Fall is such a fun time to be a kid. The changing leaves, apple picking, pumpkin patches, fun treats and traditions . . . it all amounts to endless memories for your children. Halloween goes hand-in-hand with fall, and that means pumpkin carving! But brandishing a knife and a detailed design may be a bit […]
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Last week, I was once again sitting in traffic on my way to drop my daughter off at preschool. My blood was boiling with the insanity that is Nolensville Pike in the mornings. I had been in that van every day for the past few weeks, and it seemed like my rear was doomed to […]
Monkey Joe’s Rivergate location near Nashville is celebrating Monkey Joe’s Birthday on Sunday, September 17th. Guests will receive $5 admission, a free magnetic picture frame and cotton candy, while supplies last! RSVP on the Monkey Joe’s Facebook page to enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card and Monkey Joe’s swag!
Dear Long-Distance Grandparent, I see that look in your eyes when you say goodbye to your grandkids on Skype. Maybe they kiss the screen or maybe they run to the other room. Either way your heart is full of love. You may even say, “I wish I was there with you,” and they don’t realize […]
Monkey Joe’s Cool Springs location is celebrating Monkey Joe’s Birthday on Sunday, September 17th. Guests will receive $5 admission, a free magnetic picture frame and cotton candy, while supplies last! RSVP on the Monkey Joe’s Facebook page to enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card and Monkey Joe’s swag!
Sticking to a monthly grocery budget is not my favorite pastime in the world. I’m a stay-at-home mom with three young children. We rely on my husband’s income to keep our family afloat, so I do my best to stick tight to a grocery and meal budget to help with expenses. I should probably start […]
Earlier today, my seven-year-old son warmed up with his team for his afternoon baseball game, while I walked around the grounds. Those grounds hold more than a dozen fields for kids to play baseball and softball. I thought about this blog post—which at the time was still in very rough draft form. And I watched […]
For reasons I’m still trying to figure out, my husband and I decided to join the Fixer Upper train and buy and renovate a brick ranch from 1961. The TV show makes it look so much easier than it really is! We didn’t go into this as newbies, but I think we were wearing slightly […]
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 […]
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 […]