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Talking with Your Kids about Online Pornography

I want to begin this article with a painful premise. Before your kids turn eighteen—likely before high school—they almost certainly will see something you wish they hadn’t on an electronic device. It is going to happen on their iPod or Kindle or your iPhone or their friend’s computer or smart phone. It will happen at your […]

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Highland Games at The Hermitage — Fun for the Whole Family!

Get ready, mamas! The Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival returns to Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President for the third annual celebration Saturday, September 9, from 9 am until 5 pm. So pack up your kiddos and head out to The Hermitage for (educational!) family fun. “This event is great fun and […]

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Need a Sitter? Who Doesn’t? This App Makes It Easy . . .

Nashville Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with the great folks from Sitter App on this sponsored post. All opinions are 100% our own!It seems like parenting-related online message boards echo with the question: “Does anyone know a good sitter?” Finding an amazing sitter is like finding gold. If you’re a parent who doesn’t have […]

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Is Overscheduling for Real? 5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Balanced

I’m standing in the kitchen at a three-year old’s birthday party talking with the other moms about our kids’ interest in music when a quiet, yet distinct turn takes place in the seemingly benign conversation.  Suddenly, we have entered the realm of, “My kid will be better than yours because I am a better parent than […]

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Be Careful With Her: Reflecting on Sending My Daughter to Kindergarten

My daughter is seven—and three quarters. Old for her grade because of a September birthday, she starts second grade this August. But it feels like about a minute ago that I picked her up from her last day of preschool. It was a small place just for educators’ kids. On employees’ last day of work […]

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