Entries by Paige Holman

Miracles

by Penny Baga, member of First Baptist Church of Goodlettsville and monthly volunteer at TND’s Girls’ Night In
One Saturday per month, I have the pleasure of helping host Girls Night In, which is a fun time of the week for clients of The Next Door to enjoy.…

Mom Guilt

by Candise Hendricks, Grant Writer for The Next Door
Hello! My name is Candise, and I am The Next Door’s grant writer. I’m blessed to be the mother of two beautiful little girls. Both are under the age of three. Prayers for patience and sleep are appreciated!…

Weather Changes

by Cindy Sneed, Chief Clinical Officer of The Next Door
The first day of spring might have been March 20th, but that didn’t stop Mother Nature from unleashing some of the most interesting weather in Nashville this year. We had unbelievable amounts of rain, freezing temperatures, and to top it all – SNOW on April 16th!…

Life-Changing Recovery

by April Barnes, Director of Admissions of The Next Door
Several months into working at The Next Door, I was having a conversation with my mother and she brought something to my attention that I was floored with gratitude to realize.…

Season of Renewal

by Sallie Hussey, Chief Development Officer of The Next Door
Spring is such a beautiful season of renewal. You see it all around and in many forms – flowers starting to bloom, neighbors dusting off lawn mowers to give the yard its first cut of the season, and drive-through car washes with lines around the block.…

Springtime Reflections

by Ginger Gaines, Chief Operating Officer of The Next Door
I love SPRINGTIME!
Every year when I spot the first little tiny crocus petals peeking up through the ground (or sometimes the snow!), quickly followed by the beautiful bright yellow daffodils sprinkled throughout my drive to and from work, I get so excited about Spring! …

Light Bulb Moments at The Next Door

by Kate McKinnie, Development and Events Manager at The Next Door
One of my favorite things about working at The Next Door is hearing about or observing numerous “light bulb” moments that take place in a given day. They come from many different people who make up TND’s community (clients, family members, guests, current supporters) and happen in various settings.…

I Am Powerless.

by Nita Chester, Director of Nursing at The Next Door
The future.
Some view it with excitement and anticipation. Others view it with fear and dread. I personally struggle with this! When a new year begins I compel myself to think on the positive things that could happen, versus all the negative.…

Change Can Be Hard

by Cindy Sneed, Chief Clinical Officer of The Next Door
Depending on the day, if you look up “New Year’s resolution failure rate,” the number is as high as 80% by February 1st. Change is hard! It’s also uncomfortable, especially when staying with the status quo is so much easier.…

Embracing our Changing Landscapes

by Linda Leathers, CEO of The Next Door
The Next Door’s Midtown neighborhood is one of the fastest growing areas in this amazing city. From my desk, I can see our awesome neighbor, Tri-Star Kimbro Oil, in front of our building at 22nd and Charlotte – though they’re probably better known as the Shell Station.…