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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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Mommy Mileage: How We Travel the Stages | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Mommy Mileage: How We Travel Through the Stages

This is a rock.  I dumped it and its friends in my yard years ago. The recent rains have drifted them back into my life.  This rock was inventory from a previous job. It was awarded to clients for the number of miles they carpooled, biked, telecommuted, or took MARTA.  Why did they end up […]

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Summer Reading for Moms | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Summer Reading for Moms

Summer is a-coming! Not to make you jealous, but I am FINALLY in the “sit by the pool/beach and read a book” stage of motherhood. Trust me, it is glorious. Yes, sometimes I’m interrupted by requests for snacks (so.many.snacks.) and sometimes my books get splashed by cannonballs, but, still. Glorious. You may not be there […]

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