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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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Uniters, Not Dividers | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Uniters, Not Dividers

Divisive:(adjective) tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people I don’t have to say it. We all know. The climate in our country (world?) right now is incredibly divisive. We are warring factions all day long and it’s sad and exhausting. Even my 76-year-old dad, who has lived through the Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee, […]

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Summer Swim Safety from Goldfish Swim School Johns Creek

Summer Swim Safety Series :: Part 2

Our partners at Goldfish Swim School Johns Creek have more essential information to share with us for our summer safety series…  Floaties, Mermaid Tails and other personal floatation devices: What’s safe and what’s not? Parents are likely seeing a range of floatation devices and other pool toys and props at their neighborhood pools this summer. […]

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We are thrilled to bring you this essential summer series. We are grateful for our partners at Goldfish Swim School - Johns Creek to help keep our families safe this summer!

Summer Swim Safety Series :: Part 1

The Atlanta Area Moms Blog is thrilled to bring you this essential summer series. We are grateful for our partners at Goldfish Swim School – Johns Creek to help keep our families safe this summer!  Water Safety 101 Summertime means trips to the pool and fun at the beach! Fun for the whole family! But […]

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Drowning in Grace: A Scary Day at the Neighborhood Pool

Drowning in Grace: A Scary Day at the Neighborhood Pool

“You’ll never guess the 2nd most common reason an ambulance was dispatched from 911 last year.  Possible drowning!” my husband read to me in surprise.  He was flipping through a report from work written by an Atlanta-based ambulance company.  We exchanged a knowing look.  One of those 911 calls was us. It was a sunny […]

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