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Healthy and Kid-Friendly Meal Plan

Heather Neal - Monday, October 1, 2012 - 11:34am

Most of the time, it seems unnecessarily difficult to feed my family a healthy meal on a weeknight. Like a lot of families, my husband and I both work full-time outside of the home. It means that we have very limited...

Your FREE Georgia State Parks Day 2012

Heather Neal - Friday, September 21, 2012 - 9:58am

This weekend is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy our beautiful state. Fall is breezing into Georgia. Our friends in north Georgia are beginning to see some fall colors already. It's the perfect time of year...

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Bookfinder for Kids Books

Heather Neal - Friday, September 21, 2012 - 4:24am

Where do you go for a trusted source on recommending books for your children? I rely heavily on the advice of my friends. If Kati or Jen tell me about a book, there is a strong-to-definite possibility that I will go...

America by the Numbers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 17, 2012 - 11:28am

I was struck by Clarkston's diversity a couple of years ago when I was covering Georgia Perimeter College Clarkston Campus' international festival fashion show. Granted it WAS an international festival. But the amount...

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Cafeteria Man: Here to Save the Day!

Nancy Zintak - Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:41am

They say your strongest memories come from your sense of smell. One of my most memorable smells came from my school cafeteria. Before attending elementary school, lunch was a special time: my older sisters were in...

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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...

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