Author Archive | Michelle Haddock

Highland Park mural

Why I Love Living in Highland Park

At a birthday party not too long ago, I overheard a conversation about historic Chattanooga houses. It was not long before someone brought up Highland Park. “Oh, yes,” I heard someone say, “Highland Park has some beautiful homes, but I would never, ever want to live there.” This is not the first time I have […]

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Lost in Motherhood

Lost in Motherhood?

A couple of years ago, I had an interesting interaction with a first-time mother-to-be. Before you think I have achieved a miracle in remembering an interaction I had years ago, let me assure you: I only remember it because I wrote it down. My brain is as fried as yours, my friend. This particular morning, […]

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A Family Friendly Guide to MainX24

A Family-Friendly Guide to MainX24

If you have never attended Chattanooga’s MainX24 festival, you do not know what you are missing. MainX24 is a 24-hour long festival held at the beginning of December celebrating Main Street and the revitalized Southside area. Returning on December 2, 2017, there is something for everyone at this eclectic festival, from music to holiday shopping […]

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This is Childism

This is Childism

I recently took my kids and our puppy to the park. We had a nice time and on the way out of the park, my seven-year-old asked to hold the dog’s leash. Bodhi is a ten-month-old wire-haired terrier mix. He weighs twelve pounds and he is a good dog, but he hasn’t learned all his manners yet. I did not see a woman and […]

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