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August 2017 Guide to Family Events in Nashville

Summer is coming to a close, but there are still so many fun events to experience in Nashville! Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the SOLAR ECLIPSE ON AUGUST 21ST! These Nashville Staples have events year round, or at least several months a year, and make great places to take out of town guests! […]

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When, Where, and Why to Watch The 2017 Great Solar Eclipse

Beginning at 1:27pm on August 21st, Nashville as we know it will change for 2 minutes and 40 seconds. A bright, late-summer midday will become a startling beautiful twilight. And of all the towns in all the counties in all of middle Tennessee, the best vantage point for watching this once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse event belongs to […]

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Kids’ Reading List :: Age Appropriate Books for Reading Aloud Together

Experts says that reading aloud is the number one best thing parents can do to prepare their child for reading and learning. The benefits of reading aloud are numerous—including language development, creating a bond with your child, building literacy skills, brain development, and establishing a love of reading. And remember! You don’t have to stop […]

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July 2017 Guide to Family Events in Nashville!

There is still so much Summertime left! Here’s the round-up of July events for the whole family to enjoy!  JULY 2017 EVENTS Looking for fireworks? We’ve got your round up HERE! Don’t forget to experience a Nashville staple – The Grand Ole Opry! Take the kids out to the ballpark to see the Nashville Sounds. […]

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Why I’ll Never Go Back to Suburbia

I grew up in complete suburbia, knowing nothing other than meticulously cared-for lawns and cul-de-sacs. Naturally, as an adult, I migrated into the known. I opted for the steroid-infused version of Stepford suburbia to which I had been accustomed. We prided ourselves on our neighborhoods—all copy-cat versions of the same elevation, groomed lawns, and HOA-enforced bylaws. […]

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Solo Parenting :: When Daddy Travels for Work

So my husband has been traveling a lot lately. Mostly? I’m excited about this because it’s the result of a promotion that he worked hard to achieve. I’m incredibly proud of him, and I’m thankful for the benefits that outweigh the challenge of a traveling spouse. I truly aim to write this post with a grateful […]

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