Tennessee is full of so many charming cities and places to enjoy the weekend. For Brother’s birthday, we wanted to have an adventure in a city that we knew he would love.  This is about our weekend in Chattanooga with our kids (7, 4, and 10 months.) We had just come back from Memphis so


As we stood in the stairway of the National Civil Rights Museum, just the two of us, completely alone, I told Big Sister “We have a responsibility. You are lucky. You were born to a good family with privileges that some children don’t have. It is highly unlikely that you will be confused of being up to no good or dangerous just because you are walking down the sidewalk. We have a responsibility to speak up when we see injustice. We have a responsibility to speak out against it. Things will never change if we stay silent when others are hurting.”

After spending a week learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and touching upon the Civil Rights Movement, we decided to take a vacation and spend a few days in Memphis to explore the historic city. We are a family of five with Big Sister (7), Brother (4), and Baby Sister (10 months) so we needed to find activities that was friendly for all ages. These are the things we did while in the city as a family.

It’s almost February!  It is my birthday month! Whoop Whoop!  The month of Love-not just romance but love for everyone in your life that you appreciate.  So spend time with your family this month.  Here is a list of fun activities that you can do this month in the Knoxville Area. If I have missed

The What, How, and Other Questions

Now, I am sure you are thinking “How is Financial Fasting connected to education and adventure?”  But honestly, you can make anything about Education and Adventure.  For Big Sister and Brother, this is a great lesson on not taking everything for granted and getting creative.  It also is a wonderful lesson on preparing what  you

Free adventures

Adventures do not have to be expensive.  In fact, some of the BEST adventures and our most enjoyable ones have been completely free.  And there are SO MANY adventures to be had where you can spend ZERO, ZILCH, NO MONEY WHATSOEVER!  Not only are these free adventures just fantastically fun for the family BUT they

EDUCATION IS FUN!!   Or at least it can be!  I think it is very important to instill a love and passion for learning at a very early age. And to do that you make learning FUN as soon as possible!  But it doesn’t have to get boring as the kiddos get older either.  

I don’t know about you but for me it is a STRUGGLE to get my kiddos to eat healthy food.  Seriously, I’m pretty sure that Brother has a sugar problem.  I don’t understand it.  I very rarely have food with little to no nutritional value in my home.  In fact, when my mother or sister

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior is a household name in homes all around the world.  But there are SO MANY reasons why we must still study and honor him.  I have so much admiration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and I believe that studying his words, life works, and leadership can make anybody a

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