Gone Fishing: Teaching your child to love fishing.

Fishing can be such a fun, family-friendly activity. It can be educational and a bonding experience. But for something that was a commonplace activity years ago, the number of families that now engage in the old favorite pastime and pass down the knowledge of fishing is far less than what it used to be. There […]

Summer Camp Guide

  There are many signs that Smyrna is growing all around us, but somehow seeing how this list grows year over year continues to surprise me. Such a great community for families! Before we get started, here are the usual disclaimers: Some companies don’t update their summer camp pages until after spring break camps are […]

Smyrna Area Spring Consignment Sales

  Consignment Sale season is upon us! Grab your laundry basket and get ready to snag the best bargins on those adorable spring & summer outfits, baby gear, books, toys and more. Here’s what’s coming up in our area this spring! (Registration is still open for many of the later sales. If you’d like to clean out […]

New Year’s Eve Parties with the Littles

Whether you’re staying home for New Year’s Eve or scored that coveted babysitter for the evening, here are a few things going on New Year’s day so you can enjoy some early fun with the whole family.   Marietta Square New Year’s Eve. Marietta has a full day and night planned for New Year’s Eve! Head over […]

Santa Claus is coming to Cobb!

Santa Claus is coming to Cobb! And in the case of Town Center, he’s already here for all of you early birds who want your photos and Christmas cards ordered before Thanksgiving! These are his traditional, long-term locations, but he’ll also make special appearances at many of our local events, which you can find here.   Town […]

The Smyrna Parent Holiday Event Guide

  Regardless of what types of activities you enjoy with your family, there is bound to be something you’ll enjoy and that will fit your budget this holiday season in the Greater Atlanta area (and beyond).  Below, we’ve compiled one of the most extensive lists out there for family-friendly winter holiday activities! *Drive times are estimated […]

Halloween Events

Happy Halloween! I know most people have their plans locked down, but I’m still seeing a few questions on facebook about what’s going on today/tonight, so I thought I’d get this posted! Spooky Dragonfly Festival. 10am – 5pm. Dragonfly Boutique, Concord Rd, Smyrna. Crafts, face painting, local artists, food, trick or treating, and more will […]

Halloween Happenings

  We told you about all the great fall festivals and local pumpkin patches last week, so now here is Part 2 — all of the local Trunk-or-Treat and Halloween events happening at the end of the month! Get the kids (and yourself) dressed up for some Halloween fun! {Many of the church-based events are seeking […]

Fall Fairs, Fests and Special Events!

There’s something special about the month of October, with the cooler weather, the shift into the “holiday” mentality and the abundance of fairs, fests and chili cook-offs. There’s an overload of family-friendly activities to enjoy between now and Halloween, so get out and enjoy all that our area has to offer! {Trunk or Treat events are […]

3 Ways to Stay Healthy as the Seasons Change

With the recent cooling of Atlanta temperatures, many of us have welcomed Fall with open arms! For some, this seasonal change can bring a new set of symptoms and ill health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the rates of flus/colds increase during colder seasons. This has less to do with how […]