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Amelia Mansfield



Amelia Mansfield is a native Ohioan transplanted into Memphis in 2018. She cohabitates with her doctor wife, daughter (born December 2018), cat, and dog in Midtown. Amelia works from home as a full time city planning consultant while caring for her daughter. She’s an enthusiastic bicyclist, mediocre runner, gardener-in-training, and lover of coffee, bourbon, and cats. Amelia is an introvert in an extrovert’s clothing and is always happy to make a new friend.

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Simple Sensory Bins
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need an Ikea Flisat table or a big budget to set up a sensory bin for your kids. Even if the Flisat was in stock at any Ikea anywhere on the planet and money grew on trees for you to buy endless sensory supplies, you can make do with […]
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Facing the Facts: Non-Fiction Books to Read
If you’re anything like me, you like to learn something when you read. Sure, there is plenty to learn from novels, but usually not direct facts. And I like facts. Don’t you? They give you a topic for a deep Google dive, provide conversation starters, grow understanding of others’ experiences and opinions, and give a […]
GO! SEE! EXPLORE! :: Lichterman Nature Center
Part of the Memphis Museum of Science and History (MoSH) – think Pink Palace family – but located Germantown-adjacent, the Lichterman Nature Center is 65 acres of forest, meadow, and lake tucked away amidst neighborhoods, office parks, and highways. Stepping foot onto the Lichterman property, you’d never know from sight or sound that you are […]
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Friday Favorites by Amelia
If you’re like me, you value shopping locally and enjoy browsing the aisles of a store, inspecting items before you make a purchase. If you’re like me, you also value your time and energy, so the ability to do your shopping online is something that is also important. Luckily for you, I’ve found ways to […]
How to Handle Holiday Birthdays
When we found out that our baby was due on December 25th, we thought it was exciting and sweet, not to mention easy to remember. Several years later, it’s less magical and more troubling. Come to find, we knew nothing about how to handle holiday birthdays. Our daughter’s birthday is just a few days after […]


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