Don’t mind me coming to you with parenting advice for kids with an age gap when I’m in the thick of it as a mom to a teen boy (13) and two girls (eight and nine). There have been...
Being a mom can be hard. Sometimes it feels like there is no end to the things you need to do and the responsibilities that fill your day. It's easy to find yourself running on empty or wondering how...
Having a math teacher as a husband can have its definite advantages; I'm never expected to help with 7th grade math homework, for example. (In fact, because math has changed so much since we were in school, I'm pretty...
So when did I, as a parent, realize how fragile the lines of communication are and will continue to be with my daughter? Just a few days ago, when, for about the second time in a week she said,...
I Lie to My Kids

I Lie to My Kids

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Little white lies. They start off innocently enough. Usually I don’t agree with lying, but when it comes to parenting, let’s face it: sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do. Parenting is hard, so sometimes I find myself...
So, y’all, we won the lottery. No, not the millions of dollars kind. (Sadly.) But a few years ago, when my oldest child was in preschool, we won the lottery with the number 23. It was good enough to secure...
“Step on a crack, break your mama’s back.” “Don’t open an umbrella indoors.” “Sharing your birthday wish with someone will cause it not to come to pass.” We have all heard these superstitions and more before, but when you become...
What does it really mean to have a good imagination? I think we as parents are always experiencing small moments of pride and pleasure when our children are complimented. I often feel that the epitome of all compliments runs along...
Dashing through the aisles at Target on a mission to grab a few more storage bins for packing, I skid my cart to a stop and reach for the Corn Flakes. This deal is too good to pass up!...
A new school year is usually a hectic time in my house as we get ready to jump into a new year of homeschool. But as the school year draws near this year, I find myself in a new...

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8 Ski Resorts Close To Chattanooga

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If you're a winter sports enthusiast, Chattanooga may not seem like the prime location for finding fresh snow. Don't let that discourage you though;...