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Design Mom 8/18 7:27A Design Mom
Hello, Friends. How are you? Dang. What a week. Are you feeling ragged? I sure am. I assume everyone is. We had personally emotional stuff going on (like sending Maude off to the dorms), happening...

10 Ways to Use Ankle Weights to Fix Your Flat Butt

Mommy Shorts 8/17 11:06A Allie Isnardi
Today, in my  at-home exercise series , Jennifer Nyp from  Zen Girl Fitness  explains how ankle weights can be used to fix a flat butt. If a flat butt is far from your problem, no worries. You can use...

The false equivalency between the alt-right and Black Lives Matter

Rage Against the Minivan 8/17 8:44A (Kristen How
In a press conference that stunned the nation, two days ago our president made comparisons between self-described neo-nazis and those who protest against white supremacy, saying that there is fault on...

What if We Just Gave Them Money?

Design Mom 8/16 11:22A Design Mom
Did you get a chance to listen to or read the NPR story about fixing poverty ? It was eye opening for me, and I keep thinking about it. The title is: How To Fix Poverty: Why Not Just Give People...

Wednesday's Child: Aidian

Rage Against the Minivan 8/16 9:00A (lunareece)
Every Wednesday I feature a child recently highlighted by a local Wednesday's Child newscast to share the stories of children from around the country who are waiting for a family. My hope is that this can broaden exposure for the children...

How to talk to kids about racism

Rage Against the Minivan 8/15 7:38A (Kristen How
Given the events this weekend in Charlottesville, I thought I would share some resources for talking to kids about racism, including both the historical context of our country as well as the present-day issues of prejudice, systemic racism, and...

Living With Kids: Victoria Hudgens

Design Mom 8/15 6:00A Josh Bingham
You guys!! This house is such a show stopper. Nothing gets my interior design heart going pitter-patter more than people who aren’t afraid to make bold choices and really make their home personal and...

Walter Drummond by Ree

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Ree Drummond 8/15 4:17A Ree
We re having another run of Lodge tours during the month of August, and like a magnet, Walter heads there every day to get a massive dose of love and affection from kids and adults. Here, let me just...

Freshman Dorm Packing List Essentials

Design Mom 8/14 11:39A Design Mom
Big day today! Maude is moving into the dorms at Berkeley. (Whaaat???!!) It feels like a big deal, but I also know it s way less-stressful than it would if she was moving far away. We re actually packing fairly light — there are about 15 things...
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