Places to Swim in Columbus, GA

Liberty Bell Pool A large, spring-fed pool located within F.D.R. State Park. Features a kiddie pool and nearby campground. 3676 GA-354, Pine Mountain, GA 31822 (706) 663-4824 Get Details Aquatic Center Olympic pool with a diving area and a therapeutic pool with ramp entry. 1603 Midtown Dr, Columbus, GA 31906 (706) 225-3980 Get Details   […]

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The Differences Between IUI and IVF

Two fertility treatments commonly used to assist couples who are having difficulty becoming pregnant are intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF). Here is an overview and comparison of these two procedures. In the IUI procedure, mobile sperm which have been collected and processed in a lab are inserted directly into the uterus at the […]

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Flying with Kids

We’ve all seen it, viral news stories of miserable children on flights. Comments flood the news thread about bad parenting and rude passengers. Then we see parents who went above and beyond, handing out apology bags filled with snacks, ear plugs and pleas for compassion. With seeing these stories, the sheer thought of taking a flight […]

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Dad Bonding

When it comes to preparing to parent a newborn, there is often a great focus on tips for new moms on how to bond with baby right after birth. However, new parents should not forget that parenting is a partnership between mom and dad. Dads form a unique type of relationship with their children, and it […]

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Light Up Aquarium

Supplies Aquarium plants Plastic sea creatures Mason jars Water with blue food coloring submersible LED lights Permanent Adhesive Directions Start by adding the plant before the gravel.  Push the plant to the side as you fill the jar with gravel. Do this in a circle, so that you cover all sides of the plant base. […]

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Grilled Corn on the Cob

Ingredients 5 ears of corn 1/4 cup mayonnaise 5 pieces of cooked bacon 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped garlic salt and pepper to taste Grilling nonstick grilling spray Cooking twine DIRECTIONS Carefully pull back husk to stem of corn and tie together with cooking twine. Place in a cold-water bath for […]

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Seasonal Maintenance Tips

The longer and warmer days of spring make it the perfect time for essential home maintenance tasks. These tasks give your home a fresh look for spring and protect the investment you have in your home. Change your HVAC filter and remove leaves & weeds around your outdoor HVAC unit. If your system has not […]

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Transitioning to Tweens

The transition into the tween years can be challenging for both you and your child, as she undergoes the process of maturing both physically and mentally. Here are a few tips for parents who are guiding their child through this journey from childhood to young adulthood. Even though your child may want more freedom, she […]

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Tutoring By Activity | BTG Learning

“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” -Kay Redfield Jamison. We hear these words repeatedly, yet schools are focusing more on structured learning and less on free play and recess. Studies have proven the shortage of play in a child’s life is actually putting a […]

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