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Let the Music Play!

Did you know that March was “music” in our schools month? The National Association for Music Education campaign raises awareness of the importance of music in our culture and educational system. With educational funds...

March 23, 2011
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Nature Scavenger Hunt

Nature Scavenger Hunt It’s adventure time in the great outdoors! Test your navigation skills by going on a nature scavenger hunt. A scavenger hunt is a great way to explore your backyard, neighborhood or other cool...

March 16, 2011

Spring Fever!

Spring has almost sprung! The flowers are blooming. The days are getting longer. It’s time to get outside and see what nature has to offer. Hiking is a popular sport that exposes kids to nature and keeps them healthy...

March 8, 2011

What a busy weekend at GPB!

This weekend was filled to the brim with scientific fun at the Tellus Science Museum for Family Science Night, where Curious George was monkeying around the planetarium plus the two day Ultimate Family and Parenting...

February 28, 2011

Tackling Childhood Obesity

Tackling childhood obesity is becoming a major concern for Americans. Kids are less mobile and have hectic schedules. According to the Center of Disease Control, an estimated 17 percent of children and adolescents ages...

February 21, 2011
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Cookie Dough, Glitter and Final Exams

It’s the countdown to the December work stoppage. No matter what your faith, what your job, what your lifestyle: you are completely covered up with recitals, end of the year celebrations, coach’s gifts and crafts. As...

December 14, 2010
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Chocolate Pretzels and Collard Greens

Is it possible to lose weight during the holiday season? I’m not sure, but the platters of pot-luck leftovers have begun to arrive in our break room at the office so I’m trumping those New Year’s resolution wannabes and...

December 7, 2010
Tick - Done - Gone

Tick - B - Gone

We have a disgusting report today filed by another babysitter Jaci: I had the distinct pleasure of de-lousing my charge, Annie. She returned recently from a week at overnight camp in Toccoa, Georgia and with her came...

August 6, 2010
But the fun started on the drive to World of Coke when the tire on my Mom’s 1996 station wagon blew out.

Diversion Tactics

Today babysitter Lily, a 17-year old rising junior at Grady High School is weighing in on how she has kept her clientele occupied in these last days before school starts anew. Lily currently works for three different...

August 5, 2010
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Beat The Heat

We have been trying to beat the heat – best ways to do that so far have been to play Scrabble (inside!). We like to play on the REAL gameboard, not the online version that everyone is so hooked on. We have this cool...

July 27, 2010