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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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Guide to Nashville Murals Part III: West Nashville

It was a beautiful day. So the babe, the husband, the three-year-old, and I set out on another of our mural escapades. Riding in our pimped out Toyota Sienna, we rolled down the windows and rocked out to the Moana soundtrack (at my daughter’s request) and followed our mapped-out mural route in the West Nashville/12 South […]

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The Guide to Nashville Murals Part I: 5 Kid-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Nashville’s Mural Treasures

Our family moved to Nashville at the end of 2014—along with every other person and their uncle. As a mom of two, I’ve enjoyed watching our city flourish. And with parts of Nashville experiencing revitalization, it means more for us to see and do. I’ve particularly enjoyed the emergence all over the city of Nashville murals. […]

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Where to See Holiday Lights in Nashville!

One of my very favorite childhood memories is piling into my grandparents’ car with my family and driving through the countryside around our small town to see Christmas lights. I can still hear my grandfather singing along with Elvis’s Blue Christmas while I took care of the “oooooohs” from the back seat. Year after year, it […]

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