Memphis Moms Blog

Memphis Moms Blog
We are a parenting resource website written for Memphis moms, by Memphis moms.
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Levi’s Legacy :: Preventing Toddler Drownings

When my daughter was 8 months old, I willingly handed her to the murderer who took her big brother’s life. And, then I watched as she fought off this killer and learned to live. My three...
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So He’s Asked for a Divorce. Now What?

His “I do” has turned into “I don’t”. When you walked down the aisle, you envisioned a life of growing old together in marital bliss, but reality has not been so kind. It’s now...

{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} Bloom : An Event for New & Expectant Moms

Join us for our 4th annual Bloom event -- an evening for expectant or new moms! When: Thursday, July 9 Where: The Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry Road Memphis, TN 38117 Time: 5:15pm VIP session | 6:00pm general admission | 7:30pm general...
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I Didn’t Understand

I didn’t understand. And I still don’t. I never will. I try. And I am learning to see things from a different perspective. But I can’t fully understand because my experiences are different. And...
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How to Encourage Cooperation in Your Kids

Kids have a mind of their own, and that seems most apparent after you've given them instruction. We've all been there at one point or another; melt-downs, back-talk, eye-rolling, forgetfulness, and slothfulness, these are...
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Is Student Wellness an Important Factor when Selecting your Child’s School?

When considering a school for their children, parents often prioritize important factors: What is the student/teacher ratio? What is the average class size? Will my child have access to co-curricular activities? And while campus...
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April Mom of the Month {2020}

Memphis is full of amazing moms: working moms, stay-at-home moms, single moms, moms of multiples, etc. We want to highlight some of those moms! Each month we will feature one special mom as MMB’s...
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Seriously, Just Stay Home

Fellow Memphians, I am a mom, a physician, and a researcher with a Master in Public Health. I am writing to share information that I hope will empower each of us to help our city...

Memphis Neighborhood Egg Hunt

Memphis families may not be able to attend some of our favorite egg hunts (including our very own awesome one we hosted last year!), but that doesn't mean we can't have a little fun...
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The Day I Admitted Something was Wrong, I Found my Strength.

To be honest, looking back, it hurts to admit how long it took me to own the fact that I had postpartum depression. And that this had come to affect not only me, but...