September 2016 archive

MOPS group to start in Waterville

(This article appeared in the Douglas County Empire Press on Sept. 28.) As a young mother, Waterville resident Sunnie Wright has found that there is something very special and important about relationships with other young mothers. Other mothers understand the ups and downs, the good days and bad days that can accompany parenting young children. […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do? Here are a few events happening locally in the next week. Want more? Go to On Friday night, the Wenatchee Wild return for another season of hockey at the Town Toyota Center. The Wings and Wheels Festival happens in East Wenatchee this weekend. (Bring the kids to Eastmont Community […]

The lucky ones

We are truly lucky. Let’s not forget that. In the midst of our own personal situation and our daily challenges, please mamas, let’s not forget how lucky we are. We get to live here! Here, in this gorgeous valley, surrounded by good people, and lovely spaces. For those mamas struggling with something — housing, a good job, […]

Autumn adventures: Your guide to fall fun in NCW

Ready to get into the autumn spirit? Of course you are. So pull out those soft sweaters and get ready for a season of pumpkin-flavored everything. Here are a few of the most fall-ish things to do and see around North Central Washington between now and Halloween: Festival season is well underway. Coming up soon: Grace City Church’s Downtown […]

Having your own thing and not apologizing for it

Some days are tranquil, and my kids play together well. My daughter naps when she’s supposed to, my son colors on the paper instead of on himself, and we can get the dog out for a walk. I can prepare dinner and even sneak glances at a magazine. Some days, not so much. Some days […]

The busy parent’s guide to canning tomato sauce

Wow, fall sure is a busy time of year (at least at our household). As a farming family, our work schedule during this part of the season is relentless. Add on top of that the start of the school year, the beginning of all those fun after school activities, the first round of colds and […]

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