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2020 Aug

Welcome to Tidewater Family Plus!

Our new, enhanced magazine is bigger and better than ever! 

Welcome to Tidewater Family Plus! Like many businesses, we are reinventing ourselves to ensure we meet the needs of our readers and advertisers. So we have decided to combine our two magazines, Tidewater Women and Tidewater Family, into a new, enhanced magazine called Tidewater Family Plus. As you can see, the combined magazine is bigger and better than ever!  

Don’t worry! You’ll still find all the great editorial you love to read inside our pages, including fabulous family content and resource guides, monthly calendars, as well as dedicated TW pages with useful information targeted to women. We’re excited to appeal to a variety of readers from young parents to career women to grandparents with our enhanced magazine and know you will love it as well! 

It’s no secret that the publishing world is changing, but we LOVE print and plan to continue printing Tidewater Family Plus every month. You can help! Take a moment to call a couple advertisers and tell them you appreciate their support of the area’s only magazine whose mission is to help you be the best you can be!  

This month’s issue is brimming with helpful tips. For example, parents who are seeking the best ways to help educate their children in the midst of this pandemic can turn to page 6 for practical tips on virtual learning. And readers who are contemplating a career change can turn to page 21 and discover strategies from local experts about finding a career that’s right for you. 

Moving forward, our team is working on an enhanced website with weekly updates you won’t want to miss, so make sure you sign up for our e-newsletters. Just go to our Facebook page: Tidewater Family Plus and click on Sign Up. Easy-peasy! We’ll keep you posted on the new website, which should be ready real soon! 

Meanwhile, stay safe and thanks for being loyal readers. Sending hugs from our family to yours!  

Peggy Sijswerda

Peggy Sijswerda is the editor and publisher of Tidewater Family Plus magazine. 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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