Author Archive | Colleen

Moms Please Stop Body Shaming Ourselves

Moms, Let’s Stop Body Shaming Ourselves

I was at a local splash pad here in Gwinnett County. There were a group of moms to the side. A kid came up to their mom and wanted her to play in the water fountain with them. She said no because she was too fat to be in a bathing suit. The kid walked […]

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A Thank You to My Husband for Father’s Day

A Thank You to My Husband for Father’s Day

A little background first. My husband and I have been married 13 years. We have two children 7 and 3. Our 3-year-old son has autism and is nonverbal. Marriage hasn’t been easy for us and neither has been being parents. We both come from broken homes. So we’ve had to be our own examples of […]

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School Shooting

How to Talk to Children about School Shootings

When I was young, school was my safe place. It was filled with learning and fun. I never worried about  someone with a gun, whether it was a student, parent or former employee, inflicting harm or killing anyone. My main concern was getting good grades and going to college not whether I lived or not. […]

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My Diverse World ::| Atlanta Area Moms Blog ::|

My Diverse World

I live in Gwinnett County, one of the fastest growing counties in terms of diversity. I love that I can eat at local restaurants and eat food from around the world. Especially street tacos with homemade corn tortillas. I have neighbors that are of different nationalities. They are Mexican, African, Asian, Black, White, Central and […]

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