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What happened when mom tried making Easter memories | Moms (1)

April 16, 2014 — 

One of the great things about motherhood is that it allows me the opportunity to carry on traditions from my childhood with my kids. I really get to thinking about …

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Why a getaway for mom is good for dad too | Moms (2)

April 15, 2014 — 

As a mom to three boys ages 10, 8 and 19 months, I was looking forward to spending time with other women and getting a little break from the regular …

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Reasons grown-ups are mad | Moms (3)

April 14, 2014 — 

On the Today Show this week I saw an interview with Greg Pembroke, author of a popular blog and a new book “Reasons My Kid is Crying.” Greg decided to …

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Why we should consider classical education for our children | Moms (4)

April 14, 2014 — 

What topics fire you up? If you are passionate about something - a hobby, your career, a sport - you probably have a classical education in that area. You have …

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How will life's curveballs shape who you are? | Moms (5)

April 14, 2014 — 

My grandfather passed away not long ago. His passing, which was not unexpected, has struck a chord that resonates in every area of my life. We weren’t close, so although …

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How to set boundaries and be consistent with toddlers | Moms (6)

April 13, 2014 — 

Douglas County Moms put out a request for moms to submit reasons they think being a parent is hard. For me, the number one reason is because you have to …

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Great benefits in family story telling | Moms (7)

April 12, 2014 — 

We have enjoyed a lot of books together as a family throughout the years. Read-aloud time has given us the opportunity to share biographies of great men and women, adventure …

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What's your love song? | Moms (8)

April 11, 2014 — 

I get all sappy when I hear a good love song. Music has been the soundtrack of my life for as long as I can remember. It can take my …

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Where to start in choosing education for your children | Moms (9)

April 10, 2014 — 

Schooling is such an intense topic for parents. And it starts early. When is the right time to begin school? Do you wait until they are kindergarten-age, or do you …

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Do you focus on quality-time or quantity? | Moms (10)

April 9, 2014 — 

We tried making it to church this last Sunday, we really did. We were all even dressed and ready to walk out the door when the youngest boy started wailing …

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We want to hear from you! | Moms (12)

April 8, 2014 — 

Give us YOUR 9 reasons why parenting is the hardest job and you may get the chance to be featured on the Douglas County Moms section of nrtoday.com! Join the …

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A mother and her milk | Moms (13)

April 7, 2014 — 

With Umpqua Dairy in our own backyard, you may wonder, why milk your own cow? I grew up on store-bought milk in plastic cartons. When I was a kid, my …

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Flying with special needs or little children | Moms (14)

April 4, 2014 — 

Allison had been in our arms for less than 72 hours when we found ourselves boarding a flight home. The ink on the paperwork was still wet as I juggled …

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Reasons I am a working mom | Moms (15)

April 3, 2014 — 

As I posted last week, I have found myself in a bit of a different place than many of the other Douglas County Mom bloggers. We all want to share …

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Why every wife needs a wife | Moms (16)

April 2, 2014 — 

I met my wife, Jaymee, over two years ago over fish and chips at the coast. We were both newly married, and our husbands had just met at UCC, the …

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Mom tries CrossFit | Moms (17)

April 2, 2014 — 

Y’all will never guess what I attempted – CrossFit. I know, I know. Me and everyone else on the planet. But I’m desperate people! There’s a bridesmaids dress hanging in …

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Facebook 'selfies' and cancer: Inner beauty not from makeup | Moms (18)

April 1, 2014 — 

This past week my Facebook newsfeed was inundated with photos of my friends posing for selfies without make-up.   Their purpose was to raise money and support for cancer awareness.   I …

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If parenting was a mathematical equation | Moms (19)

March 31, 2014 — 

One of the hardest things about parenting is that there are a billion-and-one decisions to make, daily. There are X number of questions per child, per hour, per day, and …

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I'm not in control, He is | Moms (20)

March 31, 2014 — 

I liked it when they were four. I picked their clothes, I picked their friends – I even picked their noses. I decided what they ate and when they slept. …

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