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Books that Teach our Children about Showing Love & Kindness Toward Others

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart that its opposite.” – Nelson Mandela Let’s face […]

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Read All About It: Books For Your Beach Bag

I’ve always been a voracious reader and in my younger days, I could easily devour a novel in a single day. Now that things like a job, two hungry kids and a never-ending laundry pile fill my days, I can’t sneak nearly as much time to dive into a book as I used to. And, […]

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Hopkins Goes to the Beach

A New Children’s Book to Add to Your Collection: Hopkins Goes to the Beach

Knoxville Moms Blog is excited to share with our readers a new children’s book released earlier this year: Hopkins Goes To The Beach. The book was written by local Knoxville author, Jennifer Hultz! Hopkins learns that even with all the excitement of visiting the beach, nothing compares to the love and security of his mommy! Bright […]

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Social Emotional Development

Social Emotional Development: Using Books to Teach Important Life Skills {Free Printable}

One of the most influential things we can do for our children is to nurture and encourage their social emotional development. These foundational tools will help them understand and express their own feelings, accurately read and respond to other people’s emotional state, manage their own expressions, show empathy to others and be able to maintain relationships as they […]

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I am not a hoarder by any means. I am the opposite of a hoarder. Is there a name for that? Seeing clutter gives me anxiety. I want everything put up and in “its place.” But, then I had my son. I still like everything picked up and in its place, but I’ve learned to […]

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2015 Book Fest

The Farragut Book Fest for Children on April 9th

Let your imagination run wild at the Farragut Book Fest for Children! Let your imagination run wild! Sponsored by the Farragut Arts Council and the Knox County Library Farragut Branch, the ninth annual Farragut Book Fest for Children will be Saturday, April 9 from 10am to 2pm at Founders Park at Campbell Station located next to […]

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