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Spring Break: Staying or Going, We're There!

Heather Neal - Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 11:43am

Here’s hoping your favorite color is yellow as the entire state is bathed in it! Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put together a very helpful podcast on "Travel Tips for People with Asthma" just in time...

Poetry, Cooking, and Memories

Heather Neal - Monday, April 9, 2012 - 5:33am

We have entered that long-awaited season of Spring which kids and parents alike have been leaning into and yearning for. The days are longer and we've had some beautiful weekend weather in Georgia lately. Now what...

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Earth Family Days

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 11:57am

April 22 is Earth Day and GPB is making it easy for you to teach your children about the earth and how to take care of it. You can learn about nature with Elmo and Rosita on Sesame Street and explore the bottom of the...

Sesame Workshop supports military families.

Families in Service

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 12:48pm

Nationally, nearly 800,000 preschoolers are separated from a parent serving in the U.S. military. With so many Georgia families actively serving in the military and with so many of us who have friends and family in the...

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Appreciate Those Teachers!

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 6:27pm

Next week, May 7-11 is Teacher Appreciation Week all week long. The truly industrious among you may try doing something thoughtful each day next week for an educator. The rest of us can easily do at least one kind...

Happy Mother's Day!

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 5:59pm

Every year around this time I get excited about Mother’s Day. My own mom is the very example of selflessness and we could never doubt her love for us. Typically, I make Mama’s gift from us, a handmade card, earrings,...

Host a Super Why! Reading Camp this summer

Choosing Quality Summer Camps

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 10:37am

Location When choosing a summer camp, the very first thing to consider is location. Is it in a safe part of town? Is it convenient to home and/ or work? You may find a long list of options open to you if you choose...

The Lone Star Tick is the most common tick in Georgia. Image from The Georgia Department of Public Health

Ticks Among Us

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 8:37am

The experts are saying that it is a bad year for ticks. Which really means that the ticks are having a banner year and their prey are having a bad year. Nancy Hinkle, a veterinary entomologist at the University of...

Keep Kids Curious for Lasting Learning

Heather Neal - Monday, June 25, 2012 - 8:33am

The PBS KIDS summertime theme weeks continue with “Monkey Business Week”. Curious George is the star of this week’s theme. Tune in to GPB’s kids’ programming at 2pm today for ”Night of the Weiner Dog.” Hundley, the...

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Healthy and Kid-Friendly Meal Plan

Heather Neal - Monday, October 1, 2012 - 11:34am

Most of the time, it seems unnecessarily difficult to feed my family a healthy meal on a weeknight. Like a lot of families, my husband and I both work full-time outside of the home. It means that we have very limited...

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