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  • Stress and Motherhood

    Stress and Motherhood

    DIANNA FLETT I love stress. I respond to it and hug it up as my friend. It keeps me focused and strong. When I am in stressful points of my life or singular situations, I find that I get quite...

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  • Top 10 Staff Media Favorites of 2019

    Top 10 Staff Media Favorites of 2019

    The FredParent team has our Staff Media Favorites of 2019 for books, shows, movies and podcasts. What were YOUR media favorites? Any of them on the list? Get social and share yours with us -- we’d...

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  • Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series

    Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series

    Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ is an action-packed, points-based event that showcases athletes as they go head-to-head in six different competitions, driving three different vehicles – Monster...

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  • Disney on Ice presents Celebrate Memories!

    Disney on Ice presents Celebrate Memories!

    Your favorite Disney stories come to life at Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories! Sail along with Moana on her high-seas adventure and dance with Woody, Buzz and all the Toy Story friends....

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  • Christmas Surprise

    Christmas Surprise

    by Dianna Flett After reading a post about a group that comes together to do something special each holiday, I decided to organize friends to support a local waitress with a large tip at a...

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  • Good Fortune

    Good Fortune

    by Dianna Flett Christmas in Germany is a magical time. There are Christmas shops called Christkindlmarkts set up in the city centers of the larger cities. From November till just before Christmas...

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  • My New Year’s Resolutions for Parenting Teens

    My New Year’s Resolutions for Parenting Teens

    By Cheryl Maguire I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, but I thought I would embrace change this year. As I reflect back on last year, my first thought is, “I survived being a mom to twin...

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  • Parent questions for the ENT

    Parent questions for the ENT

    Brought to you by Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center You can depend on Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center to provide expert compassionate care close to home when your child is sick or needs...

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  • 10 Tips on Making Your Child’s December Birthday Party Special 

    10 Tips on Making Your Child’s December Birthday Party Special 

    by Katy M. Clark When my daughter was born on a cold December night, I was overwhelmed with love. I cuddled with her as my husband and I listened to Christmas music. We found an ornament in the...

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  • Head off headaches

    Head off headaches

    by Sanjai Rao, DO Child neurologist and board-certified headache specialist at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Kids’ headaches can range from occasional and minor to frequent and extremely...

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  • Have You Thought About a Side Hustle?

    Have You Thought About a Side Hustle?

    Written by Nikki Ducas Ever since I was a tween, I’ve been a jack of all trades and have had the good fortune of being able to turn my passions into lucrative money-making opportunities. The extra...

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  • Family Favorites: Tulip Salon & Day Spa

    Family Favorites: Tulip Salon & Day Spa

    By Chris Jones Whether you’re looking to level up your look for an upcoming office holiday party or give yourself a much deserved after Christmas “New Year, New You” makeover, Tulip Salon & Day...

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  • New Catalog, New Director, Whoa!

    New Catalog, New Director, Whoa!

    I have been seeing the funniest memes online this week about how no one is ready to give up their elastic waists pants and return to a real routine.   For those of us fortunate...

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  • Rocking Around The Christmas Tree

    Rocking Around The Christmas Tree

    ‘Tis the Season here at Parks & Recreation.  All the trimmings are being hung, ugly sweaters are being pulled out and we are in the “fa-la-la-la-la” spirit!  To help you and your family celebrate...

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  • Tornado Tiffany

    Tornado Tiffany

    Once October hits, the world braces for “Tornado Tiffany” to blow into town.  This is the time of year that I literally brace myself for the season.  From October – December its late nights,...

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  • Bone-Chilling Spooks and Fun

    Bone-Chilling Spooks and Fun

    What are you doing this month? I plan to enjoy the crackle and snap of autumn to the fullest and hope you’ll join me at some of the activities I’m going to describe below! Enjoy a magical...

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  • $5 discount & a FREE Bag!

    $5 discount & a FREE Bag!

    Fredericksburg Parks & Rec has two really awesome contests going on right...

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  • 30th anniversary of Park and Recreation Month

    30th anniversary of Park and Recreation Month

    As Fredericksburg area residents, you know your parks and recreation...

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  • Speeding to the Finish Line --- Soap Box Derby THIS SATURDAY

    Speeding to the Finish Line --- Soap Box Derby THIS SATURDAY

    Some of you have lived this community of years and have seen the exciting...

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  • Ol' Griswold Family Fun

    Ol' Griswold Family Fun

    In the age of iPads, SnapChat, Twitter and iPhones it can be difficult to...

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