Category: Parenting & Family

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Investing in Summer Camp

By Guest Blogger Jen de Ridder, Senior Program Director YMCA Camp Hanes I am not sure why when thinking about Summer Camp the word “investing” came to...

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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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Ellen’s Book Nook — February 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! Details below! From the story of a brave young slave who escaped to freedom on the...

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You Dou What?

By Guest Blogger Becky Hale CD(DONA), Co-Owner, Piedmont Doulas Maybe you’ve heard of a birth or postpartum doula, but aren’t quite sure what it is that they do,or...

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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...

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Junior Year Hell

By Guest Bloggers Karen Jarvis and Tammy Darden I was warned about ‘junior year hell’ when my daughter started high school, but NEVER fully imagined the possible...

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5 Ways to Control Your Child’s Screen Time

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard It’s 2017, and screen time is more than just TV. It’s computers, tablets, phones, and geez, now even watches! The best way...

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The Support of a Mom

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Levstek When I was younger, I always thought that the idea of having your mom as your best friend would be impossible. Now that I am a Senior...

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Letter to My Special Needs Child

By Jennifer Janes, author of the blog Jennifer A. Janes What a ride we’ve been on together! It’s often a rocky one, but I can honestly say, despite the struggles...