Sonja Smith

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How to Handle Your Child’s Broken Bone: Why I Chose Premier

I turned around as her body hit the ground, and instantly I knew it wasn't good. I rushed across the playground to her, praying she would be able to shake it off, but my mother's...
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5 Fun Varieties of School Lunches to Pack for Your Kids

As soon as the calendar says August, moms begin mentally gearing up for a new school year. Whether you send your kids to public or private school, or you choose to home school, one...
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Mom’s Emotional Toolkit for Summer

I recently took my three kids shopping with me since its summer break and I don't have as much time for independent errands. An older lady stopped me with a sympathetic smile and asked...

To Motherless Moms on Mother’s Day

To the Motherless Mom on Mother's Day As we get older and we have more “life” under our belts, we start to realize just how precious happy memories are. They are precious because they become rare,...
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5 Reasons to Encourage Commitment in Kids Sports/Activities

As a kid, I signed up for all of the activities I could get my hands on including the club soccer team, the high school orchestra, the church choir, the language competitions, the piano...

Spring at the Silos – a local perspective!

No matter where in the country you live, once the sights and sounds of spring start to melt away the cold winds of winter, I think the collective response is one of hope. As...

Galentines: The Importance of Mom Friends

Sonja Smith gives us the run down on the importance of Mom Friends this Galentines Day! I woke up at 5 AM, two weeks before my due date, when suddenly, my water broke. At least...