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  • We're All a Little Mad Here

    We're All a Little Mad Here

    Why Me, Again? Bad things happen to good people, good things happen to bad people, and things just happen with abandon to everyone and anyone. I happen to believe that there is no such thing as an accident and everything has purpose, but she’s right: why not me?

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  • Pillow Talk

    Pillow Talk

    Digging Deep - Finding My Inner Crafter: Not only is it time for me to let some stuff go, but it's also time to let go of the notion that I have to DO anything and that those anythings have to be perfect. That's freedom from the myth of perfection and all mothers deserve that.

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  • Practical Pantry

    Practical Pantry

    Embracing Failure in the Kitchen: I’m awful at baking. Simply awful! I’m getting better, and I enjoy doing it, but I just don’t have the knack for certain skills involved with it. I’m too impatient for it.

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  • Fresh Voices

    Fresh Voices

    Sofie’s Scoop: Harry’s Alehouse - My BLT was delicious. The salmon was grilled perfectly. I thought the apple would taste weird in the sandwich, but it added a flavorful sour taste. The fries were also very good.

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  • My Stomping Grounds

    My Stomping Grounds

    White Families - No More Excuses for Passivity : What I learned last week: I can prepare my kids with stories of the past and hopes for the future… but until they come face to face with racism on their own, they will not fully understand how racism feels NOW.

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articles from january

  • More than Baby Blues? Find Postpartum Support Near You

    When Alma Higgason and her husband were expecting their first child, they were “over the moon.” But when Higgason’s daughter arrived, confusing feelings of fear and unhappiness quickly stamped out her elation. “I quickly realized that motherhood was no walk Read More
  • Art Education: Worth the Investment

    The arts can promote crucial skills important to a child’s academic, social and life success. In fact, the benefits of studying the arts may prove more important than first believed. As James Roberson, owner of Roberson’s Music, points out, “Art Read More
  • Dianna Flett: Girl Smarts

    Dianna Flett created Girl Smarts when her son shared some of the challenges that his female peers were enduring as they transitioned into middle school. “I had been the PTO president at my son’s [elementary] school and I saw these Read More
  • 5 Things to Ask Your Child’s Doctor at The Next Visit

    When it comes to the health of your children, a visit with their pediatrician should be taken seriously. Parents often have wonders and worries as their children grow and develop, and there are certain topics that should be addressed at Read More
  • Family Favorites: American Family Fitness

    It’s a New Year! Did you include improving your health on your resolutions list? Now that you have a goal, you need a plan. American Family Fitness is just the place to help you create one. In 2016, our readers Read More
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articles from january

IMAGE Art Education: Worth the Investment
The arts can promote crucial skills important to a child’s academic, social and life success. In fact, the benefits of studying the arts may prove... Read More...
IMAGE Dianna Flett: Girl Smarts
Dianna Flett created Girl Smarts when her son shared some of the challenges that his female peers were enduring as they transitioned into middle... Read More...
IMAGE 5 Things to Ask Your Child’s Doctor at The Next Visit
When it comes to the health of your children, a visit with their pediatrician should be taken seriously. Parents often have wonders and worries as... Read More...
IMAGE Supporting Parents Still Matters
When I was pregnant with my first baby, I was really thrown by having to find and hire a pediatrician for her before she was born. Arranging for a... Read More...
IMAGE More than Baby Blues? Find Postpartum Support Near You
When Alma Higgason and her husband were expecting their first child, they were “over the moon.” But when Higgason’s daughter arrived, confusing... Read More...
IMAGE Does Brand Name Matter?
When should you buy generic items and when should you buy brand name? Should it matter? I fully admit that I buy brand name clothing and accessories... Read More...
IMAGE Family Favorites: American Family Fitness
It’s a New Year! Did you include improving your health on your resolutions list? Now that you have a goal, you need a plan. American Family Fitness... Read More...
IMAGE Fredericksburg Regional SPCA
  What is the Fredericksburg SPCA? The Fredericksburg SPCA is a non-profit, no-kill humane organization dedicated to the principle that every... Read More...

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FredParent on Twitter

FredParent RT @crrlnews: Do you have a kindergartner that needs a library card? Look no further! https://t.co/6GFTFbqrbT @FredParent @MacKidFXBG https…
FredParent RT @NewsInTheBurg: Fredericksburg police help promote reading with Little Free Library https://t.co/lCwGE6K7Mq https://t.co/8yPB514d4C
FredParent Blogger Susan is back with another ammmazingly insightful post. . "However, I’m learning I… https://t.co/jVEeMm2C4E
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