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Thinking Outside the {Lunch}Box

School has officially begun. And that means packing lunches has also started up again. *sigh* Every. Day. All. Year. *double sigh* I have a lot of  kiddos. Which means I pack approximately 700 lunches a year. *triple sigh* I remember the first time I packed a lunch for my oldest daughter. She was off to […]

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Early Start Potty Training :: Part 2 :: Let’s GO!

So now that we’ve discussed the reasons why moms usually don’t start early potty training (see Part 1), let’s get into the how-to for those of you who are considering trying! First, you have to COMMIT This sounds like a no-brainer, but it’s not. This is not a “I’ll go to the gym every week” […]

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Just Breathe

{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} “Just Breathe” Event Series with Downtown Yoga

Memphis Moms Blog and Downtown Yoga are excited to announce a new event series “Just Breathe.” Beginning next week, and over the next five months, MMB and Downtown Yoga will offer different types of yoga classes, introducing different techniques and skills. Each class will be approximately 45 minutes in length. Cost is $15/class or you […]

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Single Moms Spa and Shop RECAP

On Sunday, Dec 17, Memphis Moms Blog hosted their first annual Single Mom Spa & Shop. Here at MMB, we know how awesome single moms are; they do it all and often without a break or thanks. Holidays can be a stressful time of year; challenging, emotionally and financially. This Christmas, we felt led to […]

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Generosity, Gratitude, and Giving

Generosity. Gratitude. Giving. The three big G’s. The world, especially around the holidays, screams at us to “buy more!” and “you need this!” We’re bombarded with advertisements for more stuff…more, more, more! We become stressed and resentful. We lust after the things we want (and we’re adults!) while instead we’re supposed to be emulating the Christmas […]

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5 Kinds of Friends Every Mom Needs

When I was pregnant with my first child, I was teaching school in a classroom exclusively for kids with autism. One of my co-workers was an experienced mom of three kids, two of whom were twins. She wasn’t only a wealth of knowledge but a source of inspiration. She helped induct me into the “mom […]

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