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4th of July

MMB’s 4th of July Independence Day Guide {2018}

The 4th of July will be here before you know it! But don’t worry, because Memphis (and the surrounding areas) has a ton of ways to celebrate America’s Independence Day! From neighborhood parades to huge firework extravaganzas, Memphis Moms Blog has everything for you and your family to do! Thursday, June 28 Patriotic Pops Levitt […]

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Embracing the Step-Father on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day quickly approaching, we’re preparing to celebrate the amazing fathers in our lives. But what about the step-father? What about the man with no title, just his first name? What about the man that has taken on a role that’s been filled already? How do we remove the negative stigma that is associated […]

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Beyond Seuss and Silverstein :: Celebrating National Poetry Month with Your Kids

April is National Poetry Month, encouraging a celebration and an appreciation of poetry. Many people think of poetry as stodgy, inaccessible, highfalutin accumulations of big words or mushy, gushy, love dribble. And when it comes to poetry for kids, many people think only excessively (and sometimes annoyingly) rhyming or sing-songy poetry counts. But poetry, with […]

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Welcome to our Seder!

Seder can mean two different things: either the Seder, the prayer service, or the meal after. Both are beautiful traditions: full of sounds, smells, and tastes, often not together at any other time, but they are actually both part of the whole. The Passover Meal is “the Seder.”  Since we don’t live in Israel, we […]

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What is this Holiday :: Passover?

And while we’re at it, why is it called that? These are great questions! Passover is the celebration of the Jews’ liberation from Egypt. Passover is celebrated on the 15th day of Nisan and lasts 7 or 8 days, depending on the practice in each home. The Hebrew word for the holiday is Pesach (pay-sock). […]

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Great Presidents’ Day Reads!

It’s Presidents’ Day!  While getting an extra long weekend is good enough reason to celebrate, we can also take a little time to remember the many great presidents of our country and what they accomplished.  Here is a book list of the best Presidents’ Day books on the shelf!  For the youngest readers (preschool age):  […]

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