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September Family Fun Ideas

Jumping into the Blue Hole and other September Chattanooga Family Fun

With a six-, four-, and two-year old we are always looking for something fun to do on the weekends this time of year. It’s a little too hot to sit outside, but the pools are closing and the kids are bored! Growing up in Chattanooga, I’m not sure how I made it to 36 years […]

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Back to Busy: Budgeting Family Time During the School Year

I’ll never forget when a mom a few years down the road of life informed me that life gets busier as children get older. I couldn’t comprehend her statement at the time, because my life with three little kids seemed so hectic! However, when my firstborn started kindergarten along with gymnastics and piano lessons, I […]

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Tech-Savvy or Tech-Obsessed? Raising a Post-Millennial Generation

No one who knows me now will believe this, but I spent more time outside when I was younger than inside. In fact, my best memories from early childhood in Charleston all take place in the great outdoors. We didn’t have cable, but we weren’t allowed to watch anything other than select PBS programming, anyway. […]

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FIT4MOM is a Fit For YOU! {Review}

FIT4MOM is a fit for YOU! What is FIT4MOM? FIT4MOM is an amazing fitness group for moms to have a community of workout partners, coaching, and fun, all while getting fit and healthy. FIT4MOM offers a variety of different classes and times where you can fly solo or come with the kiddos. These classes are designed for novice […]

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What the Heck is So Wrong with ‘Participation Awards’?! One Mom’s Defense…

Trigger Alert: Apparently lots of people feel quite strongly about this topic. Are you one of them? Give us your thoughts along with your mailing address, and we’ll be sure to send your participatory prize! Let me begin by admitting that I really have no dog in this hunt. At least not yet. Mercifully, we’re […]

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Chattanooga Spring Break Activities

Spring Break Activities in Chattanooga

Two of the most fearful words in a parent’s language – school’s out! And to top it off, school is out for an entire week! What?! But, this spring break, don’t let fear instantly creep into your mind. Instead, take advantage of the opportunities around our great Chattanooga area if you decide to stay-cate this […]

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The Girl Who Loves Football

The Girl Who Loves Football

It’s fall. It’s a chilly, misty morning. The fog is heavy and ethereal, shadows and sunlight dapple the winding country road. I can hear cows bellowing, roosters crowing, trains shrieking and my dad whistling. I’m fourteen. My family (mom, dad and little sister) is on its way to Knoxville, because… It’s Football Time in Tennessee. I realize I am writing […]

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