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100 Women Who Care Memphis :: Our February Nonprofit of the Month

Memphis surpassed Salt Lake City this year to rank as the most generous metropolitan area in the United States, giving almost $6 of every $100 earned to philanthropy. With this in mind, the Memphis Moms Blog wants to feature a local Nonprofit every month. There are so many amazing organizations in our city dedicated to looking out […]

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Non Restaurant Valentine’s Dates

Ah Valentine’s Day. I have a love/hate relationship with the greeting card invented holiday. On the one hand, I love that there is a holiday devoted to love and relationships. On the other hand, it feels very mass marketed and forced. I also HATE (sorry, I’m trying to get my kid not to say “hate”) […]

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Two Moms, One Kid, or Two? Fertility Challenges, Miscarriage, Finances, and the Struggle to Build a Family Part 2

Three years. Thousands of dollars. Surgery, ICIs, IUIs, headstands, and hope. (See Part 1 ) We wanted to have a child so badly. But none of it was working. Were we doing it wrong, was the timing off, or was I actually having fertility issues? After all, it was 3 years later, and I was […]

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Two Moms, One Kid, or Two? Fertility Challenges, Miscarriages, Finances, and the Struggle to Build a Family Part 1

In January, we, like many folks, take a long hard look at our budget. What the heck happened last year? How are we going to do better this year? We are looking at new strategies, new spreadsheets, charts, graphs, and tips for how to make dollars stretch so that we can be more financially successful […]

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Minions and Messes

One of my favorite movies is Despicable Me. Oh my word…Gru. I love him. “Assemble the Minions” makes me smile every time. I feel like Gru when it’s time to get jobs done at the house.   Periodically, a mom will ask, “How do you get your kids to do chores??” Well, gentle reader, I don’t […]

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