I didn’t really understand the extent of food allergies until my baby was diagnosed with a life threatening food allergy.  At one point, I was that mom who didn’t quite understand why peanut butter wasn’t allowed in my child’s class...
When I welcomed my second bundle of everlasting joy this winter, I worried at first about loving my eldest daughter more. After all, how could I love someone more than I love my five-year-old, precious and precocious Lillie? I learned...
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 a trail for our kids,...
I have been writing this post in my head over the last couple years as I have watched my young kids start to play sports. There is something so magical about those first experiences with sports -- they are...
I’ve been a mom and teacher for the past 10 years. I love both roles immensely, but I never planned on combining them. I NEVER, and I mean never, planned on teaching my own children. I had seen it...
Just before my son’s fifth birthday, I started looking for more experience-based gifts. It’s not that I’m opposed to stuff. I like stuff, and it’s no secret that I’m a fan of Christmas present piles and going all-out for...
As I write this, my four-year-old, Hannah, is at my in-laws' house in East Tennessee. I basically called and begged my mother-in-law to take her for a few days, knowing they pretty much never leave the house and I...
For more than 30 years, The Goddard School has been a trusted name among families. Its classrooms are safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to six years, offering age-appropriate opportunities to explore and discover. At The Goddard School of...
If you’re a parent of a high-achieving student who learns quickly and becomes bored easily, you might often worry: is my child learning enough? Sreenu Pamidi of the Chattanooga Huntington Learning Center says such parents should consider extending their...
Pre-COVID era, I absolutely loved taking my boys to any fun and free events around town, particularly the Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop and JCPenney Kids Zone. Then the pandemic started and no more fun events. But with businesses opened...

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Halloween season is upon us, and with it come tons of fun events around the Scenic City. Grab your costume and get ready for...