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It's Teacher Appreciation Week!

Good Gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week

Heather Neal - Monday, May 6, 2013 - 8:03am

It’s teacher appreciation week. Sadly, weeks still start with Mondays and I’m not the organized mom, so my kid’s teacher will have to be treated on a day that isn’t a Monday. Since I feel I’m likely not alone in this...

PBS Parents Play and Learn App

PBS Parents Learn and Play App

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 5:06am

There’s a new app out and it’s available for free on Apple and Android devices! Also, the app is bilingual for English/ Spanish. PBS Parents released their app Play and Learn. I thought it was interesting that it’s...

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Earth Day Weekend Events in Georgia

Heather Neal - Friday, April 19, 2013 - 8:29am

Earth Day weekend coincides with a number of festivals, fairs, and outdoor activities all over the state of Georgia. Many of those are specially designed with Earth Day in mind. •Located between Adel and Ellenton,...

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Vidalia Onions are Here

Heather Neal - Monday, April 15, 2013 - 5:57am

One of Georgia’s most exclusive products is making its seasonal debut this week. Vidalia onions are making their way to stores and markets near and far. Atlanta State Farmers Market announced on its Facebook page that...

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Your Pollen Survival Guide

Heather Neal - Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 5:09am

Pollengeddon is upon us. It’s that time of year when it seems like there is more pollen than oxygen in the air in Georgia. I love this state. It is my home. But this pollen is hard to live with. I take solace in...

Homeschool Day for Parents and Kids

Heather Neal - Monday, April 8, 2013 - 5:17am

The Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center has a great day of training for parent-teachers and interactive learning exercises for kids. On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, parents will receive a day of training in nationally...

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Camping Deal at Georgia State Parks

Heather Neal - Monday, April 1, 2013 - 8:43am

Just in time for Spring Break camping trips, Georgia State Parks has announced a new incentive program for campers and geocachers. The GeoCamp Loyalty Program enables campers to earn a free night of camping. Campers...

Nick D'Aloisio recently sold his app to Yahoo for 30 million dollars. Photo courtesy Google Plus.

How to Raise Your Kid to be the Next Millionaire App Maker

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 5:46am

How do you train your child to be the next millionaire app maker like 17 year old Nick d’Aloisio?: By following the simple but smart habits of D’Aloisio’s parents. Mrs. Diana D’Aloisio divulged her secrets to fueling...

Common Core Standards for Parents

Heather Neal - Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 6:01am

It definitely seems like kids aren’t being taught the same materials in school anymore. Sure, over time our perspectives change on history and history itself is constantly being made. I don’t mean that. I’m talking...

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Earth Hour

Heather Neal - Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 5:00am

Earth Hour is the global effort to reduce energy consumption and waste for one hour. This Saturday, March 23 at 8:30PM, we are encouraged to turn off the lights, turn off the TV, unplug those things that don’t actually...

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