Life Hacks


Dads2Dads: Good Parenting and Good Partnering go hand in hand

Jan 22, 2020 at 09:00 am by Dads2Dads

Last week we dealt with the importance of stepping up to the plate and being a good dad --  showing up, listening, paying attention … those things that are sometim.... 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
Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice in Smyrna

Murfreesboro Mama: 3 can't-miss exhibits opening this month

Jan 15, 2020 at 09:31 am by Laura Beth Payne

At this point in January I'm usually making my family's winter-survival plan, when the moody weather generates a constant low-grade cabin fever in our house. I've found it's a.... 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
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

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

Why you should resolve to walk your dog

Dec 30, 2019 at 08:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

With our New Year's resolutions just around the corner, now is the perfect time to add exercising with your dog to your list. Not only is walking important to our well being,.... Read More

Dads2Dads: Take A Moment To Make A Moment this Christmas

Dec 24, 2019 at 08:00 am by Dads2Dads

It only takes a moment to have a meaningful interaction with your child. That is the focus of the campaign for good parenting from the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearing.... Read More

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