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Summer Bucket List Check-In

When stores begin stocking their shelves full of fresh pencils, crayons, and backpacks, it’s hard to deny the inevitable: Summer is winding down. But, since it’s not over yet, there’s still time for...

July 24, 2014

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

Georgia’s Beaches, No Where Near the Coast

Georgia has a huge, gorgeous coastline. Sadly, that coastline is – you know, all the way at the coast, which is far for a lot of Georgians. If it’s at all possible, go to the ocean. Go to the...

July 19, 2013

Summer Fun to Celebrate Ice Cream Month

July is Ice Cream Month! Whoever it is that decides these random and silly holidays (peanut butter and jelly day, y’all?) has gotten it right this time. Ice cream gets a whole month. I’m in....

July 12, 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

Safety for Independence Day Fun

Independence Day is for celebrating! Whether you’re keeping it low-key and grilling at home or celebrating big with fireworks and friends, safety is especially important on this summer holiday. The...

July 2, 2013

Why Doesn't This Bag Leak?

In keeping with the Summer Fun theme, I give you why in the world doesn't this bag leak?! Steve Spangler has some incredible science experiments on YouTube. The idea is for kids (with adult...

June 21, 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

Blanket Forts for Summer Fun

A rainy day across the state is a great time to break out the blanket fort. An iconic staple of childhood, the blanket fort is the ideal combination of fun, creativity, and comfort. It’s also a...

June 6, 2013

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