Mini Land LegoLand Atlanta

More Fun Things To Do In Atlanta With Kids

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Legoland Discovery Center We love visiting Atlanta. It’s a quick drive for us from Knoxville and it has so many amenities that we don’t have here in a medium sized city. Plus we always find something to do there that we haven’t done before. This past trip my girls were very excited to visit Legoland Discovery Center. My oldest is …

Gulf shores state park

Highlights from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama

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We just got back from an amazing trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama. This trip was a dream and everything we could have hoped for in a beach trip. Definitely in our top 5 U.S. Beach destinations. There was something for everyone in the family, the girls had so much fun at the Gulf Shores Zoo playing with …

Ditching The Kids || Five Easy Couples Getaway Ideas

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  Everyone knows that I am the absolute first person to advocate family travel. It is so important in so many ways that families travel and vacation together. But sometimes it’s equally important that parent’s set aside some special time just for themselves to travel, rejuvenate and bond without the kids. I do think family vacations should always be the …

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland

Sevierville Winterfest 2014 | What to do with kids

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If you thought a visit to the Smoky Mountains and Sevierville, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee was a great idea for the summer, fall and spring season you would be missing out on the splendor that is Winterfest. The smoky mountains paint a beautiful backdrop for some fun and festive activities and outings for the family as we prepare to …

Cheekwood Botanical in Nashville

Things to do in Nashville with Kids | Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Art Museum

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On our recent visit to Nashville, Tennessee with kids we were looking for something fun and educational to do with them that was a little outside of the box. While researching places, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Art Museum kept coming up as a fun and unique place to visit. The idea of a large open space with scupltures and things …

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Playschooling and a trip to the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga

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  We’ve all heard the terms homeschooling, road schooling and unschooling but in light of the recent NPR article that talks about how play is important essential to brain development and the fact that many schools are cutting recess down even further I’m coining the new term play schooling and am making sure my children get as much hands off …