Treat your little one to their first drive-in complete with dinner and arts & crafts project in addition to the movie!
How about a drive-in movie for your little one? Treat him or her to this old-fashioned delight — and score a little alone time for you — with a great deal from The Little House of Art: At the LivingSocial website Pay $17 for the Kids’ Drive-in Movie Night (regularly $35). From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., children ages 3 to 6 and ages 7 to 10 will enjoy pizza, popcorn, arts and crafts, and, of course, a movie. They are welcome to wear PJs and bring a pillow for this fun evening. Or, encourage your child’s creativity with one canvas painting class with take-home artwork for ages 4 to 6 or ages 7 to 12 for $17 (regularly $35). Budding artists will receive instruction from experienced instructors during this 90-minute class; check the calendar for dates and times. Little House was recently featured on both Fox 5 and the Atlanta Mom show!
On March 28, 2012 the Family Law Section of the State Bar together with the Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia is sponsoring the first ever continuing legal education program in Georgia focused exclusively on issues for same-sex couples.
Lawyers from across Georgia, including our very own Ruth Claiborne, will gather to learn about and discuss legal issues for same sex couples. Speakers will discuss topics including: Same-sex Issue Spotting; First Steps to Take When Retained; Interaction between Federal and State Law for Same-sex Marriage; Title 19, when it is and is not available in Same-sex Matters (and Where Else to Look); and, Domestic Partnerships. Ruth Claiborne will be speaking on parentage and same sex couples.
The New York Times’ Motherlode blog just published this piece about whether blogging makes new moms happier. In generations past new moms had to actually get out of the house to connect with each other – not an easy feat when you have a young child. Now through blogging, women connect constantly regarding a variety of topics without leaving their living rooms. And, according to a recent small research study, this makes new moms happier. Read the piece and let us know what you think. Do you have a blog? Has a blog helped you as a parent? As an adoptive parent or a parent through surrogacy?
Pride at Six Flags (Unity Entertainment) and Atlanta LGBT Families (The Roy G Biv Project) presents:
A Free Picnic BBQ at Piedmont Park! Sunday March 27 from 2 PM to 6 PM
Look for the big rainbow umbrella at the new playground near the lake/pool area. Bring your own blanket and law chairs, games, kids, friends, dogs, shades, suntan or sunblock oil and the SPIRIT of UNITY.
Also feel free to bring your own snacks. The following will be provided:
The BBQ is free: however, Donations are encouraged and needed. Proceeds will go towards planning future LGBT events, as well as the Angel of Hope Foundation, an organization combating homelessness among women, children and teen victims of domestic violence. Can’t wait to see you there! Click here for further details on Facebook.
The Feminist Women’s Health Center is sponsoring a Going Green Garage Sale this Sunday – just in time for the holidays. The goal is to raise funds for eco-friendly medical and cleaning supplies for their facility. Books, games, electronics, furniture and more will be available. For details, click here.