Kelly is an online marketing manager and mom to baby Grace. Originally from Clearwater, Florida, Kelly moved to Atlanta in 2012 where she promptly met her husband Jason. He proposed the next year after literally chasing her 26.2 miles during the Atlanta Marathon. They live in Roswell with their two dogs and enjoy being active outdoors, playing trivia and watching Grace discover her world. When not working or running the household, you can find Kelly taking a time out at Publix or microblogging on Instagram.

5 Favorite Interactive Books to Read with Your Squirmy Toddler

My toddler loves books. She only says a handful of words so far, and one of them is "Bou!" (book). She carries books around the way some kids carry security blankets. She turns her...

Protect Your Family Dog from Heat Stroke

Earlier this summer, I killed my beloved, happy dog.  It wasn't on purpose, and it wasn't violent. One June evening I took him and our other dog for a run. We jogged 4.5 miles, a...

Not Yet Ready for the Big Kids’ Pool? Go to a Splash Pad!

Growing up in Florida, I loved to swim. Now that I have a daughter, I can’t wait to teach her how to swim and enjoy hot summer days cooling off in a pool. However,...

5 Things I’ll Miss about Having an Infant, and 5 Things I’m Looking Forward...

My daughter turns one year old this month. When she was born, people told me to enjoy her as she was, because babyhood is exhausting but fleeting. Being a parent of an infant has...
A Quick and Dirty Rundown_ Using Cloth Diapers Part-Time

A Quick and Dirty Rundown on Using Cloth Diapers Part-Time

Using cloth diapers in addition to disposable diapers comes with a lot of benefits. Here's a quick rundown on how and why to use cloth diapers. When I tell people that we use cloth diapers...

Spa Night is Good for the Face and Good for the Soul

When I was in graduate school, I would treat myself to spa services at the end of each semester. A calming facial, an invigorating full-body sugar scrub, and a luxurious massage were my rewards...
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New Year’s Resolutions from My 7-Month-Old Daughter

Most parents know that a bedtime routine works wonders for smoothly getting their infant or toddler to bed. My daughter rarely misses a step in her bedtime routine because infants like predictability, and we...