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A few years ago, I’d post a weekly status on my Facebook page. Something along the lines of, “You guys won’t believe what I’ve said to my kids this week, and it’s only Tuesday…” The general point is that...
Now that I'm a parent, it feels like I am constantly receiving advice, and constantly seeking it out. Occasionally, I'm asked to give it. I've discovered that nothing--NOTHING--teaches you how to filter advice like parenthood. The other day, a friend...
I've been pregnant three times. And each time those two little pink lines popped up, I had about five and a half minutes before I started obsessing over whether baby was a boy or a girl. I needed to know...
My parents separated when I was 6 or 7. After that, my dad moved my siblings and me from Baltimore, MD to Atlanta. My mother remained in Baltimore. So my father was a single dad. When he couldn't take...
Three days ago I learned that we were moving out of state. Again. When I found out about the move, the tears fell. My first thought: Before my son turns three, he will have lived in three different states! I...
When my friends at Atlanta Area Moms Blog asked me to write about May being Better Sleep Month, I laughed. It was one of those raspy laughs that go on for a moment too long. It took me a minute...
It’s summer! Okay, I know that according to the calendar summer doesn’t officially begin until June 20th, but southern etiquette says you can wear white after Memorial Day, thus kicking of the southern summer season. One of my favorite...
My brain never stops. From morning to night, and often while I sleep, there are at least five things whizzing through my head. From what I need at the store to the email I forgot to send to planning...
Dear Son, I’m not ready for it. I’m not ready for your last field day. I’m not ready for the award ceremonies to begin. I’m not ready for you to walk down the halls for the last time. I’m not ready...
Awesome orange, yahoo yellow, good day green, watch out white, and then there’s boo-hoo blue. Welcome to the behavior chart in my son’s kindergarten class. Some of us are all too familiar with charts indicating the type of day...

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5 Peach Farms in the Atlanta Area

5 Peach Farms in the Atlanta Area

When summer rolls around in Georgia, there's one fruit that steals the show: the peach. Known for its juicy sweetness and vibrant flavor, the...