Melissa Laseter

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I am just an average mom – working full-time in higher education and raising two precious boys with the help of my partner in crime, the Urban Woodsman. I don’t do anything special, and I am aware of and grateful for my ordinary life. I love Chattanooga and what it has to offer. I love to read life lessons and “light bulb moments” from other people, and I hope to share some of my own along the way!
Halloween Guide for Lazy Parents

Halloween Guide for Lazy Parents

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I love holidays, I really do. And I fully respect those of you who go all out for the sake of a costume or Halloween decor, and if that is you, this post will...
Chattanooga Fall Round-Up

Chattanooga Fall Events and Activities

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Although it is still hot, the bees and mosquitoes are still buzzing and we’re more likely to throw on a swimsuit than a sweatshirt, let’s dream a little, shall we? Let’s dream of a...

Road to Adulthood

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It’s the start of a new school year for both sets of kids in my life. I’m the mom to a 4th and 5th grader and a pseudo-mom to a whole host of college...
A Tribute to Teachers

A Tribute to Teachers

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I went to college to be a teacher. I was heavily influenced by teachers throughout my childhood, and it seemed logical to follow in those footsteps. Through a variety of twists and turns, my...
To My Fellow Geriatric Millennials

To My Fellow Geriatric Millennials

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Picture it: a college campus two weeks ago (if you're envisioning Sophia from Golden Girls, this article may be for you). I stood in front of a bunch of 18-year-olds on the cusp of...
Haikus of Motherhood: Round 3

Haikus of Motherhood: Round 3

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We love to write around here (obviously -- it's a blog...), but sometimes when inspiration for one particular topic isn't coming to me, I just pop off a handful of these little poems to...
Tribute to Teachers (Again)

Tribute to Teachers (Again)

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We find ourselves at the end of another school year, and I for one do not take that lightly. In August, I penned a letter to teachers who stepped into uncharted territory to blaze...
Chattanooga Vacation Bible Schools

Chattanooga Vacation Bible Schools

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Here comes summer! It is sneaking up on us and bringing with it sunshine, pool days, and long days of freedom. Isn’t it refreshing how some things never change? Generations over, kids still always...

Chattanooga Festival Fun

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It's been a wild year, and slowly but surely events are sprouting up! Chattanooga is coming alive with festival activities for late spring and summer. Chattanooga is an event town. We love and embrace them...
Spring Break in Chattanooga

Spring Break in Chattanooga {2021}

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Well, it’s late March, and suddenly, you realize what’s coming. With the year we've had, we can all use the break, but how to fill all the time at home with the kids? It's...