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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: 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: 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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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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