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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...

Back-to-School Shopping and Savings

Heather Neal - Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 4:53am

The economy is showing signs of stabilizing, even improving, according to some analysts and the recent better-than-expected jobs report. But, things are still financially tight at our house and I don’t think we’re the...

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A Family Trip for History and Fun

Jungmin Kim - Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 9:54am

Dahlonega is a great Georgia destination for a casual weekend trip. It is a quaint little town with historical buildings still in places and being used as shops or restaurants. The oldest courthouse in Georgia – which...

Market Warriors Based in Georgia Tonight!

Heather Neal - Monday, July 30, 2012 - 1:17pm

Antiques Roadshow is a long-loved PBS production. Last year, we participated in filming what turned into three new episodes filmed just south of Atlanta. It’s fascinating to see what folks consider treasures and bring...

My healthy lunch today.

The Importance of Eating Lunch

Jungmin Kim - Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 8:46am

I have seen a lot of people forgo their lunch whether they are college students rushing to classes, people trying to lose weight, or employees trying to get through piles of paperwork (only to receive even more of them...

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