About Sarah Herron
BiographySarah Herron is a 30-something blonde navigating marriage, motherhood and morals in Maryville, Tenn. She is married to a patient man, and together they are raising two boys, ages 3 and 5. She is a freelance writer and a contributor to youth resources for the United Methodist Publishing House. Her column, Blonde Faith, will be published on the first Thursday of every month in Blount Today.
- Writer, Columnist
10/01/2010 - current
Worth The Trip: Titanic Museum Attraction, Pigeon Forge
Published 09/28/2011 at 3:14 p.m. 1 Comment
Every mother knows to lay ground rules before taking kids to a museum, but at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, the rule “Don’t Touch,” doesn’t apply. Mary Kellogg-Joslyn, executive vice president, Operations, Sales and Marketing, said, “Sometimes, I ...
Chivalry isn’t dead, it just takes time to mature
Published 09/21/2011 at 1:24 p.m.
Some say chivalry is dead, but we’re doing our best to keep it alive with the Herron boys. My two sons are about half-way there. They love to open doors for me. The problem is, they fight about who gets ...
Hero husband comes home
Published 09/07/2011 at 2:14 p.m.
For her 10-year wedding anniversary, Crystal West did something special. She took out the trash. Her husband, Marine Major Jason Monroe West, was deployed to Afghanistan in February. She said, “About 10 weeks ago, I thought, ‘I’m going to be ...
Blonde Faith: There are two sides to every imposing question
Published 08/17/2011 at 2:58 p.m.
It seems as though people - strangers and acquaintances alike - have felt entitled to ask personal questions since I became a mom. Church, Kroger on Senior Citizen Discount Days and Mom’s Group gatherings have been, in my experience, the ...
At the Beach Ball: Celebration of new magazine includes friends and family time
Published 08/03/2011 at 3:03 p.m.
Moms did a little multi-tasking at the Blount Moms Today Beach Ball where they made new friends while spending time with their families. Over 150 moms, dads and children came to the party, sponsored by Blount Today in celebration of ...
Published 07/27/2011 at 1:44 p.m.
When it comes to the school year, its survival of the most organized, says Christy Wheeler as she prepares for another year. The mother of four keeps an organization hub in her kitchen for book bags, school handouts and homework ...
Reality mommy makeover lasts for just a season
Published 07/13/2011 at 4:13 p.m.
As a mom who has, along with modern medicine, declared not to have anymore children, I’m in what I refer to as the “Kate Gosselin Phase.” A few years ago, the reality show mom transformed from a frumpy new mom ...
Kids in the Kitchen
Published 07/13/2011 at 3:10 p.m.
Giving kids quality time and quality food can go hand-in-hand, says Debra Frazer Dean of Sweet Celebrations. The bakery owner has been offering cooking classes to kids and encourages moms to try it at home. “The idea is to entice ...
Miss Mary offers summer classes to next generation of students
Published 07/06/2011 at 4:22 p.m.
Moms are charged with teaching children to mind their manners but often, it helps to bring in an expert. Mary McKinnon teaches “Miss Mary’s Manners Classes” in her home to children ages 6 through 13. Her courses include lessons on ...
Gather with kids in the orchard, kitchen
Published 06/02/2011 at 9:03 p.m.
It’s a berry good season to spend time with kids in the kitchen.
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