Lots of churches offer a one-week Memphis Vacation Bible School to preschool and elementary aged kids in the community. You don't have to be a member of the church to attend. Each school has a theme, with activities and songs tied into learning about God and having fun. Programs are low cost or free. Here is some info on Memphis VBS programs offered this summer in the East Memphis and surrounding areas. June 1-4 Second Baptist 4680 Walnut Grove, Memphis June 5-9 Germantown
Having other moms to talk with about your job as a mom is really important. Being a mom is hard work, and can be very isolating. As a new mom you're home alone with a little being that is all "me, me, me" and it's easy to get overwhelmed and think you're doing everything wrong. As your kids grow up the daily tasks change and so do the challenges. Having other moms to touch base with is huge. If you're looking for homeschooling groups please check out the Homeschool Resources post. If you'd
If you have a child with special needs your search for a school and church can take a different path. While some kids do well in a "regular" school with specific tutors or programs, others need to be a a program that is focused on their needs. Here are some options in the area, recommended by the moms. For more reviews check out the Mom Support Groups post for some special needs support groups. Pre-School Kids Tennessee Early Intervention Systems (TEIS) Free services for children with
A long post title for a really horrible time in my life. I suspect a few people will be helped by something in this story, so here it goes. My first son had silent reflux. They call it silent because there is no spit up. At all. At first this sounds great, until you realize it hurts twice as much - coming up and going back down. Plus there isn't the obvious symptom in your face (or wherever else they aim their spit up), so it's harder to figure out why your baby is so
A mom was looking for recommendations of local resources to help her with her son, who was diagnosed with Aspergers. The responses were so helpful I thought a post on local autism resources would he helpful. As always, please comment on this post if you have anything to add. Doctors and Specialists Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities 711 Jefferson Avenue In my search for a doctor I found there is a dept at UT Boling Center that specialize in dealing with Aspergers.