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and the Moms Who Live Here

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Meet Kathryn Jasper

Hi – my name is Kathryn and I’m a mom. I’m a mom… doesn’t quite feel real yet. 10 months in and I still haven’t completely processed that this living, breathing, squirmy human is mine to nurture, care for, and mold into a functional person. New internet besties? Confession. I have no idea what I’m […]

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Veterans Day & Our Kids

Veterans Day and Our Kids

My first memories of celebrating Veterans Day are from elementary school. In my tiny hometown of Bruceton, TN, we had an awesome celebration each year to honor veterans in the area. Since our school had kindergarten through 12th grade in the same building, the entire school attended the program. I have such fond memories of the Veterans of […]

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Thankful Series (1)

{MMB Thankful Series} :: When Turning Out the Lights Isn’t Enough

Throughout the month of November and in preparation for Thanksgiving, we are sharing the things that we are thankful for as mothers. We’re calling this our “Thankful Series.” Our contributor Amanda Parks is mother to 9-month-old Madison, and has several things she just couldn’t live without as a first-time mom. As a new mother, I’m […]

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Meet Jessi Keough

I was 15 weeks pregnant and about to receive my first ultrasound. The sonographer lubed up my belly, rolled the equipment around on it, and then said, “Honey, is this your first ultrasound?” I said, “Yes, ma’am.” She said, “Well, I’ve got something to tell you… you see those two heartbeats?” I stared at the […]

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Meet Amanda Parks

Hi! My name is Amanda and I’ve never not lived in Tennessee. And I’ve never lived in the same city for longer than 6 years. In fact, I believe Memphis is where I’ve lived the longest, despite being born and raised in East Tennessee. Consequently, I don’t have an answer for the common question, “where […]

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Introducing Kristin Funston

I don’t often get to sit down and think about where I’ve been. Heck, I don’t often get to think at all. Parenting Littles doesn’t allow for much mind-wandering, just a perpetual state of survival mode. But I’ve been given permission to, so here we go… If I was to sum myself into one word, […]

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