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Free FamilyLife Cruise Giveaway!


Yes, you read that headline correctly – this is the place for a free FamilyLife Cruise Giveaway! If you’ve ever attended a Family Life Weekend to Remember event, then you know the impact it can have on your marriage. How would you like to expand that impact while taking a FREE cruise vacation with your spouse??? Well that’s exactly what …

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The Best Places to Trick or Treat in Nashville

The Best Places to Trick or Treat in Nashville

Ever wondered where the best places to trick or treat are in Nashville?  I have the list right here for you thanks to Zillow! Nashville ranked 19th on Zillow’s list of the top 20 cities for trick-or-treaters. This list represents the cities that provide the most candy in the least amount of time with the fewest safety risks. Here are …

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First Saturday Freebies

first saturday freebies

First Saturday Freebies If you didn’t know, the first Saturday of each month is loaded with freebies and great deals! If you’re going to pick one weekend to capture some free family fun and do some shopping, typically you can count of the first Saturday of the month to deliver.

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When Kids Lose: 3 Truths to Tell Them


“You may not win, but you must try. Sometimes, you’ll lose, but there’s no need to cry. Win or lose, one thing that’s true… No matter what, I love you!” ~ Lysa TerKeurst from “Win or Lose I Love You!“ I dare say our deepest heartache once we become parents is not when we get hurt, but when our kids …

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5 Old School Values to Teach Your Kids

5 old school values to teach your kids

My dad died recently. He was 89. If you’re assuming he was quite a bit older than I was, you’d be correct – 49 years my senior to be exact. While some may argue that I was at a disadvantage by having a father old enough to be my grandfather, I’d have to disagree with you. Although my parents divorced …

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Dollywood’s Splash Country Retreat: A Multi-Generational Birthday Celebration

Dollywood's Splash Country retreat multi generational family fun

Every summer, we typically head back to Florida, where we lived for years and where some of our family still lives. However, because of our schedule this summer, we couldn’t find a big enough pocket of time to make a trip to Florida possible. But we could find four free days in a row – and you probably already know …

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What to Do When Your Child Questions God

what to do when your child questions god

Having not grown up in the church, I can’t really say what a child’s relationship with God should look like. On one end of the spectrum, there are kids that may go to church each week, but not remember much more than “Jesus loves me”. On the other end of the spectrum, there are children like Colton Burpo who have …

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Free Nashville Summer Events

free nashville summer events

Looking for some free Nashville summer events to keep your family occupied and happy? Look no further! Summer is a great time to get out and try new things!  I know with that comes staying within your budget, so here is compilation of activities that are FREE to do in the Nashville area this summer to help you try new things without …

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Why we’re at Dollywood’s Splash Country TODAY…

Dollywood's Splash Country Family Photo 2015

There’s a certain reason we’re at Dollywood’s Splash Country TODAY…today’s the day they open for daily operations for the 2016 season! While Dollywood’s Splash Country opened their gates officially last Saturday, May 14, now families and friends can enjoy the fun every single day of summer. The water adventure park—home to RiverRush®, Tennessee’s first and only water coaster—continues to improve …

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Vote for Traveling with Uncommon Kids

vote for traveling with uncommon kids

We’d all like to think we’re uncommon, but what exactly does that mean? Let’s face it, most of us have seen the tantrums and breakdowns while on vacation – if not in our own kids than in other families. And chances are it can be witnessed multiple times at expensive amusement parks you’ve saved months just to be able to …

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