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Fill your Kids with Good

Kids today can be so mean. It seems like every day I hear of another child being bullied or mistreated by their peers. Now, I’m not saying kids weren’t hateful when I was a kid, way back in the nineteen hundred and eighties; but man, it just seems so much worse these days. I don’t […]

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Moms Who Mobilize to Help a Sister Out

I am not a Southerner. I still don’t fully understand the double-name thing, I didn’t have a clue what “smocking” was before I had children (my deprived children still do not have anything appliquéd), and sweet tea makes me gag a little. I am a Midwesterner through and through, all the way to my propensity […]

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A Nose Ring, A Bikini, and 37… Oh My!

Yep! For my 37th birthday, I got my nose pierced. And it was not some subconscious way to reconnect with my youth. And I was not having a mid life crisis; it’s still a little too early for that. People are living way longer than 74! For me, it became about making a very outward […]

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Memphis Moms Blog love don't cost a thing

Love Don’t Cost a Thing

I’m a pretty low maintenance spouse. Ask my husband. I don’t ask for a lot, because we’ve never had a ton of extra money to do elaborate presents. We were poor thrifty when we were dating, and we’ve gotten used to spending what we have on the kids or on trips (translation: not on each […]

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Self Care

How much do you love yourself? Do you love yourself enough to ignore your kids and your husband for hours at a time just to spend some time with yourself? Do you love yourself to have your own “Mommy Money” separate from house funds? Do you love yourself enough to ask for help or even…..hire […]

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Memphis Weird mom club

Weird Mom Club

Once upon a time, a-soon-to-be mom and a-soon-to-be dad moved from a land far, far away to a quaint little suburb in an area labeled “the mid-south.” This soon-to-be child rearing couple were relatively content in their new land of strip malls, churches, and extremely friendly people, yet neither knew a soul aside from each […]

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