Archives for June 2014

Out-of–the-Box Ideas to Get Some Exercise (With a Baby In Tow)

I feel like being able to get a good workout in is way harder as a parent than it was pre-baby. Regardless of the reason (childcare, budget for a gym membership, clingy child, personal preference, or just shall we say overall tiredness), our bodies and minds still need a little exercise (you know, other than […]

Weekend Events, June 27 – 29

Friday A Wrinkle in Time – The Musical. 7pm. St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 490 Arnold Mill Rd., Woodstock. Join Lolek’s Storytellers in their fifth production, A Wrinkle in Time – The Musical. Original script and music score. Join Meg, her 5 year old little brother, Charles Wallace, and their new friend, Calvin O’Keefe, as they are swept into an adventure led by […]

DIY Giant Bubbles

  I love those blog posts that describe fun crafts and activities that can be done with items you already have in your home. But, well, this particular blog post is absolutely, exactly nothing like that. You will have to work to get these amazing bubbles. And if you order the supplies online, your Amazon “recommended” list […]

Weekend Events, June 20 – 22

Friday Friday Film Fun. 2pm. Smyrna Public Library. The Nut Job, rated PG. Cobb County Classic Rodeo. 8pm. Jim Miller Park. Bull riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, tie down roping and barrel racing. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Cobb County Sheriff Mounted Patrol Unit. Adults $15.00; Children $12.00; Under 5 Free. Parking is $3. […]

{Readers Recommend} Dance Classes

We’re gathering a ton of great recommendations from local parents on the Smyrna Parent Facebook page. Unfortunately, those posts get pushed down pretty quickly. To keep all of this valuable information from disappearing, we’ve compiled this “Readers Recommend” series which will live under it’s own header on the blog for easy reference and searchability. If […]

Weekend Events – Father’s Day

Friday     Saturday Smyrna Fresh Produce Market. 8am – 12pm. Smyrna First Baptist (Market Village). Michaels Kids’ Club. 10am, 10:30, 11, 11:30. All Michaels locations. Dad & I Build with Legos. 11am. Switzer Library (Marietta). Bring your Dad (or other special adult) to the Switzer Library. We are serving rootbeer and pretzels and building with legos.  Donuts with […]

{Smyrna Voices} For the Dads

There are certain qualities in a father that mean the most to me. First, I think a father should provide unconditional love. A father should encourage their child to be a critical and independent thinker. A father should inspire their child to be a dreamer and follow those dreams, no matter where in the world […]

{Readers Recommend} Sushi Restaurants

We’re gathering a ton of great recommendations from local parents on the Smyrna Parent Facebook page. Unfortunately, those posts get pushed down pretty quickly. To keep all of this valuable information from disappearing, we’re going to start the “Readers Recommend” series which will live under it’s own header on the blog for easy reference and searchability. […]

Father’s Day Picture Frame & “About My Dad” Free Printable

Happy Father’s Day! Children and crayons go together like cake and icing.  If you’re like me, your crayons seem to multiply over time.  I thought we would put some of those extra crayons to use for a framed Father’s Day project. Items Needed: – 4-6 crayons in a variety of colors – 8×10 picture frame […]

Weekend Events, June 6 – 8

Friday First Friday Art Walk – Marietta Square. 5 – 9pm. First Friday Art Walk at Marietta Square presents a free self-guided tour of the finest in visual and performing arts. Visit us 5 – 9 pm, rain or shine, the first Friday of April through October (except for July 4, 2014). Galleries, museums, restaurants and boutiques host […]