The In-Between Mom: Things They Can’t Say

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Molly Jo Realy is the founder of New Inklings Press, author of The Unemployment Cookbook, and two digital devotions. She is an award-winning creative writer and currently volunteers as Social Media Marketer for the High Desert Chapter of California Writers Club as well as author Aaron D. Gansky. When she’s not working, she’s writing. Her [...]

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How to Make Risotto

How to make risotto. A beginner's guide to easily make risotto.

I wonder how many people Gordon Ramsey’s frantic screaming has scared off from attempting to figure out how to make risotto. If risotto is on the menu when I’m out somewhere, the odds are that I’m going to order it. I love the creaminess of it, how rich and comforting it is. But I was [...]

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Moms, Stop Saying This about Math

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There are times when I look at my fourth grader’s math homework these days and just shake my head. My biggest problem with the recent changes in math is that what I assume was intended to teach kids to think about problems in different ways is now forcing them to think in one specific way [...]

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10 Things to Smile About

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It’s time to share my monthly list of smiles, along with Emmy Mom. Something especially important to remember when there’s rough stuff going on.  1. The first day of school. For the first time, all three of my boys are in the same school together. They just have this year and next and then it [...]

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#CapriSunMoms Soccer Season

Capri Sun Kids vs Pros MLS Showdown

Our Fall schedule is packed with soccer and other after school activities, along with the dreaded homework. Mealtimes tend to be whenever we manage to squeeze them in and whatever is convenient on the go. We eat plenty of fruit because it’s easy and refreshing to take with us on our many trips back and [...]

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