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Back to School Bash at Home

We, the parents, are a little overwhelmed at the changes a new school year brings. So, we’re taking a break and celebrating with a Back to School Bash at home. Our dear child has been gifted with...

August 2, 2013

7 Books to Get Ready for School

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...

August 1, 2013

Patriotic Projects for All Ages

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...

July 3, 2013

Water Games to Beat the Heat

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...

June 13, 2013

Starting Summer Break with a Bang

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....

May 28, 2013

PBS Parents Learn and Play App

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...

May 2, 2013

Camping Deal at Georgia State Parks

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...

April 1, 2013

Family Thankful Tree

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...

November 19, 2012

Five Favorite Halloween Foods and Fun from Pinterest

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...

October 12, 2012

2012 Labor Day Events and Parades in Georgia

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...

August 29, 2012

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