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WSBTV Joins Forces with Influential Parenting Bloggers to Bring You More Positive News

WSBTV Joins Forces with Influential Parenting Bloggers to Bring You More Positive News
July 21, 2015 1 Comment »

Every morning my day starts with WSBTV and Fred Blankenship leading with the news about my Metro Atlanta community. I watch it mostly because I trust the station and how they deliver the news and I feel like they know ... Read More »

Massive List of Where to Get FREE Back to School Supplies!

Massive List of Where to Get FREE Back to School Supplies!
June 30, 2015 Comments Off on Massive List of Where to Get FREE Back to School Supplies!

If you’re like me you are getting ready for back to school already and searching high and low for the best deals or some FREE stuff that can help reduce costs. Since I was searching, I decided to compile a ... Read More »

It’s Officially Summer! Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wilderness at The Smokies

It’s Officially Summer! Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wilderness at The Smokies
June 24, 2015 Comments Off on It’s Officially Summer! Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wilderness at The Smokies

It’s officially summer and time to plan out those vacations  and your Fourth of July vacay plans. As you do, make sure this year you one-up your regular vacations because there is a cooler way to have big fun with ... Read More »

Ron Clark Academy Students Create Innovative Designs Powered by Staples #MakeMoreHappen

Ron Clark Academy Students Create Innovative Designs Powered by Staples #MakeMoreHappen
June 12, 2015 Comments Off on Ron Clark Academy Students Create Innovative Designs Powered by Staples #MakeMoreHappen

The Ron Clark Academy has set the bar high when it comes to excellence in academics. Everyone identifies the school by its innovative teaching practices and of course by the smart, outgoing kids who shake your hand firmly and rock ... Read More »

HUGE LIST of Places To See Movies Outside in Atlanta This Summer

HUGE LIST of Places To See Movies Outside in Atlanta This Summer
May 29, 2015 Comments Off on HUGE LIST of Places To See Movies Outside in Atlanta This Summer

Are your kids bored yet? Looking to get outdoors and take in a good movie and have some together time? Well there are PLENTY of places to see a good movie for free and get out and catch a cool ... Read More »

Celebs Celebrate Ambassador Andrew Young’s 83rd Birthday + Leadership Awards #AYFConnectingGenerations

Celebs Celebrate Ambassador Andrew Young’s 83rd Birthday + Leadership Awards #AYFConnectingGenerations
May 18, 2015 Comments Off on Celebs Celebrate Ambassador Andrew Young’s 83rd Birthday + Leadership Awards #AYFConnectingGenerations

He’s more than a civil rights icon. Ambassador Andrew Young is a game -changer. This weekend The Andrew Young Foundation celebrated the 83rd birthday of its founder, Ambassador Andrew Young, by hosting the first Andrew Young International Leadership Awards. Ambassador Young ... Read More »

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools
May 15, 2015 7 Comments »

UPDATE: A parent steps forward to recount the problems her daughter has had with Mrs. Rush. This parent’s statement is in response to a comment made by someone on my blog who discounts what is being said. Thank you Kim ... Read More »

St. Jude’s Second Annual Evening of Hope Set at College Football Hall of Fame

St. Jude’s Second Annual Evening of Hope Set at College Football Hall of Fame
May 14, 2015 Comments Off on St. Jude’s Second Annual Evening of Hope Set at College Football Hall of Fame

The second annual St. Jude Southern Evening of Hope is planned at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at the College Football Hall of Fame to raise awareness and funding for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and honor three-time Super ... Read More »

Saving Lives; One Child At a Time #StJudeBlogTour

Saving Lives; One Child At a Time #StJudeBlogTour
May 14, 2015 Comments Off on Saving Lives; One Child At a Time #StJudeBlogTour

Hope. Inspiration. Love. Recently I had the opportunity to visit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and while I was prepared to be sad and crying the whole way through, the experience was more uplifting than I ever thought it would be. ... Read More »

VIDEO: Our Bahamas Vacay; How To Make The Best Of Cruising With Kids

VIDEO: Our Bahamas Vacay; How To Make The Best Of Cruising With Kids
May 9, 2015 Comments Off on VIDEO: Our Bahamas Vacay; How To Make The Best Of Cruising With Kids

Woosah… The Smith family took a much needed vacation to the Bahamas and a felt a bit guilty about only wanting to chill, sleep and watch TV during our four-night cruise on Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas. But relaxing ... Read More »

Proud Mom Moment: My Daughter Makes Her Film Debut at Morehouse College’s Film Fest

Proud Mom Moment: My Daughter Makes Her Film Debut at Morehouse College’s Film Fest
May 2, 2015 Comments Off on Proud Mom Moment: My Daughter Makes Her Film Debut at Morehouse College’s Film Fest

All I have to say in surreal.  For those of you who know, my daughter Mikaela is on a wonderful journey trying to work her way into the entertainment business as an actress. It’s been a long road and even ... Read More »

Dirty Daddy? Ludacris REFUSES to Allow His Daughter To Speak to Her Mom Tamika Fuller

Dirty Daddy? Ludacris REFUSES to Allow His Daughter To Speak to Her Mom Tamika Fuller
April 22, 2015 1 Comment »

This is a crying shame! Check out this EXCLUSIVE conversation between rapper Ludacris and his ex Tamika Fuller as she pleads with him just to see her daughter Cai. Luda allegedly disses Tamika big time by denying her the right to talk to ... Read More »

Enough! Why You Should Put Your Kids Toys in Jail & How Your Child Can Bail Them Out

Enough! Why You Should Put Your Kids Toys in Jail & How Your Child Can Bail Them Out
April 19, 2015 Comments Off on Enough! Why You Should Put Your Kids Toys in Jail & How Your Child Can Bail Them Out

I’m done. I am so tired of walking in my son Jojo’s room and feeling an overwhelming feeling like a hurricane hit his room and ONLY his room. Its’s junky, messy and a crying shame that I allow him to ... Read More »

Why Preservatives Are Beneficial To Our Health; A Q&A With @ConAgraFoods #AntioxidantFacts #spon

Why Preservatives Are Beneficial To Our Health; A Q&A With @ConAgraFoods #AntioxidantFacts #spon
April 14, 2015 Comments Off on Why Preservatives Are Beneficial To Our Health; A Q&A With @ConAgraFoods #AntioxidantFacts #spon

Preservatives is the big “P” word that I always thought was a bad thing when it came to foods. I only knew a little about preservatives like it was something that helped foods have shelf life and that it wasn’t ... Read More »

[PHOTOS] Cynthia Bailey Awards ‘Kids Dreaming Big’ Scholarship With @FredsInc

[PHOTOS] Cynthia Bailey Awards ‘Kids Dreaming Big’ Scholarship With @FredsInc
April 10, 2015 Comments Off on [PHOTOS] Cynthia Bailey Awards ‘Kids Dreaming Big’ Scholarship With @FredsInc

Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta Star Cynthia Bailey and daughter Noelle Robinson along with K.97’s Big Sue hosted the “Kids Dreaming Big” Meet and Greet celebrating the second annual “Kids Dreaming Big” Scholarship this past weekend. The community gathered at ... Read More »