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The Guilt of a Working Mom

You clung to my neck, grasping tightly and sobbing. You didn’t want to let go, didn’t want to go over that threshold into the nursery filled with friends and fun. It’s ok – I didn’t want to let go either. We’d had another amazingly fun weekend together. We played, we sang, we snuggled. Monday morning […]

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Trade in Your Cape for Underwear

Hey, Super Mom, how’s it going underneath your clothes? You heard me, I’m talking about your undies. We all (let’s hope) wear panties and bras, but there is more to underwear than those two staples. If you have never tried shapewear, you should seriously consider adding that secret weapon to your arsenal of undergarments. I […]

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The Perfect Gift :: Our Generation! {PLUS $100 Target Giveaway!}

This post is sponsored by Battat, makers of Our Generation Dolls. However, the views and opinions expressed in this post are 100% genuine and ours! According to my daughter, no trip to Target is complete without a stop in the toy department. She could spend hours in the Our Generation Doll displays, looking at all the […]

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Go Ahead, Ask Me About Our Adoption

The other day my daughter and I were playing on the playground after school. A kid, around 8 or 9 if I had to guess, came up to us and asked. “Are you her Mom?” “Yep.” I said. “Is she adopted?” he whispered with extra emphasis on the word ‘adopted.’ “You don’t have to whisper […]

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Introducing Memphis Moms Blog Community Groups!

We are so excited to announce our new Community Groups on Facebook! The purpose of these groups is to provide a safe, judgment-free place for moms in the different communities in and around to Memphis to discuss all things mom-related. It's our goal to help moms meet one another, make friends, seek advice, and share in [...]
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On Raising a Spitfire Memphis Moms Blog Lori Parish

On Raising a Spitfire

  Spitfire [spit-fahyuh r] noun A person, especially a girl or woman, who is of fiery temper and easily provoked to outbursts.   Last month my husband was a guest writer and defined the word “plan.” Which is now ironic, because I started this blog post a few months ago and for various reasons had […]

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How [Not] to Communicate with Your Daughter

We have all heard the cutesy names that mom-society has deemed fit for little kids with attitudes: terrible twos, threenager, fourmonal… Then children grow older and the names stop. An Instagram picture of an enraged child and #7YearOldMadAboutBeingGroundedFromtheiPad would not warrant the same reaction as a 3-year-old making the exact same same face with #threenager attached […]

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