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Toddler Hotel Stay 101 | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Toddler Hotel Stay 101

We recently took our first road trip since our move to Atlanta. No, it wasn’t for a fun holiday to some place like Disney. My toddler and I accompanied my husband on his business trip to Augusta. This wasn’t our first business trip together. Before we moved, my husband was constantly traveling for work, and […]

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How I accidentally potty trained my son | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

How I Accidentally Potty Trained My Son

Disclaimer: I am not a professional. This is not a how-to or advice piece. It is simply our crazy adventure with this major toddler milestone.  Potty training. I dreaded it. Like many of you, I belong to a couple online parenting groups. And, I heard the horror stories. The really scary ones!   So like […]

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Playground Politics: Types of Playground Moms

Playground Politics: Types of Moms at the Park

Atlanta has some of the prettiest parks in the country. Just read here, here, and here. Oh, and here. As you explore Georgia’s wonderful parks with your kids, you might discover some untold rules. Like the following: Your proximity to your child and the playground, as well as how dirty you allow your kid to […]

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How to Make Guacamole with a Toddler in 25 Easy Steps

Ever try to cook with a toddler’s “help”? Here’s my recipe for fabulous guacamole. (Be sure to give yourself at least twenty minutes.) Collect the ingredients from their various hiding places in your kitchen: 3 avocados, 1 medium tomato, ½ purple onion, kosher salt, and cilantro (along with a cutting board, knife, spoon, bowl, and […]

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