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Meternity Leave_!

3 Ridiculous Myths about “Meternity” versus Maternity

The New York Post ran an article Thursday night by author Meghann Foye about how every childless woman should have a chance to enjoy the “perk” of maternity leave, whether or not they have children. She calls her version of a sabbatical, “Meternity Leave.” This rhetoric is, at best, damaging to inter-office relationships. Perhaps we […]

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Tifany Beecher Photography | etc Designs (floral

Mamas Who Brunch {Mother’s Day Boho-Chic Inspired Brunch}

Sonoma County Moms Blog is thrilled to connect with the artful ETC Designs, talented Cookies by Carina, expert Supreme Sweets,  and gifted Tifani Beecher Photography for this special Mother's Day project. When it comes to Mother's Day, we often find ourselves among our beloved family, celebrating with macaroni necklaces and sticky kisses. But when it [...]
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the mom at work

I’m “The Mom” {At Work}

As a mom who works outside of the home, I feel an instant kinship with others moms who juggle work and family. I know they understand the struggle to be both a dedicated parent and co-worker. Many workplaces claim to be family-friendly, offering paid family leave for both parents, a flexible schedule and a better life/work […]

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Doran Beach

The Best Of Sonoma County

There’s something magical about moving away, learning that the world is a bigger place than you’d ever imagined, and then bringing your own little family back to rediscover it all.  My childhood home is different now, but that’s also because I’m different now (read: older, wiser, and a wine lover!). So aside from the obvious adventures in viticulture, I’ll leave […]

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Guide to Mother’s Day Brunch & Local Events

Mother's Day fast approaches! Here's the ultimate guide to brunches and events for Mother's Day wine country style, 2016! Be sure to forward this on to your partner to ensure you both have plans on this special day! BrunchEvents and ActivitiesBrunch  Catelli’s | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mother's Day Brunch, May 8th, at Catelli's. Book your [...]
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DIY Marbled Mugs

  Looking for Mother’s Day DIY gifts? Look no further! These easy and incredibly inexpensive Marbled Coffee Mugs are ideal for a kids project and a perfect gift for moms, aunts and grandmas! What You’ll Need: White Ceramic Coffee Mugs (I found my at The Dollar  Store, but you can also find them at Hobby […]

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weekend round-up

Weekend Round-Up: April, 22nd-24th

Friday, April 22ndSaturday, April 23rdSunday, April 24thWeekend Farmer's MarketsFriday, April 22nd Children's Museum 2:00 p.m. | Crazy, Awesome Science! Each Friday afternoon, we'll explore science. This program often includes a scientific demonstration followed by hands-on science for everyone. Check each week for specific  program. Local Library Events 10:00 a.m. | Friends of Santa Rosa Libraries book sale [...]
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