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March 2016 Blog Posts (6)

How I Learned Religion Through My Children

Growing up, I never believed in organized religion. I went to Sunday school at a Presbyterian church every week and learned all the stories, but never really took them to heart. I never understood how a group of people could all believe the same thing at once. It all felt like a scam to me at the time.

But then I got older and my husband and I decided to have…


Added by Cindy Dudas on March 22, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

A Fitness Coach Can Provide the Boost Your Body Needs

Looking to turbo-charge your fitness routine? A fitness coach could be just the boost your body needs.

We all need to be pushed now and then, myself included. I’ve been an athlete all my life, but no amount of fitness experience can replace having someone there to push you to reach your highest level…and beyond.

A fitness coach will also help you add variety to your workouts, which is important for achieving maximum, long-term results. Remember, it’s all about tricking your…


Added by Christie Rampone on March 22, 2016 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Grief Through a Child’s Eyes

Almost 10 years ago, I lost my father unexpectedly. I was the mother of only one child, who was three and a half years old at the time. He was a bright child, but when we received the news of my father’s passing, he didn’t completely grasp the depth of someone dying. He cried, but when we got to my sister’s house he was happy to see and play with his cousins. He opted out of going to the wake in exchange for hanging out at a friend's house to play with the children, and I was fine…


Added by Maria on March 21, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

I Bought My Ticket...

Every time my husband does something that makes my eyes roll, he says, “You bought your ticket…you knew what you were getting!”

If you know us, you are laughing right now. It’s so us.

Yes. I did buy my ticket. But despite what…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on March 15, 2016 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Spring Break "Stay-cation" vs. "Vacation"

I've never been fond of taking the kids on a vacation during Spring Break. Almost every family I know usually plans some sort of trip when the kids are off from school for an extended period of time, so vacationing through crowds has never seemed relaxing to me. 

Spring Break is the perfect time of year to spend some quality time with your family. If you prefer braving the crowds for that dose of quality time, good for you. But if you are more like me, and are looking to stay local,…


Added by Chrissy Fleming on March 14, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Local Easter and Bunny HOP-penings!

There are so many Easter events happening this month! Besides the usual Pinterest craft ideas to do at home with my kids (which I have noticed I do a little less this month, since everything coming home from preschool seems to have a bunny or an egg on it!), there are a multitude of resources for local parents to see what activities are going on throughout the next few weeks.



Added by Alix Hayes on March 2, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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