Dads2Dads: What Do We Teach Our Boys?

Mar 25, 2020 at 08:00 am by Dads2Dads

Masculinity and muscle A Pew Research Center study from 2019 showed that teens deal with a number of challenges. Anxiety and depression are on the rise. Academic pressures an.... Read More

Dads2Dads: Stop, Look … and Look Again

Mar 18, 2020 at 09:00 am by Dads2Dads

When you stop and take a long hard look at your teen, who do you see? Do you see an individual who is kind to others? Respectful of you and the rest of the family? Do you see.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Spots to Drink 'Green' This Saint Patrick's Day

Mar 17, 2020 at 08:42 am by Laura Beth Payne

Besides my first week at home with my first child, I think this week might have been the most confusing in my life. Between not quite understanding the run on toilet paper, ca.... Read More

Dads2Dads: According to the Dalai Lama, compassion begins at home

Mar 11, 2020 at 09:02 am by Dads2Dads

A while back, Bill and his son attended a talk by the Dalai Lama in Louisville, Kentucky, at the arena where the University of Louisville Cardinals play basketball. This trip.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 10 great kids menus in Rutherford County

Mar 05, 2020 at 10:02 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

I'll admit it, February's warm-cold, "betwixt and between" weather had me eating my feelings a good bit, which inspired this next piece. Now creating a “where to eat&rd.... Read More

Dads2Dads: Hooked on electronics

Mar 04, 2020 at 08:00 am by Dads2Dads

One of the challenges we hear from dads is "How do I get my teen to look up from her phone? She's always on it."  Kids spend about seven hours a day on electronic device.... Read More

Dads2Dads: Why dads are 'giants among us'

Feb 26, 2020 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

If we think about our place on this earth too long and hard, we can talk ourselves into believing that we are but insignificant creatures just plodding along. And we would be.... Read More
Much-needed advice from Murfreesboro Mama about rainy days

Murfreesboro Mama: 8 Curiously Cool Spots for Rainy Day Play

Feb 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Most of us have had our fill of rain lately. I think that's called an understatement. As long as the temps stayed warm-ish I was fine to send the kids out to play in our mudd.... Read More

Dads2Dads: Love is its own power

Feb 13, 2020 at 08:00 am by Dads2Dads

Valentine's Day is coming. . . a time when we get all soft and buy a card or candy or flowers (sometimes all three) to show someone how much we like/love them. It's a great da.... Read More
Valentine's Day

Declarations of Love for Valentine's Day

Feb 13, 2020 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

His name was Walter and he was fourteen years old. School was out for the summer, and his mother was driving him to Texas to live with his two great uncles. Retired soldiers o.... Read More

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