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Memphis MMB birthday week simple

No Birthday Gifts = The Gift of Giving

Let’s talk about birthdays, shall we? I loooooooove birthdays. My mom made SUCH a big deal out of birthdays, and it always was so special for us all. At our house, birthdays are a month-long celebration; it doesn’t hurt that both of my children have September birthdays!  Every September, we’re a tangle of streamers, balloons, and […]

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Memphis MMB birthday week simple

Happy Halfy!

I’ve tried. Really I have. To have cute birthday traditions. We’ve done the balloons in the bed (crib), but that required me to get up REALLY early. And I just don’t have the time or energy for all of that. We’ve tried presents (wrapped and everything) on the table, waiting for them when they wake […]

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Memphis MMB birthday week simple

RANT :: Where the Heck Did the RSVP Go?!

Répondez s’il vous plaît {RSVP} Respond if you please. Respond: verb, say something in reply. RANT: Where the heck did the RSVP go?  Is it just me, or does this bug every mom out there? It’s really really really really really really annoying that a. not only does NO ONE let you know if they […]

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I gave my daughter a budget for her birthday

Humblebrag: This year, I rocked my daughter’s birthday. I got her the best present ever, and I’m fairly certain that I deserve a prize for this stroke of genius gift giving. What did I get her, you ask?  A dollhouse? A huge party? A gift card to a trendy store? Nope. I got her …(drumroll […]

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The Four Stages of Planning a Birthday Party.

BC (before children), I did not realize that the first few birthday parties of your child’s life were not about the kids themselves. No, no. These parties are all about the adults in the room. Bonus points if your party is Pinterest-worthy. Moms may mislead you – really, the bounce house seems like it was rented […]

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I Have To Dream

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. As a child learning about the great Dr. Martin Luther King was required. As it […]

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