Recently, I reminisced with a family member about high school sports. He said, “We were the only show in town. There weren’t any professional sports teams. And there wasn’t anything to do. Amateur sports were the most important ticket...
About a year after I got married, someone asked me if I learned to cook soon after the wedding. I nearly spat out my drink. I got married a little later in life and I wouldn’t have struggled with...
Chattanooga has the unique ability to be named the one of the best outdoor cities in America as well as “Gig City,” home to the nation’s fastest and cheapest internet, drawing the latest technology and business start ups to...
With summer coming to a close and the temperatures dropping (finally!), I can think of many things that bring me joy: pumpkin spiced anything, walks outside, and the start of holiday season. But it hasn't always been this way. I...
In 2011, a man called Paul Finebaum’s ESPN radio show. (For the uninitiated, Finebaum is the King of SEC football reportage.) The caller, an Alabama fan, announced he had poisoned a tree, a specific and very important Auburn University...
Protect your kids’ smiles all summer long! Whether you’re a soccer mom, a skateboarding mom, a cheerleading mom, a baseball mom, a BMX biking mom or a lacrosse mom, you not only lug around your kids to every practice and...
My oldest daughter is eight. For the past few months, she has been practicing cartwheels and handstands in our living room, so I finally asked, "Do you want to try gymnastics instead of ballet this spring?" After an enthusiastic...
Around mile 10 of my first half-marathon, my legs decided they'd had enough. I had been warned by strangers in blog posts more experienced runners that mile 10 was a brick wall. At some point in a distance race,...
With a six-, four-, and two-year old we are always looking for something fun to do on the weekends this time of year. It’s a little too hot to sit outside, but the pools are closing and the kids...
I'll never forget when a mom a few years down the road of life informed me that life gets busier as children get older. I couldn't comprehend her statement at the time, because my life with three little kids...

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