Passionate About the Memphis area
and the Moms Who Live Here
Mary Kanowitz

Meet Mary Kanowitz

Born and raised in Middle America agriculture country, I call the small town of Cameron, Missouri my hometown but spent much of my young life living in different towns in Kansas, Illinois and Iowa. I never really liked sitting still so I also attended three different colleges before earning my degree. I eventually left the […]

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Old Man

To the Old Man in the Produce Section

You saw me with my son in tow, trudging through the grocery store, in search of produce. It was in fact the third time we had visited the produce section during this particular trip to the grocery store, because my attention was not directed toward my unorganized grocery list. I was exhausted and frustrated. And you […]

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What I Do Does Not Define Who I Am

When I moved to Memphis 6 years ago, I knew one person and that was my then-boyfriend (now husband). Making friends as an adult can be difficult, especially if you’re like me and teetering on the edge of social awkwardness, but through getting involved in our community, I’ve met so many wonderful people that have […]

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Introducing Emily Patterson

My roots… I spent the first half of my childhood in South Louisiana, where I was born, and the second half on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, which I call home. I have one sibling who is older in age by four years and younger in soul by twenty. I went to Catholic school most of […]

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photo credit :: What's In a Frame Photography

Meet Kathryn Jasper

Hi – my name is Kathryn and I’m a mom. I’m a mom… doesn’t quite feel real yet. 10 months in and I still haven’t completely processed that this living, breathing, squirmy human is mine to nurture, care for, and mold into a functional person. New internet besties? Confession. I have no idea what I’m […]

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Thankful Series (3)

{MMB Thankful Series} :: Mom Time

As a mom, I’m the most thankful for my children’s health and happiness, for the person they have shaped me to be, and for teaching me the true meaning of unconditional, undying love. Our children are our greatest blessings in life. As a mother, I am also thankful for moments spent without those hard-headed, demanding […]

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Photographer Guide (photographer call)

Guide to Local Photographers {Photographer Call!}

Are you a photographer in the Memphis area? Would you like to be featured on Memphis Moms Blog’s Comprehensive Guide to Local Photographers? We want to hear from you! Moms are always looking for professionals to help them capture their family memories. There is nothing more frustrating than using Google and the “back” button repeatedly. Because of this, we […]

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Veterans Day & Our Kids

Veterans Day and Our Kids

My first memories of celebrating Veterans Day are from elementary school. In my tiny hometown of Bruceton, TN, we had an awesome celebration each year to honor veterans in the area. Since our school had kindergarten through 12th grade in the same building, the entire school attended the program. I have such fond memories of the Veterans of […]

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