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March Family Friendly Things To Do

Well, the groundhog was right last month — March is coming in like a lamb. We know we’re ready for Spring and bet you are too. So get out there and have some fun! Here’s a list of family friendly things to do in and around our city: Springtime Story Time with Memphis Public Library […]

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Dogs Need Vacations, Too

A huge thanks to Pet Suites for the opportunity to experience their facility. All opinions are 100% my own. Professional photography provided by the one and only Laramie. You can find her over on Instagram under @awandering_creative.A few months ago, we found out that the Memphis Moms Blog sister site conference was to be in […]

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Drowning doesn’t look like (TV) drowning

It was hot. Mid-July. And the pool where I was working was crowded with kids yelling and splashing. You could smell hot dogs grilling at the concession stand. I was about to rotate to the deep end when a 5 year old child I had been monitoring slipped through their inter-tube float. His head didn't [...]
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My husband doesn’t “babysit” ; HE PARENTS

Me: I’m so excited! I’m heading to [insert city] for the weekend for a conference and #girlsweekend! Grand-mom: “Oh? Is your husband babysitting while you’re gone?” Me:   Typically at this point in the conversation, I don’t actually tell the person “no, my husband is parenting our children” but I’m thinking it in my mind. And while I realize […]

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