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Nashville Holiday Events Guide from Nashville Moms Blog!

‘Tis the Season for our annual Holiday Events Guide! As Nashville grows, so do these events. If events require a ticket, it’s better to purchase sooner rather than later. With no shortage of fun things to do in and around Nashville during this time of year, we hope this guide helps you plan your holiday […]

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November 2017 Guide To Family Events In Nashville

November is here! As we round the corner into the holidays, Christmas events are beginning to ramp up, and they will be indicated here in RED! We’re happy to present our November Guide to Family Events in Nashville. We do our best to provide accurate information regarding all of the events we include, but please […]

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Story Time In Middle Tennessee

  It’s almost a parenting rite of passage — taking your little one to a library story time. We’re lucky here in Middle Tennessee to have excellent public library systems. In fact, Nashville Public Library was recently named 2017 Library of the Year! We wanted to remind our readers about these great resources and encourage […]

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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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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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Developing A Vision Statement For Your Child’s IEP

IEP. Those three letters make most parents cringe. My short experience with developing my son’s IEP has been anything but enjoyable. An IEP, Individualized Education Plan, is a document for a public school child who requires special education. My son has autism and the public schools deemed him eligible for an IEP based on his […]

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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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