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Disability or Possibility?

As an educator, the hardest thing to do is tell parents that their child is struggling.  Whether the struggle manifests itself through behavior or math, reading, and writing deficits – you want nothing more than to take the struggle away. When you hear the term learning disability, what comes to your mind? Did you know […]

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Working Moms Sanity Savers Memphis Moms Blog

Working Mom Sanity Savers

Let me start off by saying that this is not going to be a post about how working moms work harder than stay-at-moms or a post about my feelings of having to do it all. That’s just not beneficial, and this isn’t going to be a vent or an essay about how one way of mothering […]

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Grown Up Vacation – It’s Time

I can vividly remember sipping a fruity drink on my honeymoon and talking to my then-new husband about taking a special trip for our future 10th wedding anniversary. I had it all planned out – I told you I was a type-A planner! – we would travel back to Jamaica, stay at the same amazing resort, […]

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The Great School Search

The Great School Search

It’s December!  That means it’s time to start searching for school options for the 16-17 school year!  While parents and students are just now settling into this school year, in Memphis, schools are gearing up for the next year and applications are due in just a few weeks.  Having worked in both the public and […]

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Our Turkey on the Table

Our Turkey on the Table

It’s amazing how the retail world wants us to just skip over Thanksgiving and move right into Christmas. Don’t get me wrong – I love Christmas and it is my favorite holiday. However, Thanksgiving holds a special place in my heart and is a holiday that prepares us for the joy of the Christmas season. […]

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