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Finding My Village

My husband and I moved to Memphis for his job without knowing anyone here. In the beginning, when it was just the two of us, we were fine being by ourselves. We worked long hours at very demanding jobs, went on dates on Fridays, and worked around the house on the weekends. We really didn’t […]

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I Love the School Year (and so do my kids)!

Don’t get me wrong, I like summer vacation. But we thrive on routine. It’s back to school, and this year I have four kids attending the same school! (All the praise hands). I currently have a kindergartner, third, fourth, and fifth grader — and they all love school. Just like me, they like knowing exactly how the […]

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Students on the Move: The Benefits of Physical Education

Physical Education is a vital part of any child’s overall educational experience. And don’t let the name fool you—its benefits are much more than simply physical. Research has shown that, with regards to academic performance, young students who have Physical Education daily for at least 30-45 minutes have a higher level of focus and attention […]

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“Mama, I’m Hungry” :: Quick and Easy After-School Snack Ideas

My children know that whenever they proclaim, “Mama, I’m hungry,” I will immediately answer something along the lines of, “Hi! I’m Mom. Nice to meet you.” Yet they make this statement approximately 17 times a day. My response doesn’t seem to faze them, and I imagine it’s only a matter of time before it’s greeted with […]

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