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The Little Gym Camps

Beat the Winter Blues with Winter Camps at The Little Gym

Winter break is around the corner, and you need some activities for those kiddos! Have no fear, The Little Gym has you covered with different themed camps to take the chill out of your break. Some of the fun camp themes are The Search for the Crystal Castle, The Missing Polar Bear Palace, and The […]

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Raising a Mama’s Boy

His pudgy fingers wrap themselves around my strands of hair, hold on tightly and pull. It’s nearly impossible to pry those surprisingly strong little fingers off. It’s also nearly impossible to pry Bennett away from mama — that’s me. If I try to hand off my ten-month-old to someone else’s out-stretched arms — no matter […]

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The Episcopal School of Knoxville Prepares Students for Higher Education

The mission of The Episcopal School of Knoxville is to prepare students for higher education and a lifetime of learning within the context of a loving, inclusive and family-centered community. We enrich our students’ intellectual, physical, cultural and spiritual growth so that they may realize their potential as children of God and citizens of the […]

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The Muse STEAM Festival

The Muse Knoxville Coordinates the Local Tennessee STEAM Festival Events for 2017

If you are looking for educational and family-friendly fun, you won’t want to miss the Tennessee STEAM Festival 2017! Coordinated in East Tennessee by the Muse Knoxville, the first ever Tennessee STEAM Festival will take place October 12-22. This festival aims to ignite curiosity and inspire interest in STEAM areas – science, technology, engineering, art […]

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Montessori For Moms

Montessori Programs: How they Differ from Traditional Programs

On August 15, I became a Montessori Mom. My two-and-a-half-year-old son started his first year in the Primary classroom.  His transition from grandparents/nannies/MDOs to a full-time school week has been a whirlwind. Even though I am also an administrator at his school, I was an emotional wreck during his orientation week. I wasn’t sure if […]

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Keeping Little Hands Busy- Cheap and Easy Fall Crafts For Kids

Keeping Little Hands Busy: Cheap and Easy Fall Crafts For Kids

It won’t be long before the weather starts to turn crisp and we are spending more time inside with our children climbing the walls errrrr I mean, playing indoors. More indoor time in my house means that I have to put a little extra time into planning activities to keep little hands busy! Small art projects […]

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AFS Music

Angela Floyd Schools Offers a Full Music Program at Two Locations!

Did you know Angela Floyd Schools offers more than JUST GREAT DANCING? We also offer a Full Music Program, as well as a Monday and Wednesday Preschool Performing Arts Program to prepare children ages 3-5 for kindergarten. Angela Floyd’s parents put her in dance and music lessons as a young child knowing it was her passion, but probably not […]

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Tate's Barn

Tate’s School Expansion Continues with “The Barn”

Located in West Knoxville, just off Cedar Bluff Rd., Tate’s School just opened the most amazing Athletic & Dining Hall! It features a gym, indoor and outdoor dining areas, and a kitchen where homemade meals are prepared for students. Resident Chef Gerry Gardner delights in encouraging healthy eating and incorporating fresh herbs and vegetables from […]

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Adults in Training | Knoxville Moms Blog

Adults in Training: Why I’m Lowering My Expectations of My Children

“I can’t be in there,” I sat down hard, exasperated, glaring through the viewing window of the gym. “Really?” my friend asked quizzically. “I’ve been to lots of parties here and usually the parents are allowed in the gym.” “No, no, no…we are allowed to be in there, but ‘I‘ cannot be in there. My daughter will […]

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