Archives for November 2014

Five Family Favorites

Recently we started a new series at Smyrna Parent: Five Family Favorites. We’ll be sharing the 5 items that we cannot live without right now. With a total overload of products marketed for families it sometimes feels that many don’t live up to the hype. But sometimes we find gems that suddenly become indispensable. Smyrna Parent contributors & guests will […]

Acts of Kindness for Toddlers & Young Kids

This week we’ve been making an effort to talk with our older daughter about things we are thankful for. So far, I have gathered that she is thankful for leaves (especially red ones), grass, gloves, firetrucks, dogs, and Dum-Dums from the doctor. It’s a start. I was thinking about ways to carry this gratitude through the […]

{Thanksgiving Craft} Personalized Gratitude Candle Holder

As we race from Halloween straight to Christmas, it seems more important than ever to pause, breathe, and notice all there is to be thankful for. This craft is fun to make with your children (extra kid points for paint on their hands!), but best of all it can sit on your dinner table, or other […]

{Worth the Drive} Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Santa Train Review & Giveaway

{Updated November 2014} This post originally ran last year but we have an update for you! The folks over at The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway are giving away 4 tickets for a non-themed train ride during the the 2015 season! More details and contest entry are below. We enjoyed our experience so much that we immediately […]

Weekend Fun, November 7 – 9

Friday Marietta’s Annual Holiday Open House. 6-9pm. Marietta Square. The Annual Holiday Open House and the kick-off of Candlelight Shopping on the Downtown Marietta Square is Friday, November 7 from 6-9 p.m. The galleries, eateries, boutiques and gift shops of Marietta Square will offer shoppers unique finds perfect for the holiday season. Candlelight Shopping continues […]