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What your purse can say about your life | Moms (1)

April 24, 2014 — 

Last week I was forced to go buy a new purse. I say forced because purse shopping is one of my least favorite things to do. That’s probably because I …

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Moms night out at Steamboat Inn chef dinner | Moms (2)

April 23, 2014 — 

When Dom and I moved down to Roseburg, we were not sorry to be saying goodbye to Portland and Salem. We both commuted 45 minutes or more to work each …

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A new perspective for the tired mom | Moms (3)

April 22, 2014 — 

We have all had one of those days or few days in a row that make us tired and weary. It doesn’t have to always be anything big or serious, …

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Can you hand over the day planner? | Moms (4)

April 21, 2014 — 

I don’t like uncertainty. I don’t like not knowing. I like to make the plans and be in control. Don’t we all? We have to book our weekends with plans, …

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Easter from a parent's perspective | Moms (5)

April 20, 2014 — 

Since this is Easter Sunday, I thought I would share what Easter means for me as a mom. I was driving home the other day, thinking about the news and …

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A story you'll want to read again | Moms (6)

April 19, 2014 — 

It’s hard for someone in our house to tell an uninterrupted story. There are six of us on most occasions and each has their own version, their own highlights and …

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What makes Good Friday "good" | Moms (7)

April 18, 2014 — 

“Good Friday.” For Mary, the mother of Jesus, that day was anything but good. Just days before, the crowds gathered on the streets to adore her son. “Hosanna!” They yelled! …

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What it means to "unplug" at your event | Moms (8)

April 17, 2014 — 

The other day I read an article about “unplugging” your wedding by asking guests to put away cell phones and cameras and just enjoy the event. While the article was …

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What happened when mom tried making Easter memories | Moms (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (20)

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! Join the …

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