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Enter Your Kid’s Recipe for a Chance to Win Big!

Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kids “State Dinner” First Lady Michelle Obama, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and WGBH Boston are cooking up all the fun details of the fourth...

April 22, 2015

The Importance of Building a Strong Vocabulary at an Early Age

Guest blogger Frances Kweller of Kweller Prep, offers this post on building a child's vocabulary as early as possible is vital. It is never too early for a person to begin building and strengthening his or her...

September 23, 2014

Three Lessons the Celebrity Photo Hacking Scandal Teaches Kids

This may sound cliche, but the recent celebrity photo hacking scandal offers a perfect opportunity for parents to discuss the do’s and don’ts of Internet behavior and their consequences with their kids. This goes...

September 4, 2014

Live Chat With an Expert During The Story of the Jews Marathon Sunday

On Sunday, August 17 from 2 p.m. - 8p.m., we’re airing the documentary series “The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama” in its entirety.” From 6 p.m.- 8p.m., you will be able to chat with Jeremy Katz, Archives...

August 15, 2014
PBS Kids

An Anthem for Back-to-School

Chance the Rapper has reformatted the theme song from the PBS Kids program Arthur. Chance’s rendition of the popular theme song is eventually familiar enough to be lovable and different enough to be fun. He’s added a...

August 6, 2014
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Yes, Georgia Has a Tax Free Shopping Weekend in 2014

The tax-free back-to-school shopping weekend is back on August 1 and August 2, 2014 across the state of Georgia! The rules from previous years remain the same. The main and notable difference is the timing of this...

July 28, 2014
"What ya'll have, what ya'll have?" - The Varsity

10 Interesting Facts About Atlanta

Think you know everything about Georgia? What Oscar Winning Actress was born here? Which road race is the largest 10K in the world? Let's find out! 1. Atlanta is one of two cities in the world to have housed two Nobel...

July 25, 2014

Jim Carrey's Graduation Speech Will Change Your Life Forever

For recent college graduates going into the world, it can be a scary place. Who are you? Where do you begin? Will I get a job? What steps do you take? When you think of actor Jim Carrey, you think funny man, movie star...

July 23, 2014

35 Genius Life Hacks You Need To Know!

Everyone knows what it's like to have a small problem, but no simple solution right? Whether it's organizing cleaners, remembering who you let borrow a movie, trying to find the earring you dropped on the floor in hopes...

July 15, 2014
Lt. Ben Hodges of Reynolds, GA

Living History

A remarkable young man from Conyers took on a project to learn more about a WWII flyer who gave his life fighting the Nazis. Ben Smart has excelled in school and in Junior ROTC. Now, he says he has even greater...

June 5, 2014