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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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Every Mama Needs a Little Help and has a Little Help to Give

Every Mama Needs a Little Help and has a Little Help to Give

Motherhood comes with so many strong emotions. Joy, fear, excitement, exhaustion, and most importantly an overwhelming sense of love. It also comes with a lot of new gear. Diapers, diaper bags wipes, clothes, bibs, pacifiers, bottles, pumps and on and on. I never realized how much stuff a baby needed! My first outing felt like [...]
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Organized by Kam! My Experience | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Organized by Kam! My Experience

We all want to be more organized, am I right? We scroll through Pinterest and see impeccably designed, totally organized spaces with gleaming surfaces and think, “If only.” But the reality is that people live in our homes and they rarely look Pinterest-worthy. Or if they are organized, we are probably too exhausted to enjoy […]

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Potty Training for the Lazy Mom...| Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Potty Training for the Lazy Mom…

With the real deadline 2 months away, I decided to go with the slow and steady wins the race mentality for potty training. Don’t rush them through childhood people say, they grow up so quickly. Surely this applies to this situation as well? Nana gave us an ultimatum. He must be potty trained by the time we […]

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Gotcha! |:: Atlanta Area Moms Blog ::|

Gotcha!

Yep, it has been a year since I became a momma…August 16, 2016, to be exact. We get to celebrate our 1st Gotcha Day. Which, the 12-year-old loves because it means it is a second round of birthday gifts. While I had been present for 4 years, being present is not the same as being […]

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Letting Your Kids Fail

Letting Your Kids Fail

A year ago I read the book The Gift of Failure. As a former teacher and a mom, so much of the book resonated with me. Many of Jessica Lahey’s words made me want to virtually high-five her. Yes! Letting your kids forget their homework and try hard things- this is how they learn that […]

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