Life Hacks

Murfreesboro Mama: 9 Spots for Easter Fun

Murfreesboro Mama: 9 Spots for Easter Fun

Mar 17, 2021 at 09:33 am by Laura Beth Payne

This Easter looks a little different than last -- thank goodness! Easter egg hunts and visits with the Easter Bunny are a thing again, and local businesses and organizations a.... Read More
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands

How the Legal Aid Society helps Middle Tennessee residents protect themselves

Mar 01, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced today that it is now a partner of Safe at Home, the Tennessee Secretary of State’s free statewide add.... Read More
Trust

Learning to Trust Other People After a Trauma

Feb 23, 2021 at 07:50 am by aGentleDrLaura

Most people live their lives with feelings of safety and trust. They trust that the sun will come up in the morning. That the water they drink is safe. People assume the autho.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 18 Spots for Rainy Day Play

Feb 22, 2021 at 10:16 am by Laura Beth Payne

Image: Fire truck exhibit at Discovery Center. Murfreesboro Mama  Whether it’s a heavy spring rain or a bout of Ice-mageddon, Tennessee weather is known for being.... Read More

You Are Not Your Trauma: Trauma Wellness

Feb 18, 2021 at 08:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance." --Alan WattsTrauma Wellness is a coaching approach to having experienced di.... Read More
Microchip scanner

Don't skip the chip for your pet

Jan 27, 2021 at 07:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

Few things frighten a pet owner as much as the prospect of losing a pet.  The door didn't close all the way. The gate was left open. There's a hole you didn't know about.... Read More

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