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On Parenting and Anxiety

The first night home after my son was born, I slept for 15 minutes total. We tried for this miracle baby for years and suffered 4 consecutive miscarriages before he was born. When I left for the hospital to be induced, I still hadn’t allowed myself to fully believe we would bring our baby home. […]

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National Day of Unplugging

It seems like there’s a National Day for everything now. There’s a National Pizza Day, a National Donut Day. Y’all- there’s even a National Ferret Day.  But did you know that there’s a National Day of Unplugging? There is and it’s March 9th!  Now, we all know it’s good for us (and our kids) to […]

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Mommy Groups Leaving You Frustrated? Welcome to The Village!

Almost four years ago I became a mother for the very first time. Sleep deprived, terrified, confused and lonely I, like many others, turned to Social Media to vent and find others that understood what I was going through. Little did I know how stressful these groups could actually be. Regardless of what stage your […]

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The Village - Atlanta

The Village

Hi Moms!   You know as well as we do that being a mom is hard work.  It can be isolating, overwhelming and completely exhausting.  In our endless quest to provide crustless sandwiches, teddy bear tea parties, perfectly executed activity drop-off/pick-ups (not to mention avoiding stepping on that stray lego), moms can get lost in [...]
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My Son's Two Left Feet and One Big Grin

My Son’s Two Left Feet and One Big Grin

Watching my little boy play sports is like having an out-of-body experience. He is – at least physically – me. Three paces behind the other children on his two left feet. But it’s there that our similarities end. While my body physically responds (think sweat and hot cheeks) to the memory of anxiety and shame, […]

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The Wonder of Auggie: What His Story Taught Me

“And if you do this, if you act just a little kinder than is necessary, someone else, somewhere, someday, may recognize in you, in every single one of you, the face of God.”  Mr. Tushman, Wonder Wonder. It’s the best-selling book that has sold more than 5 million copies, with a movie adaptation that brought families to […]

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Whining Won't Help || Atlanta Area Moms Blog ||

Whining Gets You Nowhere

Need I say more? I currently have a 4-year-old who thinks whining will help. News alert: it doesn’t, son. It only makes me want to hit my head against the wall and eventually run for the hills. But luckily, I haven’t run away and continue to love and care for my children #greatparenting. I am […]

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