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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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!
A Touch a Truck event is a unique festival that has become popular throughout the country, and is now coming to Giles County! The event is free, though guests are encourages to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to our local food pantry.
On September 16, 2017, trucks – and other vehicles of all kinds – will gather at the Pulaski Courthouse Square from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Children of all ages, with parent participation, will have a chance to touch, sit in, and explore these amazing pieces of equipment, meet their drivers/ operators, and learn about the businesses behind the machines.
The first hour will be a sensory-sensitive time, with no horns, sirens, or flashing lights for special needs or very young children. In addition to vehicle participants, there will be a food truck area as well as vendors selling various merchandise and informational/marketing booths. Additional activities for the children will be provided as well, such as stories, games, building projects, etc.
For more information, find our event listing on Facebook under “Pulaski Touch a Truck Event”
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!
We had just started our last week of summer vacation. It was a Monday night and right before bed my kids (boy age 6, girl age 5) both asked if they could stay home from camp tomorrow. I figured they were just “over” camp—as the camp they attended for most of the summer was a […]
To the mom of the biter, I have just four words for you: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. I know it’s hard. It’s hard to know why your child is doing this. It’s hard to feel the stares from other parents and teachers. And to make matters worse? Parents get so upset (and become very unforgiving) when […]
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 […]
Those who live in East Nashville know that changes are happening. In the midst of growth, murals are popping up in some of the most unique places. Armed with my cell phone camera and my family, we hit the town to collect as many Nashville mural photos as we could. We found murals on fences, […]
I hate when I play with my kid for six hours, then it turns out it’s only been 20 minutes. When I am at home, time drags. As a new mom—and hardcore introvert—my natural inclination is to stay at home. Lugging around a car seat, diaper bag, change of clothes, and baby food seems daunting. What […]
We were running late. My threenager was in her room picking out an outfit for the day (aka playing with her pom poms and doll house) while I changed the baby’s diaper. I reminded her again that if she didn’t get dressed, mommy would start counting. (For this kid, mommy counting means the end of […]