A Twinkle in Their Eyes

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I was set to write a completely different post for today, when I looked over to my beautiful 9 month old as she smiled sweetly at me.  It’s a smile I’ve admired a million times since she came into...
I always knew I wanted to be a stay at home mom, but I had no idea that I would become an entrepreneur and business owner in the process. My own mom stayed home taking care of me, and...
Breastfeeding versus formula feeding seems to be such a touchy subject these days. There are some pretty hard core people on either side who seem caught up in defending their choice. I find it unfortunate that either choice needs...

Organizing My Life

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It’s a New Year, and I’m itching to get my life in order!  With the chaos of the holidays and the end of a tiring year behind us, I’m finding new energy and motivation to get organized.  Pretty much...

Will We Ever Survive?

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I have to admit that as much as I love my kids, how easily I would die for them, how I would completely fall apart if anything were to ever happen to them, I do sometimes wonder if I...

The Other Side of Kindness

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If I had a nickle for every charity that asked me for donations at Christmas time...well...I wouldn't be writing this post right now. The Christmas season seems to be the time where people are the most generous. Whether it be...

What About You?

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Dear Mom, It's Christmastime.  And while I know you love it, while I know you love shopping for your kids, getting the best deals, putting up the Christmas tree, decorating the living room (or the entire freaking house... and yard......
I always knew I wanted to be a mother.  I am sure the images and ideas I had about motherhood are the ones you see in the commercials with lullabies playing in the background. But motherhood isn't all sunshine and...
I didn't know anything about children before the arrival of my first child, but I did know exactly what I was and wasn't going to do with my baby.  I'd have him on a schedule. Naps would be like clockwork.  I'd...

Empty the Middle

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When I found out I was pregnant with my first born, I was overjoyed.  Seeing that plus sign set into motion infinite feelings of love, gratitude, happiness, and worry.  Yup, even though my pregnancy had been desired, planned, and...
I read a little book about potty training once. And it changed my life. And it potty trained my child. And it made me a little mad...because I discovered that the key to potty-training is really quite simple. After all, potty training is something our...
It's here.  Finally after all this planning and preparation, my team and I are ready to introduce the Knoxville Moms Blog to the city we love, Knoxville! After I had my first son, I found myself alone in motherhood.  Most...

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Where to See Christmas Lights in Knoxville

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Driving around town to find the best light display has always been one of my favorite Christmas traditions. My parents drove us around every...
Knoxville Christmas Tree Farms

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