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Three Super-Simple Snacks to Serve Your Kids—Right Now!

I love Pinterest as much as the next gal, but some times I just don’t have it in me to make an elaborate snack that resembles zoo animals or algebraic equations.  It’s handy to have some simple snacks that I can whip up quickly—because there are days I am serving my gajillionth snack by 10 a.m. […]

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Snodgrass-King Dentists Nashville Moms Blog

First Dental Appointment? Try Snodgrass-King Pediatric Dentists!

My youngest daughter, Elida, is 20 months old, and I recently realized it was time for her first dental appointment.  We decided to check out Snodgrass-King Pediatric Dentists not long afterward. Snodgrass-King allows for online appointment scheduling and online submission of new patient paperwork—both of which can be very handy for busy moms. I received a […]

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Indian Creek Camp for Families NashvilleMomsBlog

Indian Creek Summer Camp for Families: A Different (and Better) Kind of Vacation

I couldn’t believe my luck when we found out that my entire family was going to be able to attend a family camp session at Indian Creek Camp. Besides visiting my parents every Christmas and summer in West Virginia, my family has never been on a vacation together. In the end, unfortunately, my husband was not […]

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Ice Day Nashville Zoo NashvilleMomsBlog

Ice Day at Nashville Zoo! (and a DIY Ice Treat Idea for Your Pets)

Looking for some family fun that is both cool (literally and figuratively) as well as educational? Head out to Nashville Zoo for Ice Day this Saturday, July 25 from 9 am – 4 pm! They’re going to have an inflatable water slide, fun water games, and face painting. The day of cool fun will also include ice cream eating contests and […]

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Top 5 Reasons I AM a SAHM NashvilleMomsBlog

Top 5 Reasons I AM a Stay at Home Mom

My lovely fellow contributor, Theresa, recently wrote a thoughtful post called, Top 5 Reasons I’m NOT a Stay at Home Mom. It came from a  place of honesty. I appreciate that she shared her experiences without perpetuating the tension of the Mommy Wars—because I am so over all of that. We are all on the […]

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FDFW Summer Outdoor Activities NashvilleMomsBlog

Five Dollars, Five Ways: Summer Outdoor Activities {series}

Five Dollars, Five Ways is a series that explores a variety of activities for your kiddos based on a trip to the dollar store with a five dollar budget. We show you  how to maximize a few bucks for hours of fun and entertainment! It’s here, it’s here!  Warm weather is here!  School’s about to be out […]

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