Screen Free Kids

Screen Free Kids

Screen free: I know it’s unheard of with screens even at gas station to entertain us while we pump gas. Screens are everywhere! Over a year ago we significantly cut down our daughter’s screen time. We have weaned it down to practically zero. It hasn’t been easy, but it has been worth it. She was like […]

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It's Finally Fall Y'all

It’s FINALLY Fall Y’all!

The temperature has finally dipped below 70 for a few consecutive days. You know what that means… Fall is a beautiful gift here in the South East (unlike spring and summer, where Chattanooga seems hell-bent on smothering us with its heat and humidity). Soon the mountains will burst into vibrant colors, the crisp cool air […]

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Outskirts of Town Chattanooga | Chattanooga Moms Blog

Outskirts of Town: Soddy-Daisy {Series}

Just minutes away from downtown Chattanooga, you can find a small town named Soddy-Daisy. If the town’s name does not draw you in, then I’m sure the views of the town will capture you, along with the divine southern food, friendly faces, and breathtaking nature scenes. I have been privileged to call Soddy-Daisy home for […]

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Smile It Forward Aspire Orthodontics

Smile It Forward :: A Chance to Win Free Braces

Dr. Michael Weathersby, of Aspire Orthodontics with offices in Cleveland and Ooltewah, recently launched a new initiative called ‘Smile It Forward’ which will provide a deserving student in the area with free orthodontic treatment. “Orthodontic treatment is an important investment, not only from a health perspective but from a confidence and self-esteem perspective. I want […]

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Dealing with the Sugar Conundrum

Dealing with the Sugar Conundrum

The Season of Candy cometh. We’ve been quite happily candy-free in our house since about May. That was when I dumped the leftover Easter candy into a bowl and delivered it to the dorm boys at Baylor, the private high school where we live. I have four kids, three of whom acquire candy at school, […]

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Midlife is What You Make It

Midlife is What You Make It: A GenXer Responds to Oprah.com

Heads up, GenX Fam! In case you missed it, the over 40 crowd should feel miserable. Sad. Angry. Maybe even bitter. Definitely jealous of your Millennial colleagues and resentful of your peers who live seemingly better lives than your own. And pretty much ready to off yourself. Or your partner…if you managed to get one. […]

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