Author Archive | Natalie

I’m a Mom to a Teen that Needs Braces

I’m a Mom to a Teen Who Needs Braces

It’s no secret that teenagers are particularly self-conscious and sensitive. In the social media age, appearance matters more than ever—just think about how today’s teens live in a world of shared selfies and cultivated Instagram personas. If this sounds like your teen, you’ll likely hear some grumbling when it becomes apparent they need braces. Thankfully […]

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The Montessori School

Montessori Education Provides Enhanced Critical and Creative Thinking

As the school day begins at The Montessori School, Jacob, a preschooler, welcomes a classmate into the building as an older student holds the door for them. After exchanging greetings with the teacher, Jacob and his friend choose lessons from low shelves around the room. As the morning progresses, the students have uninterrupted time to […]

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YMCA Summer Camps

YMCA Best Summer Ever and More!

Ready or not, here comes summer! Yes it’s still technically winter, but let’s not split hairs here… the past few weeks have been unseasonably warm, which makes us daydream about summer around the corner. And parents aren’t the only ones counting the days until summer—kids are too! Visions of pools, crafts, freedom, sports, outdoors, nature […]

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CMB Top Ten Posts

Chattanooga Moms Blog’s Top Ten Posts of 2016

In March of 2016, the Chattanooga Moms Blog site was launched to connect moms and families throughout the Chattanooga area. We are thrilled to see how much the site has grown and to meet so many lovely moms in the community! We can’t wait to see what 2017 brings, but in the meantime we’re going […]

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Earth Fare

Healthier Food Has Arrived in Hixson with the New Earth Fare Store

Finding fresh, natural and organic foods just got a whole lot easier for Chattanooga-area parents. Earth Fare, known for a comprehensive Food Philosophy that helps shoppers make healthier choices, just opened a second location at 5414 Hixson Pike, just north of Northgate Mall.  In the spirit of their grand opening, Earth Fare is providing Chattanooga […]

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Health Chat

TN Health Chat to Pay Moms of Teens for Health-Related Facebook Engagement

Are you a mother of a daughter ages 14-17 and looking to make a little bit of extra money, all while improving communication and the general health of your daughter? You might fit in perfectly with an online communication program called TN Health Chat, which is focused on teen health. First, through the TN Health Chat website www.tnhealthchat.org, […]

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The Work of a Child’s Life : The Montessori Way!

The Work of a Child’s Life : The Montessori Way!

“The secret of a happy life is congenial work.” Maria Montessori It was Saturday. Saturday was a big day for Spencer because Saturday was the day his family worked together in the garden and yard. Ever since he was a toddler, Spencer was helping…weeding, planting, picking vegetables. Through trial-and-error, and his parents’ patience, he had […]

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