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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...

2012 Labor Day Events and Parades in Georgia

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 7:29am

Labor Day was set aside as a reprieve to celebrate the hard work of generations both past and present whose diligence and work ethic make the United States of America a wonderful place to live and work. If you are...

Five Favorite Halloween Foods and Fun from Pinterest

Heather Neal - Friday, October 12, 2012 - 9:30am

Fall is our favorite time of year at our house! My "Fall" pinboard is almost as crowded as my "Favorite Recipes" pinboard, which, take my word for it, is a busy place. It was a challenge to pick my top 5 favorites to...

Family Thankful Tree

Heather Neal - Monday, November 19, 2012 - 4:05am

This is a craft we’re doing at our house over Thanksgiving break. It will get us out of the house and into nature (hooray!), enable us to spend quality time together talking, and work on letter recognition and motor...

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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...

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...

Starting Summer Break with a Bang

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 12:06pm

Summer break is here (or almost here for the last few districts still in session this week). This begins that tricky season of keeping the kids entertained while keeping their brains from napping. Summer learning loss...

My kid playing with the water sponge I made for his party last weekend.  Very successful!

Water Games to Beat the Heat

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 11:54am

With temperatures hitting the 90’s around most of the state this week, water play is a great way to have fun and keep cool. As kids, we needed little more than a sprinkler in the yard. However, I have quite a few...

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Patriotic Projects for All Ages

Heather Neal - Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 7:29am

As parents, one of our many responsibilities is passing on our history. Especially on Independence Day, it is important to share the traditions of this holiday as well as its historical significance. As adults, we...

A look at the books we're reading for Back to School.

7 Books to Get Ready for School

Heather Neal - Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 6:45am

Whether we’re ready for summer to be over or not, the school year is starting. A half dozen districts or so around the state are already back today. More start tomorrow and by the end of next week, summer is at an end...

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