Child Advocacy Center

62 Secret Santas from the Child Advocacy Center give gifts to 235 victims of abuse

Dec 20, 2018 at 11:07 am by Child Advocacy Center

"The kindness and generosity of our community never ceases to amaze me," said Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer. "With all of the hustle bustle and everyone’.... Read More
Christmas

Christmas Thoughts for Perfectly Imperfect Parents

Dec 20, 2018 at 08:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

In 1977, when my youngest was 2 years old, I took a psychology class that hit me right smack dab inside my perfect parenting prejudices. I had them! Too many shoulds I believe.... Read More
Sheet pan meal ideas

Sheet pan meal ideas will provide fast, fresh holiday meals

Dec 17, 2018 at 07:00 am by Easywaygourmet

Are you getting exhausted coming up with pretty, family-pleasing meals during this hectic holiday season? Do you want to waste less time in the kitchen and still serve delici.... Read More
A Christmas Carol

The Ghosts of Christmas: Remember. Remind. Renew.

Dec 17, 2018 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

On December 19, 1843, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens was published. Capturing the zeitgeist or “spirit of the times”, acknowledging west.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Christmas Parade

Photos: 2018 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade

Dec 10, 2018 at 10:00 am by Kevin Wurm

Murfreesboro's annual Christmas Parade trailed through downtown Murfreesboro on Sunday, Dec. 9. The parade was dedicated to the memory of Angie Walker, who was killed during.... Read More
Holiday Recipes

Holiday appetizers don't have to be hard. Here are some recipes for quick party eating

Dec 10, 2018 at 07:00 am by Easywaygourmet

The holidays are here and its time for a little entertaining magic. You know the kind I mean. It's when folks stop by unannounced or on short notice, and you need a quick app.... Read More

If you only go to one Christmas Open House, go to this one

Dec 06, 2018 at 02:27 pm by Child Advocacy Center

"The Child Advocacy Center Holiday Open House is a wonderful Christmas tradition held each year on the first Friday in December," said director Sharon DeBoer.  "We are gr.... Read More
Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions: Reading is fundamental

Dec 06, 2018 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

"Few things are more important for a child than to discover the joy of reading. Give a child the love of children's reading, and you have given them, not only the most satisfy.... Read More
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Santa at Smyrna Christmas Parade

Photos: 44th annual Smyrna Christmas Parade

Dec 03, 2018 at 10:35 am by tbeckwith

The 44th annual Smyrna Christmas Parade took place Sunday afternoon, Dec. 2 in Smyrna, Tenn. Folks of all ages gathered along Lowry Street to watch floats, bands, c.... Read More
Was Charlie Brown racist?

Opinion: Why are we offended by Children's Holiday Classics?

Dec 03, 2018 at 07:00 am by clervin 2

We’re really living in the Unites States of the Offended. People, lighten up, please. Children’s holiday classic TV specials are now being scrutinized by the PC p.... Read More