A blog for busy moms in Atlanta

Olive Garden to Offer Free Babysitting Feb. 20

10:07 am Feb. 11, 2015

Olive Garden is breaking down the barriers to date night for parents through a North American partnership with My Gym. The Italian restaurant is providing kids with a FREE fun-filled evening at My Gym while

5 reasons kids should play

10:45 am Jan. 28, 2015

It probably no surprise to anyone that over the last 30 years,  obesity has more than doubled in young children and quadrupled in adolescents, potentially leading to a host of chronic diseases later in

Parents spending more time doing homework

11:33 am Jan. 15, 2015

According to a survey released early this week by Education. com, 80 percent of parents are spending more time helping their kids with homework than their parents spent with them and 70 percent of teachers  expect them to, well, at least sometimes.

It would seem, therefore, that parents are rising to the occasion and being more actively involved in their child’s education.

But we’re just getting started. The survey also discovered these

The Elf on the Shelf Now Has Reindeer Pet

1:33 pm Nov. 14, 2014

The Elf on the Shelf — based here in Atlanta — and rooted in a family tradition back going back to the 1970s, has sold a whopping 7 million books (and elves) since its 2005

British nanny offers tips for parenting in crisis

11:01 am Jul. 14, 2014

British nanny Emma Jenner says modern-day parenting is in crisis, according to a piece published on The Huffington Post.

She says: “I generally am quite an optimistic person. I tend to believe that everything will work out for the best unless the evidence is overwhelmingly to the contrary, and anyone who knows me will tell you that I am not prone to drama. That’s why when I say that modern parenting