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One Little Word - Power of Words | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

The Power of Words

It seems that I have been living in the world of “NEXT.” Next week, next month, next year. I have always been organized, a planner. While these can be positive attributes, they can also hold you back from living in the moment. As a mother of a 6th grader and a 9th grader, I recently […]

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5 Tools to bring out Your Inner Domestic Diva | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

5 Tools to Bring out Your Inner Domestic Diva

Confession: When the doorbell rings unexpectedly, I go into ninja mode. I freeze. I tiptoe. A cold sweat breaks out on my forehead. Like Pavlov’s pups, the ringing of the bell results in an automatic response from my kids–absolute silence.  This completely terrible reaction has nothing to do with our love of company but everything […]

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How to Share a Snack with your Toddler in just 37 easy, interactive steps

How to Share a Snack with your Toddler in 37 Easy, Interactive Steps!

A great activity for mom (or dad!) to bond with your sweet, precious, willful, opinionated toddler. Based on a real afternoon with my almost-2-year-old son. Warning: your mileage may vary.  Feed your toddler a nice afternoon snack.  Decide you want your own snack. Begin to make peanut butter toast while telling toddler, “Mama is going to have […]

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BST Post

Neighbors, I’m not dealing drugs. Just selling my kids clothes on the local BST Group!

Neighbors, that random brown paper bag a stranger just picked up from my front porch is not filled with drugs I’m dealing out of my Buckhead home. It’s something I sold to said stranger on the local Buy, Sell, Trade (BST) group (a.k.a. “the exchange”) on Facebook. It’s the only reason I carry cash or have cash in […]

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Birthday Party Ideas for Boys Atlanta Moms

Boy Birthday Ideas, Tips & Tricks

As a Mom of 2 boys who loves to get creative and have fun, I have turned to their birthday parties for my creative outlet. I figure it’s a win-win, right? They get a super cute, fun party and I have a blast coming up with theme food, invitations, activities and more.   Parties are […]

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preserving your child's memories

6 Ideas for Capturing and Preserving your Child’s Memories

My parents recently moved and decided to “dump” my childhood memories at my house. They showed up in three large dusty brown Rubbermaid totes. These memories were yellowed, curled up and smelled of time. Years to be exact. Years of scribbled coloring pages, handmade books, Precious Moments figurines, the original American Girl Molly doll and accessories, […]

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Flaming Cabbage

Flaming Cabbage: Or, How to Be Like Betty C.

One of my latest fixations has been my vintage copy of Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book, circa 1950. My love of it has absolutely nothing to do with cooking because I hate to cook.  It has everything to do with the cheery illustrations, the homespun poetry, the refined advice, and the one magnificent recipe that […]

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