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ATS Professional Learning Center Offers Free Excel Class for Diapers!

ATS Professional Learning Center Offers Free Excel Class for Diapers!
August 19, 2011 2 Comments »

Raise your hand if you want to learn Excel. If you need to keep track of accounting, records, or need to organize your database then you should sign up for the Excel 2010 Level 2 class August 27th in Marietta. ... Read More »

Introducing the Riley Duncan JR. Show! Starring MY Mikaela Smith!

Introducing the Riley Duncan JR. Show! Starring MY Mikaela Smith!
August 19, 2011 Comments Off on Introducing the Riley Duncan JR. Show! Starring MY Mikaela Smith!

This is what moms of really creative kids do. We either jet-set from city to city, lined up for hours at auditions to get our creative kids noticed or we CREATE an outlet on YouTube where they can be seen ... Read More »

Interview with Stacey Snider CEO of DreamWorks about Her Take on The Help Movie

Interview with Stacey Snider CEO of DreamWorks about Her Take on The Help Movie
August 18, 2011 Comments Off on Interview with Stacey Snider CEO of DreamWorks about Her Take on The Help Movie

Undoubtedly this movie will move you. From the first moments you see Aibileen on the screen hugging up Mae Mobley and whispering to her in broken English those endearing words which filter inside a child’s soul and kiss their self-esteem, ... Read More »

My New York Trip to the Nate Berkus Show

My New York Trip to the Nate Berkus Show
August 17, 2011 10 Comments »

For the last few weeks I have been really excited about meeting interior designer extraordinaire Nate Berkus and yesterday I finally got my chance. The Nate Berkus show staff flew me and my mom out to New York for one ... Read More »

Sunday Spotlight: Christina and Seth Thompson Taught their 3-year-old Tot how to Give for the Greater Good

Sunday Spotlight: Christina and Seth Thompson Taught their 3-year-old Tot how to Give for the Greater Good
August 14, 2011 Comments Off on Sunday Spotlight: Christina and Seth Thompson Taught their 3-year-old Tot how to Give for the Greater Good

Even at 3-year-old, Emerson Thompson knows how to share. I can’t say that much about my 3-year-old, but little Emerson knows already that if she has too many toys, she’s got to give some away. She’s also learning the value ... Read More »

Out on the Town with Tami at a Williams-Sonoma Cooking Demo that was Delicioso!

Out on the Town with Tami at a Williams-Sonoma Cooking Demo that was Delicioso!
August 10, 2011 4 Comments »

I have to admit, I’m a cooking queen! I love to bake, fry, saute and puree and whip up eclectic mouth-watering dishes for the Smith 6 (that’s my kids and my husband). So it was especially delightful when I got ... Read More »

Being a Teen Mom Had its Benefits says Modern Family Star Sofia Vergara

Being a Teen Mom Had its Benefits says Modern Family Star Sofia Vergara
August 5, 2011 Comments Off on Being a Teen Mom Had its Benefits says Modern Family Star Sofia Vergara

USMAGAZINE “Modern Family” bombshell Sofia Vergara, now 39, had her handsome son Manolo when she was just 19, and the Colombian actress tells Redbook magazine that the teenage pregnancy had its benefits. “When I had Manolo, I was 19, and ... Read More »

First Day of School for the Smith Crew

First Day of School for the Smith Crew
August 4, 2011 2 Comments »

School is back in full effect! Yay! My girls started school today. Jo-Jo starts preschool on Monday. But today was Milan’s first day of kindergarten. I let her ride on the big ole’ school bus and then drove to the ... Read More »

The Help Movie Opens Today-EXCLUSIVE: Viola Davis says Playing a Maid in ‘The Help’ Brought Intense Heat from Hollywood

The Help Movie Opens Today-EXCLUSIVE: Viola Davis says Playing a Maid in ‘The Help’ Brought Intense Heat from Hollywood
August 3, 2011 9 Comments »

Davis speaks candidly about playing a role that was assumed to be mammy-like and feeling the pressure from readers who was rooting for Oprah to get the role In 2011 you don’t play a maid in a movie. Or so ... Read More »

Fantasia’s Got a Bun Cooking & it’s by Antwuan Cook

Fantasia’s Got a Bun Cooking & it’s by Antwuan Cook
August 1, 2011 Comments Off on Fantasia’s Got a Bun Cooking & it’s by Antwuan Cook

One of my favorite singers Fantasia is having baby number two by her boyfriend Antwan Cook, you know the guy that she broke up with because he was still having relations with his wife…. Well anyway, she’s pregnant and she’s ... Read More »

Sunday Shoutout: Angelina Jolie says She Teaches Her Rainbow Coalition of Kids to Appreciate Their Cultures

Sunday Shoutout: Angelina Jolie says She Teaches Her Rainbow Coalition of Kids to Appreciate Their Cultures
July 31, 2011 Comments Off on Sunday Shoutout: Angelina Jolie says She Teaches Her Rainbow Coalition of Kids to Appreciate Their Cultures

Hmmmmm……….. Can a black child raised in a white home really get a sense of who are are and from whence they came? You know I would have thought maybe not, until that is, Barack Obama came along. Mr. President ... Read More »

CincoDAD: Kevin Federline is Expecting Fifth Child

CincoDAD: Kevin Federline is Expecting Fifth Child
July 30, 2011 Comments Off on CincoDAD: Kevin Federline is Expecting Fifth Child

There’s a fellow blogger named Jennifer who calls herself Baby Making Machine. With all due-respect Jen, you’re not a baby making machine- Kevin Federline is! This mess of a man is having yet another kid not by Shar Jackson, who ... Read More »

Kim Kardashian’s Wedding Invite is Out

July 30, 2011 Comments Off on Kim Kardashian’s Wedding Invite is Out

Awww. I’m actually happy for Kim K. It has been a long hard road for Kim K. But she basking in wedding bliss right about now. Come August 20, Kim Kardashian will be saying “I’s married now…” to 26-year-old New ... Read More »

In SMDH News: Soulja Boy Buys a $55 mil Jet for his 21st B-Day

In SMDH News: Soulja Boy Buys a $55 mil Jet for his 21st B-Day
July 30, 2011 Comments Off on In SMDH News: Soulja Boy Buys a $55 mil Jet for his 21st B-Day

When I was 21, I didn’t have .55 cents! Let alone enough to buy a $55 million-dollar jet! But Soulja Boy’s got it like that! The young hip-hop sensation bought a jet for $35 million and has dropped another $20 ... Read More »

Obama Scolds Congress and Says His Daughters Could Do Better

Obama Scolds Congress and Says His Daughters Could Do Better
July 29, 2011 Comments Off on Obama Scolds Congress and Says His Daughters Could Do Better

As a parent of five kids, I don’t allow my kids to do things at the last minute. I’m not a last minute person and I damn sure didn’t elect officials to drag their feet because they can. President Obama ... Read More »