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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: 13 Halloween Haunts for Families

Oct 16, 2020 at 09:15 am by Laura Beth Payne

A stroll through the stores tells me it's finally the holidays after an exceptionally long year: Christmas trees sparkle behind Halloween ghouls, and pumpkins are just... ever.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 15 Cool Things at TN STEAM Festival, October 9-18

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

If we've all learned one thing this year, it's that there's always more to learn! This year's Tennessee STEAM Festival is all about learning in the time of Corona, and there's.... 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
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Murfreesboro Mama: 14 Spots for Awesome Masks

Jul 07, 2020 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne 1

Masks, anyone? And by anyone, I mean, everyone. What once seemed optional is now necessary, whether for entering select establishments or entering a city mandating masks. It'.... 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
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Murfreesboro Mama: 9 Ways to run, jump and play at Barfield Park

Jun 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Any moms of serious little climbers out there? If you're like me, you're itching to get your kids back to the parks, so what to do while we wait for them to reopen? Enter Bar.... Read More