Category: Moms & Dads

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Code Words Save Relationships

By Juan Santos, M.S., CRC, LPCA Have you ever said something to your partner that you immediately regretted? Maybe a few too many words slipped out. Words that are now...

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RiverRun FREE Family Day on April 1st

By Guest Blogger Kristi Johnson Marion The 19th annual RiverRun International Film Festival will run March 30 – April 9, 2017, screening 151 films, over 11 days....

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Flip the Boat

By Guest Blogger Anonymous For a long time I did everything for everyone and not a thing for myself. I was in a miserable marriage and I was so over being a stay at home...

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There’s Brown Grass on Both Sides

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon A year ago, I was working full-time as a high school teacher, my oldest son was in kindergarten, and my two youngest children were in...

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Main Street Moms on the Move ~ February 2017

By Rachel Hoeing We are thrilled to introduce you to four amazing women in this month’s Main Street Moms on the Move feature. From couponing, to retail business,...

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A Mother’s Fight

By Guest Blogger Mandy H Imagine this: After almost 9 years of trying to get pregnant, a couple of miscarriages, and a whole lot of serious heartache, you are finally...

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Dinner Party Breakdown

By Kelly Hines There are few things I love more than throwing a dinner party. I love cooking, I love parties, and I love people. So I’m always a little taken aback by...

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An Unlikely Love Story

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon It wasn’t exactly love at first sight, I’ll tell you that. I didn’t stay awake at night dreaming about this incredible love affair. In...

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Putting Things in Perspective

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton We found out during my pregnancy that our second child would have Down syndrome, and, as you’d imagine, it was a pretty big shock....

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10 Ideas for Valentine’s Day on a Budget

By: Elizabeth Livingston, author of Couponsavingmom.com With Valentine’s day right around the corner, I know many of you will be trying to come up with some ways to...