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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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The Answer to the Dinnertime Struggle :: Le Jardin

Memphis Moms Blog received compensation for writing this, however the opinions and excitement expressed in the post are 100% genuine.Every evening at around 5:00, this is the text I receive:   Panic. Every. Single. Time. What’s for dinner? I have no clue, darling. Probably one of the three things I always end up making. Or […]

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10 Must-Haves for Road Trips With Kids

It’s almost time of year! The holidays are quickly approaching, and that means everyone will be traveling to grandparents’ houses, aunts’ and uncles’ houses, and a lucky few will even being going on vacation! Over the past five years, my husband and I have developed a rather comprehensive “must-have” list when it comes to traveling down […]

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Our Generation :: Photobooth Event Coming to Target in Cordova!

This post is sponsored by Battat (makers of Our Generation dolls), but the opinions expressed in the post are 100% ours and genuine! Have you heard of Our Generation dolls? They’re these really great dolls, geared toward teaching girls how anyone can make a difference in this world! As a mom, I know the importance […]

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The Memphis Mom’s Guide to November 2016

November in Memphis… it’s not just a place holder between Halloween and Christmas! This month has  so many of my favorite things: leaves changing color, parades, pie Thanksgiving, and the promise of cooler temperatures (Hello boots and sweater weather!). With the cooler temps, it’s a perfect time to get out an explore all that Memphis has […]

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Go TEAL This Halloween!

Disclaimer :: This post is intended to briefly explain the history of the Teal Pumpkin Project, as well as provide options for non-food items for families to hand out to trick-or-treaters on Halloween. The idea behind non-food items is that all children can enjoy them–even those with food allergies. The author of this post is […]

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