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Gotcha!

Yep, it has been a year since I became a momma…August 16, 2016, to be exact. We get to celebrate our 1st Gotcha Day. Which, the 12-year-old loves because it means it is a second round of birthday gifts. While I had been present for 4 years, being present is not the same as being […]

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Goldfish Swim School Summer Water Safety Series: Part Three

Goldfish Swim School Summer Water Safety Series: Part Three

Water and swim safety skills every family can work on this summer The staff at Goldfish Swim School Johns Creek work on basic safety skills with their students every week in lessons. The Goldfish team is partnering with the Atlanta Area Moms Blog to share FOUR basic water safety tips parents can work on with [...]
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Managing the Mouth of the South

Let me start by saying my 12-year-old is an awesome kid. Smart, funny, silly, loving (most of the time), helpful (some of the time, when reminded). An all around great kid. I adore him completely. Like any mother, I want him to have a good, healthy, happy life. Until his mouth kicks in, that is. […]

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The Irony of My Infertility Journey | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

The Irony of My Infertility Journey

Most people’s story of infertility begins when they can’t get pregnant. Mine started because I could. In 2004 my bank accounts were empty, my credit cards maxed out, and I hadn’t yet found a job for the next school year.  Suddenly the advertisements I heard on the radio for egg donors were tempting.  I figured […]

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A Pediatrician’s Advice for New Parents

A special thanks to our partners at Piedmont Health for providing these helpful tips. If you are in need of a healthcare provider, we encourage you to check out all they have to offer. For first-time parents, having a baby can be one of the most exciting – and challenging – times in their lives. […]

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Bloom: An Event for New & Expectant Moms {Event Invitation}

Bloom: An Event for New and Expecting Moms {Event Invitation}

Bloom :: An Event for New and Expecting Moms #AtlMBBloom17 Who :: Atlanta area mothers (you do not have to be expecting to attend!) What :: An afternoon of socialization, delicious food, educational resources, giveaways and swag, pampering, and connecting  with local resources and baby/mom focused businesses. Where :: Vital Life Health Center (1 Baltimore Pl NW Suite [...]
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Gravida 0, Para 0, Mother of One

My medical record will forever read G0P0.  I never managed to get pregnant during the “trying” time frame. Fortunately, I was a mother figure during that time to 3 stepkids, something I deeply enjoyed. And, I poured every ounce of my (sometimes challenged) mothering ability into.  That time in my life represents an honor and a […]

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Adoptive Mom - What they Want you to Know

Stop! In the Name of Love and Trauma! What Adoptive Moms Wish You Knew…

Attention! Anything you say can and will be used to help further fuel the trauma that our kids from hard places* have had to endure.  I honestly believe people as a whole do not mean to be hurtful or mean when they ask questions or comment.  They just don’t realize the significance of saying them […]

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Hello World! Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Hello world!

ATLANTA AREA MOMS BLOG IS HERE!!! Hello world!  We are thrilled to officially be launched and cannot wait to get started.  We are a locally focused parenting website written BY Atlanta Area moms FOR Atlanta Area moms. We were founded by two working moms with friends who own sister sites in New Orleans and Wichita.  They […]

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