Murfreesboro Mama

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving During Covid-19

Nov 20, 2020 at 01:40 pm by Laura Beth Payne

What a year 2020 has been! I won't lie and say I wasn't hoping that Covid-19 would be behind us by now (says everyone!). I remember thinking at Easter how excited I would be t.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 4 Things to See Downtown this Weekend

Nov 06, 2020 at 08:18 am by Laura Beth Payne

It's true that 2020 continues to shake up our normal, but I am so grateful that THIS community is where my family gets to spend this crazy year. From creative family events to.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama and her littles

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Reasons to Visit Sugarbush Farm

Nov 03, 2020 at 09:17 am by Laura Beth Payne

Urban homesteading has been a part of my life since I was little. I guess it has something to do with reading Little House on the Prairie so often while growing up, and having.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Where to Trick-or-Treat on Halloween Night

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:32 am by Laura Beth Payne

It's here! It's here! Halloween comes again. And while most of us have been wearing masks and [stress] eating candy since around March, the time for fun and dressing up (some.... Read More
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Discovery Center "Frozen Fun Themed Party

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Reasons to Party at Discovery Center This Winter

Oct 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Raise your hand if you're wondering what to do for your child's winter birthday this year. Now raise your hand if you're just wondering what do with your children during wint.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Artful Activities for Kids This Fall

Oct 02, 2020 at 09:07 am by Laura Beth Payne

I don't know about you, but there's something about this time of year that just makes me want to paint. Enter our community's visual artists offering art boxes, pop-up lessons.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Fall Fieldtrips for Homeschoolers (or Anyone!)

Sep 25, 2020 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

While school began in August for most, the kids and I have been ramping up this month on all things homeschool preschool. And while I was a raised a homeschooler, getting orga.... Read More
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Lane Agri-Park

Murfreesboro Mama: 3 Reasons to Visit Lane Agri-Park

Jul 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

I rediscovered Lane Agri-Park about this time last year. I'd been to a few events in its community buildings, but I'd missed a significant aspect of the property—its gar.... Read More
Discovery Center at Murfree Spring

Murfreesboro Mama: 8 Things to Know about Discovery Center's Reopening

Jul 01, 2020 at 09:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

I think most locals with children have been waiting for this day for a while, and it's finally here: Discovery Center is reopening! On July 1 the doors to the children's museu.... Read More
Rutherford County Library System

Murfreesboro Mama: 8 reasons to book it to libraries this summer

Jun 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

I'll admit: some days I'm the artsy-craftsy mom with straws and construction paper craft ideas galore, and others my kids are an hour into Clifford the Big Red Dog and I'm sti.... Read More