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Top 5 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Items – Kids Giving Back

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Every fall when the weather starts cooling down and the leaves start changing color, we get extra excited here in the Cone home. We were made for this weather. We can’t understand why anyone would want to live anywhere other than here where the day starts with clear blue skies and the temperature graces the 50 degree mark. But of …

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When Your Child Loses a Friend

When Your child loses a friend

As parents, we want the best for our children. My husband and I pray about everything in our kids’ lives, from their health and safety to their schools and yes, even their friends. While we understand that we cannot choose all the people our children surround themselves with as they get older, it doesn’t lessen our desire for them to …

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Nashville Zoo Deal: Half Off During “Zooperbowl” Sunday

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Looking for the latest Nashville Zoo Deal? Nashville Zoo is proud to announce that they will be offering the “Zooperbowl”: our annual half-priced admission day on Sunday, January 30th.  Nashville Zoo’s male giraffe, Congo, will be making his pick for this year’s Super Bowl winner at 10 a.m. at the giraffe habitat (weather permitting) If it’s too cold or raining, Congo …

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Nashville Zoo Deal: Buy One Get One Free

Nashville Zoo Deal

Looking for the latest Nashville Zoo Deal? Nashville Zoo is proud to announce that they have matched the City of Nashville’s $10M investment challenge!  Because of this they want to thank the city by offering a Buy-One-Get-One free admission promotion to all guests Sunday, December 7 through Friday, December 12, as well as complimentary popcorn and hot chocolate. The Nashville …

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Signs of ADHD in Children: Is this your child?

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With the fervor of the holidays ever upon us, children’s excitement level is at an all time high…and understandably so. But I’ve also noticed a rise in my friends asking about signs of ADHD in children and wondering, “Does my child have ADHD?” More and more of my friends, especially with young boys, seem to be receiving diagnoses of ADD …

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Our new Sponsored Compassion Kids!

If you recall from last month, we wanted to celebrate Kariss’ 8th birthday in a very unique way…by sponsoring two children from Compassion International (you can read all the details of what lead us to this decision on the Compassion Blog). Well we finally received our child sponsorship information and got to “meet” our kids for the first time thanks …

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My Pregnancy Journey: Never say Never

At the age of 19, I became gravely ill, to the point where doctors didn’t know if I would survive, much less be able to finish my senior year of college. While I did go on to graduate and even complete my Masters Degree, it was with much difficulty and help from those around me. I suffered for two years …

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Danimals Rally for Recess is not just child’s play

My kids go to a new, small, private school…and although we’re always looking for ways to raise money, the last thing we want to do is burden parents with another fundraiser. So when one of the moms came to us with the Danimals Rally for Recess campaign, we were all thrilled, and a little bit stunned. “You mean all we …

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Nashville Zoo Free for Kids 12 & under April 10

I know this is a bit late, but thanks to my friend Dabney, I just found out that admission to the Nashville Zoo is FREE for kids 12 & under from 2-6pm on April 10 (that’s today!). This is all to celebrate the kick off of the Week of the Young Child at the Nashville Zoo, which will also include …

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