Category: Moms & Dads

The Cool House

By Heather Miller For the past eight months I have lived with three kids, one dog, and two bedrooms. We were straight apartment living.  The only outside time my...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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....