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International Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is October 4th!

October 4th is International Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day!   The International Mountain Bicycling Association sponsors events all around the world to celebrate the day & introduce youth to the outdoors through mountain biking.   Their goal for these events, a rather respectable one, is: Besides being good, healthy fun, the goal is to develop […]

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4082 Miles with a Pair of Toddlers – or, the Utterly Epic Cross-Country Adventure

This summer, my family completed an epic move across the country from Silver Spring, MD in the DC area to Lake Oswego, OR in the Portland area.  I wrote previously about the effort we took in preparing our children for the drive across country, but now I figured I’d give the highlights of how we […]

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6 Tips for Small Children (and their Parents) who are Scared of the Dentist

Even though I’m sure most parents wouldn’t count “Going to the Dentist” as one of their top-10 recreational activities for small children.   However, if your child ends up terror-stricken at even the thought of having a dentist look at their mouth, this could create a cascading set of problems resulting in poor dental health, cavities, baby-tooth extractions, […]

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Scientology Questions & Answers: Tkeisha, Oregon Mother of Two

A university study group in Holland was researching the Scientology religion, and wanted to get some direct answers what Scientologists – particularly Scientologist parents – think about their religion, and how their religion impacts some of their life choices. Tkeisha is a mother from Oregon, who lives in the beautiful coastal hills with her husband […]

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Scientology Questions & Answers: Stephanie, Texan Mother of Three

A university study group in Holland was researching the Scientology religion, and wanted to get some direct answers what Scientologists – particularly Scientologist parents – think about their religion, and how their religion impacts some of their life choices. Stephanie Croman hails from Texas, and lives on a ranch with her husband and three daughters. […]

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