The KM Team

The KM Team
At Knoxville Moms we are passionate about parenting, community and the city of Knoxville. We strive to provide moms with relevant, timely and fun information about all things mom here in the Knoxville area. We are a collaborative website written by and for local moms with daily posts on things to do around town, ways to get involved in the community, parenting solutions, personal essays from local moms, local business spotlights, giveaways, and more.

Growing up with Fido: How to Keep Kids and Pets Safe Together

There are a lot of great reasons for a child to have a relationship with a companion pet. A child who learns to show compassion for a pet at an early age is likely...
TheMakings of a Good Mother

The Makings of a Good Mother

To the mom reading this: Please know that you are doing a great job! There's no need to glance over your shoulder to see who I could possibly be talking about. Look right back this way...

Outnumbered and Overwhelmed

How many kids do you have?  I have 3 - I'm completely outnumbered, in fact, even when I'm with my husband, we are still outnumbered. And honestly, sometimes this completely overwhelms me. When we decided to...

Finding Your Motivation

First, I want to start with a little background of my journey. In 2010, I was at my heaviest weight. I was planning my wedding and my beautiful dress that I had bought would...

7 Ways We Are Trying to Raise Our Children “Money-Wise”

As a financial educator and counselor, one of my biggest pet peeves is the way our young adults have no clue of financial matters. I really feel that we as a society are failing...
Three's a Crowd?

Three’s a Crowd?

We're wheeling through the store. My two boys are riding in the shopping cart, and my daughter is by my side chatting away and helping to put things in the buggy. My youngest one cries briefly for...

When Should Your Child See An Orthodontist?

As an orthodontist, I am often asked by other mothers questions like, “Does my son/daughter need braces?” and “When should my child see an orthodontist?” While the answers to these questions vary from child...