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 [...]

Kids on 45th: the Newest Way to Buy Affordable Kids Clothing

We were recently gifted a box of children's clothing from Kids on 45th. I was so excited when they reached out to me because I love finding new, affordable, and easy ways to shop for kids clothes. After filling out a short questionnaire about my kids sizes, likes/dislikes, and what we needed a custom box [...]

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 [...]

A Day Trip To Athens Georgia

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 [...]

Eleven Splash Pads Around Atlanta You Need To Visit

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 [...]

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

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 [...]