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Library Card Sign-up Month: How To

Heather Neal - Monday, September 10, 2012 - 10:26am

Participating in Library Card Sign-up Month with the Georgia Library Service during September? Be Prepared If you’re heading out to get your library card this month, then be prepared. If you’ve never had one before,...

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Library Card Sign-up Month

Heather Neal - Monday, September 10, 2012 - 10:20am

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. It’s a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most important school supply of all is your library - your library...

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Steps to Prevent West Nile Virus

Heather Neal - Friday, September 7, 2012 - 6:27am

Ticks aren’t the only parasite to benefit from an unusually mild winter. Mosquitos are abundant this year and so is one disease in particular that they carry, West Nile. It is already the worst year on record for the...

2012 Labor Day Events and Parades in Georgia

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 7:29am

Labor Day was set aside as a reprieve to celebrate the hard work of generations both past and present whose diligence and work ethic make the United States of America a wonderful place to live and work. If you are...

Play it Safe this Labor Day

Heather Neal - Monday, August 27, 2012 - 7:00am

The first month of doing the school-work-home combo has been absolutely draining. How does my 4-year-old’s school day take so much more of my time away and increase my stress level exponentially? I’ll save that for...

Hurricane Season in Georgia

Heather Neal - Monday, August 27, 2012 - 5:43am

While we have officially been in “Hurricane Season” for a couple of months, there are a couple of months to go yet. Georgia has a large coastline and much of the state that isn’t technically coastal is still...

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Georgia Resources to Shape Up

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 6:24am

Word is out from the CDC Georgians are indeed as fat as we appear. Officially, 28% of us breezed past “overweight” and into the “obese” category. According to the CDC, the definitions for those categories are these: •...

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates Julia Child's 100th Birthday

Celebrating Julia Child’s 100th Birthday

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 6:34am

”…no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” Julia Child Today marks the 100th anniversary of Julia Child’s birth. It is incredible to think of her enormous contribution to the world of cooking. While her...

Julia Child Remixed - Keep On Cooking

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 12:00pm

Julia Child grew up in a wealthy family in the early to mid-1900’s with a staff cook, so she never saw her mother cook meals or participated in the process the way most American families do today. That didn’t keep her...

Non-violent TV options are best for improved sleep for children.

TV Viewing and Your Child's Sleep

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 7:08am

A recent news article has a lot to say about helping children get to sleep faster, stay asleep better, and wake up more rested. The answer: television. Yes, television. Specifically, non-violent television is shown...

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