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Nashville Craft Fairs and Holiday Markets :: Shop Small for the Holidays

Its that time of year again — when the plastic on our credit cards begins to look a little worn and we begin entering our personal identification numbers into imaginary keyboards in our dreams. One of my favorite things about Christmas? Attending all the local to Nashville craft fairs and holiday markets! It’s so fun to […]

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Creating Holiday Boundaries

Do the words “boundaries” and “holidays” make your cringe? Because, in your head, they equal confrontations and hurt feelings? Yeah. Me too. Holidays are great for making fun memories with your loved ones. But they also mean juggling where to spend your time with family. Whether you live in the same town as your parents […]

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When Your Child is Scared of Santa

Our soon to be three year old is scared of Santa. Terrified might actually be a more fitting description. The past two years, her Santa pictures have ended in genuine fear, screaming, and tears. When we dare walk near Santa in the mall, she climbs up me or my husband and buries her head to avoid seeing him. […]

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Shopping with Purpose this Holiday Season

I’m going to be honest with you. Most years, my primary concern when it came to Christmas shopping was efficiency. If it couldn’t be purchased from Amazon and delivered within the two-day window promised by a Prime membership? It probably wasn’t going to be found under our tree. I still support that as a completely valid way of fulfilling the […]

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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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In Defense of Christmas Presents

Let’s talk about Christmas. Specifically? Let’s talk about Christmas with a kid old enough to get excited about Christmas. Because, y’all. I’ve waited nearly THREE DECADES for this! Okay. That’s slight hyperbole considering I didn’t truly start thinking about what it would be like to watch my child’s face light up brighter than the fake pre-lit […]

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Nashville Holiday Events Guide 2016 :: from Nashville Moms Blog

‘Tis the season for our annual Nashville Holiday Events Guide! Get in the spirit by attending one of the MANY events Nashville has to offer each year! We try to make this list as all encompassing as possible, but if we missed your favorite holiday event, please add it in the comments!    Jellystone: November […]

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