It’s (Almost) Strawberry Time in Tennessee!

This morning while getting ready, my husband mentioned that Elliott might like to go strawberry picking this year. Strawberry picking is something I don’t often think about. Besides the occasional memory of doing it when I was 5 years old, I primarily¬†relate strawberry picking to scenes from Jane Austen’s Emma. But in that moment, I began to visualize my little man carrying a basket and … Continue reading It’s (Almost) Strawberry Time in Tennessee!

Saving for College: A 529 Plan Q&A

Student loan debt. Did your stomach just drop? Did your brow furrow with a sudden onset headache? Did you feel a shiver down your spine? If so, you probably have debt thanks to student loans you took out to attend college. The average student loan debt in Tennessee is just over $26,000 and if a student goes on to attend graduate school, the numbers will … Continue reading Saving for College: A 529 Plan Q&A

The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge

There is so much pressure to fill our children’s lives with enrichment and development¬†opportunities. Moms know that the investment in a child’s learning is critical and an essential part of parenthood, but unless you are a formal educator, you may find, like me, that you need a little help facilitating new learning experiences. Also, if your child is in daycare or school, it can be … Continue reading The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge