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Story Time In Middle Tennessee

  It’s almost a parenting rite of passage — taking your little one to a library story time. We’re lucky here in Middle Tennessee to have excellent public library systems. In fact, Nashville Public Library was recently named 2017 Library of the Year! We wanted to remind our readers about these great resources and encourage […]

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Highland Games at The Hermitage — Fun for the Whole Family!

Get ready, mamas! The Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival returns to Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President for the third annual celebration Saturday, September 9, from 9 am until 5 pm. So pack up your kiddos and head out to The Hermitage for (educational!) family fun. “This event is great fun and […]

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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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5 Great Ways to Connect to Nature, Learn New Skills, and Have FUN this summer!

Time in the outdoors is an important part of a child’s summer break from school. And connecting with nature can help decrease the summer learning gap as well.
 At Leadership Academy, they believe that spending time outside helps to increase creativity, confidence and social intelligence. Leadership Academy’s five summer camps are founded in this belief, […]

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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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