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My Love Varieties

My Love Varieties

Whew! We made it through another holiday season. Now that we’re in February, it’s time for to get in the mood for love or rather the many types of love. As a woman, we wear many different types of hats – mother, daughter, sister, friend, counselor, etc. It’s only fitting that we have different types of […]

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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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Kids In the Community: MLK Day of Service

The first of the year has come and gone and many of us are still in holiday hangover mode and feeling drained of both energy & money, or is that just me?. We’re getting used to how the house looks without all that fun & festive décor and getting back into the swing of things […]

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Uniters, Not Dividers | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Uniters, Not Dividers

Divisive:(adjective) tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people I don’t have to say it. We all know. The climate in our country (world?) right now is incredibly divisive. We are warring factions all day long and it’s sad and exhausting. Even my 76-year-old dad, who has lived through the Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee, […]

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Feeling...Less than (Comparison Trap) | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Feeling … less than

Allow me to introduce you to some amazing women who may not be in my immediate circle, but are all housed in my life’s concentric ones. Meaning, I personally know and have spent time with every one of these ladies at some point in my journey. Prepare to understand how I can feel…well…less than. Significantly. […]

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My Big Dirty Secret - Atlanta's Messiest Closet | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

My Big Dirty Secret: I Was The Not-So-Proud Owner of “Atlanta’s Messiest Closet” (And 10 Tips You Can Use To Clean Your Closet!)

Now, you’ve seen it. That was my closet. So messy that it actually won a contest for officially being “Atlanta’s Messiest Closet.” Y’all, this is the ultimate case of “(mom)life happens!” To clear the air, because I know you’re wondering, “how the heck did that happen?” I moved from New York City to Augusta to be […]

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