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The finished product: little airplanes sent via "Air Mail Express."

DIY Valentine: Air Mail Express

As promised in the previous blog for Candy-free Valentine's, here is one more candy-free, fun treat for your kid's school valentine, "Air Mail Express" I really liked all of the treats illustrated in the previous blog,...

February 7, 2013
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Candy-Free Valentine's Day from Pinterest

Valentine’s Day is on the way! Whether you’re getting treats together for your students, your kids’ classmates, or your neighbors, there are a lot of fun, candy-free options for letting your friends know you care about...

February 5, 2013

Upside Downton Abbey

The folks at Sesame Street couldn't resist, a spoof of Downton Abbey with theme music and all. The segment is called Upside Downton Abbey. In the clip, an upside down Dowager Countess fusses with Mr. Carson on why...

February 4, 2013
American Heart Association (img) sponsors Go Red for Women for heart health

Wear Red Day and Resolutions to Protect Your Heart

Who's wearing red today? February 1, 2013 is Wear Red Day for the American Heart Association's focus on women's heart health. Every year in America, heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined. To raise...

February 1, 2013
The National Weather Service says that as a cold front passes through Georgia on Wednesday, numerous thunderstorms will develop.

Severe Weather Safety at Home

Spring seems to be on it's way already with several unseasonably warm days. In Georgia, that means storms. Often, those storms can be severe, as we're seeing today. Today's storm has potential for tornadoes. In fact...

January 30, 2013
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Safe, Free Online Games for Kids' Math and Science

Nationally, there is a big -- I mean HUGE -- push for STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, education. By introducing the topics to children at an early age, we can give them a great head start for success...

January 29, 2013
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Meet the Braves in Caravan 2013

After a great season and hard-fought loss on Sunday, the Falcons are out of the playoffs. Luckily the Atlanta Braves baseball season is just around the corner and Georgia team fans will have another team for which to...

January 22, 2013
Rachel Daniels and Lara Fawaz at the Georgia Aquarium

GPB Partners with Georgia Aquarium for a Wild Kratts scavenger hunt

Rachel Daniels and Lara Fawaz from Georgia Public Broadcasting headed to the Georgia Aquarium to host the a Wild Kratts Scavenger Hunt. Thanks to all those who participated and do not forget to watch the New Episode of...

January 20, 2013

King Day Events and Activities in Georgia

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday January 21. For many, the national holiday is not merely a day off to kick back and relax but a day to do something meaningful to honor King’s memory. Here are some activities and...

January 17, 2013
view of national parks in Georgia

2013 Free National Parks Admission Dates

There are 398 national parks and on select dates this year all of them will have free admission. I was surprised to see that the free admission dates coincide with national holiday weekends so that you can really make...

January 16, 2013

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