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Tough Conversations With Your Child’s Teacher: A Guide from a Mom and Former Teacher

We’ve all been there: the kiddo comes home with a low grade or complaint about another student or teacher. If you are like most parents, approaching a potential conflict with your child’s teacher makes for murky and uncomfortable waters. When a student myself, my parents rarely intervened in my education. If I had an issue with a […]

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March 2017 Guide to Family Events in Nashville

Looking for things to do as a family or with the kids this month? Our guide to March — a list of family events happenings in and around Nashville for the month — is here! Don’t forget to click on the links to see if registration or tickets are required. And, as always, if you know […]

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Read Across America — Ways to Celebrate

Read Across America was created as a way to motivate kids to get their nose in a book and read. The annual event is held on March 2—the birthday of one of America’s most cherished children’s authors, Dr. Seuss. Now in its 20th year of existence, the message gets stronger each year.   Studies have […]

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February 2017 Guide To Family Events In Nashville!

Don’t miss out — we’ve got our monthly round-up of Nashville area family events for February 2017! Please be aware that some of these events do require prior registration and/or ticket purchase, so be sure to check the websites for more details! February 1st: Family Science Labs – Adventure Science Center February 2nd – 23rd: Dramatic Play […]

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Talking Sex with My Kid

My daughter is in the fifth grade and will be eleven years old in January. This is what I know — She is hearing incorrect information about sex and how babies are made during whispered conversations during recess. Some of her peers have seen explicit photos or videos on the internet. It is natural for preteens […]

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Serve and Support This Veteran’s Day

As a veteran military family, I love that Veteran’s Day comes just before Thanksgiving. What a wonderful opportunity to thank those who sacrificed for our freedom and to show appreciation for their service. One great way to say thank you is to serve through volunteering  on Veteran’s Day. Teaching our children to value our troops and honor their sacrifice […]

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