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Tidewater Trail Animal Hospital

Dedicated to quality care and a nurturing environment, Drs. Greg and Andi Lindamood brought their dream, Tidewater Trail Animal Hospital, to Fredericksburg in 2004....

Stafford Massage & Healing Arts

Sixty-seven percent of individuals in an American Massage Therapy Association survey said their main reason for getting a massage in the last year was...

Hazelwild Country Day Preschool

Choosing a preschool with an environment that promotes learning and funā€”and feels safe for the child and parentsā€”is an important endeavor. Hazelwild Farm Country...

Dogtopia

Your dog is a member of the family and deserves the best when it comes to daycare, boarding facilities and spa services. Dogtopia of...

All Experience is Valuable

My son isĀ jonesingĀ to make money butĀ heā€™sĀ only 12. This got me thinking: where do tweens or even young teenagers find opportunities to gain work experience...

Christmas is Coming. Now Letā€™s Find Those Deals!

While sitting poolside, thinking of ideas for my next column, my thrifty budget-conscious friend curiously asked if I had a list of hidden-gem deals...

Donā€™t Judge People by How They Spend Money

Do you buy generic because you want to or because you have to? This got me thinking. While checking out at Aldi last week,...

Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

The idea of shopping for back-to-school (BTS) sounds strange after 18 months of emergency homeschooling of virtual and hybrid learning. As parents, it is...

Easy Mix and Match Tostada Bar!

Iā€™m obsessed with making meals that involve much more DYI spreads rather than traditional plated meals. I find they are consistently the most efficient...

Dealing with Dislikes

Many friends and acquaintances may admire the pretty and healthy spreads and salads I compose for dinner, but after being inspired, it is always...

Cookies to Keep Us Close

My son is officially a teenager now, and the distance between us grows by the day. Truth be told, he has never been super...

The Easiest Trick to Organize Your Pantry

Was it just me, or did you notice that a lot of your friends and acquaintances were tackling their pantry during quarantine and all...

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Mary Washington Healthcare Provides Breast Cancer Care with a Focus on the Whole Patient

One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society....

Ask the Expert: A Motherā€™s Perspective Doula Services

Knowledge can be a valuable antidote to the anxiety many women experience as they move through the physical and emotional changes brought on by...

RACSB: As Schools Return, Parents Should Focus on Rebuilding Resilience

As children in the Fredericksburg region return to in-person school, area mental health counselors who work with children encourage parents to remember that for...

Ask the Expert: Fredericksburg Orthodontics

When we hear the word ā€œorthodontics,ā€ many of us immediately think braces. But an orthodontist can function as a trusted guide and an important...

Ask the Expert: Mary Washington Physical Therapy

Mary Washington Healthcare announces the addition of new physical therapy clinics in the Fredericksburg region that will allow area residents to access this important...

RACSB Offers Tips for Parents as Families Emerge from the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a traumatic event in the lives of many children, cutting them off from peers, schools and favorite activities. The pandemic...

Fredericksburg Christian School: Educating Christian Leaders for Life

Since it was founded in 1979, Fredericksburg Christian School has been a destination for families who want an educational experience for their children that...

ASK MOM: Mom Friend Too Judgmental

Mom Friend Too Judgmental by Mary Follin and Kristi Crosson THE PROBLEM: Itā€™s always been hard for me to make mom friends, and I finally got...

ASK MOM: Son Upset When Routine is Disrupted

Son Upset When Routine is Disrupted by Mary Follin and Kristi Crosson THE PROBLEM: When my son was a baby, we kept him on a tight...

ASK MOM: Am I Raising a Bully?

Am I Raising a Bully? by Mary Follin and Kristi Crosson THE PROBLEM: My oldest son (11 yo) is mean to his younger brother and sister....

Love, Life & Little Ones

My Child is Afraid of Halloween!

I love Halloween! I grew up with my mom making my costumes and our whole neighborhood got into the spirit with their decorations and...

My Child is Anxious About Going to Kindergarten

Dear Ms. Lydia, My son turned 5 in June and is starting kindergarten in the fall. He has always been an anxious and shy child,...

COVID and PTSD in Kids

Ms. Lydia, I need some help for my 6-year-old daughter. My mother died in March from COVID-19. My daughter was close to her grandmother, and...

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Six Encouraging Words for Overwhelmed Parents

There ARE some days when everything goes right. But as the mother of four children,Ā  those days are the exception and not the rule. I...

I’m So Not Ready For Normal

I am so tired. It feels like for the past year Iā€™ve been stretching to fill a void that didnā€™t have an end date....

Helping Our Kids with Anxiety

I love my memory feed. I revisited something I posted on social media from a couple of years back. It allowed me to remember...