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Looking For a Fitness Win?

Looking for a fitness win? Or any type of win? Do you need to feel like you are absolutely crushing something? Then go for a run . . .in the rain. I’m currently training for the Music City Half Marathon, and today was my workout day. My full-time job makes training really difficult, so I have […]

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Parenting in My Forties

Two years ago, I turned forty years old. That milestone birthday caused me to reflect on where the first half (give or take, I hope) of my life had brought me. What might still await me as my forties and beyond stretch out before me? Was I ever going to publish my first novel? Why couldn’t I […]

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For the Love, RSVP to the Birthday Party Already!

Ahem. I’ll try to say this nicely: Why on earth did so many people stop RSVPing to birthday parties?! Some of you are nodding in agreement or shouting AMEN at your screens. You understand that parties take much planning and money, so it’s important to know how many people to expect. Furthermore, it’s an act of […]

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REAL LIFE :: The Isolation and Embarrassment of an Abusive Marriage

Today we continue our series called the Real Life Series, in which we share stories written by Nashville area moms, posted anonymously. By and large, these stories are more sensitive in nature or cover topics that may be triggers for some readers. Publishing the piece does not suggest an endorsement by Nashville Moms Blog.  We want to give these writers the […]

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When Good Enough (Not Great) Is Really Enough

Me? I’m a typical first-born. I find a huge amount of satisfaction in crossing things off my to-do list. I follow directions (to a T), crave approval for a job well done, and like order and structure in my life. However, becoming a mom really messed with that first-born persona. The phrase “good enough”? Not one used by […]

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