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Letting Go of Vacation Envy

Letting Go of Vacation Envy

“This season of life won’t last forever,” I tell myself, as I mindlessly scroll through hoards of family vacation photos on social media. Families at the beach, families making the rounds to Disney World and Universal Studios, families cruising to various islands; Facebook is suddenly Travelbook and vacation envy is in full force.  The first […]

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92 Days of Summer

92 Days of Summer

The countdown is officially on. We are fewer than three weeks away from the first day of summer. In case you didn’t know, there are exactly 92 days of summer, and I’m kindly providing you with an activity in or around Knoxville for each day.  What would summer be without ice cream? Start the season […]

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T the R-S-V-P

The week has been long and hectic, and you know it’s going to be a struggle to add one more thing to your plate. It sure seemed like a good idea at the time, RSVP’ing to another birthday party. But then you realized you had to wade through the trenches of hell (aka Toys”R”Us – […]

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Knoxville's After School Programs

Knoxville After School Programs

Are you searching for a great after school program for your kids? Look no further! Knox County Schools have a lot of great child care resources when it comes to after school programs. For specific information regarding hours, rates and transportation, please contact the individual organization. Boys and Girls Club Halls/Powell – (865) 232-1218 Transportation […]

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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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