When Family Dinners Don’t Look Like You Thought They Would

What does dinner time look like at your house? Before I became a mom I had these grand plans of how every night we were all going to sit down together, talk about our days, and enjoy each other's company. There was going to be no complaining about the food I cooked, no outside distractions, [...]

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 [...]

The Best Places to visit Santa Around Atlanta

I don't know about your kids but my little ones are so excited for all things Christmas right now! Every night they ask to go look at Christmas lights, they love seeing all of the decorations in the stores, and their absolute favorite thing is visiting Santa! Here is our picks for the best places [...]

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 [...]