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My Almost Empty Nest

When our children are born we mark all the milestones. The first words, first steps, potty training, and first day of school. I was so happy when my oldest entered high school, because in 4 short years I would begin the process of  “emptying my nest.”  I spent 18 years loving and protecting him. I […]

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Our Final Contributor Group

Our final "alumna" contributor group is full of amazing women with amazing stories. We hope you continue to enjoy their writing as much as we at MMB do! Jeanie is a psychologist, transplanted to Cordova fresh out of graduate school. She and her husband, Matt, had no intent on making Memphis “home” – but ten [...]
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World Prematurity Day

  On this day, where we bring awareness to premature births, I find myself full of differing emotions. Over five years ago, after a very tumultuous  pregnancy, the doctors decided to do an emergency C-section. It was a very scary time for me. I knew that delivering the baby at 29 weeks gestation brought a lot […]

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Meet the New Contributors

Our second batch of new contributors is impressive! We can't wait for you to read their posts! Nicole is a wife to her wonderful husband Chris and a mother to a blended family of 5  children: Christopher (May 1992), Julianna (October 2001), Kayden (May 2003), Samarah (September 2008), and Franchesca (April 2016). She is a [...]
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Meet the New Contributors!

Over the next few days, the Memphis Moms Blog will be introducing (and reintroducing) our writers. Each of these women lives and writes in the Memphis area, and we are confident that you will find someone that you can connect with. There are seven new writers featured today!  Kristen was raised in a small town [...]
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Ten Kid-Friendly Dog Breeds

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France There is plenty of compelling evidence in favor of kids growing up with dogs. Helping to care for a pet can teach children responsibility, patience and compassion. If you’ve been thinking of adding a dog to your family there is a […]

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