Teenagers. I think that part of raising kids strikes fear into the heart of every parent who has a toddler. It’s a lot to watch your three-year-old scream and throw a fit over something, or everything in a lot...
I have a wonderful mom and know I am lucky that our relationship has grown into a strong, adult friendship. She has been there for the birth of every one of my babies, coming to stay at my house...
Time, Slow Down!

Time, Slow Down!

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I believe that the one thing all parents have in common -- one struggle all parents share -- is coming to terms with the passage of time. When we become parents, the passage of time seems to accelerate. Time turns our...
Middle school years are the season of life when bullying is most prominent and has an impact on the highest number of kids. A close cousin to bullying is social aggression which can be observed ad nauseam across middle...
I remember exactly where I was when the words tumbled out of my mouth. I was unlocking the front door and my nine-year-old daughter was rambling about something. I was exhausted, and she was challenging my opinion on something....
With middle school in the rear view of my parenting journey, I have been thinking about how it was a different experience for each one of our kiddos. I can certainly see how very naive I was heading into...
Once upon a time, we were all perfect parents. Before we had kids, of course. We knew what should be done, how to raise well-rounded kids. We read the books. We attended the classes. We bought the course. Then we had...

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Where To See Christmas Lights In Knoxville

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Driving around town to find the best light display has always been one of my favorite Christmas traditions. My parents drove us around every...