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2013 Nov

Tidewater Family Premiere Issue

We are delighted to bring you this new magazine for area parents. As the mother of three sons, I speak from experience when I say that parents today can use a lot of help! That’s why we’ve created Tidewater Family. We will fill our pages with news and information to help you raise your children to be the best they can be.

We’ve gathered some of the area’s best experts to share their words of wisdom with you. In addition, we will feature stories and tips to help you face 21st-century challenges—and come out ahead! Articles in Tidewater Family will help you be a better parent—it’s that simple!

If you’re a business owner seeking avenues to reach the parent market, we invite you to become an advertiser in Tidewater Family. You’ll find our advertising rates very affordable—and we know you’ll like our style.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the inaugural issue of Tidewater Family. Then stay tuned. There’s lots more ahead as we embark on a new mission—helping area families grow and learn and succeed in the 21st century.

Here are a few life lessons I’ve compiled. Hope you enjoy!

  • It’s better to give than to receive. ~ The Bible
  • It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. ~ Tom Robbins
  • Life’s short. Have a party. ~ Me
  • To be awake is to be alive. ~ Henry David Thoreau

If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all. ~ Thumper

See you next month!

Peggy Sijswerda

Peggy Sijswerda is the editor and co-publisher of Tidewater Family and Tidewater Women magazines. She has an MFA in creative nonfiction from Old Dominion University and is the author of Still Life with Sierra, a travel memoir. Peggy also freelances for a variety of regional, national, and international magazines.

Website: www.peggysijswerda.com

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