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15 Reasons to take your Kids to Noah's Ark - Atlanta's OTHER Zoo

15 Reasons to Take Your Kids to Noah’s Ark: Atlanta’s OTHER Zoo

If you haven’t heard of Noah’s Ark, the non-profit Educational Sanctuary for exotic and farm animals in Locust Grove, you have no idea what you are missing. This beautiful 250-acre property is home to over 1,500 animals. Most of them are brought to “The Ark,” by the Department of Natural Resources, zoos, educational institutions, and the general […]

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August is National Peach Month :: How to Celebrate Our State Fruit

August is National Peach Month: How to Celebrate Our State Fruit

As a Georgian, there is nothing more patriotic than enjoying a plump, juicy peach. Although we claim it as our own, this lovely fruit dates back centuries to its origins in China and symbolizes luck, abundance, and protection. Since August is National Peach Month, and Georgia is the Peach State, let’s celebrate!  Here are a […]

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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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Outdoor Pools at Atlanta YMCAs | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Outdoor Pools at Atlanta YMCAs

Being a member of a local YMCA brings privileges to visit any YMCA in the Atlanta area. My family has been taking advantage of this member benefit this summer by touring the metro-Atlanta YMCA outdoor pools. Growing up in California, summers were always spent swimming in our pool. Since I was a “water baby” it was important to […]

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Tackling summer isn't always easy. Here are some summertime essentials to keep mom looking as stylish and feeling as fresh as possible!  

Summer Essentials

Tackling summer isn’t always easy. Camp packing lists are as long as the day and the hot Atlanta sun means our kiddos aren’t the only ones in need of a splash pad to park on. Activities abound but can leave you feeling and looking soggy as a swim diaper. Here are some of my summertime essentials to keep […]

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