Life Hacks

How to treat knee ligament tears in dogs

Jan 18, 2021 at 08:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

Did you know that one of the most common serious injuries veterinarians see in large dogs is also a common human injury?  Tears of the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) is.... Read More
My kids and I exploring the Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial at Lee Victory Recreation Park

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Ways to Explore Rutherford County

Jan 15, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

"What's there to do here?" It's a question I get asked often by friends, whether they've just moved back to Rutherford County from living out of state, or more often.... Read More
Normal sadness.

Your Feelings About the Pandemic Are Normal. Normal, Normal, Normal!

Dec 18, 2020 at 12:15 pm by aGentleDrLaura

This morning I was watching the “noise.” Which, by the way, I regularly swear off and start scanning again. One segment was all about mental health and the pandemi.... Read More
Helping with Traumatized Person

How to Help a Person in a Trauma Flashback

Nov 30, 2020 at 07:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

Thanksgiving is over. We've eaten our fill of turkey, pumpkin, and other favorites. Now we're onward toward the next holiday experience. Many people feel a lot of joy. Holiday.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama and her littles

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Reasons to Visit Sugarbush Farm

Nov 03, 2020 at 09:17 am by Laura Beth Payne

Urban homesteading has been a part of my life since I was little. I guess it has something to do with reading Little House on the Prairie so often while growing up, and having.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Where to Trick-or-Treat on Halloween Night

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:32 am by Laura Beth Payne

It's here! It's here! Halloween comes again. And while most of us have been wearing masks and [stress] eating candy since around March, the time for fun and dressing up (some.... Read More

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
Dads2Dads

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