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At Morningside Elementary, the triathlon team is the next big hit

Aly Nussear, a Morningside physical education teacher, started the triathlon team last year and by spring had 57 kids competing in the swim, bike, run competition.
Where to play soccer in Atlanta

Your guide to soccer leagues in Atlanta

Whether you’re looking for serious play, a social club, or the perfect team for your family’s littlest kicker, there’s a soccer league for you. Here, a round-up of programs in Atlanta.
Soccer mom lament

The Soccer Mom’s Lament

I could easily say that, with sports, my parents’ model of loving detachment was good enough for me, so it’s good enough for my kid. But I can’t deny there’s a system in place that measures a parent’s love for her child by how often that parent shows up. The kids didn’t create this system. We did.

Editor’s Note: A story at home

Words are one thing, photographs another. In the 25 years I’ve been in journalism, I’ve learned that though a lot of people are willing (grudgingly) to talk to reporters, and maybe even let them tag along for a few days as they go about their lives, letting a photojournalist do the same thing is a different story. Because good photos often require getting up in people’s faces.

My son has spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy. But there’s so much more you should know about him.

My son is a constant loop in my thought track. My son is the boy you can hear from outside the house or from the other room, making sounds that seem to have no form. My son is quiet, sometimes for hours at a time. My son spends most of his time inside, in his wheelchair or on the floor, watching movies, listening to music or stories, playing with me.
Donald Trump

Commentary: Why I dread raising my daughters in the age of Trump

My daughters are three and six years old, and today I had to face them.

37 super-duper events for Atlanta families in November

Play in the snow, ooh and ahh at holiday lights, get an up-close look at one of the rarest books in the world, and more
Kirkland quads

Meet the Kirkland quad squad

“Everything is different now,” Matt says, just two days after the quadruplets mashed pudding into their own faces at their first birthday party. “Honey, do you even remember what it was like when we didn’t have kids? Do you remember any of that at all?”
Atlanta Botanical Garden Children's Garden renovation

What you’ll find at the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s newly renovated Children’s Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden recently opened phase one of its new and improved Children's Garden, the first overhaul since the it originally opened in 1999. Here's what you'll see when you visit.
Hannah Brinson's daughter

What it’s like to give birth to a one-pound baby

The one thing I prayed the hardest for was to hear her cry. I just thought, If I hear her make some sort of sound, it means she’ll be okay. When Paisley came out, I heard a noise.

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