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Candid Shots

Candid Shots

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One evening when I was scrolling through my phone, I came across a photo from what seems like a lifetime ago, January 7, 2020. My now 3-year-old was just 20 months and my 1.5-year-old wasn’t even a month old....
My eldest son recently returned home from an 11-day sleepaway camp in the North Georgia mountains. He returned a bit taller, his voice was a bit raspier, and a bit more sure of himself. Meanwhile, I was a blubbering mess.  My...
For some families, Saturday mornings are dedicated to big breakfasts, for others, it’s a day synonymous with morning cartoons. I’m not much of a cook and my two-year-old daughter is completely incapable of sitting through a tv show, so...
A Re-Feathered Nest

A Re-Feathered Nest

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Are you sad?  Are you moving? What are you going to do with all your time now? These are a few of the questions I get asked as I begin the phase of a parent’s life called, “empty nest.” With my youngest...
Kumon is offering free registration through July 15th! After a school-year full of challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many students across the country were unsurprisingly left with larger-than-average learning gaps. In-person learning was largely put on pause, and although...
I have two daughters with whom I was able to walk, well more like stumble, through these curious years of life called middle school, and I find myself feeling such compassion for moms around me during their similar season...
Summer is here! Which means spending extra money on camps and activities to keep the kiddos busy and happy for the 16 month Georgia summers.  So, in the spirit of mom-sisterhood, I’m sharing some of my favorite places for kid...
If you ask any mama navigating the tricky path of parenting a child with extra challenges (especially when those challenges are invisible to bystanders), she will probably tell you that family outings can be difficult. I know for myself, it was...
When you're the mom of a teen boy, the last place you want to visit is Funky Town. Hormones, sporting events, and missed showers can leave your home smelling more like a locker room than a field of gardenias.  If...
I have a 4th grade daughter named Vivian.  She is almost ten years old and I see that she’s quickly transitioning from a kid to a pre-teen.  Transitioning from “mom, I need your help” to “mom, do you even...

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In + Around ATL

February Events In and Around Atlanta

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Enjoy February with some of these fun events around the metro Atlanta area and beyond, or stay snuggled up with your loved ones, a...