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National Arts Education Month: Inspiring Your Young Wine Country Artist

National Arts Education Month: Inspiring Your Young Wine Country Artist

The month of March is National Arts Education Month. And fortunately for us living in Wine Country, we are surrounded by the arts. Parks and wineries showcase majestic sculptures, while coffee shops, restaurants, and even hospitals display works by local artists. Whether at a brewery, farmer’s market, or festival, we are able to find live […]

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5 Innovative STEAM Activities that Every Kid Will Love

5 Innovative STEAM Activities that Every Kid Will Love

What is STEAM and why is it important? STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Incorporating art and creativity into learning these subjects has transitioned STEM into STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.) STEM occupations are in high demand, with computer occupations projected to see the highest growth. In fact, computer […]

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Potty Training Like a Boss {Your How-to Guide for Success}

Potty Training Like a Boss {Your How-to Guide for Success}

Potty training (or potty learning) is a major developmental milestone in your child’s life. For most parents, it’s also an exhausting nightmare. Between picking the method you want to use (sticker charts, verbal praise, candy incentives etc.) to gathering all the supplies (pull ups, underwear, potty seat, travel accessories, and so on), it’s enough to […]

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How a Thank You Note Made Me More Thankful

Today I received a thank you note from a woman who lost everything in the Wine Country fires. Minutes before receiving her thank you note, it struck me how tired I was and that my body was literally aching from lack of sleep. This fatigue had caused me to spend very little time with my […]

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How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

Mombie: A tired mother that feeds on coffee and survives on wine. She is beyond exhausted, but stays up late anyway since it’s her only opportunity for kid-free time. Mombies – we’re out there. Mombie symptoms vary, but can include: memory loss, getting very hangry, messing up recipes, forgetting when you last showered, relying on delivered groceries, putting […]

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