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PBS Kids Wild Kratt App

If you’re kids are in to science, learning about animals, and the PBS KIDS show Wild Kratts, then there’s an app that’s perfect for them! New to the Apple App Store this week is the WILD KRATTS Creature Power. Kids...

January 15, 2013
Changing table: Must have for baby?

Items NOT to Buy for Baby

Today we're featuring guest blogger Tiffany Lankford. While discussing a project at work, she mentioned wishing she'd known what NOT to buy and register for her babies and made a list to share with you all here....

January 11, 2013
Families visit the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center; all images from callwaygardens.com

Free Winter Admission to Callaway Gardens

During January and February Callaway Gardens is running a pretty special special rate. Free. There are a few dates excluded, weekends, holidays and special events cost regular admission rates. Otherwise, Monday...

January 7, 2013
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TV-Free Travel With Kids

Like a lot of families, mine has been doing a lot of traveling over the last few months. With another trip to the grandparents still on the calendar this month, we aren't done traveling yet. Anyone we're related to...

January 3, 2013
image via GA DNR website

Free Georgia Saltwater Fishing License

Beginning January 1, 2013, Georgians with fishing licenses who also want to fish in the Atlantic Ocean will need a Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit. The permit is free and will need to be renewed annually....

December 27, 2012

How to Talk to Kids About Scary Events

In light of the tragic events in Connecticut last week, several PBS programs have released tools to help parents and children discuss the events. GPB is airing a special episode of Arthur that involves a scary event...

December 19, 2012

Keeping Kids Safe on Handheld Devices

Electronics are popular gifts during the holiday season. Many kids, perceived to have been exceptionally well-behaved by Mr. Claus, will be getting Kindles, iPads, Nexuses… Nexi… and other handheld devices. Those...

December 17, 2012
image via pbs.org/parents

Holiday Traditions: Crafts

When “it’s the thought that counts” meets “times are tough,” a natural result is the homemade gift. Personally, I sincerely enjoy a thoughtful, homemade gift and am eager to make thoughtful, homemade gifts for others...

December 10, 2012
Beautiful, full tree at the Atlanta State Farmers Market (image via Facebook)

Holiday Traditions: The Tree

In the Holiday Traditions: Community post, I mentioned our live Christmas tree. Going to get it is a traditional event that leaves my son clapping and cheering while the tree is hoisted onto the car. Could he do that...

December 5, 2012

Reading Rainbow Remix

At the age of 20, LaVar Burton played Kunte Kinte in “Roots.” He also played helmsman Geordi La Forge in the first season of Star Trek before being promoted to chief engineer. His large fan base is drawn to him at any...

December 3, 2012

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