Today we are kicking off a new series called the Real Life Series, in which we share stories written by Nashville area moms, posted anonymously. By and large, these stories are more sensitive in nature or cover topics that may be triggers...
The Hubs and I celebrated eleven years of marriage last month. We, like most married couples, have been through a lot. School, jobs, homes, moving, family, and babies to name a few. Before kids, we both worked full time. We...
It was Halloween afternoon. I had rearranged my work schedule so I could be home in time to finish setting up for the neighborhood block party, get myself and the kids dressed, and enjoy a festive evening of fun!...
My mother is the only straight child in her family. I have two supremely wonderful gay aunts and a gay uncle who we lost far too soon to AIDS. Despite the fact that I spent my childhood in a...
I accepted a long time ago that my childbearing years are over. Because of the harshness of pregnancy on my body, I can no longer risk becoming with child. As I have two beautiful children, this might not seem like...
I know the rhetoric—stay together for the kids. No one wants their kids to be broken. I wrestled with this in my latest nights and in my waking moments. I get it. Watching my two kids process our divorce this...
We sit on our back porch, watching the sun set between the saddle of the hills as its vibrant hues of oranges and pinks challenge the fire sparking next to me. My children laugh and giggle as they roast marshmallows...
“And what do you plan to use for birth control?” I sit in the exam room for my post-partum visit. My left boob is leaking, I’m sitting on a rubber hemorrhoid pillow, and I’m actively hot flashing so badly that I’m sweating...
You might be thinking,  what does she mean "things dads don't do"?! For the most part, dads these days are a lot more involved in their kids’ lives than the dads of yesteryear. Many of them, in fact, spend...
How I Met Your Father — eHarmony, Coffee Shops, and Porch Swing Romance is a part of a series celebrating love and marriage by telling the stories of some of our Nashville Moms Blog contributors and how they met...

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Where to Trick or Treat in Nashville

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