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Summer Craft Activities

As we prepare for the coming summer heat, (I’m mean we live in Georgia and the summer is sweltering), I’ve been scouring Pinterest for activities and crafts to do with the Goober. Here’s a round-up of my favorites! 1. bubble art, 2. sensory bottles, 3. Toddler Spray Paint 4.  sidewalk chalk paint, 5. Dough Paint,…   [Read the full article]

In the Art of It Studio Local Spotlight

I have always had birthday parties for my children at our home, but decided to try something different this year. My oldest was turning six and wanted to have an art party. Lucky for us, there are several options around town for such a celebration. We ended up having the party at In the Art…   [Read the full article]

Bubbles & Brushes

Last week, the Goober and I met up with some friends for a playdate and thought we would try out one of the places that made PSMB’s 25 Summertime Activities List: Bubbles and Brushes in Newnan, Georgia. Bubbles and Brushes is a full service art studio, where they have an “open studio” policy where you…   [Read the full article]

Music garden summer camp

We first introduced you to The Music Garden in this post.  Since then, owner Luanne has been busy conducting music classes for kids (and moms and dads) of all ages!  If you haven’t had the chance to join them, it’s not too late.  If you aren’t sure if the Music Garden is for you, you…   [Read the full article]

5 Annoying Things Moms Do to Other Moms

It all started when I found out I was pregnant. People started coming out of the woodwork, stopping me in the grocery store, well-meaning family calling me on the phone, all to give me advice on how to take care of my baby, both before and after birth. And I’m not going to lie; it…   [Read the full article]

No, I’m not talking about Moms of Preschoolers, or MOMS Club.   I’m not even talking about a group that you met on Facebook, or   I’m talking about a more unofficial type of club.   Like the ‘Cloth Diaper’ club, or the ‘Working Mom’ club.   You know what I mean.   Many times, we don’t have…   [Read the full article]

The Music Garden

  Part of our mission is to connect local families with awesome local businesses.  This week we’re highlighting The Music Garden in Peachtree City.  The Music Garden just opened for business two weeks ago, and is still taking new students.  If you are looking for a great way to introduce your child to the basics…   [Read the full article]


A little over a month ago I posted “It’s Okay” but is it really? I encourage you to take a moment and read it if you haven’t already done so.  I want to talk today about the discussions and thoughts I have had since that original post. My initial conversations about the topic came the same…   [Read the full article]

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Birthday Party

  The Goober just had his first birthday a few weeks ago and as I posted in the pull-string piñata post, it was a If You Give a Mouse a Cookie party. For me it is always easiest to plan a party if I can find some sort of theme to guide me. I wanted…   [Read the full article]


I would like to share with you one of the single most irritating things I encounter as a mom.  I  have my suspicions that I am not alone.  I also have to confess that I am not innocent in doing the exact same thing to other moms.  I think we just don’t give it much…   [Read the full article]