Yellow warbler song bird singing in tree flowers by Scott Leslie, Fine Art America

The Gift of Help. Giving Birth to Hope

Jan 20, 2020 at 09:11 am by Paulette Jackson

Her son had a nasty cough for several days, so the nights were a little busy with up and downs. While he was "on the mend," the previous night brought the realization that ano.... Read More

Dads2Dads: Resolutions to keep in 2020

Jan 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Dads2Dads

The new year arrives, and we resolve to make many improvements in our lives. The beginning of the year can be a time to reflect on how last year went, and what we want the nex.... Read More
Relationship advice

How to Have a Successful Loving Argument

Jan 13, 2020 at 09:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

My first argument with David began as we attempted to make the bed. Really. He liked to make the bed military-style, and I wanted the sheets free for my continuously cramping.... Read More
Homelessness in Murfreesboro

Advocates respond as Murfreesboro illegally evicts homeless camp

Jan 09, 2020 at 09:10 am by Jason Bennett

This morning at 9 a.m., a long-standing practice of evicting homeless campers from city property is being enforced on yet another large group of folks experiencing homelessnes.... Read More
Murfreesboro Mama

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 ways kids can get in on giving

Jan 08, 2020 at 09:01 am by Laura Beth Payne

Every year I feel it. The holidays rush in (and out) and I feel a mixture of excitement and confusion as to what excactly to DO for others in the season. Many nonprofits actu.... Read More
Parenting advice from Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: How to resolve to be a better father in the New Year

Jan 07, 2020 at 09:03 am by Dads2Dads

The new year arrives and we make resolutions. We resolve to be better dads, to get healthier, to finish projects, etc. The years of fatherhood are littered with resolutions. W.... Read More

10 easy steps to changing your relationship pattern

Jan 06, 2020 at 10:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

This the first article in a series about relationships. When I was in my 20s, I met my grand obsession. This man devastated me. Slowly, I decided to examine myself to cha.... Read More
Ask Ellie

Ask Ellie: Etiquette 101 when it comes to parties and RSVPs

Jan 02, 2020 at 11:00 am by Ask Ellie

Recently I have received a few letters about etiquette, so I thought I would go over the basics as requested, and then weekly discuss a few points at length. 'Tis the season.... Read More
The starlings have arrived

Murmerations as praise between ourselves and the Creator

Jan 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

It felt like an omen – that muffled fluttering sound in the distance, getting closer. I could feel the vibrations. It was the murmurations of starlings – a flock o.... Read More

Dads2Dads: Bearing gifts for others into the New Year

Jan 02, 2020 at 09:10 am by Dads2Dads

How often we hear it said during the Christmas and New Year's seasons—if only our kindness and goodness toward one another could last the entire year. That seems to have.... Read More

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