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    Royalty runs in the family

    Sixteen years and one day after the Krewe of Diamondhead crowned her parents king and queen, Dinah Rhoades has resumed her family’s reign. On Dec. 8, the Krewe named Dinah Rhoades queen for 2019. In 2003, Chuck Garrison and his wife, Til Garrison, were one of the first husband-and-wife pairs to hold their king and […]

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    Blended families, BLENDED ASSETS

    In general, Mississippi’s statistics on marriage and divorce mirrors the nation’s average. Almost 50 percent of those who marry will divorce. What I find interesting, however, is that of the majority who get divorced, 80 percent go on to marry again for a second or third time. Of course, some do so after the death […]

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    Get better at homework

    1. Help them make a plan Develop a strategy for dealing with homework. On heavy homework nights or when there’s an especially hefty assignment to tackle, encourage your child to break up the work into manageable chunks. Create a schedule and make sure to take time for breaks. Once you find a plan that works […]

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    Make Christmas break magical

    by Rebecca Ritchey Christmas break is right around the corner, which means Christmas carols, gifts, memories and the kids home for 10 days. Ten days! Most moms have grandiose plans for the holiday break, but it stays in the plans category. This year, make those plans happen. Here are five things to do to make […]

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    Moms need other moms

    by Rebecca Ritchey   Moms need to stick together. One of my friends is a young mom, a wife and a mother of three children, and she was diagnosed with breast cancer this year. I have watched other moms surround her with support in a number of ways when she had a double mastectomy and […]

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