Melissa Laseter

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!

Kids Eat Free (or Cheap): Chattanooga Edition

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Listen, we have all been there. It's 5 o'clock, and the thought of cooking dinner makes you sick to your stomach. Then the thought of spending all that money on your whole crew of...

Chattanooga Birthday Party Spots

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Birthday parties can be such an exciting and stressful experience, primarily for moms. From those of us who try to minimize birthday and party stress to those of us with grandiose party planning skills,...

A Christmas Lover’s Guide to Terrible Christmas Music

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Now, before you decide that I’m the Grinchiest Scrooge that ever lived, re-read the title. I love Christmas. I love what it stands for as part of my faith, and I also love what...
Motherhood Haikus

Motherhood in Haikus

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When writing about motherhood, there are just so many things to include. So many ways to approach it. Should you be serious? Should you be tender-hearted? Should you be silly? I am assuming you can...

CMB Retreat at the Chattanoogan Hotel {Review}

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Chattanooga Moms Blog contributors recently had a planning retreat at the Chattanoogan Hotel. Aside from being a luxury hotel, the Chattanoogan also offers amazing meeting spaces for local and traveling businesses and conferences. The atmosphere...
Chattanooga Fall Round-Up

Chattanooga Fall Round-Up

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Today is the first day of school for many of our kids, so it seems only natural to run far, far away from summer and into the waiting arms of fall. Although it is...

Embracing Awkward

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My most recent post, Embracing Average, is an attempt to take my status in life and understand it more fully. I am average, and I do not see that changing anytime soon. As I’ve...

Embracing Average

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I’ve really cornered the market on average. I’m married, with a three bedroom, two bath house, two kids and one dog. I work in education, my husband works in IT, and we make a...
Vida Flo Chattanooga

Revitalize and Recharge with Vida-Flo {Review}

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Disclaimer: The friendly folks at Vida-Flo were nice enough to gift three of our Chattanooga Moms Blog contributors (Melissa, Beth, and Danielle) with a free IV hydration treatment in exchange for a review. The...

Walking Away: A Lesson in Letting Go

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I sat in the car line this morning and I watched a sea of children march into the school from their parents’ cars. Truly, there was only one kid I was watching, and that...