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Kids Get a Great Start at La Petite Academy®!

Kids Get a Great Start at La Petite Academy®!

What a great place to start. We offer nurturing care and creative learning experiences. At La Petite Academy®, your child will discover respect, collaboration, and the joy of learning. Our exclusive School Readiness Pathway charts each child’s unique course to elementary school and future academic success, with specialized curriculum and developmentally appropriate programs for infants […]

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Students learn to recognize cognates in order to expand their vocabulary in the second language.

The Benefits of Studying World Languages at a Young Age

As a Spanish teacher, I’ve often heard parents say they wish they remembered more from their high school world language course. Parents instinctively know that kids’ brains soak up a second language more quickly and efficiently than their adult minds. Not only do school-aged children excel at learning a second language, but research has also […]

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Kid Friendly Activities to Get You Out of the House

Kid-friendly Activities to Get You Out of the House

I’m an unashamed homebody. But my kids? They need some out of the house time. So while I’ve created an environment in which I’m comfortable and thriving, sometimes I have to push myself out of my comfort zone to make sure they are fulfilled. Often, the thought of going out in public with my three- […]

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KAMA

Back-to-School Starts with Classes at Knoxville Academy of Martial Arts

Summer is in full swing! But before we know it, the school bell will be ringing. One of the most challenging things about the back-to-school scramble is trying to re-adjust our families to routine. What if we did ourselves and our kids a favor and stayed a little closer to the line that separates our […]

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Knoxville Area Equestrian Roundup

Knoxville Area Equestrian & Riding Stable Roundup

A few months ago my daughter was, should I say, passionate about horses. She collected horse toys and decorations with gusto. She wore clothes and toted bags covered in horses and unicorns. She even had a horse birthday, complete with horseshoe donuts! Given her deep love for horses, nothing captured her heart like riding a [...]
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Celebrate the 4th at the Town of Farragut Parade!

Celebrate the 4th at Farragut’s 31st Annual Independence Day Parade!

The Town of Farragut will host the 31st annual Independence Day Parade at 9:30am on Wednesday, July 4. The parade begins on Kingston Pike at Lendon Welch Way (Farragut High School entrance) and continues to Boring Road, just east of Farragut Towne Square Shopping Center (old Ingles store site). Bring a picnic breakfast and arrive early for […]

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Gatti's Maryville

Gatti’s Pizza: A Hot Place to Cool Down! {Review}

As temps rise, my family is on the hunt for ways to cool down while still making fun summer memories. We’ve found that Gatti’s Pizza in Maryville is just the place! My kids and I were recently treated to lunch and games at Gatti’s Pizza, 1616 W. Broadway Avenue, Maryville, and boy did it hit […]

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4th of July Events Round-Up {2018}

America is turning 242, and we’ve got the party schedule laid out for you!  (Events are listed in chronological order) Dolly’s Night of Many Colors June 16-August 5 Dollywood Free with day’s admission Synchronized to music each evening. Head to Timber Canyon 15 minutes prior to the fireworks for an energetic and entertaining pre-show! Guests […]

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Suntrust Park Tips

Cheering on the Braves at SunTrust Park: 5 Quick Tips for a Home Run Experience!

One of my favorite things about living in Knoxville is our close proximity to so many excellent venues. My family really enjoys exploring new locations and attending sporting events, so we were excited to check out a Braves game in the team’s new home, Suntrust Park. The new 41,000-seat venue opened for the 2017 season […]

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