I love living in an era in which women have been empowered to take charge and speak up. Our gender, as a whole, is no longer being silenced or pushed into a corner. I am a high school English teacher,...
Welcome to the year of the rat! A few days ago, more than 1.5 billion people around the world began celebrating the Lunar New Year with family and traditional foods and gifts. Just because we live in East Tennessee...
I feel like the conversation around how to support overwhelmed moms of young children has come a long way in the almost seven years since I became a mother. A quick search turns up lots of articles and blogs...

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Happy 2020! Last year was a big year for Knoxville Moms as we celebrated our website turning six. We also rebranded with a new look and new name to become an even better resource for our Knoxville and East...
Their Buns...My Oven

Their Buns…My Oven

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Motherhood. It’s a journey, and just like every journey, there is always a beginning. My journey started a little rougher than most. Belle’s father and I had been trying for quite some time. (Oh yeah, y’all, I named her...
Until a few years ago, I couldn’t remember a time when I didn’t work. I babysat when I was a teenager then worked through high school, undergrad, and grad school. I always had at least one job, if not...
Almost two years ago, I became a mom. And almost two weeks ago, I became an aunt. Both beautiful occurrences that have filled my heart to overflowing. It's been interesting to reflect on things and think about the differences....
“The unexpected detour has the best view. You never know what’s around the corner.” -- Unknown While I was in college, I was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Professional Promise. I went straight to law school and graduated in 2.5...
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The Physical Stage

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In early November, I started a new job and a new career path. For the first time in almost four years, I started working 40 hours a week. I felt like a new me with my fancy email signature...
What immediately comes to mind when you think of hosting others in your home? Do you picture a spotless house, a well-planned meal, and well-behaved children? Is your house spacious and tastefully decorated? Do you have enough plates, utensils,...
Dropping my oldest off at college in August was hard. Navigating that was emotional and icky and made me so stinking proud, too. But this phase…ahh…this phase of having her return home from college for winter break is a...
My family loves to snow ski. We all ski, even my youngest who is five. She started when she was three! Our favorite place to go is Snow Shoe, West Virginia, but there are plenty of other resorts within...

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75+ Fun Family Activities in Knoxville

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Looking at ways to entertain the kids? Look no further than our 75+ Fun Family Activities in Knoxville! From museums to cooking classes, we've...
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