Spring Break Fun

Spring Break Camps Believe it or not, it’s not too late for spring break camps — these businesses allow you to register for single days or partial weeks. Availability is limited! Jitterbug Performing Arts. Open for campers aged 3 (if potty trained) – 12 years old, with options for 9am – 1pm or 9am – 4pm camps. […]

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 […]

Make a Difference This Holiday Season…Locally

  Whether it be giving your time, talent or treasures, there are many ways to get involved this holiday season.  There are many national and local non-profits serving children, adults, animals, and the environment right here in Cobb County. While these groups need our support year-round, there are some special needs at this time of […]

How to Improve your Christmas Morning Photos

  The tree is lit, it’s 6am and it looks like everyone in the house has been “good” this year as Santa has left lots of goodies for your little ones under the tree. As everyone hurtles towards the living room and the wrapping paper starts flying, you reach for your camera only to find […]

{Book Review} Books About Giving

December is about gift giving, and I think the best gift you can give to your children is reading with them. No child is ever too young or too old and there’s no “right” book to read together, so choose books you enjoy! Want some inspiration? Here are some books that show that caring about […]

Local Thanksgiving Events

We published our Holiday Events Listing nice and early for the planners…and those who already have their Pandora Christmas station blasting (you know who you are!), but it’s time to give Thanksgiving some much needed love. Here is a combo post — you’ll get all of the Thanksgiving-specific events happening near us, plus the usual Weekend Fun […]

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 […]