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Oct 2013

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Insanity: Doing what we have always done and expecting things to change!! Top Five Causes of Divorce and How This Affects our Community

Recently I quoted that we are seeing a dramatic decrease in our area on the number of teen births.  It is wonderful that this is happening for our community due to the positive things that can happen such as less children in poverty, possibly breaking a cycle that was so strong in our community.  Saving […]

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Sep 2013

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Almost 10 years and we’ve just started.

It has been a month since I have been able to write.  We have restarted our classes in the schools.  We have hit a record number of volunteer instructors with 16 this year, which gets us closer to our goal of 20 to be able to reach out to Gordon, Catoosa and Walker Counties. I […]

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Aug 2013

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A Different Perspective

 At our recent fundraising affair with Bobby Bowden I gained some insight that I really did not think would happen that night.  Kind of a serendipity.  I was getting ready for the evening and getting a little overwhelmed with all that needed to be finished in such a short amount of time so I delegated […]

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Jul 2013

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Is Your Child’s Asthma affected by Your Marriage?

In 2007 a study by the CDC reported that over 9 million children were reported to have the diagnosis of asthma.  They studied this information to see if the family structure affected whether a child’s asthma was kept under control.   What they found was very interesting:  Children living with biological or adoptive ...

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Jul 2013

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Should Marriage be talked about in the the Medical Office?

If you know me you know how passionate I feel about marriage and how it effects our children.  We are seeing more and more research that demonstrates this.  Several colleagues have questioned my desire to check with a family about how their marriage is doing.  They have expressed that this is not part of the […]

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29

Jun 2013

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Being Mimi, Mom and so much more

Being a “Mimi” is one of the greatest things.  I loved my kids, and now I LOVE my grandkids.  Whenever I go anywhere it’s like I’m constantly looking for cool stuff that the kids will like.  I hear that there are others that do this too.  Some of these stores have SUCKER written all over […]

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Jun 2013

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My Daddy was the BEST!!!

This past Sunday was Father’s Day and if I’d had my act together I would have written this blog earlier, but instead, I was participating in another triathlon and working at our local Church Event Messiah’s Mansion.  So here goes.  I wanted to share some stories about my daddy.  My daddy was my hero.  I’m ...

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Jun 2013

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Inspiring

Recently I finished my seventh or eight Sprint Triathlon.  I know you are wondering “WHY?”  Sometimes that’s me too.  But I started thinking about why have I done this, and there are several reasons.  I first started when my BFF challenged me to do a Danskin Tri at Disney World when we turned 50.  I […]

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Jun 2013

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What we do for love

“For love, we will climb mountains, cross seas, traverse desert sands, and endure untold hardships. Without love, mountains become unclimbable, seas uncrossable, deserts unbearable, and hardships our lot in life.” ― Gary Chapman, The Five Love Languages (Library Edition): The Secret to Love that Lasts  I will testify to this ...

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May 2013

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Making it through the tough times and getting your reward.

Ok,  Got a little contest for those that read this,  Be #5 to post me and I will give you a CBC golf umbrella.  Pretty nice.  Help us get this blog out there ok? This past weekend was one of those warm touchy feely weekends with John.  We basically had the weekend to get away […]

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