Wacky Cake for a Wacky Wednesday | Atlanta Area Moms Blog |

Wacky Cake

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake?  As in, a flavorful, far from dry, super texture chocolate cake!!  Me!  And my crew – the 12-year-old requests it by name.  To make this, even MORE, fun – this baby has no dairy or eggs in it.  Correct, nada.  Say hello to successfully bringing a vegan dessert.  Or an […]

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To the Parents of Kids with Special Needs: They are Beautiful, and So Are You

To the Parents of Kids with Special Needs: They are Beautiful, and So Are You

At the age of 19, I was a student at Kennesaw State University on my 2nd major. I was extremely unsure of what I wanted to do post-graduation until a fateful phone call from my former 6th-grade math teacher. I had registered as a substitute teacher to make some extra money, and the very first […]

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Intown Atlanta Swim and Tennis Neighborhoods |Atlanta Area Moms Blog|

Intown Atlanta Swim and Tennis Neighborhoods

Moving to Atlanta and think you’ve got to be in the suburbs to enjoy a swim & tennis neighborhood? You’re SO wrong. Here’s a list of my personal favorite neighborhoods with pools and tennis courts (that don’t cost a fortune to join) all located ITP (that’s inside the 285 perimeter for you newcomers). . . […]

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You Are Enough: How I Know Even Though We Haven't Met

Mama, You Are Enough: How I Know Even Though We Haven’t Met

“A total stranger told me today I should have more than one child.” “Someone asked me what I was going to do now that my kids are in school.” “I was approached to chaperone the field trip, but got ‘the look’ when I said I couldn’t get away from the office.” “A friend told me […]

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Brittni Brown Annoying Toddler

All Things Less Annoying Than My Threenager

I was remarking to friends recently how interesting it is to watch my children’s innate personalities manifest after birth. When it comes to nature vs. nurture, I’m always quick to rattle off a myriad of reasons in support of the nurture side of things. I suppose it’s some way for me to feel in control […]

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Children's Museum of Atlanta exhibit Sid the Science Kid

Play and Learn with Sid the Science Kid

  {Disclosure:: Atlanta Area Moms Blog is partnering with Children’s Museum of Atlanta for this sponsored post. That said, we are dedicated to bringing you brands we love and the thoughts and opinions are my own.} Hey, Atlanta, there’s a new kid in town! Children’s Museum of Atlanta just unveiled their newest feature exhibit and it is […]

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Family Fire Safety & Prevention Tips

Family Fire Safety and Prevention Tips

Once upon a time, a four(ish) year-old little girl and her six(ish) year-old older brother had the best of intentions on a cold winter morning in the pacific northwest; they were going to clean the ash from the fireplace as a favor for their parents. Those good intentions, however, resulted in lit embers making their […]

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