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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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LIVE & LEARN: Learning Balance, Earning Respect

LIVE & LEARN: Learning Balance, Earning Respect

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

In her latest column, Riley O’Casey heaps praise on educators that can balance teaching and parenting.

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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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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: Can’t Buy Me Love

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Can’t Buy Me Love

| February 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

When Valentine’s Day is less about romance, hearts and cupcakes and more about family.

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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: 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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