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Creating Holiday Traditions While Traveling

Many of us find ourselves traveling during the holiday season. Whether we have to fly across the country or drive a few hours, the busiest time to travel is between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Spending the holidays with extended loved ones is always special, but it can also be challenging to create your own family traditions […]

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Creating Holiday Boundaries

Do the words “boundaries” and “holidays” make your cringe? Because, in your head, they equal confrontations and hurt feelings? Yeah. Me too. Holidays are great for making fun memories with your loved ones. But they also mean juggling where to spend your time with family. Whether you live in the same town as your parents […]

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Why We Need To Travel With Our Kids

My little family of five just returned from a whirlwind trip to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. My brother got married, so we decided to turn the trip into a family vacation. And it was the most exhausting vacation I’ve ever been on. Last year, my husband chose to travel with our kids (ages 5, 4, […]

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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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Creating (And Sticking To) A Grocery Budget

Sticking to a monthly grocery budget is not my favorite pastime in the world. I’m a stay-at-home mom with three young children. We rely on my husband’s income to keep our family afloat, so I do my best to stick tight to a grocery and meal budget to help with expenses.  I should probably start […]

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