10 Fall Family Activities Around Atlanta

10 Fall Family Activities Around Atlanta

I don’t know about you but I am ready to say goodbye to these hot summer days and welcome the cooler days of fall! I have been so excited to see that many places here in Atlanta are going to have fun fall activities in the coming weeks. I have compiled a list of 10 [...]

Life With Lucas: First Day Of Kindergarten

Life With Lucas: First Day Of Kindergarten

Almost a year and a half ago I sat across from a children’s developmental psychologist as she told me the results of Lucas Autism evaluation. As she told me that Lucas was developmentally on the level of a 2 year old I wasn’t surprised. I watched everyday as his 2 year old sister advanced beyond [...]

Above All Else Be Kind

Above All Else Be Kind

𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐨𝐧𝐞’𝐬 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮’𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐧 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐤𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦 - unknown ⁣⁣Being a parent is hard. It’s beautiful, but it’s hard. Being a parent when the whole world is changing, whether we like it or not, is hard. We are being forced to make [...]

The Best Hidden Fairy Garden in Georgia

The Best Hidden Fairy Garden in Georgia

“𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐧 𝐬𝐞𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐲 𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐭.”-Christopher Moore⁣⁣The number one reason I love taking little adventures with my kids is because they find magic wherever they go. We went to the cutest little “fairy garden” hidden away in the Georgia mountains yesterday and watching their excitement over every single detail made the long drive [...]

10 Family Friendly Places to Social Distance around Atlanta

10 Family Friendly Places to Social Distance around Atlanta

In the last two months all of our lives have been impacted by Covid-19 in one way or the other. For the first time in many of our lives we have been asked to slow down, stop going out, and to stay at home. As shelter in place orders and quarantine orders begin to lift [...]

Presence Over Presents: Giving the Gift of Experiences

Who else isn't too excited about all the new toys that are about to take over their house?? One thing we do every year that cuts down on filling our house with toys that may or may not get used is we gift experiences. This past year we used some of our Christmas money for [...]

Five Benefits to Using a Weighted Blanket

A couple of months ago I began to research weighted blankets being used with kids on the autism spectrum.  My son has always had an incredibly hard time falling asleep and staying asleep.  Sleep issues are a pretty common problem with children on the spectrum and I wanted to seek out alternatives to having him [...]

8 Water Parks Around Atlanta That Are Budget Friendly

8 Water Parks Around Atlanta That Are Budget Friendly

Summer has arrived in Georgia, and with the hot temperatures comes the desire to be laying in a pool all day long! I have been researching water parks for my little ones, but I'm just not sure that we are quite ready for White Water yet. During my research I have found several smaller, very [...]