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  • Ask the Expert: PedsXPress

    Why do kids seem to always get sick after the doctor's office closes? That's a frustration that Dr. Hood of PedsXpress understands which is why in 2014, he co-founded a different kind of pediatrics practice. PedsXpress is designed to complement Read More
  • Scarlett Pons: Advancing the community through art

    Artists can help a community flourish, and Scarlett Pons is doing that and more for the city of Fredericksburg. Scarlett Pons attended Virginia Tech to pursue an education in architecture. While there, she began designing and creating her own ceramics Read More
  • Change IS Coming

    Change ... it's a sure thing. It's as sure as the huge warning sign cemented in the front yard. You know, the one on the large yellow triangle: "Change Coming." Well, it may not be there, but it should be. Change Read More
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  • Ahhhh Siblings... +

    The other night, my daughter had some friends over.  She and one of her brothers were goofing around, talking and Read More
  • Things happen for a reason +

    "Things happen for a reason" has been my mantra for a long time . . . like my whole adult life!  I learned Read More
  • My Child is in Boot Camp! +

    Graduation is over and the kids are off to college, going to work or have left for boot camp. Experiencing Read More
  • Too Much Stuff +

    This has been my biggest year ever to help homeowners become organized! I have tackled some way big projects – completing whole Read More
  • Postpartum Support Virginia is Coming to Fredericksburg! +

    I'm learning the hard reality that if someone in my family needs to see a specialist, there's a good chance Read More
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articles from august

IMAGE Summer Brush-Up: 11 Websites to Prime Your Kids for School Again
It's the end of summer and kids are starting to get restless! There is no better time than the present to introduce some learning activities to help... Read More...
IMAGE Ends & Beginnings
It seems like last week when the busses stopped running, the bells ceased to ring and the classrooms emptied for summer. Now we're faced with... Read More...
IMAGE Ask the Expert: PedsXPress
Why do kids seem to always get sick after the doctor's office closes? That's a frustration that Dr. Hood of PedsXpress understands which is why in... Read More...
IMAGE Change IS Coming
Change ... it's a sure thing. It's as sure as the huge warning sign cemented in the front yard. You know, the one on the large yellow triangle:... Read More...
IMAGE Use Free Financial Apps to Keep Finances in Check
Even if you work with a certified financial planner that uses private software and you feel that all your personal finances are in order, you should... Read More...
IMAGE Scarlett Pons: Advancing the community through art
Artists can help a community flourish, and Scarlett Pons is doing that and more for the city of Fredericksburg. Scarlett Pons attended Virginia Tech... Read More...
IMAGE The End of Summer Means the Start of 'Bigs in Schools'
While some students dread the end of summer, there's a group of kids who can't wait for school to start. "The little brothers and little sisters in... Read More...
IMAGE ThanhCat Ho: Pageant Queen and Cover Kid
Meet our Cover Kids winner ThanhCat Ho, who goes by Cat. She's a 9-year-old pageant queen from Fredericksburg. One of the coolest things about the... Read More...
IMAGE Family Favorites: River Rock Outfitter
Have you all been to River Rock Outfitter yet? It's a new shop in town, on Sophia Street, that carries all kinds of premium outdoors gear including... Read More...
IMAGE Spotsylvania Parent Resource Center
The Spotsylvania Parent Resource Center is open to all county families. The staff helps families through listening and problem solving. The Parent... Read More...

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