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Read why this mom thinks coupons are a huge waste of time and money...Do you agree?

I am not a huge couponer, but I do use coupons on occasion. To save money, I typically stay away from name-brand items, and I purchase what is on sale or BOGO at Publix. That being said, I don't know…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Consumer Advice 14 hours ago.

Ashton Kutcher is fighting for a dad's right to change his baby's diaper!

Ashton Kutcher has started a petition on hoping that Target and Costco will take notice and put changing tables in all of their public restrooms. When my girls were little, it was very…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat 15 hours ago.

What do you think about this video of a baby surfing!?

I personally can't even imagine letting my husband (who does like to surf on occasion) taking an infant out on his board! Take a look at this video of a little boy and his dad catching some waves: …Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in General Chat 15 hours ago.

Should parents push their kids to be the best in hopes of an athletic scholarship?

As parents, I think it's natural for us to always want the very best for our children. And often times, we shift our focus to wanting our children to be the very best, especially when it comes to…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in General Chat 15 hours ago.

6 Things I Won't Tell My Kids -- But Wish I Could

A mommy blogger just posted a list of thoughts and feelings she has had as a wife/mommy, things she would never tell her children even though she wishes she could.Can you relate to loving but not…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in General Chat on Thursday.

Students MUST be escorted to school bathroom...

A school right here in Florida now has a new bathroom policy. If a students wants to get the bathroom during class, he or she must be escorted by an administrator. The school says that the new rule…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat on Thursday.

School Demands to See Girls' Dresses Before They Can Buy Prom Tickets​

A private school in Pennsylvania is requiring girls to show administrators a picture of their Prom dress before they are allowed to purchase tickets to the dance. The dress must be approved or else…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat on Thursday.

Should we really make out kids "take just one bite?"

A writer at recently wrote an article about how she doesn't think it's productive for parents to force their children to take one bite of a new food or to take a "no thank you bite." She…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: General Chat Mar 18.

"10 People You Will Hate After Giving Birth"

Here is another blog by Scary Mommy. She is such a tell-it-like-it-is blogger! Did you feel any disdain toward the "mother who thinks you do everything wrong," or your "sleeping husband," or maybe…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Pregnancy: Birth Chat Mar 18.

Do you agree that kids should not take a bath every night? 1 Reply

For the most part, our girls get a bath/shower every night. Of course there are nights that we skip, but for the most part, I feel like my kiddos need to wash up after playing hard all day. An…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: Health and Wellness. Last reply by Heather Sides Mar 17.

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Junior Fire Academy Accepting Applications

Gainesville Fire Rescue is now accepting applications for our Junior Fire Academy Summer camp. Please see the attached flyer/ picture. If you have any questions, please contact me (Krista Ott) at or at 393-8461 or visit for an application. Thanks!…


Posted by Krista Ott with GFR on March 16, 2015 at 5:49pm

Is your Posture creating Pain?

Is your Posture causing Pain?



Do you always find your upper back muscles fatigued and sore, with massage providing only temporary relief?  Poor posture caused from slips, falls, poor ergonomics at work while sitting in front of a computer, poor positioning while reading, and lack of movement can cause…


Posted by Dr Karen Stipp on February 23, 2015 at 4:21pm


About moderator Stacy Fournier is a Gator grad and freelance journalist. But she does her most important work at home as a wife and mommy to daughters Aubrey, born March 2006, and Riley, born June 2010. Read more about or contact Stacy at

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