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The bases are changing. Learn what the "New First Base" is, and how to keep your child(ren) safe.

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Local families the Hohensees, the Clarks, and the Johnsons are known for creating these eye-catching displays every year.

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The Motivation Struggle

in Family Life, Kirsten Raby

I think back on my own life and all of the things I thought I wanted to do…and you know what? The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. So, how in the world do I motivate my kid to stick to something when I’m not sure I can do that for myself?

The Pain of Our Children

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Nicole Green

We do everything in our parental power to protect our children. Desperately wanting to prevent pain. Yet, pain is inevitable. All of my children have been hurt not only by the world but by people they love, including me.

The Art of Thrifting

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Making Your Own Dreams and Goals a Priority

in Family Life, Mandy Cowley

After a few soul sucking years of saying “maybe one day” and getting through the toddler years, I couldn’t pretend that I didn’t have these dreams anymore. I went back to the drawing board to figure out how to make my own goals & dreams a priority.

Fall Goodies!

in Kirsten Raby, Crafts and Cooking

I’m going to give you two things I just love to eat in the fall that you can bring to your people to enjoy…you can even tell them you came up with it all on your own!

On Being a Stepmom

in Family Life, Nicole Green

I spent years filled with so much frustration, trying to figure out the “right” way to step-parent. In all of my striving, I eventually determined that “right” is undefinable in this role.

It's Fall, Y'all! October Fall Family Activities

in Family Life, April Blackburn

I want to tell you about all the awesome one-time or annual events coming up this fall. ‘Tis the season–for festivals! Let’s jump in!

Smile or Else! A Friendly Guide to Taking Family Photos and Keeping Your Sanity

in Leah Conti, Family Life

Despite the effort you put forward, it is easy to wonder if it is worth the hassle and if there is any way to make it through without feeling like you’re family is enduring cruel and unusual punishment. I am here to assure you that indeed, there is.

What Parenting Defense Are You In This Season?

in Family Life, Susan Lowry Cedotal

Defense is defined as protecting your goal. This got me thinking. What is my goal for my children? What values and hopes and dreams are we trying to defend?

Getting Started with Mindfulness for Kids

in Health and Wellness, Mandy Cowley

You will notice the awareness you are teaching in these structured moments is carrying over into your child’s everyday life. The ability to slow down and be more aware will help them navigate relationships, school, and tough emotions more effectively

Anxiety: A Mother and Son Perspective

in Health and Wellness, Nicole Green

I absolutely despise anxiety and the havoc it is wreaking on my sweet child and on so many in his generation, but I love him so much. I pray that one day he doesn't wake up with the feeling of butterflies in his stomach.

Neurodiversity & Educational Inclusion: Teaching Your Typically Developing Child about Difference

in Family Life, Mandy Cowley

Difference in our brain development is just another variation of what it looks like to be human- not so different than us being different heights or having different shades of skin.

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