This is a legacy post from Suzanne that was originally posted in 2012. It has been updated with a few links, and, quite frankly, is timely year after year. This post contains some affiliate links. -Sally My big kid to my husband last week: "When is your summer vacation, dad?" Yeah, and when is mine?! I used to be scared of the summer. So much time to fill up and I didn't feel like I could fill it. Moving twice in three years didn't help! It seems that the older my big kid gets the
Summer is here, and the number of great family events happening this weekend certainly shows it! Are you staying in Memphis this weekend? I'll be at a wedding at the Peabody on Saturday & Sunday and we're making a vacation out of it by doing all the fun things downtown. Visit the EMM Calendar for a full list of events this weekend. Holiday Reference Guide Memorial Day - Day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Federal holiday, observed
Summer vacation is almost here, are you ready? If you're still looking for day camps you can search the EMM Summer Camp Directory (gigantic list of camps), and don't forget about Vacation Bible School and Summer PDO Programs! Here are a ton of other ideas to keep your kids engaged and happy, and visit the Stuff To Do page for over 50 places to go! [bctt tweet="Your 2017 Memphis Summer Survival Guide is here!" username="eastmemphismoms"] Register for Free Activities Register at
Are you scratching yet? We've had one really bad lice breakout in our house (knock on wood), and it was disgusting. Just thinking back to it makes me itch. The one thing that saved us was the ROBI Comb. It electrocutes the little $*@!*ers and gives you a satisfying beep each time. If they are full grow you'll also see their dead little bodies fall - put down a white piece of paper so you'll be able to see the progress you're making. No chemicals, just beeping. And when you wake up in the middle
Whew! Some kiddos are out of school (mine are as of today)! And so begins the mom-planned activities! The forecast this weekend is 80% chance for T-storms today and tomorrow and 60% chance for T-storms Sunday. Get outside if you can, but there are some inside activities this weekend, too. Don't forget you can check the calendar, too. [bctt tweet="What are YOU doing this weekend in Memphis? Youth Ballet, A sleepover at Shelby Farms, Pixar's Cars, Dog Day, and Family Day at the Metal Museum."