Never Say Never: Mountains Behind Me, Beaches Ahead

There's a phrase out there that so many say. The brave ones exclaim it out loud. The more cautious tread lightly and let it loose under their breath. "I would never__________________." You fill in the...

“Bored” is not a Bad Word

Ah, the sounds of summer...birds chirping, lawn mowers humming, kids splashing in pools, and... "Mom, I'm booorrred." I'm going to stop right here and say that I'm a proponent of year-round school (as a majority of...

Grieving Grandpa: Ways to Help Your Child Remember a Loved One

Out of the blue one evening recently, my eight-year-old daughter walked down the stairs and into the living room, clutching her bear and brimming with tears. My husband and I were curious as to...

This Is (All Of) Us: Why We Have Fallen in Love with the Pearsons

Unless you're living under a rock, you've at least heard about NBC's latest attempt to pull heartstrings and draw you in each week with a TV show called This Is Us. It's basically an...
The Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Why Every Mom Needs a Caboodle

Once upon a time in another decade called the '90s a little girl got a gift called a Caboodle. This could only mean one thing: Her mom was going to let her wear make-up....
Foster Care: Five Lessons I've Learned

Foster Care: 5 Lessons I’ve Learned

I've always been an open book when it comes to foster care, so this blog post is no different. I like to keep things real because that is how I choose to live. I...
Music in Motion Mobile Entertainment

Music in Motion Mobile Entertainment

If you are looking for a fun and entertaining DJ who won't skip a beat (pun intended), look no further than Music in Motion Mobile Entertainment. I recently attended the Knoxville Moms Blog's Third Annual...