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A Day Trip To Athens Georgia

I just recently learned about the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and I knew we needed to make a visit ASAP! Athens is about 70 miles east of Atlanta so it's the perfect little day trip. We decided to make a day of it and visit the botanical gardens, downtown Athens, Sanford Stadium, the UGA… Continue reading A Day Trip To Athens Georgia

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Eleven Splash Pads Around Atlanta You Need To Visit

Summer is upon us here in Georgia and that means two things: Hot & Humid! There is nothing my kids and I enjoy more on those hot days than to cool off at a local splash pad. They are perfect for all ages, but especially for the younger ones who are not quite comfortable with… Continue reading Eleven Splash Pads Around Atlanta You Need To Visit

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Life with Lucas: Our Journey With Autism (Pre-diagnosis)

Four years ago I gave birth to the sweetest, most beautiful, 9 pound baby boy. All the cliches I had always heard about motherhood finally made sense to me. I was in a glorious love bubble, and completely unaware of the hard times that were ahead of us. I knew very early on that something… Continue reading Life with Lucas: Our Journey With Autism (Pre-diagnosis)

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15 Easter Activities Around Atlanta

My kids LOVE the Easter bunny! I'm always on the hunt for good Easter activities that will allow them to see their buddy the bunny. I've come up with a list of 15 family friendly activities around Atlanta for the Easter holiday. Some of these are free, some you have to make a purchase, and… Continue reading 15 Easter Activities Around Atlanta

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A Trip to the Fernbank Museum

I used to think the Fernbank Museum was all about dinosaurs, boy was I wrong! I had NO idea how many hands on activities, and exhibits, the museum held. To be honest I was really hesitant to take my four year old and two year old because I thought it would be way over their… Continue reading A Trip to the Fernbank Museum

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Tips For Potty Training a Non Verbal Child

Much like how the experience of labor and delivery is different for everyone I believe the experience of potty training a child is different for everyone as well. What works for one child may not work for the next, and vice versa. I had high hopes I would have my son potty trained early. I… Continue reading Tips For Potty Training a Non Verbal Child

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6 Places To Attend Story Time Around Atlanta

One of my favorite activities to do with my kids from the time they are babies is to find a good story time. I always look for ones that include music, book reading, and other age appropriate activities. Today I'm going to give you some links to places that have great story times around Atlanta.… Continue reading 6 Places To Attend Story Time Around Atlanta

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10 indoor play activities around Atlanta

We are so ready for some sunny spring weather here in Georgia! All this rain has made my little ones a little crazy, and that's made me a little crazy! I wanted to share ten indoor spots around Atlanta that are perfect for rainy days with little ones. 1. Tiny Towne - located in Norcross,… Continue reading 10 indoor play activities around Atlanta

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My first experience with flotation therapy

I'm going to be the first to admit that I am not the best at making time for "me time." It is incredibly hard for me to switch out of "mom mode" and into just "Wendy mode." It's not because I don't still have a self that is separate from motherhood, but more because my… Continue reading My first experience with flotation therapy

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Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Children’s Museum

It feels like it has been raining about a month straight here in Atlanta! We are so ready for some nicer weather! Rainy days can be hard for little ones, and their parents. I was trying to find somewhere new to play indoors last night and came across the website for INK: Interactive Neighborhood for… Continue reading Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Children’s Museum