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Read Across America :: March 2, 2016

Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss’s birthday!) is Wednesday, March 2. When I was a kid, reading was my favorite thing to do. Sure, I enjoyed watching the enthralling 90s shows such as the Adventures of the Gummi Bears and Gullah Gullah Island, but lying in bed reading a book (or three) was my idea […]

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Making Holiday Memories

How do traditions become traditions in our families? In the world of Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook, we see ideas for traditions that we can start all the time. Just a quick Pinterest search of “Christmas Traditions” gives me 12 Fun Christmas Eve Traditions, 24 Meaningful Christmas Traditions, 29+ Memorable Christmas Traditions, and the list goes on. I don’t […]

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DIY Teacher Gift

Show Your Teachers the Love

Teachers are special people. Working in education, I see firsthand the love and care that each teacher pours into their classroom. Now as a mom, I’m experiencing the magic of a good teacher from a different angle. Even though Ruthie is only 11 months, she’s in the nursery at school and so she’s got two […]

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The Great School Search

The Great School Search

It’s December!  That means it’s time to start searching for school options for the 16-17 school year!  While parents and students are just now settling into this school year, in Memphis, schools are gearing up for the next year and applications are due in just a few weeks.  Having worked in both the public and […]

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