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Happy Fall, Y’all! :: 2017 Guide to Pumpkin Patches in The Nashville Area!

It’s that time again! Can you believe it?! We’re back with our yearly round up of Nashville-area pumpkin patches! Our list has been edited to reflect which farms are no longer offering a pumpkin patch, as well as who is new to the line-up! AS ALWAYS with these guides—please remember that many of these businesses […]

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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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When a good behavior is observed, I give James a token for him to place on the board. 5 tokens = a Pocky chocolate stick

Implementing Positive Reinforcement and a Token Board to Increase Desired Behavior in Your Child

Did you know that I used to be a giraffe keeper? One of the parts of my job was to train the giraffe. No, not to do tricks, but rather to participate in medical care, stand still during hoof trimmings, come to us when called. Wait a second….am I talking about giraffe or my toddlers? […]

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Home Schooling in Nashville

As soon as you find out you are pregnant, the questions start. Hospital or home birth? Epidural or natural? Formula or breast milk? And these questions never end! When my first born reached preschool age, my husband and I enrolled her with high hopes of getting a head start on her education. I cried the entire […]

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Don't rely on the same boring snacks this year! Make memories (and delicious treats) in the kitchen after school with your kiddos.

Easy Back to School Snacks for Kids

If you’re a mom (or a dad or a nanny or a babysitter or a grandparent or any other sort of caregiver), you’re probably familiar with this sentence: “I’m hungry.” Maybe in your experience it’s not usually stated with the brevity that appears here. Probably it’s infused with some whine, some urgency, and/or some demand. […]

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