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What Moms Really Want for Christmas

In a recently conducted, extremely reliable, incredibly scientific poll done by–um–me on my social media, researchers (also me) have discovered what moms truly want for Christmas. The question posed to moms was simple: “If Santa could bring you anything, real or imagined, what would you ask for?” The responses came and a trend overwhelmingly presented […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Overcome Fear of the Dentist

As a dentist, I’ve gotten used to people not wanting to spend time with me. The prospect of someone rooting around in your mouth, using a drill, or administering a shot is unpleasant—and I understand why many feel anxious. Instead of taking it personally, I use the opportunity to help my patients learn to cope […]

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To the Parents of Kids with Special Needs: They are Beautiful, and So Are You

To the Parents of Kids with Special Needs: They are Beautiful, and So Are You

At the age of 19, I was a student at Kennesaw State University on my 2nd major. I was extremely unsure of what I wanted to do post-graduation until a fateful phone call from my former 6th-grade math teacher. I had registered as a substitute teacher to make some extra money, and the very first […]

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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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2018 Call for Contributors :: Join the Atlanta Area Moms Blog Team ::

2018 Call for Contributors :: Join our Team

Are YOU the next Atlanta Area Moms Blog Contributor? Do you want to write for Atlanta Area Moms Blog? We will be adding to our group of regular contributors beginning in December and we’re looking for fresh, local voices to join our team! This is a volunteer position (with some fun perks to make it worth […]

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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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CoolSculpting® vs. Liposuction

Our friends at Buckhead Facial Plastic Surgery help us to understand CoolSculpting® vs. Liposuction After having kids, your midsection takes on a whole new look, and it’s usually not the one you want.   Loose skin, stretch marks, extra fat – these are common issues for moms. I don’t know a mom who doesn’t have tummy troubles. Even […]

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Goldfish Swim School Summer Water Safety Series: Part Three

Goldfish Swim School Summer Water Safety Series: Part Three

Water and swim safety skills every family can work on this summer The staff at Goldfish Swim School Johns Creek work on basic safety skills with their students every week in lessons. The Goldfish team is partnering with the Atlanta Area Moms Blog to share FOUR basic water safety tips parents can work on with [...]
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Summer Swim Safety from Goldfish Swim School Johns Creek

Summer Swim Safety Series :: Part 2

Our partners at Goldfish Swim School Johns Creek have more essential information to share with us for our summer safety series…  Floaties, Mermaid Tails and other personal floatation devices: What’s safe and what’s not? Parents are likely seeing a range of floatation devices and other pool toys and props at their neighborhood pools this summer. […]

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We are thrilled to bring you this essential summer series. We are grateful for our partners at Goldfish Swim School - Johns Creek to help keep our families safe this summer!

Summer Swim Safety Series :: Part 1

The Atlanta Area Moms Blog is thrilled to bring you this essential summer series. We are grateful for our partners at Goldfish Swim School – Johns Creek to help keep our families safe this summer!  Water Safety 101 Summertime means trips to the pool and fun at the beach! Fun for the whole family! But […]

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