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  • Annika Natividad: Life with Type 1 Diabetes

    Fourteen-year-old Annika Natividad of Stafford excels at everything she does. She is a part of the National Junior Honor Society and Girl Scouts. She is a captain of her volleyball team, was the lead in the school play and even Read More
  • Ask the Expert: Fredericksburg Academy

    Choosing the right school for our kids can be hard. This month, Zach Santulli, a Lower School music teacher at Fredericksburg Academy, and Abi Ibarra, a Lower School French teacher at Fredericksburg Academy share why their school stands out. How Read More
  • Family Favorites: Rappahannock YMCA Childcare

    Finding the right childcare is important to parents. This year, The Rappahannock Area YMCA nabbed our top Family Favorites spot in the “Childcare” category. Here’s why you voted them best in the ‘Burg! THREE hours of FREE childcare (for members). Read More
  • Family Volunteerism: Teaching Kids Civic Responsibility Offers Rewards for All 

      Volunteering is a great way for families to make a difference in their communities and offers lots of benefits to those who volunteer their time and skills. First and foremost, nothing is more rewarding than knowing you’ve made a Read More
  • Letter to the Readers: T1D

    According to the National Institutes of Health, 29.1 million people are living with diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes, and about 208,000 people younger than 20 years are living with diagnosed diabetes. An autoimmune disease once called juvenile diabetes because it mostly Read More
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    We're All a Little Mad Here

    Never Quit - Sometimes, love looks like a chance to meet and greet your husband’s heroes, and you’d do just about anything to make that happen with a very happy heart. Love also looks like libraries. Don’t judge.

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  • Practical Pantry

    Practical Pantry

    Love Pie When everything seems to be going wrong, or when I feel like I have no control over tragic or chaotic occurrences, cooking is my therapy and my way to give something selflessly to those that I love.

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  • Rain in Style

    Rain in Style

    Style Confidence - The way I see it, only people who, for whatever reason, see themselves as less than you will try to bring you down to their level. It’s a problem within themselves, not a problem within you. If you let them tear you down, they win. Don’t let them win.

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articles from november

IMAGE Ask the Expert: Fredericksburg Academy
Choosing the right school for our kids can be hard. This month, Zach Santulli, a Lower School music teacher at Fredericksburg Academy, and Abi... Read More...
IMAGE Annika Natividad: Life with Type 1 Diabetes
Fourteen-year-old Annika Natividad of Stafford excels at everything she does. She is a part of the National Junior Honor Society and Girl Scouts. She... Read More...
IMAGE Letter to the Readers: T1D
According to the National Institutes of Health, 29.1 million people are living with diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes, and about 208,000 people... Read More...
IMAGE Why Me? New children’s book opens conversation for adoptive families
When Katie Cruice Smith was researching resources to help finance the adoption of her third child, she came across a grant that would be awarded to... Read More...
IMAGE When to Shop for Holiday Bargains and How to Save Even More Money
Why leave cash in the store? Holiday bargains are to be found, it’s just a matter of when and where to shop. When you are planning your shopping,... Read More...
IMAGE Family Favorites: Rappahannock YMCA Childcare
Finding the right childcare is important to parents. This year, The Rappahannock Area YMCA nabbed our top Family Favorites spot in the... Read More...
IMAGE Profile: Elizabeth McNally, Executive Director of Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center
Not every child has a safe, stable home environment. Some are victims of or witnesses to crimes or abuse. Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center in... Read More...
IMAGE Pouches Loves the Children’s Home Society
Adoptive parents in Fredericksburg now have a new partner on their journey to a healthy family. In 2016, Children’s Home Society was awarded a... Read More...
IMAGE Love Pie
It had been a culminating season of built-up stressors and a particularly emotional week. The tense political and societal climate was continuing to... Read More...
IMAGE Family Volunteerism: Teaching Kids Civic Responsibility Offers Rewards for All 
  Volunteering is a great way for families to make a difference in their communities and offers lots of benefits to those who volunteer their... Read More...

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Pouches' Community Corner

Adoptive parents in Fredericksburg now have a new partner on their journey to a healthy family. In 2016, Children’s Home Society was awarded a $125,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Social Services to extend their Richmond area post-adoptive services to the Fredericksburg area.

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Now CHS is looking to find adoptive families in the area who need support before they hit a crisis point. “It doesn’t matter which agency they adopted from, or when that happened,” said Buckheit. “We want to offer a lifetime of support to adoptive families in the Fredericksburg area, especially those who haven’t been aware of our services in the past.”

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