Guest Blogger

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Take a Stand National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Take a Stand: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

It was my fault he said. We had both had too much to drink. I went into the laundry room to change a load over; he came in, called me names, and said he...
Levi's Legacy

The Real Truth About Drowning :: It Happens in Seconds

This was the summer I was going to teach my 3 year old nephew, Levi, how to catch a frog. Instead, I sat in the front pew of a church as my twin sister...
New Year New School Printable

New School Year :: New Binder Printable

Like most mamas of school-age kids, my “new year” does not start on January 1st. The first day of school is what marks a brand new year for us – our calendar is full,...
Why I'm Not Making My Child Go to College

Why I Won’t “Make” My Kid Go to College

I’m the first person in the history of my family to earn a college degree. A first generation college student. I’m the only one to have a doctorate degree. I also work in higher...
The Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies

The Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies: A Guide to Mother Nature’s Finest Performance {2017}

There are two kinds of people in this world – those who call them “fireflies” and those who know them only as “lightning bugs.” I grew up in East Tennessee and will always be...
Christmas Lights in Knoxville

Where to See Christmas Lights in Knoxville

Driving around town to find the best light display has always been one of my favorite Christmas traditions. My parents drove us around every year of my childhood and my husband and I have...

Crazy People Do Crafts During Labor

Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. That’s what it feels like to watch a clock or a calendar once you’ve past your due date. Time slows down to a crawl and every pain, every twinge has you second...

Working Out While Pregnant :: Tips from Neighborhood Barre

The last thing you want to do when you’re exhausted and nauseous during early pregnancy is to go workout, but believe me ladies… it will actually make you feel better! I had an amazing first...

Vacation Water Safety {Guest Blogger}

I saw the little guy. Mom came into the pool with 4 kids, carrying the baby, all the pool stuff, snacks, drinks, looking around for an empty chair. Probably reminding herself to put sunscreen...

I’m a Volunteeraholic {Guest Blogger}

Hi, I’m Lori, and I’m a volunteeraholic. During my mom reign, I’ve been cub scout leader, baseball team mom, silent auction mom, room mom, soccer registrar, class party planner, field trip mom, school newsletter,...

First Time Parenting :: Tips from The Goddard School

Written By Dr. Kyle Pruett on behalf of The Goddard School Becoming a parent is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before. There are countless surprises in the event itself, even if you are in the...

Tips and Tricks for Your Disney Trip!

I am so excited to be a guest blogger today. Natalie and I have been friends since college and I am so excited that she asked me to share my Disney tips and tricks...