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What Teachers ::Really:: Want for Christmas

Last week, my husband and I spent a couple of hours hanging out with my son’s class at school—twenty 4 and 5-year-olds and their two teachers. We sang songs, read stories, built towers, played in the sand table, and helped them make homemade applesauce. By snack time, we were exhausted. Hubs and I went home […]

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#EpiGate Enough Generics

#EpiGate :: Enough with the Generics Already

Mylan recently announced that they will soon offer a generic version of the EpiPen, which will be available at about half the price. This news is confusing to those who have been following the headlines of #EpiGate. The news keeps insisting that there are already generic alternatives out there. So, why does it matter so […]

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Many pizzas were harmed during the making of this article. Many, many pizzas.

The Best Local Pizza Places in Nashville

Whether it’s  Neapolitan, New York, or Chicago-style, pizza is pretty much the perfect food. I mean, it’s got the whole food pyramid covered. Cheese? Check. Bread? Check. Meat? Lots of checks. Vegetables? Sure, you could do that…and tomato sauce is a fruit, right? So here at the Nashville Moms Blog, we’ve done some extensive research into the […]

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It’s HOT — We Need A POOL :: Opening Dates for Nashville Pools and Splash Parks

I hope you’re enjoying this beautiful Spring weather because soon the warm sunshine and cool breezes will give way to the hot and heavy air of SUMMER. So pack up your floaties and SPF 50, Nashville—it’s time to open up the pools and spraygrounds! Ava’s Splash Pad – Opens May 31st This gem in Mt. Juliet’s […]

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more than baby blues

When It’s More Than Just Baby Blues

It has been widely reported recently that the United States Preventive Services Task Force now recommends that all pregnant and postpartum mothers get screened for depression. I think this is a Very Good Thing. Early detection could make a big difference for a lot of mothers. My son’s pediatrician actually screened me for it. I didn’t […]

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