Patricia is a Memphis native and LOVES Memphis to her core. She is the mom of 4 kids, Aiden (June 2008), Elliott and Elijah (January 2012), and Eve (November (2013). *Please ignore the lack of an age gap between the twins and Eve…things happen. Patricia is the wife of a tall, dark, and handsome man, Anthony. She graduate from the University of Memphis in 2007 and 2010, with a Bachelors degree in Exercise and Sports Science and a Masters Degree in Arts in Teaching. She earned her Library Endorsement from the University of Knoxville (hooray for online education.) Patricia is a school librarian and a blog writer, She loves to read, write, read, cook, read, run, read, travel, read, and hang out with Memphis. Yes, you read that right, she likes to hang out with the entire city. Life has dealt Patricia a series of highs, lows, and “why-me” moments, but you will never catch her without a smile in eyes, ignited from her soul within.
Memphis Moms Blog Farmer's Market

Memphis Mom Blog’s Guide to Farmer’s Markets and CSA’s

Memphis may be known for its rhythm and blues and barbecue, but it is also a great place for fresh produce and homemade goodies. After all, agriculture is in our State’s seal. Memphis...
Memphis Moms Blog Memphis handstand

Memphis is My Boyfriend!

I LOVE Memphis! Memphis is not only my hometown; Memphis is also my Boyfriend. Yep you read right. Memphis is my boyfriend, and we’ve been dating for a while. (Who knows, he might even...
Memphis Moms Blog mental health

Mental Health Days for Kids

It was at the end of the school day in which I noticed my kids were a little quiet. A little too quiet. When I asked the kids about their day, I was met...
Memphis Moms Blog cell phones for kids

Yep. All My Kids Have Cell Phones and Debit Cards.

We were at Whole Foods, buying what our meager budget could afford, when my 5 year old asked, “Mom, can I see my phone so I can check my account? I want to buy...
Memphis Moms Blog getting kids to read

Getting Kids to Read :: Easy Parenting Edition

As a librarian, mother of 4, and avid reader, I am often asked, “How do I get my child to want to read a book?” Most educators will give you flash cards, fancy websites...
Memphis Moms Blog self care

Self Care

How much do you love yourself? Do you love yourself enough to ignore your kids and your husband for hours at a time just to spend some time with yourself? Do you love yourself...
Memphis Moms Blog Grieving Dad at Christmas

Grieving Christmas

Hey, Baby Girl! So let me hear your plans for Christmas. Are we going to play that Dirty Santa game again? That was so fun. I can’t wait. I can literally hear his voice saying...