I found myself scrolling through the most popular toy websites at a loss for Christmas gifts for my toddler. I didn't want to buy toys that will be played with for a day just to be broken, lost, or...
The last time I got on an airplane with my 18-month-old son, I swore I would never get on an airplane with him until he was 18-years-old. From the wiggling, to the screaming, to the snacks being thrown all...

Newborns Are Easy

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I long for the days of rocking a sweet, milk drunk babe and watching the clock tick away the minutes of sleep I could be getting. I miss the sheer exhaustion of those nights, holding tiny fingers in mine,...
As I look back on photos of when my daughter dressed for Halloween at her pre-K school, one thing sticks out: in a line of tutus, glitter, and pink, my girl was at the end, perfectly posed with confidence...
No More Bad Days

No More Bad Days

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About a year ago, my husband and I were in the midst of year two with our first born. It seemed like every day had been just plain bad for at least a week, maybe two. What once had...
We are finally in full swing of summer and I couldn’t be happier. By now, most of us have whipped out all of the water activities and are spending most of our time outside enjoying the beautiful rays of...
I didn't know how I'd love you too, but I do. I didn't lose any love for the first, my heart just expanded to hold you both. Everything is just a little bit easier this time around. Dad and I...
O: “I HATE you!” Me: “WHAT?!” O: “I hate you.” (more subtly and softly) Me: “You hate me?” O: “Yes.” (sounding regretful) Me: “Well, that’s unfortunate because I love you.” O: “I wuv you too.” A dagger to my heart. That’s the best way to describe how...
I was five days postpartum with my third baby. Even though I had breastfed my first two babies, something was very wrong. My milk was coming in, everything was swollen, baby couldn't latch, and I was in more pain than...
If you're looking for amazing ways I help my toddler cope with meltdowns and tantrums, you're going to be disappointed, because below I'm sharing a little satirical advice for any mom with a toddler. I recently found myself sitting in...
It's 8am and I have been up for three hours. I was up three times between 10pm-5am. The coffee is flowing, yet my head is pounding and my eyes are heavy. I haven't slept longer than six hours straight in...
I had no doubt in my mind when I became pregnant for the first time how I would feed my babies. Of course, I was going to breastfeed my twins. I wasn’t naïve enough to think it would be...

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Knoxville Family Winter Activities

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The seasons may change, but the energy levels of kids don’t! That’s why when winter rolls around it can be harder to find activities...