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Summer Sculpting: Pilates Ball

It’s July and time for round 2 of our summer sculpting series. Did you think we forgot? Fear not.  This post actually began with “It’s July and it’s hot” but frankly, who needs me to state the obvious? No one. We all know it’s hot, which is why Betsy at FreeRide studio created 4 MORE […]

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Dear Dads, Your Presence is Priceless

Far and away the most important job I’ve ever held, is being Dad to our son Tyler and daughter Brittany; especially while they were growing up and our house was still their home. I’ve made mistakes over the years and sometimes fallen short in several “Dad” categories. I suppose most men who’ve been a father […]

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Being Grandpa

I grew up “geographically” close to both of my grandfathers.  For reasons that I do not have a clear recollection, I cannot say I was very close to my paternal grandfather, however, the opposite was true with my mother’s dad.  He was just a great, down-to-earth, genuinely friendly guy.  On my mother’s side of the [...]
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Love, Dad

"Don't take for granted the love that this life gives you, when you get to where you're going, don't forget to turn back around,  help the next one in line, always stay humble and kind." - Tim McGraw    When I was asked to write a post for Father's Day several thoughts came to mind. [...]
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Why My Family Makes Music Together

NWAMB is thrilled to partner with Jubliee Music of NWA and to support their mission to bring children and music together for a lifetime!Most of my earliest childhood memories involve my mother singing to me–singing in the bath tub, singing at bedtime, singing in the car, singing songs with the goofy games we would play–and […]

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How Broccoli and Tater Tots Are Helping End Hunger

NWAMB is thrilled to partner with Produce for Kids to bring you these kid-approved, nutrient packed recipes! Today your child likes carrots. Tomorrow, they’re the most disgusting things their eyes have ever beheld and not only will they turn their nose up at them if offered, they’ll violently convulse if carrots are anywhere within the […]

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Slavery Still Exists..and It’s Not So Far Away

Slavery Still Exists..And Not So Far Away. February 23, 2017 Today is a day like any other day, at least in most ways. However, today there is one more step to do outside of the normal getting ready routine… I pause to draw a big RED Χ on my hand. Each February, End It Movement sponsors […]

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Northwest Arkansas Coffee Shop Guide

What momma doesn’t enjoy a piping hot (or iced) cup of coffee to help her parent with a little bit more energy? Children keep us on our toes (literally) and sometimes you need a latte simply to keep up. No matter your java of choice, we’ve got you covered! Find your cup of energy at one our […]

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