Destin Tucker

Destin lives in Germantown with her husband Brian and two sons Logan (July 2010) and Grayson (June 2013). Destin tries to keep up the appearance of having it ALL together even though that is somewhat impossible with two wild boys and two parents who work full-time. If she described her life in two words, it would be organized chaos.

How I Met Your Father :: My Karaoke Won Him Over

Dear Logan (age 5) and Grayson (age 2), Right now, you are living in a world that you think revolves around you. I know that it is hard to believe that your Dad and I...

Kids + Boats :: Safety Requirements and Precautions

Throughout my life my family has spent many summer weekends going to the lake and boat riding, and now my boys (ages 5 and 2) are doing the same. The water can be so...

Words Matter

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. This old nursery rhyme got it wrong. Words are powerful, and words can build you up or tear you down. In a world...
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Dear Mr. Vietnam Veteran

Dear Mr. Vietnam Veteran, Last Friday night I was dining with my husband and two young boys at a local BBQ place, and I noticed you watching us throughout dinner from the next table. I politely...

You Look Wise :: The Positive Aspects of Aging

Do you ever feel like someone telling you that you look tired is a nice way of saying you look like crap? Usually well-meaning people who love and care about me are the ones who...

Lessons Learned from Star Wars

I used to be one of those people who had never seen a Star Wars movie. The hubs has always been a huge Star Wars geek, but I refused to watch a movie with him because I...

Making Holiday Memories

How do traditions become traditions in our families? In the world of Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook, we see ideas for traditions that we can start all the time. Just a quick Pinterest search of "Christmas Traditions"...

Academic Redshirting: Should You Postpone Kindergarten?

Why do we sometimes stress ourselves out unnecessarily? I consider myself to be fairly calm and level-headed, but this past July I found myself in semi-panic mode. What was I worried about? My decision...

{MMB Thankful Series} :: Sibling Love

Two days before my second son's scheduled induction (eviction) date, I was a swollen, miserable, hormonal mess. My oldest son was about a month shy of being 3 years old, and he was (and...

Veterans Day and Our Kids

My first memories of celebrating Veterans Day are from elementary school. In my tiny hometown of Bruceton, TN, we had an awesome celebration each year to honor veterans in the area. Since our school had kindergarten...