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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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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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Meet Misty Smith

Born on the Bayou Jambalaya and a crawfish pie file gumbo! I’m Misty and I was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As a creole baby, I love Cajun food, a good conversation on the back porch, and, of course, the LSU Tigers (Geaux Tigers, Geaux!). My husband, Aaron, and I are both LSU […]

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