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Election Day FREEBIES

It’s no secret that this election season has gotten the vast majority of people on edge. After today, we will know who the next President of the United States will be. Regardless of your opinions of the candidates, we are witnessing history. Are you voting today? If so, you should not only be super proud of […]

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Dads of Girls, We Adore You

Dads of Girls, We Adore You

For all the tiny toes you’ve painted. For the times you’ve played dress up. You’ve attempted to master ponytails and pigtails. You’ve quieted little cries at night with your strength. For the times you watched Sofia instead of the Saints. And Frozen instead of football. You’ve patiently buttoned up little dresses with your big hands. […]

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Daddy and Dad

“Old as she was, she still missed her Daddy sometimes.” -Gloria Naylor I have missed my Daddy for twenty-eight years now. It’s pretty rare that a moment in my own life goes by that I don’t think about what life would be like if he were still here. I can still see him, feel his […]

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I’m A Mother, Not A Father

I’m a Mother, not a Father. I lost my father when I was 10 years old.  This left my mother to handle the parenting duties alone.  She had a great support system that helped her then, and truth be told, they are still helping.  I truly appreciated all of the sacrifices that my mother made […]

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Memphis Dads Take Over :: Figuring Out Fatherhood

As an ode to dads this Father’s Day, Memphis Moms Blog has asked some of our contributors’ baby-daddies to step in and write for us. They were given no direction–just to write about whatever they felt needed to be said. Tonight’s post is from Aaron, husband to Memphis Mom’s Blog’s Marketing Coordinator and one of our […]

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Two Beds are Better Than One Memphis Moms Blog Jenny Oldenburg

Two Beds Are Better Than One

May was Better Sleep Month (so we’re a few days late… oops!) and is there anyone who couldn’t use a better night’s sleep? There are all sorts of tips and tricks for getting better rest: cutting out caffeine, reducing evening screen time, creating relaxing bedtime rituals. But my husband and I took things a few […]

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I Refuse to be Dan Turner

At Memphis Moms Blog, we love highlighting the joys and struggles of motherhood. It is our goal to not “stir the pot” or create controversy, and because of that, we oftentimes do not approach subjects that we find controversial or that might offend our readers. However, some topics just can’t be ignored. Something happened recently […]

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