Favorite Things

Favorite Things

Every night when I say goodnight to my babes I ask them what their favorite part of their day was. I love hearing what stood out for them about the day especially on the days that feel really hard. โฃโฃYesterday was a hard day. Lucas had hit his wall of virtual learning for the week [...]

Above All Else Be Kind

Above All Else Be Kind

๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐ง๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ฅ๐จ๐ง๐  ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ฒ ๐ข๐ง ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐จ๐ง๐žโ€™๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง ๐ฅ๐จ๐ง๐  ๐š๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ฏ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐จ๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ง ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐จ๐ค๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ - unknown โฃโฃBeing a parent is hard. Itโ€™s beautiful, but itโ€™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 [...]

11 Atlanta Area Splash Pads and Aquatic Centers

11 Atlanta Area Splash Pads and Aquatic Centers

With only a few more weeks until school is back in session, however that may look for you, everyone is trying to soak up all the summer they can. The last few weeks local splash pads and aquatic centers have started opening back up and I wanted to share a few places that would be [...]

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 canโ€™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 arenโ€™t the same as ocean beaches they can still be lots of fun! I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]