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For the Love, RSVP to the Birthday Party Already!

Ahem. I’ll try to say this nicely: Why on earth did so many people stop RSVPing to birthday parties?! Some of you are nodding in agreement or shouting AMEN at your screens. You understand that parties take much planning and money, so it’s important to know how many people to expect. Furthermore, it’s an act of […]

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Tax-Free Weekend in Tennessee and the School Supply List

“48 sharpened #2 pencils (Paper Mate Black Warrior preferred :)” That is the first item on my oldest child’s fall school supply list—including the smiley face. It is a change from last year’s request of Ticonderoga pencils. The list goes on and includes head phones, boxes of tissues, Expo dry erase markers, paper towels, hand soap […]

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10 Totally Useful Ways to Prep Your (Nervous) Kid for Kindergarten

I’m (almost) certain that my kid isn’t the only one daily groaning about having to start Kindergarten this fall. He’s only attending a two-day-a-week tutorial program for homeschoolers, but he’s still giving me the stink-eye any time we approach the subject. He’s nervous—which is perfectly natural—but it’s making me feel a bit nervous, too. I’m […]

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Embracing the Letting Go—Sending My First Child to His First Day of School

Like most moms sending their kids off to school for the first time, I shed a few tears leading up to the big day—mostly because I’ve loved being a stay at home mom to two little ones, and I wasn’t ready for that to change. I realize that I’m still ‘staying at home’ with my youngest, but […]

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