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Joy's Summer Reads

in Joy Holden, Turn the Page

The sun is shining. The waves are crashing. The afternoon showers are pouring. We are getting to those sweaty, humid days when our shirts get damp just walking to the car. This means pool days with our kids or beach days with our families. Don’t we a

Joyful Reads from May 2022

in Joy Holden, Turn the Page

Hello! I’m Joy, and I love to read. I consider it my greatest talent and favorite hobby. Another one of my preferred pastimes is recommending books to anyone who is the least bit curious. Seriously. I am always volunteering book recs to people near m

School's Out

in A Note from Mom

School is out, and now, the fun begins. Well, maybe it’s not so much fun for me, as I feel like I just became a glorified Uber driver for my kids. However, it’s officially the start of summer camps, pool parties, sleepovers, beach trips, and any othe

Hunter Kinchen

in Mom or Dad Next Door

Hunter Kinchen loves to play tennis and have fun with his three children, but, more than anything, he loves watching his children take on something new. He enjoys being silly with his children, and while he describes himself as “fun,” he says he can

Summer is Back

in A Day in the Life of Dad

Well, it’s official–it’s hot as you-know-what. The little ones are out of school, we are looking for things to do, and that can only mean one thing: Summer is here, and we have about three months left to go.

Treating Torticollis

in Baby and Toddler, Health and Wellness

Did you know about 3 in every 100 babies are born with–or eventually develop–a condition that causes their necks to become stiff on one side? This condition is called torticollis, and it can happen easily if your baby is not moving his or her head en

The Peterkin Family: Stemming the Fear Around Chronic Disease

in Thrive

Jenneffer and Shannon Peterkin were in for the shock of their lives when their son, Aiden, was born and diagnosed with severe Hemophilia A, a rare bleeding disorder characterized by spontaneous and difficult-to-control internal bleeding. With no fami

Travel Abroad on a Budget

in Get Out of Town, Family Life

It’s summertime! That means you’re probably planning a family vacation, if you have not done so already. Traveling with young children can be a daunting task, especially if you’re thinking about traveling abroad. You may be wondering, how will my chi

Sebastian O.

in Cover Kid

2021-22 Cover Kid Sebastian O. had fun at Blue Zoo seeing the sharks and the bearded dragon, and feeding the stingrays. He’s outgoing and enjoys meeting new people. He plays basketball, baseball, and soccer, and competes in pageants. He

How the Fatherhood Role Has Changed

in Family Life

Being a father has never been easy, and it should not be something that is taken lightly either. It is a privilege, honor, and great responsibility, and when I look at my own dad, I can’t help but think about the line of men in my family and how the

Spend the Night at the Museum

in Get Out of Town, Things To Do, Family Life

Night at the Museum (2006), along with its two sequels in 2009 and 2014, has fascinated children with its on-screen displays of life in a museum after everyone else has gone home. Now, children can experience that themselves, as there are several est

Parentcation: Leave the Guilt Behind

in Get Out of Town, Family Life

It’s vacation time! But, what if I told you that you could spend a vacation without applying sunscreen to little faces, just your own and your SO’s? Let’s talk about taking a couple’s vacation.

Things to do around town


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Blue Zoo Aquarium at 2 p.m. Occurs weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m., Saturdays at 5 p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m.

at Blue Zoo Aquarium

Every Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

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Lane Regional Medical Center at 2 p.m. Monthly support group to provide companionship, und...

at Lane Regional Medical Center

Every 1st Friday of the month

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Blue Zoo Aquarium at 4:45 p.m. Occurs weekly on Fridays at 4:45 p.m., Saturdays at 3:45 p....

at Blue Zoo Aquarium

Every Sunday, Friday and Saturday

Thu 30 Jun
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Woman’s Hospital Zoom Meeting at 6 p.m. Join a weight loss surgery physician to learn more...

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