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Brittni Brown Annoying Toddler

All Things Less Annoying Than My Threenager

I was remarking to friends recently how interesting it is to watch my children’s innate personalities manifest after birth. When it comes to nature vs. nurture, I’m always quick to rattle off a myriad of reasons in support of the nurture side of things. I suppose it’s some way for me to feel in control […]

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Summer Camp Dreams

Summer Camp Dreams for the Suburban Mom

Last week (during week #3 of summer break) my kids sat amidst a toy store’s worth of gadgets and doodads and groaned boredom for the millionth time this summer. The youngest wanted someone to lead her in a craft, my boy was two seconds away from conducting a science experiment in gravity defiance (by hanging […]

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Minis on a Mission | Atlanta Area Moms Blog - Guide to Free Spring Break

Minis on a Mission

A Family-Friendly Free Ride in Atlanta I have many goals in life, contrary to what my children think. Among them: to be on the Ellen show during the Christmas season, to once again fit into my prom dress from Senior year, and to finally learn who let the dogs out (who, who, who, who?). Obviously, […]

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Mommy through the Looking Glass | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Mommy Through the Looking Glass

Winter always hits my family hard. With multiple children, germs come and go so often, you’d think our house was a CDC research lab. My husband and I are old hands at the runny nose/scratchy throat phenomenon. Most often, we’re the “tough it out, you’ll be fine” parents. Occasionally, though, one of our offspring scores […]

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Mom of Many

Yes They’re All Mine – Tales From the Crib By a Mom of Many

There’s a moment when riding a roller coaster that your cart is being pulled ever so slowly up the incline, and you lose all concept of fear. The excitement has yet to kick in and there’s only emptiness coupled with a gnawing sense of anticipation/confusion. Anticipation because obviously, something is on the horizon but confusion […]

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The Birds, the Bees & the Browns-2

The Birds, the Bees & the Browns

My 6-year-old had just been picked up from school. The baby sat two seats away from her, eyes fixated on the back of my headrest as Elmo danced across the car movie screen. We were awash in a sea of minivans and hybrids with the rest of the after school traffic. As we trudged slowly down the road I […]

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halloween 2016

Mail Order Fright: Holiday Cards with a Twist

It’s beginning to look a lot like Halloween! Ghouls & goblins have come a-haunting and the crunch of recently fallen leaves marks your every step. Pathways glow from the flicker of twinkling jack-o-lanterns. Best of all, those growls, screeches & screams you hear won’t be my kids fighting over the remote. That alone makes it the […]

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