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Oprah Winfrey or How I Learned to Stop Stressing and Parent More Mindfully

Oprah Winfrey or How I Learned to Stop Stressing and Parent More Mindfully

Okay. I admit it. Oprah really has very little to do with how or why I parent with greater intention and use mindfulness practices to reduce the stress in my life and hopefully, with time, in my children’s lives. But, the inspiring speech Oprah gave to the Agnes Scott College Class of 2017 on Saturday, […]

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Resources for New and Busy Chattanooga Mamas

One kid is a lot of kids. If you are a parent to any number of children, you are most likely busy, tired, and stressed way more than you ever imagined you would be. No matter how many kids you have or what their ages are, sometimes you just need a helping hand…and a good […]

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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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Meatless Mondays

Meatless Mondays {Series}

I’m often asked when and why I became a vegetarian. The truth is I didn’t really have a real reason at the time. About eight years ago, I was coming off the heels of my worst heartbreak. I was lost. I was pissed. I wanted to feel like somebody else for a little while. I’m […]

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FLU season

Cheat Sheet to Flu Season

  The flu, the stomach bug, RSV, hand foot mouth, bronchitis, pneumonia — they have all been making their rounds this season. So much so, school was even cancelled. My household has been hunkering down for over a week and I wish, before my family succumbed to sickness, that I would have had a few […]

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