Passionate About the Memphis area
and the Moms Who Live Here
stroller strides in Shelby Farms

Let the Good Times Stroll

We are so excited to partner with Fit4Mom to provide info about a fun workout you can do WITH YOUR KIDS! I first heard about Fit4Mom Memphis from a friend, who casually mentioned that she had been taking a “mommy and me” exercise class called Stroller Strides before and during her second pregnancy. About to […]

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mom guilt

Mom Guilt :: Does It Ever End?

An acquaintance recently shared her plans of moving to a new city, and we talked briefly about how relocations affect our children. My family and I have made several moves over the years, so the physical process of actually moving doesn’t faze me anymore. It’s the mom guilt that gets me. You know the drill: […]

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I'm a yeller

I’m a Yeller

I often think back to my perfect parenting days, you know, before I had kids and knew just what kind of parent I was going to be. I knew that I was going to be the parent that remained calm in the midst of my children’s tantrums. Who would respond with a zen-like manner when […]

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Thinking Outside the {Lunch}Box

School has officially begun. And that means packing lunches has also started up again. *sigh* Every. Day. All. Year. *double sigh* I have a lot of  kiddos. Which means I pack approximately 700 lunches a year. *triple sigh* I remember the first time I packed a lunch for my oldest daughter. She was off to […]

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Kids in a Hot Car: A Cautionary Tale

Every year during the hottest days of the summer, there is usually at least one tragic story on the news or making the rounds on social media about a child being locked in a hot car. Most people either react with an abundance of sympathy and understanding or an abundance of smugness and judgment. Whenever […]

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