Summer has arrived with a bang and we’re all looking for ways to beat the heat. Luckily Nashville abounds with water activities to keep both your little (and not so little) ones happily drenched and entertained all day long. Nashville Shores Waterpark is of course the biggest and best destination if you’re seeking a wet wonderland adventure. [...]
An upcoming family trip, whether by plane or car, can strike fear into even the most seasoned parents’ hearts. The last thing you want to do is have “that kid” on a flight, or find yourself screaming at the backseat occupants just thirty minutes into your eight hour drive. Not that you ever scream at your kids.
Did you know that part of the annual Nashville marathon festivities includes a race just for kids? It’s true! And it’s fun!
For the 10th straight year, the ING Kids Rock Nashville (formerly known as the YMCA Country Music Kid’s Marathon) lets runners and walkers from Kindergarten through 7th grade participate in a modified marathon just for kids.
The West Nashville Farmer’s Market is back open for business! If you’ve never before participated in this weekly ritual at Richland Park between April and November, you’re missing out on the best farmer’s market in town. Come out early on Saturdays for the best selection, and be sure to bring the kids.
We love our pediatrician. I cannot emphasize this enough (Old Harding Pediatrics, for those curious). The fact that we’re moving to the polar opposite side of town in the next few months – if/when our house sells – means we should probably pick a more convenient pediatrician’s office. Or does it? How far is too [...]
It’s likely ignored by hundreds of hungry west Nashville citizens a day who drive past not realizing the gem in their midst. Cinco de Mayo’s White Bridge Road location is definitely unassuming, at best. It’s easy to write it off as some sub-par mexican joint, but I’m here to tell you differently.
We’re so lucky to have such an incredible zoo here in Nashville. In my opinion, it’s the perfect size with the right layout, amenities, and let’s face it…have you seen the playground? Having been a season pass member of the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere for a few years now, I have a fairly reliable system [...]
The second time I found I was pregnant, I told my husband. And then I picked up the phone and called my daughter’s daycare and told them. You think I’m kidding. Making the decision between a daycare center, an in-home daycare, or hiring a nanny is a big one. If you’re pretty sure you’re going the daycare center route, here’s what you need to know.