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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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On Raising a Spitfire Memphis Moms Blog Lori Parish

On Raising a Spitfire

  Spitfire [spit-fahyuh r] noun A person, especially a girl or woman, who is of fiery temper and easily provoked to outbursts.   Last month my husband was a guest writer and defined the word “plan.” Which is now ironic, because I started this blog post a few months ago and for various reasons had […]

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What My Children Teach Me about Dementia

My grandmother was one of the strongest women I know. She was smart and business savvy. She was the most organized person and didn’t need Pinterest for inspiration. She knew how to hold her own in conflict or stressful situations. She was hilarious, talented, and oh-so-stubborn. She was the best new car deal haggler ever. She was a Supermom who […]

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2 Kids in 19 Months – My Honest Feelings

2 Under 2 Baby Bunching Cluster Babies Irish Twins If your children are close in age (less than 2 years apart), I’m sure you have heard these terms before. With our first child, we struggled for almost 2 years to conceive.  With my second child, I was nursing my first and in shock that we […]

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Itching & Twitching Lice Erica Baumer Memphis Moms Blog

Itching and Twitching

It started out just like any other day until I received a call from the nurse at my child’s school. “Mrs. Baumer, we have to inform you that your daughter has lice…” That will take a mama down a few notches. I was under the impression that I was a clean person. I kept my […]

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My Kids Don’t Do Sleepovers

I never imagined I would be the kind of parent with strict rules that are out of the norm. But here I am banning my children from sleepovers. When I was a kid, I had this one friend who was not allowed to spend the night. Naturally, I was intrigued. She told me that her mom […]

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