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Cool Moms in the Community – East Nashville Dreams Green

An interview with a mom in East Nashville who is making t-shirts to change the world. Yesterday I had the honor to meet with a wonderful woman and her sweet, angelic son in an East Nashville coffee shop. As we sat and talked about her business she launched on November 18, 2007, I watched this sweet […]

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I Should Have Chosen My Favorite

Tell each child why they are their favorite. It all started over lunch. I asked my adult daughter, “Out of the three of you children, who do you think had it the easiest?” She answered, then we decided to call the other two and ask their opinions. The first question led to the second, “Who […]

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Purpose – What am I Doing?

How can we teach purpose to our kids? There are days when I am working my way through the never-ending pile of laundry that I wonder what I am doing with my life. There has to be more to it than washing clothes! Even though I’m a part-time, working mom I have those moments of […]

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Becoming a Soccer Mom

One mom talks about her journey towards being less selfish. I never wanted to be a mom. I’m an extraordinarily selfish person who knew I had no space in my life for anyone else, much less for a helpless little one utterly dependent on me not only for the basics, but for their complete and […]

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Natural Healing: Tip 6

Vitamin C… the miracle vitamin or not? We are sure you have read Tip 1,Tip 2, Tip 3, Tip 4 and Tip 5. This week we wrap up our six-week series on Natural Healing, but have not fear, we will always bring any health tips we find! This week we are going to talk some about Vitamin C. Please remember to […]

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Cool Moms in the Community – Indianapolis Reads

One mom in Indianapolis tells us about a project she started inspired by her 80 year old mother. My 80 year old mom was the inspiration for a very special project I began. Last year, while I was visiting her, we were talking about her past and her teaching career. We reminisced about how she […]

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Showing love at home is the most important on this day. I thought I had done it all for Valentine’s Day. As a child, I bought, made, and sent cards to my classmates, and received theirs in my decorated paper bag or box. When my children started play groups and school, I did the same […]

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Organization – Rhythm of Time

How can we get more organized? I once read this quote in a magazine when I was a teenager, “Boundaries. Live within them and the possibilities are endless.” My daily schedule gives me boundaries. When I follow it, I have a productive day and I’m usually surprised by what I’ve been able to accomplish. Of […]

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Duty or Delight?

Are you parenting out of Duty or Delight? I suppose when one thinks of duty, there is certain nobility to the sound of the word. It is my duty to be a good American, friend, wife, mother, daughter, and employee, but whatever is done for duty’s sake has not been personified, has not been felt, […]

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Natural Healing: Tip 5

Elderberry and Cherry Bark are great aids when sore throats and coughs attack. Hopefully you read Tip 1,Tip 2, Tip 3 and Tip 4 and are feeling some of the great effects of using natural medicine. This week, we journey to some more herbs that are known for their great healing properties: Elderberry and Cherry Bark. Please remember to research before you […]

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