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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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Home Schooling in Nashville

As soon as you find out you are pregnant, the questions start. Hospital or home birth? Epidural or natural? Formula or breast milk? And these questions never end! When my first born reached preschool age, my husband and I enrolled her with high hopes of getting a head start on her education. I cried the entire […]

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Back to School Health Checklist – What Your Child Needs and Where You Can Get It

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And in the midst of buying ALL THOSE SCHOOL SUPPLIES, you may overlook some of your back to school health requirements. This list will help you figure out what you need—and where you can get it (even at the last minute). School and Sports Physicals New to […]

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When, Where, and Why to Watch The 2017 Great Solar Eclipse

Beginning at 1:27pm on August 21st, Nashville as we know it will change for 2 minutes and 40 seconds. A bright, late-summer midday will become a startling beautiful twilight. And of all the towns in all the counties in all of middle Tennessee, the best vantage point for watching this once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse event belongs to […]

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Guide to Nashville Murals Part III: West Nashville

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 […]

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July 2017 Guide to Family Events in Nashville!

There is still so much Summertime left! Here’s the round-up of July events for the whole family to enjoy!  JULY 2017 EVENTS Looking for fireworks? We’ve got your round up HERE! Don’t forget to experience a Nashville staple – The Grand Ole Opry! Take the kids out to the ballpark to see the Nashville Sounds. […]

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Why I’ll Never Go Back to Suburbia

I grew up in complete suburbia, knowing nothing other than meticulously cared-for lawns and cul-de-sacs. Naturally, as an adult, I migrated into the known. I opted for the steroid-infused version of Stepford suburbia to which I had been accustomed. We prided ourselves on our neighborhoods—all copy-cat versions of the same elevation, groomed lawns, and HOA-enforced bylaws. […]

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