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What Happened When I Asked If Guns Were In the House

What Happened When I Asked If Guns Were In the House

The short answer? Absolutely nothing. Or rather, I got a straight reply, and then felt like a HUGE weight had been lifted from my shoulders. And so did the other mom – later, she thanked me for bringing it up. The question never fails to pause the conversation, but it’s imperative parents get more comfortable(…)

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Date Night in Huntsville: Below the Radar Beer Dinner

Date Night in Huntsville: Below the Radar Beer Dinner

We’re all adults here, right? So, I am going to get right down to brass tacks. I am a very whiny woman when I go a long time without a date with my husband, Adam. I think he is an awesome guy (after almost 15 years of marriage), and, sometimes I really need a break from our(…)

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Support Group Spotlight: GriefShare

Support Group Spotlight: GriefShare

There is little (if anything) worse than losing a child. If you have lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult(…)

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Huntsville City School Board Election Guide

Huntsville City School Board Election Guide

If you’re a parent with kids in the Huntsville City School system you probably already know there’s a BIG election coming up on August 26, 2014. Just like in previous local elections that specifically affect families, Rocket City Mom has compiled a series of posts about each candidate running for Huntsville City School Board. We(…)

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The First Day of Homeschool

The First Day of Homeschool

Every year, kids across the country pose for their “first day of school” photos – new school supplies in backpacks, hair combed, clothing neat, sometimes smiling faces. It’s a tradition you can see propagated across social media, a rite of passage and a milestone marking a brand-new year. But what do homeschoolers do for that(…)

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