Author Archive | Jen

Kaden and his Grandpa, May 2018

Imaginary Grandpa

I believe that imaginary friends are a healthy part of a child’s development. I think that it demonstrates a strong creative mind and I encourage it. My older son frequently invited Bambi the deer, and Spirit the horse to move in with us when he was little. I’m familiar with having an extra personality in the room […]

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Weekend Trip to Nashville

There are plenty of places to travel to from Atlanta for a fun weekend away! My husband won a free hotel stay just outside of Nashville, so we decided we’d take the four-year-old and enjoy a quick weekend trip!  Everyone knows Nashville centers around music, specifically Country Music. To be completely transparent, my husband and […]

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Beware of Toxic People || Atlanta Area Moms Blog ||

Beware of Toxic People

We all know to stay away from products that are toxic or poisonous. And make sure our kids stay away from them, too. But, for some reason, the same doesn’t hold true when it comes to how we deal with toxic people.   Toxic people are those who take more than they give and who […]

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The Great American Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse is Coming!

Call me a nerd all you want, but I am super-excited about August 21, 2017, and being able to see a solar eclipse! As you know, a solar eclipse is when the Moon gets between the Earth and the Sun and blocks the sun's light completely. What's so special about this eclipse? Well, it's the [...]
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What is an amicable divorce? | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

What is an Amicable Divorce?

Is there such a thing as an amicable divorce? And by ‘amicable’ I mean painful, heartbreaking, and stressful. I have friends and colleagues whose divorces were much, much worse. So yes, my divorce was totally amicable. It’s been six years so I have had some time to look back on what lead to that ‘amicable’ […]

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Adulting Myths {Tales from Parenting} | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Adulting Myths

As a kid, I thought there would be a magical moment when adulthood opened up in front of me. Like a bright shining light, it would have Olivia Newton-John roller skating through it (because I grew up in the 80s and ONJ was the Queen! Hey – it was before Beyonce). That light never happened, […]

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