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How young is too young for sports

I have a super active little boy who loves to watch his dad play softball for our church team. He loves getting to run around tossing the big yellow balls and play with his best friend, whose dad is also on the team. Seeing his budding love of sports, I started to wonder “When should…   [Read the full article]

5 Foods that make going dairy-free easier- Coweta Fayette Families

A couple of months ago, we realized the Squish is allergic to milk and so I started eliminating it from my diet so that he wont be exposed through my breastmilk. I had had a vague idea of how dependent our culture is on milk before, but it became clear to me quickly that eliminating…   [Read the full article]

Weekend Trip Idea

Now that summer is here, I am sure that many of you have vacations planned. Maybe you are going to the beaches of Florida or East Georgia? Perhaps you are headed to Orlando for a little bit of fun at Disney or Universal? Or you may be headed out of the country for a little…   [Read the full article]

Bernie Running 1

No. I run, but I am not a runner. A few weeks ago, my fellow CFF blogger Leigh Anne wrote this post about being an active and fit family.  Leigh Anne did such a great job offering ways to stay active and included some really awesome links to local running groups.  Since the weather is getting warmer and it…   [Read the full article]

sport parent

  It’s that time of year…youth sports seasons are about to begin.  In our family, we will play U12 girls’ soccer, U10 baseball, and t-ball.  My daughter also dances ballet, but that is an entirely different subject!  We have been doing the “sport thing” since our oldest was three years old.  We were those doe-eyed parents,…   [Read the full article]

Heart Defect Week

Have you seen all of the hearts around town?  Everywhere you look, you see them.  At the grocery store, in classrooms, and in restaurants.  Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air. When I was little, Valentine’s Day meant writing out cards to friends in my class, making sure that my crush…   [Read the full article]

**Please enjoy this post from our guest blogger Shola Olori.  More information about her can be found at the end of this post.   Many of us fail to drink adequate amounts of it everyday and even though we have been told that we are to drink at least 8 glasses a day or the…   [Read the full article]

exederm body wash

I have blogged on multiple occasions that my son has had some issues with eczema.  If you haven’t read our story you can get caught up here and here.  I am so happy to report that Eli’s skin has gotten so much better.  He seems to have outgrown the terrible eczema outbreaks he suffered from…   [Read the full article]


As many of you know and have read in previous posts, my son was premature. Just in case some of you are new to the blog, my son was born at 26 weeks and weighed 2.8 lbs and we were NICU residents for 3 months. Actually 2 months and 24 days but who is counting?…   [Read the full article]


Today’s post was supposed to be about this awesome new restaurant that has great grass fed burgers….but I just can’t do it.  The thought of burgers makes me nauseous. Actually, it doesn’t take much to make me nauseous….because i’m pregnant.   Don’t get me wrong.  I’m thrilled.  (can’t you tell?)  But I will be more thrilled…   [Read the full article]