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Dear Broken Mama

Dear Broken Mama, Today was hard, wasn’t it? Life has thrown you some curveballs, and you’re struggling just to keep up. You miss the days when things were simpler, when things felt more carefree. You feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders, and it’s suffocating. You wonder how you ended up here, […]

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How to Rock the Mom Uniform

  People who don’t know me must think I work-out every day. And while I’d like to say it is because of my rock-hard abs or toned triceps, that is unfortunately not the case.  However,  my wardrobe suggests otherwise, and I’m okay with that.  You see, I work from home as an event planner and […]

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10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Homeschooling

You’re thinking about homeschooling, aren’t you? Don’t be shy. I see you looking. Whether you’re new to homeschooling, toying with the idea of homeschooling, or seeking to support a homeschooling family, you’re undoubtedly curious. I’ll let you in on a secret: there’s a huge learning curve associated with homeschooling, and it’s not what you’re thinking. It […]

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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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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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15 Reasons Mom Deserves a Wineout (also, GIFs!)

There are times in every mom’s day (working mom, stay-at-home mom, work-from-home mom, single mom, veteran mom…) when she needs a “wineout.” What’s a “wineout?” It’s exactly what it sounds like: a timeout. With wine. We don’t know if y’all have heard (which would be shocking), but Tennessee has finally decided to allow the sale […]

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Staying Sane While Staying Home: Tips for the SAHM

So you’re a stay-at-home mom? Me, too. Nice to meet you! It’s tough, right? I mean, really tough. Some days we bask in the blessing of being able to stay home with our sweet, precious ones and others … Well … Those “other” days are what make us wonder why we wanted children in the first place, […]

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Single Income Living

Living On a Single Income

Money can be a sensitive topic, but in the interest of keeping it real around here, I’m going to break a few etiquette rules. We don’t have a lot of money. And that’s okay. I’m not here to brag, or even claim we have it all figured out. I’m here to offer advice and encouragement to […]

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I Don’t Know How You Do It

In mom circles (and other circles, obviously) one-upping and undercutting can rule interactions. No, I’m not talking about who has the coolest car and who’s wearing the chic-est yoga pants brand-of-the-moment. I’m talking about who has the hardest time. The contest is to win at hardships or to minimize one another’s struggles. This is a […]

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Say Hello to Jenny!

Hello! I’m Jenny. I’m a native Memphian and except for a short stint in the sticks of Mississippi I’ve lived in Memphis my entire life. Despite this, I have no idea where anything is and still get turned around every time I need to go to the airport. In my twenties I got a job […]

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