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Cinco de Mayo like a Mom

It’s a day more celebrated in America than in its own country of origin and for good reason…TACOS.    Cinco de Mayo, which occurs on the 5th day of May, commemorates Mexico’s unlikely victory over France in the 1862 Franco-Mexican war but is primarily observed in the state of Puebla where the battle was fought.  […]

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Ultimate Guide to Easter Events Memphis Moms Blog 2017

The Memphis Moms Blog Ultimate Guide to Easter 2017

Easter is on its way! Here in the Midsouth, there are so many egg-citing activities to help get your family into the Easter spirit. Hip Hop, MMB won’t stop until we’ve compiled the most comprehensive list of Easter activities for your family to enjoy. We will update this post periodically to make sure you have the most current event information. […]

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Lent is Upon Us

It’s that time of year again! In our house we participate in Ash Wednesday, the first day that begins the season of Lent. If you’re not familiar with the Lenten season, it begins on Ash Wednesday and lasts until Easter Sunday. It is a solemn religious observance that is characterized by prayer, repentance, and fasting. Lent […]

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I Have To Dream

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. As a child learning about the great Dr. Martin Luther King was required. As it […]

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Competing for Christmas {a unique tradition}

Nothing says Christmas like ruthless smack talk, cut-throat competition, and the proud moment of winning a trophy. Cut-throat might be a little extreme, so let’s just say we have a friendly annual competition. My family has developed a tradition that we like to call Girl Gifts. It was started decades ago and has evolved over the […]

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This holiday, we are enough

Growing up, my family was the center of all holidays. No matter how far we strayed during the year, we always came home for the holidays. After I got married, my husband and I kept that tradition. Our respective families were the focus of our holidays. At first, it was easy. Spending a holiday without them just felt […]

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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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Just Say No: Setting Boundaries During the Holidays

Do you feel exhausted during the holidays?  Overextended and unsatisfied?  Do you feel like you’re walking on egg shells?  Trying to please everyone and make sure they’re all happy?  Do you feel anxious amidst the busyness, envying those that seem to be at peace?   Then it might be time to set some boundaries. Boundaries […]

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