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Teaching Kids about Diversity through Children’s Books

The AAP recommends that parents read books to their kids from BIRTH through **at least** Kindergarten. Evidence has shown, time and again, that children who are read to, especially at that young age, experience stronger parent-child relationships AND learn valuable language and reading skills. Win-win.  As a white parent, it has always been easy to […]

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The Talk :: Discussing Sexuality with your Children at all Ages and Stages

“I can do this, I can do this,” she said. “One and done; it’s that simple, awkward for a moment, but then I’m done,” she preached to herself as she asked her 12-year-old daughter one Sunday afternoon to come into the sunroom for “the talk.” My how times have changed and my how times have […]

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{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} Bloom: An Expo for New and Expectant Moms

The Memphis Moms Blog is thrilled to announce our second annual BLOOM event this Spring! Sunday, April 29th 3:00-5:00pm Dixon Gallery and Gardens New this year: a VIP experience from 2:00-3:00 prior to doors opening the best way to keep up-to-date on our event is to follow us on Facebook! Click “going” on the event […]

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I Just Bought a Mom Car:: Crossing Items off the Pre-Baby To-Do List

I am over the half-way mark in my pregnancy, and I am in full-on, Type-A planner mode. I’m slashing home improvement projects from my To-Do List on the daily. I’m researching and adding items to our registry list like a boss. My work calendar is fully calendared through May 15 (the Do Not Travel cut […]

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What I’ll Miss

I have this parenting app on my phone. Shocking, right? I honestly don’t remember what it is called, but basically it sends me a text message once a week asking me a question about one of my three children. Usually, it’s simple things: Does Semmes sleep with a night-light? Does Cooper like to dance? Things […]

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