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Author: Kelly Linehan

  • CRUNCHY MOM: Five Ways to Make This Your Slow Summer

    CRUNCHY MOM: Five Ways to Make This Your Slow Summer

    Do something new. People say time flies when you’re having fun. But really, time flies when we do the same things every day. Can you take a different route to work or visit a new beach on the weekend?

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  • THE CRUNCHY MOM: A Plea for Play

    THE CRUNCHY MOM: A Plea for Play

    If you think back to your childhood, I would bet your most magical memories are times spent outside, exploring the world or creating new ones with friends. So why is it so hard to come by now?

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  • Why It’s Time To Ground Your Children

    Why It’s Time To Ground Your Children

    You probably remember the last time you were grounded. And no, I’m not talking about that time you snuck out in high school. 

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  • The Crunchy Mom: Anti-Social Media

    The Crunchy Mom: Anti-Social Media

    A month ago, I deleted my entire Instagram page and declared I was “on a break.” Except I haven’t really been.

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  • Volume 2, Issue 3 is here!

    Volume 2, Issue 3 is here!

    Things like this paper are the reasons my family picked a small town as our home. We were ready for community. We were also recovering media-types.

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  • The Ghosts of Lunenburg County

    The Ghosts of Lunenburg County

    Have you ever noticed that everyone in Lunenburg County seems to have a good ghost story? Whether it be theirs or a friend’s, everyone has a story that starts with, […]

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  • Introducing: The Crunchy Mom

    Introducing: The Crunchy Mom

    My latest obsession? Outdoor time. I don’t need to tell you that kids are spending more time than ever inside on screens. There are many reasons for this and none of them are the fault of children. 

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  • Do Not Add to Cart: Five Ways to Have a Holly Jolly (Less Capitalist) Holiday

    Do Not Add to Cart: Five Ways to Have a Holly Jolly (Less Capitalist) Holiday

    I had a tea towel hanging off the stove for years that read “Forget the Dishes.” Why was I so attached to this piece of fabric? Because my dear friend embroidered it for me.

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