Summer Fun for the Whole Family in Atlanta

Summer Fun for the Whole Family in Atlanta

Schools out and now we are all looking for ways to entertain our kids inside and outside of the house. Museums, amusement parks, zoos, aquariums, and more attractions are slowly starting to reopen. Here is a list of family friendly attractions that are open or reopening and some of their new guidelines. 1. Georgia Aquarium [...]

No Beach Vacation Planned? No Problem! 14 Atlanta Area Beaches for the Perfect Day Trip

No Beach Vacation Planned? No Problem! 14 Atlanta Area Beaches for the Perfect Day Trip

A lot of us have had to change summer vacation plans this year. While I can’t wait to take our kids on a beach trip to see the ocean it will probably have to wait until next year. While lake beaches aren’t the same as ocean beaches they can still be lots of fun! I [...]

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 [...]

Glamping: Our First Time in a Yurt and 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Glamping: Our First Time in a Yurt and 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Before we had any babies in our life my husband, then boyfriend, and I loved going to one of our local state parks. When we were planning on getting married we even thought about getting married there and spending a couple of nights in one of their yurts. Life happened and our plans changed but [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Discovering the Best New Kids Salon in Atlanta

My sweet girls hair needed some love. She still has that sweet, fine baby hair and I started to notice that the ends were getting so stringy. I had no intention of getting her haircut for the first time for a long, long time but it was becoming apparent that a tiny little trim would [...]

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 [...]