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Being A Volunteer in the “Volunteer State”

The truth? My now four year old will be able to go to whichever college she chooses after she graduates high school. I would never tell her where to apply, but . . . I am rooting and prepping her for the University of Notre Dame. The fact that I’m a diehard Fighting Irish fan […]

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Nashville’s BEST Family-Friendly Hiking Trails

One of my favorite sounds is the sharp crunch of Aautumn leaves beneath my feet. The only way to enhance the experience? Put me on a trail surrounded by an assortment of trees, flowers, wildlife — and maybe a lake or two. Now that the temperature will soon be dropping here in middle Tennessee (please, […]

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I’m Not Mean…I’m Just Mom.

Tucker was being particularly naughty that morning: whining, endlessly antagonizing, and recklessly wearing his sassy pants.  Our words flew between us, his picking up speed and intensity.  After a string of squabbles, he had reached his limit.  Shouting a nasty “No!” and presenting me with the meanest mug I ever did see, I stopped in […]

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