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Small Size, Big Fun Toddlers at Dollywood

Small Size, Big Fun: Toddlers at Dollywood

Dollywood offers an authentic theme park experience, complete with roller coasters, mouth-watering eateries, and an old fashioned main street full of cute shops. Visiting Dollywood can seem like a pipe dream when you have tiny children, but there’s actually quite a bit catered specifically for the under 36 inches crowd. Here are tips for visiting […]

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Daredevil Daughter

God help me, child, never will I ever forget that evening. Once we got you safely home from the hospital and tucked ever-so-carefully into your bed, I was up for hours. Staring at the ceiling, trying to un-see it. In the 14 years of raising your feral brother, his ER visits frequent enough that I […]

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Sweet Summer Memories

Summer is always a marker of time for me. Sweet memories of a moment that feels like yesterday, but may have been years ago. Sometimes it’s not the long-planned vacation, but a simple thing that takes me back. The lake is a place of fond summer memories. We stopped in a cove recently and I […]

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Lest We Forget Our Expeckted Love

Lest We Forget Our ExPECKted Love

I’ve had the conversation many times with many different moms, and while many of these conversations have been great, and at times full of chuckles, some moms were disgusted and could not fathom why kisses to the lips of your child are even a thing. If you haven’t heard the conversation in your own mom […]

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Things I Could Afford

Things I Could Afford in Lieu of Childcare

It’s every working mom’s dream. It’s a right of passage. In truth, it’s an occasion that truly deserves it’s own hashtag: #kindgartenroundupmypaycheck (it’s a work in progress; suggestions are appreciated). Cheers, toasts, congratulations, and celebrations are in order the minute the last child graduates from childcare to kindergarten. Money materializes into your bank account, and […]

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