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Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Artful Activities for Kids This Fall

Oct 02, 2020 at 09:07 am by Laura Beth Payne

I don't know about you, but there's something about this time of year that just makes me want to paint. Enter our community's visual artists offering art boxes, pop-up lessons.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Fall Fieldtrips for Homeschoolers (or Anyone!)

Sep 25, 2020 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

While school began in August for most, the kids and I have been ramping up this month on all things homeschool preschool. And while I was a raised a homeschooler, getting orga.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Handling Crunch Times and Crises

Aug 12, 2020 at 12:58 pm by Dads2Dads

It seems we are faced with new challenges every day when we turn on the news. We need to be informed, but we don't want to be overwhelmed. Sometimes it's a delicate balance..... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Finding Purpose

Aug 04, 2020 at 02:26 pm by Dads2Dads

When we raised our kids we were sometimes awed by the magnitude of the responsibility. We were expected to teach them how to get along with others, help them with their math h.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Who You Are at a Glance?

Jul 28, 2020 at 11:30 am by Dads2Dads

How many of you, Moms and Dads both, have a personal public-relations program? While you're thinking, we'll answer for you in this way … every one of you, and so does y.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama: 3 Reasons to Visit Lane Agri-Park

Jul 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

I rediscovered Lane Agri-Park about this time last year. I'd been to a few events in its community buildings, but I'd missed a significant aspect of the property—its gar.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Listening is the most important tool in your toolbox

Jul 21, 2020 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

We've written a lot about the art of being a good listener. There's just no way to get better at it than to practice. But there's much more involved in listening than just kee.... Read More
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Dads2Dads: Finding the Good

Jul 14, 2020 at 02:27 pm by Dads2Dads

We Americans are amazing when it comes to pulling out the good from a monumental heap of bad. COVID-19 is horrible. It is unlike anything that most of us have ever experienced.... Read More

8 Reasons to Hire A Life Coach

Jul 09, 2020 at 12:30 pm by aGentleDrLaura

Few people wake up one day and spend money on something they don’t need. You hire a life coach because the challenges you face cause discomfort and emotional pain. Somet.... Read More

Dads2Dads: When Years Are Moments

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:44 am by Dads2Dads

We look back in amazement at how quickly our title transitioned from father to grandfather! While it is difficult to stare into a baby's eyes and see the teen she will become,.... Read More