The Mental Health Connection: Boundaries as a tool for healing and growth.

by By Neitcha Thomsen MSW, LCSW, CCATP of Atlanta Specialized Care for The Aha! Connection

In my work as a therapist, empowering and supporting families affected by mental illness through their journey of recovery has been one of my top goals. I have found that healthy boundaries can be one of the most supportive and challenging steps to implement as parents.… Read More »

April Lunch & Learn with Billy Grogan and Mike Carlson, Dunwoody Police Chiefs

by Audra H. Anders and Peggy Smith for The Aha! Connection

Last week we treated the incoming and outgoing Dunwoody Police Chiefs to lunch at Joey D’s Oak Room.  The hostess informed us that Chief Grogan is a regular and she was thrilled to see him and to hug his neck!  The restaurant was packed at 11:30 on a rainy Tuesday. … Read More »

The Academic Connection: What Can Sophomore Parents Do to De-Stress the College Process?

by Brian Eufinger of Edison Prep for The Aha! Connection

As a parent, you’ve likely seen a variety of advice regarding the optimal steps to take for college admissions planning from older parents. It runs the gamut: some friends probably recommend starting too early, which can stress students out; others recommend a timeline that’s too late in the process to turn the Academic Titanic, so to speak.… Read More »

Last Week’s AHA! Top 10

Last week’s AHA! Top 10

The Mental Health Connection: Breaking Free from Shame

by Meredith Metscher, MPH of Atlanta Specialized Care for The Aha! Connection

Shame is a universal part of the human experience and yet, it lies in the shadows, often undiscussed. It is important to make the distinction between shame and remorse. Remorse can be a healthy part of someone’s emotional experience. It can help you reevaluate your thought patterns and behaviors when they cause problems and hurt others or yourself.… Read More »

Book Reviews….my last 3 most recently read books!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I think by now everyone knows I love to read.  Seems like my reading is more sporadic the last few years but I’ve been reading a lot more consistently in 2024 and wanted to share thoughts on the last three books I’ve read…including one that made me mad and I can’t stop thinking about it.… Read More »

We have 50 Admit 2 Passes to see We are the Lucky Ones!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I LOVED this book!   So I was super excited when asked if I wanted 50 admit 2 passes for the Hulu premiere at Sandy Springs Cinema and Taphouse.    Act quickly if you would like to go because I’m guessing these will go fast!


Advanced Screening

Thursday, March 21 at 7PM, Line forms at 6PM

Click the following link to claim your passes: More »

The Aha! Top 10 from March 8-15

The Academic Connection: What Are Executive Function Skills? (And Why Do They Matter)

by Maggie Wray of Creating Positive Futures for The Aha! Connection

As a parent, you’re likely very aware of the impact your student’s GPA can have on their ability to get into college, earn scholarships, and even save on car insurance. What you may be less aware of is the impact your student’s executive function (EF) skills can have on their GPA.… Read More »

Around Atlanta Living Real Estate Group

Susan and Julie are full time local realtors® with over 35 years of combined experience specializing in Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs and Decatur.   They pride themselves in being there every step of the way.  From their initial consultation you will experience the genuine care and support they provide to make your real estate experience a positive one. … Read More »

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