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Girlfriend Getaway

My best friend and I have been friends since 7th grade. We have gone through many phases together – adolescence, college (roommates all four years), marriage, motherhood, etc. We have traveled together many times over the years, although the last time we traveled as “just the two of us” was almost 11 years ago. We…   [Read the full article]

car ready for emergency

Did everyone survive “Snowjam 2014,” or as I refer to it, “The Snowpacalypse?” I am so ready for spring!   Full disclosure: I made a shout out on facebook for blog topics today and my friend Rachael  chimed in with this topic. Glad she did! One thing that dawned on me watching all the news coverage is how…   [Read the full article]


  As a “Mama on the Far Side of Childhood,” I find it troubling, based on what I”m seeing in the media and in public, that manners do not seem to be as much of a priority as they used to be! Simply defined, being mannerly is behaving well and being courteous to others. If everyone…   [Read the full article]


                                      At first, it is really cute noticing how literal children can be. For example, you might ask your child to draw a picture of his favorite sandwich. He draws a Halloween-type witch wearing a black pointy…   [Read the full article]

    Yesterday, we hopped into the Justice store at The Avenue Peachtree City. Have y”all been there? It”s a store exclusively for girls, and while I almost want to call it a gateway to Victoria”s Secret, it really isn”t THAT bad, and for my peace-sign loving Big Sister, it”s a store sent down from…   [Read the full article]


  Once upon a time, I was a part of a group of girlfriends. Through random circumstance (read: having a lot of the same classes together in high school) we all became close, vowing to never ever lose touch, to still get together even after we graduated college, got married, and have kids. In a…   [Read the full article]

BG Broken Foot

I am a proud M.D.,* (*Mama Doctor), and I worked very hard to earn my pseudo-degree! I have experience with more injuries, diseases, and medical procedures than I could have ever imagined. I did this through many hours of caring for children, family members, friends, and pets, during a plethora of illnesses and traumas. I…   [Read the full article]

Paleo Experiment

2 weeks ago, I told y”all that I was going to start the Paleo diet. Well, how”s it going?   Pretty good actually! I”ve lost 5 pounds and I”m REALLY enjoying not having to count calories…to eat until I am full, and then not eat again UNTIL I AM HUNGRY. Sometimes that comes quicker than…   [Read the full article]

Paleo Experiment

    Today is January 15th. 15 days into 2013. In my last post, I wrote that  my main personal goal this year was to get to my goal weight. 35 pounds to go. Well, let’s make that 36.4. There have been a lot of excuses as to why I haven’t exactly got to work…   [Read the full article]

Happy 2013, everybody! Ah, I feel good any time I get a “do-over.” Not only for Mom”s New Year (beginning of the school year!) but also in the ACTUAL new year. Something about a clean slate leaves me feeling energized! Last year I decided I”d write down some goals for our family-not just resolutions. While…   [Read the full article]