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Mary

Mary
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Even though I hail from a small town in South Georgia, I have always been a city girl at heart. Atlanta, specifically Gwinnett County, finally feels like my true home. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for thirteen years, and we have two kids in elementary school. I may be in my mid-thirties (yikes!), but I still feel around twenty-three in my mind (and probably always will). I love my job as a liability defense attorney, and my absolute favorite things in life are spending time with family and friends, live music, reading, writing, bourbon, and traveling. When our kids graduate high school, my husband and I plan to sell all of our worldly possessions and see how long we can live in Ireland before they kick us out!

A Weekend in the City, All Alone!

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At least once or twice a year, I pack up a bag, use our hotel points, and drive thirty minutes into the city for the weekend- ALL ALONE. I even leave my husband and...

She Wears Short Shorts, But Why?

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When I ordered my kids soccer clothes, the shorts were exactly the same. They were the same color, same fabric, and same length. Duh, you're thinking. They all do the same things in soccer....

The Art of Unleashing

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"How was Disney?" I recently asked one of my friends. Any mom who has ever taken her kids to Disney knows this question requires more than just a simple response. I expected a story...

Rule No. 32: Enjoy the Little Things

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My alarm clock every morning is the sound of baby elephants leisurely coming down our stairs from their bedroom. I automatically move the pillows surrounding my body in order to have a clear side...

Shaping Young Minds: Your Baby’s Brain Development

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The phrase "knowledge is power" is really a pregnant woman's code for "the more I learn about child-rearing, the more I completely freak out!" During my first pregnancy, Amazon couldn't complete its promise on...
Saving the Earth: Ideas for Every Type of Mom

Saving the Earth: Ideas for Every Type of Mom

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I swear I'm not going to preach to you about saving the Earth. My devotion ebbs and flows on a daily basis. Some days I'm very deliberate about recycling even the smallest scrap of...

Patiently Raising Independent Children

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Don’t forget to tip your server, I think for the millionth time today. Whether my son needs more milk, or my daughter can’t find one of her teeny tiny stuffed animals (we are single-handedly...

National Wear Red Day – February 2, 2018

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  The topic of cardiovascular health has never been as personal to me as it was on December 12, 2017. I lost my father to a sudden heart attack. Not only had he just recovered...