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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Photo Perfect- Is Digital Better Than Print

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Photo Perfect- Is Digital Better Than Print

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

If digital photography have made our lives so much easier, why do we feel nostalgic for photo booths and scrapbooks?

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Mom’s Sleepover Anxiety

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Mom’s Sleepover Anxiety

Dropping him off at his friend’s house, I didn’t feel the “freedom high” I usually get when my responsibility load lightens. Instead, I started worrying.

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BRISTOW BEAT: Keeping Family Ties Across Distances

BRISTOW BEAT: Keeping Family Ties Across Distances

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Whether your family needs grandma and grandpa’s help or they need yours. It’s difficult to manage being a transplant to Northern Virginia.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Weird’s Good Too

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Weird’s Good Too

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Mom hopes to swash her early indications of her young daughter’s goth side, but recognizes that perhaps it’s wiser to let her find herself- at least around Halloween.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Fitting in with Cool Kids

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Fitting in with Cool Kids

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Mom who wanders between groups of friends wonders if her kids are learning from her.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Captain of Control Learns to Let Kids Steer Own Ships

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Captain of Control Learns to Let Kids Steer Own Ships

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

There’s nothing I dislike more than uncertainty. Parenting, however, continues to teach me dozens of lessons, and one of them is just how little control I have over regulating the lives of my children.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Hey Hey, I’m Going to the Bathroom and the Gang’s All Here

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Hey Hey, I’m Going to the Bathroom and the Gang’s All Here

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

When – really, was the last time I had any actual privacy when my kids were around?

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Busy in Bristow: The Joys of Being a Beach Bum Family

Busy in Bristow: The Joys of Being a Beach Bum Family

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

It takes a lot of effort to get to the beach, but it only takes one crash of waves and the panoramic expanse of blue water to remember why you come back each year.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Tax-Free Weekend Takes its Toll

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Tax-Free Weekend Takes its Toll

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

For the first time ever, I was in the state of Virginia on Tax-Free Back to School weekend and made use of the time to save.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Show Me the Money, Mom!

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Show Me the Money, Mom!

When parents pay kids to do chores, what are they really teaching them?

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