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10 Things Doctor Who Taught Me About Parenting

10 Things Doctor Who Taught Me About Parenting

As devout fandom goes, I’m a bit late to the Doctor Who game. I never grew up watching the original show and only just discovered the reboot this past year with my family. My eight and nine year-old devour it like fish sticks and custard, and I find myself reflecting on the gleaming nuggets of(…)

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Discover Decatur’s Water Park:  Point Mallard

Discover Decatur’s Water Park:  Point Mallard

With all the excitement of the opening of the World’s Longest Water Slide, my kids were itching to go to a waterpark. Kansas City, Kansas is a bit of a stretch for a day trip, although Verruckt at Shlitterbahn does look like a must-do for a future road trip adventure. With the family car packed to(…)

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Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Alabama will hold its ninth annual sales tax holiday, beginning Friday, August 1, 2014 and ending Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 12 midnight, giving Huntsville and Madison County shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state sales tax. Local sales tax may apply. For a complete list of what’s exempt and what’s(…)

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Get Back in Your Back-to-School Routines

Get Back in Your Back-to-School Routines

Summer break is a little bit shorter for most of us in the Huntsville/Madison area this year. In less than TWO WEEKS we will be setting alarm clocks, packing lunches and preparing to make a new year of memories. Here are a few tips you can start now to help make the transition painless and get the(…)

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Support Group Spotlight: Sonia Inc.

Support Group Spotlight: Sonia Inc.

Shaun Sonia has a passion for helping family and kids. He comes by it honestly. His grandfather, William Sonia, Jr., was given to helping needy families, and Shaun’s grandmother, Elizabeth “Red” Sonia, served the needy by cooking meals for them. Shaun continues his grandparents’ legacy with Sonia Inc. Shaun founded Sonia Inc. about 8 years ago,(…)

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