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What is an amicable divorce? | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

What is an Amicable Divorce?

Is there such a thing as an amicable divorce? And by ‘amicable’ I mean painful, heartbreaking, and stressful. I have friends and colleagues whose divorces were much, much worse. So yes, my divorce was totally amicable. It’s been six years so I have had some time to look back on what lead to that ‘amicable’ […]

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Adulting Myths {Tales from Parenting} | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Adulting Myths

As a kid, I thought there would be a magical moment when adulthood opened up in front of me. Like a bright shining light, it would have Olivia Newton-John roller skating through it (because I grew up in the 80s and ONJ was the Queen! Hey – it was before Beyonce). That light never happened, […]

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Teenagers : Know Your Audience | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Teenagers: Know Your Audience

Do you have a topic (or five) that you don’t really want to hear about? For example, I am not a fan of bathroom humor. I don’t know why this topic bothers me, but it does. I don’t think less of someone who thinks it’s hilarious (my husband, for example) but I don’t think it’s […]

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Advocate for your Care | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Advocate for Your Care

When I became pregnant with my oldest (almost twenty-years ago, gulp) I was still a baby myself! I took a home pregnancy test but didn’t believe the results. Can you say “naïve?” When I went to my OB appointment, I remember asking the doctor, “Am I really pregnant?” and he replied, “You took a test at […]

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