feel safe to come home and talk about their experiences on and off line, and then parents can impart wisdom and teach discipline.

renegade mothering
Today I made a mistake that could have killed my son

Today I made a mistake that could have killed my son

Today I made a mistake that could have cost my son his life. You know we all look at those parents who forget their kid in the car due to a change in routine or stop watching them for 5 minutes near a body of water, or make some other fatal error in judgment,...

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MyCup2Yours
This is why you should slow down today…

Oct 13, 2014

Here’s another short video from my talk at the Better Together conference – about why you should slow down and not rush the journey. (Easier said than done sometimes, right?) The poem I share in the beginning was written by a 14-year-old, if you can believe it. His name is Jason Lehman and I was so...

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Mr. Andrew Bradley
Crop to Tabletop Dinner with #PlacerGROWN

Crop to Tabletop Dinner with #PlacerGROWN

It's not very often that I specifically go to a "Farm to Table" dinner. Typically they're expensive and crowded. but when I heard about the Crop to Tabletop dinner that was being put on on PlacerGROWN for just $35 a person, I figured I should go. I bou...

renegade mothering
I have become “that mother” on Instagram

I have become “that mother” on Instagram

I have become “that mother” on Instagram and I hate it as much as you do. I do it on Facebook too. I can’t stop posting pictures of my kids. I realize I’m doing it but I can’t stop. We’re supposed to post interesting things that happen to us. Often the most interesting thing...

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Surreal Housewife of Amador County
Women to Match My Mountains, Part 2

When last we met, I had just spent the first night of my weekend alone in my mountain cabin, mostly reading, writing, and trying to keep up with my hound’s extreme neediness, including sleeping in the exact center of the bed and needing to go outside in the pitch blackness to pee.

8:00 a.m.,...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: October 11th – 12th

Weekend Top 10: October 11th – 12th

Bounce, get your face painted and listen to live music at TRUCKTOBER FEST in McKinley Park. Friday Build your own spooky Haunted House at Lowe’s BUILD AND GROW CLINIC. Saturday FREE Check out the truck exploration center and see live youth performances at FAMILY FEST in Roseville. Saturday FREE Learn about the death-defying adventures...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Moths For Good

Oct 9, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama As cooler weather approaches and the woolen garments come out, moths become quite the nuisance. These of course are not the only moths to worry about. Pantry moths are a year round pest. Getting rid of moths naturally can be a bit of ...

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Dr. Melissa Arca
Does the flu vaccine give you the flu?

Does the flu vaccine give you the flu?

It’s a refrain I hear often this time of year. No, I won’t get the flu shot/vaccine. It gives me the flu. Or I’m worried about getting the flu vaccine. I heard it could give you the flu. I’d rather just take my chances. I cannot afford to miss school/work. Here’s why you might...

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