Is My Kid A Bully?

Getting a phone call from your child’s school notifying you that your child has been bullying other students is a distressing experience. Many kids act completely different at home than they do at school and their parents may have no idea that their child has been bullying others. Bullying can take many forms. Physical bullying […]

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Junk Food Swaps for Healthy Snacks

Pre-packaged snack foods are a convenient solution when you are pressed for time and the kids are hungry. However, many of them are high in sugar, salt and fat and lack fiber and important nutrients. Here are a few tips on how to help your child replace junk food with healthy snacks that provide the […]

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Know Before You Go to a Chattahoochee Valley Library

By Jeannine Scott, Branch Manager, North Columbus Public Library  Now reopen, the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries are excited to serve families in our community!  Our services may look a bit different, so here’s a know-before-you-go guide to make the best out of your next visit. All branches, 24-hour kiosks, and book drops are open You can […]

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Keeping Young YouTube Lovers Safe

The time kids spend online has increased and the YouTube platform has become a favorite form of entertainment for many kids. Unfortunately, there are numerous dangers involved in allowing kids to access YouTube, including adult content and rude comments left on videos. Without any type of parental controls in place, parents find themselves having to […]

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Tips for Virtual Learning

Adjusting to virtual learning can be a challenging experience for some students and their parents. Here are some common issues experienced by students with some tips on how to overcome them. Struggling with time management Many students enrolled in virtual schooling struggle with time management. They may find it hard to stay focused on the […]

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Toddler Talk: What are they really trying to say?

The toddler stage of development is filled with exciting milestones. Your child is learning to speak and is starting to use words to try to tell you what she is thinking. However, toddlers do not yet have the verbal skills to express complex thoughts and still heavily rely upon body language to communicate. Many toddler […]

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