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Martha Carrick

Martha Carrick
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Martha Carrick is a mom of two living near Portland, Oregon. She enjoys writing in her, rather limited, spare time. She is a trained biologist turned stay-at-home-mom and she puts her research skills to good use by applying them to parenting topics.

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The Ultimate Family Hiking Checklist

Need a family hiking checklist? In a world where so many kids seem permanently connected to technology, spending meaningful time together as a family can...
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Video Games Could Help Uncover Your Hidden Talents – And Make You Happier

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7 Tips for New Grandparents To Ensure A Healthy Relationship With The Parents

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