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Peachtree Road Race

Everything I Love About the Peachtree Road Race… And Why it Should be a Part of Your 4th of July!

If you’ve lived in Atlanta for any period of time, you know this town is full of rich history and traditions. But, there is absolutely nothing quite like the Peachtree Road Race. I’ve been running this race for the past eight years {with a few pregnancy breaks…}. Each time, I love it more. If you’ve […]

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Things You Need to Know About Pregnancy, Delivery, Postpartum & Motherhood

Growing up, or while trying to conceive, we all have this picture in our mind about how beautiful pregnancy will be, and tend to neglect thinking about the ‘ugly.’  Pregnancy, delivery (be it a vaginal birth or c-section), postpartum, and motherhood aren’t as smooth and picture-perfect as you may think. In some ways I was […]

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Why this Working Mom Feels Guilty…..the Reason May Surprise You

Before I became a mom, I always knew I would continue to work and had no intention of becoming a full-time homemaker. Not that staying at home isn’t an underrated job – it’s probably the most important life skill one can manage. I enjoyed my profession, it gave me a sense of purpose and satisfaction. I […]

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An Hour in the Life of a Burn Boot Camp Rookie

An Hour in the Life of a Burn Boot Camp Rookie

Atlanta Area Moms Blog is partnering with Burn Boot Camp to bring you this post. All opinions are those of the contributor.Two moms walk into a Burn Boot Camp. One exercise every day eats well and has mastered the burpee. She’s confident that she is going to slay this workout, but also that she probably […]

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Shaping Young Minds: Your Baby’s Brain Development

The phrase “knowledge is power” is really a pregnant woman’s code for “the more I learn about child-rearing, the more I completely freak out!” During my first pregnancy, Amazon couldn’t complete its promise on two-day shipping before I was ordering yet another baby book which would freak me out further. Not to mention my mother […]

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You are Not Alone :: #fliptheswitch :: National Infertility Awareness Week

You never know just how much you want something until you’re told you can’t have it.  At the age of 18, I was told I wouldn’t be able to conceive without the help of modern medicine. Before that, I’d had absolutely zero interest in having a child of my own, and was adamant about adopting. […]

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