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Chattanooga Summer Survival Guide: Outdoor Activities that Beat the Heat

Gorgeous summer weather in the Tennessee Valley has us all itching to get outside, but it’s just SO. HOT. What’s a parent to do when the first words out of her child’s mouth every-single-morning are “Outside, mama?” Charlie and I have gathered a list of some of our favorite outdoor activities in the area that can […]

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The Complete Kid’s Guide: Hiking with Parents in Chattanooga

Disclaimer: In case you begin to compare your precious progeny’s intellectual ability with my own, this post is not in fact published by my dear son, and I have taken some liberties writing facetiously in his name.  A couple months ago, my mother wrote a post for this website about my brothers and I, particularly about our lack of […]

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Extracurriculars: Rethinking the Packed Schedule

Our weekly schedule typically looks like this: get up, go to work/school, come home from work/school, do your choice of activity around the house, eat dinner, have family time (we go for walks or read books), and go to bed. On weekends, it’s much the same. And I love it. To be honest, when I see […]

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Experience a Fun-Filled Summer with Baylor Summer Camps

Baylor summer camps have provided summer fun and adventure for 70 years. We take full advantage of our amazing campus by offering four overnight and 35 day programs all summer long. We also take summer fun seriously, which means our camp counselors, faculty, and coaches are teaming up to provide each camper the best experience […]

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Chattanooga VBS Guide – Summer 2016

My sister and I always joke that our mom (a teacher, well-deserving of her three-month break) sent us to a Vacation Bible School every single week during the summer. It didn’t matter if it was at a Methodist, Baptist, or Presbyterian church, if a bus ran by our house, we were on it, off to learn about Jesus […]

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Raising Superheros (Volunteering with Your Kids)

Let me just brag for a second…my six-year-old is a SUPERHERO! I mean a saving-the-world-one-green-bean-can-at-a-time superhero! Just look at her go! This past Thursday my oldest daughter and I volunteered at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank’s Family Night. They have these on the first Thursday and first Saturday of every month. I am not kidding you, it […]

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