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The Best Lessons I Learned About Being a Mom, I Learned From My Dad

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It’s month 8 of my 1st pregnancy and sh*t is hitting the fan. Let’s imagine it’s that baby green kind that we can all relate to. I’m 3,000 miles away from my family and completely unsure of…

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What I Worry Most About for My Children

“I worry that I will make a mistake parenting both of these beautiful souls.”

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Events Canceled in Atlanta? Here’s What to Do with the Kids Mar. 20-22

Looking for something to do in Atlanta with kids? You’ve just found the motherlode.

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Falling in Love with Emma

Life, you’ll find, is a great adventure with a great mix of a whole lot of everything. You’ll know pain and elation, boredom and excitement. You’ll mourn and you’ll find hope. But hold tight onto your hope—it’ll help you endure until it’s time again to enjoy.

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La Brea Tar Pits: A Park That’s Not the Pits!

Find out why the La Brea Tar Pits is one of our favorite, family-friendly destinations!

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This Simple Hack Is the Fastest Way to Cool Off Your Car In Summer Heat

Luckily there are some simple steps you can take to beat the heat.

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A Farewell to Stuffies

“Yeah, it’s fine. I never play with her anymore Mom.”

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Nature NOW: Bill’s Backyard Opens at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

It’s time to dig in the dirt, build some stick forts and hide in a tree! The new outdoor exhibit at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose is open for business.

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Why We Took a Road Trip After My Daughter’s Seizure

Four months ago, our oldest daughter had a grand mal seizure. It was a terrifying experience. Though she was diagnosed with deafness at birth and autism at the age of 5, nothing prepared us for this medical emergency. We felt…

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How To Be the Most Embarrassing School Mom in 8 Easy Steps

As school is quickly approaching (and has already arrived for some), I’ve thought of some ways that I can embarrass my 2 elementary-aged kids. I have vivid memories of my father standing outside of his 1985 Buick LeSabre waving at…

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High-Voltage Playgrounds You HAVE To Try

Hold onto your britches! These playgrounds really deliver the thrills and squeals you’re seeking!

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A Peace Offering: Your Stress-Free Guide to Serenbe

Read on to get the inside scoop on day-tripping to the modern Mayberry with your houseful of mayhem.

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This is How We Roll: Atlanta’s Best Hills

Nothing gets the giggles going like rolling down a good, grassy hill—so head to one of our favorite spots for a few rounds of free fun.

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Rolling, Rolling, Rolling, Keep Them Kiddies Rolling

Urban asphalt got you down? Grab your kids and hit one of these grassy hills and just start rolling along.

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Explore: Dracena Quarry Park

Piedmont dwellers are protective of their play spaces, and for good reason. Dracena Park is one of those hidden neighborhood gems that you just want to keep to yourself. But now you’re in on the secret, too, and whether you…

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Explore: Chism Beach Park

Explore: Chism Beach Park

One of the best kept secrets in West Bellevue is Chism Beach Park and when the weather is lovely, it’s the ultimate venue for a morning play date. The park sits on Lake Washington, but the…

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