What’s the best kids consignment sale in Nashville? I think Otter Creek Church of Christ’s consignment sale is one of the best, with good parking, polite shoppers, and better-than-average clothing brands and toys. Here’s more about shopping the Otter Creek Church sale in Brentwood, TN.
Here’s the newly updated list of Brentwood and Nashville restaurants where kids eat free–or at least, cheap. Here are our picks for the kids meals with best value and nutrition in the Brentwood and Cool Springs area.
We are visiting Nashville this spring. Where should I take my toddler, my preschooler, or my school age child?
Here’s a short list of Nashville attractions and museums geared toward children.
If you live near Brentwood, TN and you need to buy maternity clothes, here is a guide to the best places to find maternity clothes in Brentwood and Nashville, Tennessee from designer maternity boutiques in Green Hills to the entire Cool Springs maternity spectrum. There are also links to Nashville consignment sales and stores which buy and sell your maternity clothes.
Green Hills, just west of Brentwood, has lots of fun things to do with kids. We have the scoop on fun places in Green Hills Mall and the new Hill Center, along with storytimes for Davis-Kidd and the Green Hills Branch library.
Looking for a fun place to take the kids on a rainy day in Nashville? The Adventure Science Center is the only childrens museum inside Nashville. Here is advice on planning your visit from a mom with a family membership there, what kinds of things kids can do, and links to each exhibit.
Cool Springs, TN has so many fun things to do with kids between Brentwood and Franklin, TN. Join us for a kid-friendly tour of Cool Springs.
Franklin Rd. has so many fun things to do with kids in Brentwood and South Nashville. I take you on a kid-friendly driving tour from downtown Nashville to Cool Springs, showing you all the fun museums, historic homes, parks and attractions you can do with your kids down Franklin Rd.
Visit the Brentwood Library for free fun holiday events! Have your children’s photos taken with Santa Claus in the gazebo, enjoy a magic show and refreshments on Saturday, December 1.
Then return on Monday, December 3 for the City of Brentwood’s Christmas Tree Lighting and music from the Ravenwood High School Chorus.
Jessica Seinfeld’s new cookbook, Deceptively Delicious, was featured on Oprah and feted in every media. Now she’s accused of plagiarizing recipes from a similar book, The Sneaky Chef.
What do other Brentwood moms think? We have links to the Seinfeld recipes shared on Oprah, along with a list of the best places to buy produce in the Brentwood area.
I’ve found an off-the-beaten-path place to buy your Halloween costume! How about real chef’s hats, coats, and pants from new restaurant supply store GFS Marketplace?
I have the links you need plus an idea to make your chef’s costume a gruesome Halloween twist.
My family took a weekend trip to Beech Bend Park in Bowling Green. Only an hour north of Brentwood, Beech Bend is Nashville’s closest amusement park. We loved its old-fashioned atmosphere and slow pace. Older kids may try the wooden rollercoaster and water park slides.
Find out how you can get free admission to the Hermitage, Mansker’s Station, and a handful of other Tennessee museums. It’s all part of the Smithsonian Institute’s national Free Museum Day this September 29th.
Half Price Discount Book Gallery is my favorite Cool Springs bookstore. You get the pleasure of browsing an old-fashioned book store, but with discount prices that rival the Internet! If you live in the Brentwood or Franklin area of Middle Tennessee, then you’ll love having this discount book store nearby!
Here are some fun things to do for Halloween in Middle Tennessee including Halloween costume shops near Nashville, where to buy Halloween decorations, Gentry’s Farm and other neat pumpkin patches and corn mazes, the best haunted houses and Halloween events.
Come along to the opening of Brentwood’s newest park! Like River Park and Concord Park, Owl Creek Park is located off Concord Road–but much farther to the east, toward Nolensville.
Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World is a fun place to take kids in Nashville! Here are a few ideas for free kids activities within the mega-mall Opry Mills, including where to toss your pennies, how to follow animal tracks, and why glitter finish boats are fun to explore—even if you can’t drive yet!
It’s rare to find free AND fun things to do with kids in Nashville, but Ellington Agricultural Center’s Summer Saturdays are the exception. Here is the 2007 schedule for this free living history event convenient to Brentwood.
Nashville’s best swimming beach is also one of the most fun things to do with kids in Nashville.
Check out Percy Priest Lake photos, get directions to the swimming beach, cost of Corp of Engineer day passes, and links to other swimming beaches around Middle Tennessee.
Are you standing in the aisles of Target and wondering which clothes fit Nashville’s new uniform guidelines? It’s tricker than you might think. Just try finding a pair of shorts which don’t have cargo pockets! Here are the additional colors for Metro Nashville School shirts AND helpful tips on interpreting the SSA rules in real life.
Nashville is lucky to have a beautifully restored historic farm, right in the middle of the city! The Nashville Zoo was built on property donated to the city, an estate which visitors can tour as part of their zoo admission. Here’s a virtual walking tour of the Nashville Zoo’s Grassmere Farm and Croft House.
Nashville has many beautiful backdrops for wedding portraits and children’s portraits. Here is a list of our favorite do-it-yourself photo shoot locations.
Here’s a list of all the places to swim in Brentwood and Nashville, from public recreation centers to YMCA pools to the sandy beaches on J. Percy Priest Lake.
Here are 10 indoor places to take your kids — perfect when you’re looking for fun things to do on a rainy day! From the downtown library’s marionette shows to the Adventure Science Center’s 4-story climbing tower, we have lots of ideas for any budget!
Franklin Tennessee’s indoor Jump Zone is a warehouse full of inflatable bouncing fun — similar to the Pump It Up party place in Cool Springs. The Jump Zone just bounced to the top of our ‘Fun Things To Do With Kids’ list!