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Be a Superhero Dad at the Fernbank on Father's Day

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, June 13, 2014 - 6:17am

Many of us consider our dads to be superheroes. Here’s a chance to make them feel like one on Father’s Day dressed as their favorite hero characters and all. The Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlantais...

The U.S. Army Color Guard stands at attention for their service song during the Salute to Services segment.

A Personal Tradition: the PBS National Memorial Day Concert

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:21pm

Watching the PBS National Memorial Day concert has become a tradition in my family. Like many Americans, I don’t have anyone in my family who is currently serving. So this concert is one the ways I feel connected to...

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Challenge Your Kids to Read This Summer

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, May 19, 2014 - 8:44am

Last week the nonprofit Common Sense Media released disheartening data on the reading habits of teens. The group said nearly half of 17 year olds say they only read for pleasure roughly two times a year if that....

Educate Kids of All Ages About Earth Day

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:43am

It’s easier to promote the ideals of Earth Day to kids these days since protecting the environment is currently hip. You’re cool if you dump your bottles, cans and papers into recycle bins. Kudos to you for wearing t-...

Try These Easter Activities and Passover Recipes

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:31am

Have you ever tried to dye an egg using raspberries? Do you know how to make flourless cake? My answer is ”no” to both of those questions. But a quick search on PBS Parents helped me find a few Easter activities and...

On World Autism Awareness Day, New Stats Reveal Increase

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 11:05am

It’s World Autism Awareness Day. New stats released by the CDC reveal that autism is more prevalent than previously reported. ”About 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to...

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Can Your Kids Dance? They Should Audition for Maurice Hines’ Play

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 6:16am

If your kids can dance like a Broadway star they should audition for Maurine Hines’ upcoming production Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life. Auditions are being held today from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Alliance Theatre....

Flashlights, Batteries and Other Essential Items to Survive a Power Outage

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 4:43am

Are you prepared for Snowpocalypse 2.0? (We gave you some initial advice on how to be prepared in this post.) Forecasters predict there may be widespread power outages as a result of the ice and falling tree limbs...

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The Amish Shunned

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 2:00am

The Amish Shunned, which airs on GPB television tonight starting at 8 p.m., is about the community’s practice of completely cutting off loved ones once that have decided to leave the faith. The documentary chronicles...

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Snowmageddon 2014 2.0? Be Prepared

Heather Neal - Friday, January 31, 2014 - 10:08am

The Internet is a great source of information… accurate or otherwise. I follow a couple of news outlets around town (including our own GPB Facebook page). This afternoon on my lunch break, I checked to see if my...

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