Danielle Guess

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“Chattanooga is something you can have any way you want it…” I am so blessed to share this city with my three children: Dallas (12), Lillie-Mae (8), and Mindy (7). We enjoy the mountains and the valleys that make up the geography of our city as well as the metaphor they stand for in our lives. Always on an adventure in parenting, I look forward to each new day given with them. Follow along with the antics of the #guesstribe on Instagram @amomsbestguess and here as we share our city/country living love with you.
You Won’t Survive the Teen Years

You Won’t Survive the Teen Years

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“Welcome to teen years! Good luck!,” they said. That just didn’t sit well with me when my son turned 13. As with any season of parenting, this was new, so new I was floundering....
Quit Apologizing for Your Quirky Kid

Quit Apologizing for Your Quirky Kid

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Have you found yourself apologizing for the way your child behaved or dressed? I noticed I was the case with my youngest. “Sorry she’s dressed like this.” “I know, her voice is super squeaky. Sorry.” “I would...
To the Divorced Mom I Judged

To the Divorced Mom I Judged

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This is an open letter of apology to the divorced mom I once judged. I could say misunderstood, didn't empathize with, looked over, or any number of other words. "Judged" however seems adequate now...
How to Parent Using the Enneagram

How to Parent Using the Enneagram

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If you have ever been to counseling, you know that your childhood will be brought up to talk through. Having deeply dug into my own raising and how my environment, belief systems, and the...
Hike Cherokee: Bald River Falls

Hike Cherokee: Bald River Falls

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Nothing is better than driving to clear the mind. Coupled with the need for adventure and a free Sabbath rest day, I headed out with the kids to Bald River Falls in the Cherokee...
Picky Eaters Turned Food Gurus

Picky Eaters Turned Food Gurus

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While chowing down on a cheeseburger and trying to spoon feed my first born son jarred peas, I had a lightbulb moment! Maybe I should mirror eating good food for him to also enjoy...
Treasure Chest "Un-Reward" System for Kids

Treasure Chest “Un-Reward” System for Kids

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I might not be a Mom that bribes her kids often, but I do love to surprise my three kiddos every once in a while! Never have I ever been more thankful for our...
Outskirts of Town Ringgold, Georgia {Series}

Outskirts of Town: Ringgold, Georgia Family Road Trip

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If Chattanooga isn’t Southern enough for you, travel just a little further down I-75 to Ringgold, GA. History My town was founded in 1846 and has changed landscape from cattle farms and hay fields to well-established...
Reading Isn't Cancelled

Reading Isn’t Cancelled

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Books are an escape from reality! Do you feel that way when you dive into a new era, setting, and are surrounded by characters that just get you? I’m shocked, (not judgmental, promise!) when...
How To Be a Friend

How To Be a Friend

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I’ll admit, I did an Instagram poll to see what topic Moms wanted to cover; the two options were: finding your tribe or how to be a friend. A close pole, but “Finding Your Tribe”...