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2017 VBS Guide

Vacation Bible School 2017

Summer is around the corner, and as you consider plans and activities for your kiddos, don’t forget to look into Vacation Bible School (VBS)! Each program offers an experience complete with crafts, activities, friends and valuable lessons. VBS is offered at different times and locations throughout Knoxville, and this year’s round-up sounds so fun, it […]

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A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year | Knoxville Moms Blog

A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

At the very beginning of this year, I drafted the following post: 2016 has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year and it is only January 4th. I will spare you the sob story, but I promise you it sucks. I didn’t even set out to achieve any grand resolutions this year – just […]

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A Letter to The Tooth Fairy

Dear Tooth Fairy,      WHY? Why do you do this to us? After countless sleepless nights, agonizing weeks/months to help our babies grow their teeth, why must they lose them 5-6 years later? And you make a living off of this! You get the kids excited for this rite of passage. You bribe them […]

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Parenting is Scary

/Parenthood/ noun: To be completely responsible for the emotional, physical, social, intellectual well-being of another human. It is freaking scary!  Here are 13 of the scariest moments we face as parents: 1. Pregnancy. There is a little life growing inside of you, sucking the life out of you, depleting your energy, and causing your body and mind to […]

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Deciding Your Child's Fate

Deciding Your Child’s Fate

Competitive sports start very young. Too young. At an age where kids should be playing a variety of sports, feeling out their interests and talents, parents are being asked to make some very big decisions. If a kid shows even the slightest bit of athletic ability, they are encouraged to join expensive club teams, jump […]

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two potties

A Tale of Two Potties

It has truly been both the best and the worst of times. The exhilaration, the taste of emancipation, the success, the celebration… oh, and the poop. I can honestly say that I have never felt the full extent of the triumphs and tribulations of being a MoM (Mom of Multiples) until it came time to […]

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Still Lucky

Still Lucky

I wake up, it hits me every. single. morning. This really happened. This is really happening. It wasn’t a bad dream. It is a real life nightmare. When you are in the thick of it, it is really hard to see that you are not alone. You feel like the unluckiest person in the world. […]

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