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  • We're All a Little Mad Here

    We're All a Little Mad Here

    you might not want to say that... Be kind to one another, and instead of saying something crazy to someone who does something different than you, ask them about it in a kind and curious way, if you must, or smile and ask how you can help if you can, or simply cheer them on.

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  • Pillow Talk

    Pillow Talk

    Update: School of (Sheet) Rock: Having someone in your life, whether it's your partner, a sibling, or a best friend who has the capacity to light a fire in you to get a job done is so paramount.

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  • Practical Pantry

    Practical Pantry

    DIY "Rotisserie" Style Chicken:Seriously – if you’ve never cooked a whole chicken in the Crock Pot before, it is a revelation that you’ve got to try! What’s so great about it, besides how easy it is to do, is that it’s cheaper than buying a pre-made rotisserie one in the store.

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  • Fresh Voices

    Fresh Voices

    Sofie’s Scoop: Benny Vitali’s: I had never tried veggie supreme, so while the other kids were eating pepperoni slices bigger than their heads, I was eating vegetable pizza. I have to say, it was a lot better than I expected.

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  • My Stomping Grounds

    My Stomping Grounds

    7 Ways To Help A Family In Crisis: If you know a family in crisis… circle up and love them well. You have an opportunity today to be better medication than anything purchased at the pharmacy.

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articles from october

  • 10 Great Fall Adventures and Festivals

    Complement apple and pumpkin picking with these day and weekend trips throughout Virginia. Suffolk Peanut Festival (October 6-9, 2016) This festival celebrates the city’s dedication to the peanut crop with concerts, competitions, tractor and truck pulls and fireworks. October is Read More
  • Ask the Expert: Elite Women's Health

    Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women, skin cancer being the first. It is also the second deadliest. One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. In 1 out of 36 Read More
  • Checking Out “Whoo’s Awake in the Night”

    Marstel-Day Brings Wildlife Center of Virginia to the Region As Phebe came out, the room went silent. You could see everyone—kids and parents alike—leaning forward to get a better look. After all, it’s not every day that you get to Read More
  • Family Favorites: Belvedere Plantation

    Some people believe Christmas is the best time of year. Others swear by summer. There are a sizable number of folks, however, that are completely smitten with autumn. Namely, October. It’s an entire month filled with crisp air, sweaters, knobby Read More
  • Family Friendly Farms for the Season

    After a hot and humid summer, it is finally fall. For families, that means it’s prime time for visiting farms and harvesting the bountiful autumnal produce that exemplifies what it means to embrace the season. The choices for “pick-your-own” farms Read More
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articles from october

IMAGE Ask the Expert: Elite Women's Health
Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women, skin cancer being the first. It is also the second deadliest. One in 8 women will be... Read More...
IMAGE How to Squeeze the Most Out of Your Company’s Benefits Package
Is your paycheck enough? Does it cover all your family’s needs? While your take home pay may cover your family’s daily needs and necessities, be... Read More...
IMAGE Talking Politics with Your Kids
Whether you are Team Hillary or Team Trump, talking to your kids about politics and democracy can be beneficial. Getting them interested in the... Read More...
IMAGE Checking Out “Whoo’s Awake in the Night”
Marstel-Day Brings Wildlife Center of Virginia to the Region As Phebe came out, the room went silent. You could see everyone—kids and parents... Read More...
IMAGE Letter to the Readers: Falling Together
After the overbearing heat of summer and the inevitable slow cooling down that September brings, we come against October. When you’re a parent, you... Read More...
IMAGE Family Favorites: Belvedere Plantation
Some people believe Christmas is the best time of year. Others swear by summer. There are a sizable number of folks, however, that are completely... Read More...
IMAGE Family Friendly Farms for the Season
After a hot and humid summer, it is finally fall. For families, that means it’s prime time for visiting farms and harvesting the bountiful autumnal... Read More...
IMAGE 10 Great Fall Adventures and Festivals
Complement apple and pumpkin picking with these day and weekend trips throughout Virginia. Suffolk Peanut Festival (October 6-9, 2016) This festival... Read More...
IMAGE The Doctor Yum Project
In response to the growing rates of childhood obesity, pediatrician Nimali Fernando MD, MPH started the website doctoryum.com in 2011 to teach her... Read More...

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FredParent on Twitter

FredParent RT @FXBGFarmMkt: Rain, rain go away! We're having our Harvest Festival tomorrow, rain or shine! Right now it looks like the rain... https:/…
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FredParent RT @CapitalAleHouse: Oktoberfest is for the whole family. Check out our kids corner for face painting, bouncy house and a balloon artist. #…
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FredParent Pumpkins, apples, festivals... You want it, we got it! #fall @VisitFred @Fxbg2day https://t.co/ZT0G9ScuH4
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FredParent Guys! It's almost October, which happens to be one of our favorite times of year! 🍂🍁🎃🍻 To… https://t.co/Rp9srVYgoK
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In response to the growing rates of childhood obesity, pediatrician Nimali Fernando MD, MPH started the website doctoryum.com in 2011 to teach her patients and her families about the benefits of healthy eating. What started out as a recipe and parenting site grew to a bigger project of teaching a healthy lifestyle to the greater community. In 2012 The Doctor Yum Project, a 501(c)(3) organization was born.

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