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I Don't Feel Like a Mom

I Don’t Feel Like a Mom

Before I became a mom, I read a lot of mom blogs. I loved the ones who just posted about day-to-day life. I would dive back through archives, trying to piece together some idea of what life with kids looked like. I knew I wanted it, but the daily reality was a mystery to me. I […]

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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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Feeling...Less than (Comparison Trap) | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Feeling … less than

Allow me to introduce you to some amazing women who may not be in my immediate circle, but are all housed in my life’s concentric ones. Meaning, I personally know and have spent time with every one of these ladies at some point in my journey. Prepare to understand how I can feel…well…less than. Significantly. […]

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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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Getting Back on the Bike (When Life throws you Off) | Atlanta Area Moms

Getting Back on the Bike

It’s been awhile. Life has a way of coming at you fast, ya know?  Just when you seem to get your head above the water of whatever wave you’re riding, the tide seems to pull you under and you just can’t get back to the surface. And that’s what life did to me lately…like a […]

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7 Ways to Avoid Summer Brain Drain | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

7 Ways To Avoid Summer Brain Drain

We are so excited to partner with Strive Academics to help us stay on top of academic skills this summer. Summer is a time of fun. The weather is nice and warm, it’s beautiful outside, and kids have fewer obligations to manage during the day. It’s no wonder that everyone tends to indulge a bit more […]

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