Project Linus, Giving Comfort Through Blankets

If you enjoy crafting, the Columbus chapter of Project Linus has a volunteer opportunity for you. Project Linus is a non-profit organization that, as the name suggests, seeks to provide comfort to kids in need by giving them gifts of donated handcrafted blankets and afghans. In the past seven years, the Columbus chapter of Project […]

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Should I be my child’s best friend?

By Linda Ligon, Family & Kids Magazine The work of parenting is not easy. As children grow, the amount of guidance they need from their parents is constantly evolving, and it is hard work to adjust and enforce boundaries as situations and a child’s maturity changes. It is very unpleasant to be the target of […]

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Highlight on Emanuel Preparatory School of Math and Science

The Emanuel Preparatory School of Math and Science, located at 10107 Veterans Parkway in Midland, is a private Christian school for boys, founded in 2016. The school’s certified teachers provide instruction for boys in grades K through 3rd grade, and plans are in place to accept students from one new grade level a year until […]

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Kids Subscription Box Reviews

By Maria Phillips, Family & Kids Magazine Literati (literati.com) In each box, you receive five age-appropriate books, cardstock printed art and adorable book labels with your child’s name. Since the library closed during the pandemic, having new books delivered to our doorstep was a great treat. You can buy the books you love and return […]

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Life During Social Isolation

When the ball dropped on 2020, none of us could have predicted in a few months we would be living in fear of a virus, shutting down schools, locking up businesses and spending major holidays with our family over video chat. Many of us heard of the coronavirus, but I don’t think we understood the […]

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Scheduling for Kids at Home

Creating a daily routine and having a list of activities to keep kids occupied helps provide the structure needed to be at home all day. Here are a few tips on creating a daily routine for your family and some fun activities that will exercise both mind and body. Create a routine that is realistic and […]

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Resources for Online Learning

Georgia Pre-K Resources Provided by GA Pre-K, they update the website every day with new activities. Plus, storytime, virtual field trips, and tips to making at-home learning successful. Scholastic at Home Learning Organized as a weekly calendar, this website provides learning resources divided by age group and grade. It provides interesting lesson plans and colorful, […]

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Smart Steps to Financial Literacy

A study with Gallup World Poll tested 15,000 adults on financial literacy. The study covered basic concepts such as interest rates, compounding and risk. The results of this study were alarming, 1 in 3 adults are financially illiterate.  Not surprisingly, studies show the typical American couple with children carries an average credit card balance of […]

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Do We Need a Protein Supplement?

By Adrienne Greenwalt of Lean Life Health Coaching in Columbus; Certified Health Coach, RN MSN, and mother of three It’s hard to walk through an aisle at the grocery store these days without seeing ‘now with PROTEIN!’ splashed across packages of bread, yogurt, cereal, ice cream and more. But is all this protein beneficial or even necessary? Protein […]

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