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4 Delightful Bilingual Books to Read with Your Child

4 Delightful Bilingual Books to Read with Your Child

Reading in Two Languages My son is growing up in a bilingual household, but he’s already chosen his dominant language – English. This doesn’t surprise me, given that the community surrounding him speaks English.  Therefore, I have to work harder to get him to engage in Spanish. It takes dedication, patience, and persistence on my part, […]

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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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Your Guide to Dry Creek Valley Wine Tasting for Barrel Tasting Weekend

Dry Creek Valley Wine Tasting {Your Guide to Barrel Tasting Weekend}

Barrel Tasting weekend in Sonoma County started off decades ago as a free event. Potential wine buyers would head out to wineries on the Wine Road, bringing their own glass to go wine tasting and connect with winemakers pouring from barrels. Almost 40 years later, Barrel Tasting has become its own holiday in the Healdsburg […]

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What to Do When Problems at Preschool Arise

What to Do When Problems at Preschool Arise

Like most parents, sending your child to preschool is one of the most exciting, anticipated, dreaded, and stressful milestones that occur in their first five years of life. Hours online, scheduling tours, meeting directors, filling out paperwork, and then you find the one that you think is the perfect fit. It has chickens, it’s painted […]

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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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