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The Goddard School of Knoxville 2nd Annual Fall Festival {Sponsored Post}

Join The Goddard School of Knoxville for their 2nd Annual Fall Festival on September 27th from 10 AM-1 PM. It’s going to be a fun-filled day with food, games, bounce house, dunk tank, and MORE! This event is to raise funds for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Wristbands will include ALL games with the exception of […]

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A Note from the Teacher

Dear Parents of Preschoolers- As this school year starts and your little one begins prancing into the house with paint, peanut butter and God-knows what else all over their clothes, proudly waving their latest masterpiece in front of your face, (and subsequently getting glitter all over the couch), there are a few things I want you […]

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Back to School Traditions

You may or may not be ready to see the end of summer break, but there’s no denying the anticipation and excitement that this time of year brings. The start of a new school year has its own set of fun adventures. Now is a great time to build memories with simple back to school traditions that […]

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Back to School on a Budget

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been literally INUNDATED with Back to School ads lately! They’re everywhere! The first time I saw one, I was really irritated because it was barely July 1st, and I was determined to enjoy my summer! Now that it’s one week away, my inner cheapskate frugal-focused heart is starting to […]

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Summer Fun for Kids Five and Under

  As a mother with three kids who are all 5 or younger, I’m always on the lookout for outings and events perfect for little ones. Knoxville certainly isn’t lacking in fun places for its youngest residents. If you are looking for exciting, enriching summer outings that are age appropriate for babies, toddlers, or preschoolers, here’s a great […]

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2014 Summer Reading Programs

“Life’s a journey. Make sure you pack enough books.” -Author Unknown Let the world of books take you and your children on an exciting journey this summer! As a former educator, the number one question I was asked by the parents of my students was, “What can I do to help my child in school?” The answer is simple–make […]

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VBS Season is Coming!

With the school year officially over, our family is looking forward to our second year of VBS participation! Last year, Monkey #1 was finally old enough to participate, and he LOVED it! It didn’t hurt that his aunt (my baby sister) was helping in his class, and Grammy was right down the hall teaching another class. […]

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Summer Reading, Summer Fun!

Summer is here! As the long, lazy days stretch out before us, some of us may find ourselves asking “How in the world are the kids and I going to entertain ourselves all day?” Never fear! I am here to help. Why not combine my two favorite summer things – the Knox County Library’s summer […]

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Berean Christian School SOAR Program for Learning Disabilities {Sponsored Post}

Summer is almost here and for most school-aged students, this is a time for taking a break and enjoying a little much-needed rest and relaxation. However, for the nearly 2.5 million students around the country who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities, summer can be a stressful time, especially as parents worry and wonder what […]

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A Year to Celebrate!

In case you haven’t heard, Knox County schools’ Kindergarten Round-up is here. For all us mommas with kiddos getting ready to embark on this journey it can be an emotional ride. But can I let you in on a little secret?  It’s not for me! I realized this when my oldest started school and again […]

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