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When Your Child is Scared of Santa

Our soon to be three year old is scared of Santa. Terrified might actually be a more fitting description. The past two years, her Santa pictures have ended in genuine fear, screaming, and tears. When we dare walk near Santa in the mall, she climbs up me or my husband and buries her head to avoid seeing him. […]

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Where to See Holiday Lights in Nashville!

One of my very favorite childhood memories is piling into my grandparents’ car with my family and driving through the countryside around our small town to see Christmas lights. I can still hear my grandfather singing along with Elvis’s Blue Christmas while I took care of the “oooooohs” from the back seat. Year after year, it […]

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Mommy Middle School — The Awkward Stage of Parenting

Middle School. Two innocent words that when put together bring up memories of awkwardness and adolescence that leave most adults cringing. After leaving middle school and entering into adulthood, I never thought I would deal with the same stages of awkwardness that plagued my 13 year old self. Boy, was I wrong. I’m now finding myself […]

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Harry Potter and The Life Lessons

Harry Potter and The Life Lessons

In honor of the release of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, I wanted to share some life lessons I think are to be learned from the Harry Potter series. I learned these lessons myself, while growing up reading the books. And I hope to pass them on to my daughter as she grows. *Spoilers […]

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Favorites to Share with my Daughter

Favorite Movies from Childhood That I Can’t Wait to Share with my Daughter

I know there is no shortage of kid’s movies or television shows these days. I love the positive messages and diversity that shows and movies promote to kids today. Yet, there is something special about sharing favorites from your childhood with your own children, whether it be movies, characters, or books. I am excited to share […]

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Cardinal Rules for Visiting a New Mom

The Cardinal Rules for Visiting a New Mom

One of my best friends recently became a mom for the first time. Seeing her adjust to motherhood—quite flawlessly I might add—and discussing both of our post partum experiences brought some aspects to mind that we both wish we could go back and change. Setting boundaries for visitors, or not setting them, is the number […]

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Best Cookout Desserts

Best Cookout Desserts

Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, cookout season is officially upon us. From team gatherings to family reunions to holidays, there is no lack of opportunity to either host or attend events during the summer months. Here are recipes for three tried (and tried and tried) and true desserts that are perfect for […]

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