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Busy in Bristow: Keeping Our Children Safe

Busy in Bristow: Keeping Our Children Safe

| February 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Only one month ago, I sat with my own back against a cinder block wall two feet away from a student crouched under a counter – both of us hiding – as far away from the classroom door as we could get

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Busy in Bristow: Celebrating Back to School

Busy in Bristow: Celebrating Back to School

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Back to school means back to routines – homework finished, lunches packed, showers taken, clothes for the next day laid out like battle armor.

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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: Cabin Fever, ‘Calgon … Take Me Away!’

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Cabin Fever, ‘Calgon … Take Me Away!’

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

During cabin fever moms fantasize about escaping to a tropic island, knowing none of that is realistic.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Born to Draw

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Born to Draw

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Kathy realizes that sometimes kids develop their innate skills and talents even without help from activities or classes.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Taking Time with Each Child

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Taking Time with Each Child

| January 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Girl Scouts gave Kathy the excuse to spend more time with her oldest daughter, and she explores the challenge of spending one-on-one time with all four children.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Nagging or Something More?

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Nagging or Something More?

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

When the morning routine creates a nagging mom, is it better to nag, or let kids face the consequences later at school?

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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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