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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Mean Girls

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Mean Girls

Last night, a few of us moms who have tweens were lamenting that middle school is only one year away for our little darlings.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: An Odyssey to Remember

BUSY IN BRISTOW: An Odyssey to Remember

Parents never expect when they buy their first minivan that they are indeed embarking on an Odyssey.

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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: 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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Busy In Bristow: Learning to Be Happier Homebodies

Busy In Bristow: Learning to Be Happier Homebodies

Quite simply – our nomadic streak is still there, but in our middle age, Husband and I have both become, gulp, Home Bodies.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: They Call It Puppy Love

BUSY IN BRISTOW: They Call It Puppy Love

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

I didn’t really want a puppy. I wanted a rescue dog – say three or four years old. You know, a dog that’s already housebroken and doesn’t think batting gloves, shoes and Duplex Legos are chew toys …

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: ‘Party Circuit Part II’, Tweens, Cliques

BUSY IN BRISTOW: ‘Party Circuit Part II’, Tweens, Cliques

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

In this second installment, of “The Party Circuit,” I’ll take a look at that mysterious person we’ve dubbed “tween” and the ways birthday parties change for this age group.

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Live & Learn: Bullying Does Not Only Happen to Children

Live & Learn: Bullying Does Not Only Happen to Children

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments | Education

Workplace bullying has also become an epidemic. Workplace bullying can be defined as constant mistreatment of one or more persons by one or more perpetrators.

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