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Help Care For Animals Injured By Fire

Last week the Butte Fire in Amador and Calaveras counties ravaged my hometown communities. Calaveras took the biggest beating, with many of the 75,000 acres burned and 545 residences/356 outbuildings lost, in that county. County lines have all but diminished however, with families and local businesses from both pulling together to help those impacted by…

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My Biggest Parenting Fails of 2013

As a general rule, I dont do New Years resolutions. The last thing I really need is to put extra pressure on myself.But with a new year upon us, I know we all look for a fresh start – and often in the how to be a better parent department. We want to yell less, be more patient, feed the kids healthier meals, spend less time on our tech gadgets, read to them …