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Stocking stuffers for toddlers

Best Toddler Stocking Stuffers

Christmas is coming! Have you started shopping yet? I have. Online shopping FTW! But it’s tough — especially now that I have a toddler of my own to shop for as well as two little nephews. Even if you know their interests or needs, it’s hard to pick the perfect gift. For most kids—toddlers especially—the […]

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How to Prepare for Your Child’s IEP Evaluation and Eligibility Meeting

I went into my son’s IEP evaluation and eligibility meeting more unprepared than I care to admit. We were just weeks off his autism diagnosis and my mind was overloaded with everything that was going on. I am one of countless parents who were treated unfairly and talked down to during these initial meetings.  I […]

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Nashville Holiday Events Guide from Nashville Moms Blog!

‘Tis the Season for our annual Holiday Events Guide! As Nashville grows, so do these events. If events require a ticket, it’s better to purchase sooner rather than later. With no shortage of fun things to do in and around Nashville during this time of year, we hope this guide helps you plan your holiday […]

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The Math of Motherhood :: A Closer Look at the ‘Days Are Long But Years Are Short’ Concept

I once heard it explained that it feels like each year of your life goes by a little faster than the one before it for a simple mathematical reason: each subsequent year is a smaller percentage of your overall life. When you’re five, a year is 20% of your entire concept of time. By the […]

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November 2017

November 2017 Guide To Family Events In Nashville

November is here! As we round the corner into the holidays, Christmas events are beginning to ramp up, and they will be indicated here in RED! We’re happy to present our November Guide to Family Events in Nashville. We do our best to provide accurate information regarding all of the events we include, but please […]

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Surviving the First Month After Your Child Is Diagnosed with Autism

I remember the exact moment my world started spinning. It was February 17, 2017 at approximately 11:00 AM. “Let’s test James for autism.” We were at his three year visit when his doctor dropped this bomb on me. Truthfully, I had been questioning what was “wrong” with him for a year. But for a professional […]

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Halloween and Autism — What To Do When Costumes Aren’t An Option

Fall is my favorite season and dressing up for Halloween has always been something I enjoyed, even as an adult. I shamelessly admit that one of the things I most looked forward to after our son was born was costumes and Halloween-time. Baby in a lion costume, anyone? It doesn’t get any cuter. I had […]

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