With Christmas right around the corner, it seems that everywhere we look, we find ourselves bombarded with advertisements telling us we all need more stuff. I believed the advertisers for years. But now that I’m older? I realize that when I think back on my childhood, it’s the memories I made with my family that […]
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It’s November. And when November comes around each year, I am not thinking about Thanksgiving. No. I am already planning for Christmas. My mind is going over travel plans, gifts to buy, and how to create memories with my little ones. When I was a child, I lived in utter anticipation of Christmas. A few […]
Many of us find ourselves traveling during the holiday season. Whether we have to fly across the country or drive a few hours, the busiest time to travel is between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Spending the holidays with extended loved ones is always special, but it can also be challenging to create your own family traditions […]
This morning I was brushing my daughters hair and caught a whiff of campfire. I buried my nostrils in her brown tresses, and sure enough—the smell was coming from her head. The problem with this? The last time we had a campfire was three dirty days ago. I worried for a second that her teacher […]
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 […]
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 […]