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Mom to Mom Aug AOP

Mom to Mom with Jennie Sistrunk

AOP: Were you surprised to discover you were having twins? What was your pregnancy like? JS: It was definitely a surprise for sure! My husband is a twin, but the […]

Dave Says cash in k Aug

Should I Cash in 401(k) to Pay Off Mortgage?

Should I cash in my 401(k) to pay off my car? I have just enough in the account to pay off the car and free up money in my budget. […]

Student & School Spotlights Aug AOP

August 2023 Student Spotlights

Every month we compile a list of students doing great things across the River Region.  We have so many talented students in our area.  River Region Parents joins with their [...]
Creative Expressions Aug AOP column

Creative Expressions: How Participating in the Arts Benefits Children

Wow! Where has the summer gone? The old cliche “time flies when you are having fun” becomes truer each day. A few short weeks ago, school was ending for the […]

Dinner's Ready AOP Aug

Dinner’s Ready: Nancy Pearson’s Sunday Roast

Nancy Pearson and her family are always in and out of the house and on opposite schedules, so preparing meals that are easily done in a crockpot and with plenty […]

Back to School Traditions to Start this Year

16 Back to School Traditions to Start this Year

The years seem to pick up speed as your child gets older. One minute they are getting on the bus for kindergarten, and in the blink of an eye, they […]

Out the Door on Time Tips for a Smooth Morning Routine

Out the Door on Time: 9 Tips for a Smooth Morning Routine

I am not a morning person. Life at home with my toddlers used to be filled with mornings cuddling in PJs. Arriving at preschool on time was a challenge; I […]

teens and Screens Aug

Why Your Young Athlete’s Social Media Matters

Do you have an athlete in your home? If you do, this article is definitely for you. My husband and I raised two athletes. Our sons have been playing baseball […]

AOP Kids Health Aug

Doing the Things You Want to Do

sponsored by Cornerstone Family Chiropractic “The pain hurts all day at work…”, “I cannot turn my neck, and it’s affecting my golf game…”, “I’d give anything to be able to […]

Meeting Kids Aug

Raising Emotionally Resilient Children

There are two common misconceptions that hinder parents from raising emotionally resilient children. The first is that “healthy children” have appropriate emotional reactions. The second is that “good parents” are […]

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