Fourth of July

How to not blow yourself up this July 4th

Jun 30, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

The Fourth of July holiday is quickly approaching, and Murfreesboro’s Fire Rescue and Police departments are coordinating safety measures for those in the community who.... Read More
Rutherford County Library System

Murfreesboro Mama: 8 reasons to book it to libraries this summer

Jun 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

I'll admit: some days I'm the artsy-craftsy mom with straws and construction paper craft ideas galore, and others my kids are an hour into Clifford the Big Red Dog and I'm sti.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: How to talk to your kids about 'Black Lives Matter'

Jun 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

We have been stunned yet again by the death of another African American man, and we struggle with how to explain a state of affairs to our kids that seems so senseless. How do.... Read More
Discovery Center at Murfree Spring

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Ways to Celebrate the Discovery Center June 5

Jun 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

On a scale of 1-10, what local spots have your children missed most during quarantine? My kids (and I) have missed our favorite restaurants around 7, the parks for climbing a.... Read More
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Hop Springs

Murfreesboro Mama: 8 Reasons to Love Hop Springs

May 28, 2020 at 07:37 am by Laura Beth Payne

As summer rolls in, many of us are on the hunt for things our families can safely do this season (and hopefully include a few friends in the mix). Enter Hop Springs. Over the.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: When Do We Get to Wake Up?

May 27, 2020 at 08:00 am by Dads2Dads

We go to sleep and wake in the morning to the COVID-19 death count. It seems never-ending. The virus does not discriminate. It will attack and kill ordinary citizens as well a.... Read More
Lucky Ladd Farms

Murfreesboro Mama: 14 Summer camps kids will love

May 19, 2020 at 09:35 am by Laura Beth Payne

This summer will certainly look different for most of us, thanks to Covid-19, but that doesn't mean all fun is canceled. CDC guidelines still permit small social gatherings,.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: Welcoming Fear of COVID-19

May 12, 2020 at 08:36 am by Dads2Dads

These are fearful times. Deaths from the coronavirus now exceed 79,000 in the US with more than 1.2 million American cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control..... Read More
Murfreesboro Mama and her littles

Murfreesboro Mama: 12 things to keep after quarantine

May 05, 2020 at 11:00 am by Laura Beth Payne 2

One of my favorite social media memes to come out of quarantine features Dave Hollis' quote, "In the rush to return to normal, let's use this time to consider which parts are.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: Why you should say 'Thank you' to your mom

May 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

In this column, we usually deal with dads – the issues we face, the struggles we encounter, and the challenges we deal with. But today we want to talk about moms. Mothe.... Read More