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The Great Diaper Drive 2013

The Great Diaper Drive 2013

A Need Last month a study about diaper need and its effects on maternal stress as well as child health and development was published by Pediatrics, a prominent medical journal. It revealed that almost 30% of American women reported having struggled with the expense of diapers and a shocking 8% admitted to letting their child(…)

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Locks of Love, or, Go Forth and Chop!

Locks of Love, or, Go Forth and Chop!

A few years ago, as a Midwestern native, I was struggling to adjust to summer in Alabama. The heat & humidity were enough to make me crazy, and to top it off I had an 8-month-old baby whose new favorite game was practicing his future gym class rope climb on my ponytail. I had never(…)

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Melissa’s Fund: A Story of Healing, Helping, and Hope

Melissa’s Fund: A Story of Healing, Helping, and Hope

As we walked into the grocery store recently, my daughter asked, “How small was I when I was born?” Knowing that pounds and inches mean nothing to an 8-year-old, my husband said, “You were so small, my wedding band fit around your arm.” Ann Catherine’s eyes darted from Chris’ wedding band secured snugly on his(…)

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Huntsville Restaurant Week August 16-25

Huntsville Restaurant Week August 16-25

Local foodies should polish their silverware and get ready to celebrate Huntsville Restaurant Week – it kicks off today and runs through next weekend. It’s a great way to try something new and support local businesses at the same time! Huntsville Restaurant Week is a part of the state-wide Alabama Restaurant Week, a program that(…)

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Preseason Physical Exams for Your Athletes

Preseason Physical Exams for Your Athletes

In the state of Alabama, all middle school and high school athletes are required to complete a preseason physical exam once per calendar year before participating in any competition. The goal is two-fold: safe participation and injury prevention. What happens during a sports physical exam? To ensure that an athlete is healthy and physically able(…)

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Greene Street Market & Children’s Corner

Greene Street Market & Children’s Corner

Has your family experienced the Greene Street Market on Thursdays yet? What are you waiting for? The Greene Street Market at Nativity is more than a standard farmer’s market. In addition to offering vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, prepared meals, cheeses, preserves, relishes, salsas, herbs and flowers, you will find scrumptious homemade baked goods, ice cream(…)

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