Balloon Luminary

Supplies: High-Melt Paraffin Wax Party Balloons Double Boiler Cookie Sheet   Directions: Fill a balloon with tepid water. Melt your wax. Optimum working temperature is 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Slowly dip your balloon into the wax just below the water level in the balloon.  Hold the balloon in the wax for a few seconds, and then slowly lift it […]

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Creamy Italian Chicken | Slow Cooker Recipe

Ingredients: 4 medium boneless skinless chicken breasts Mrs Dash’s Original seasoning blend 20 ounces fat-free cream of chicken soup 1 envelope Good Season’s Zesty Italian dressing mix 8 ounces low fat cream cheese, cubed chopped fresh Parsley, for garnish ¼ to ½ cup milk, as needed Cooked noodles, rice, mashed potatoes to serve chicken over […]

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Online Safety For Kids

Accessing the internet has become an unavoidable part of our kids’ daily lives. During the summer, kids game online and keep up with their circle of friends by chatting on mobile apps. Once summer is over and the school year begins, kids are given homework assignments through Google Classroom and parents communicate with teachers through […]

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An Inside Look at Chason Perry & Impact Performance RX

Chason Perry recently relocated his sports-athlete gym, Impact Performance RX (IPRX), to a larger location from Veterans Pkwy to 506 Manchester Expressway, Suite 4D. The gym offers programs for kids to adults, designed to build strength, speed, endurance, balance, coordination and most importantly, confidence. IPRX has had over 20 high school athletes obtain scholarships this […]

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Distracted Driving as a Parent

Georgia recently enacted a “hands-free” driving law to prevent crashes caused by cell phone usage behind the wheel. But what about the distraction in the back seat? How often have you done something reckless behind the wheel to pacify your child? A study from the Monash University Accident Research Center now confirms the risks parents […]

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Back to School Blues

The new school year has started, and every parent wishes their student to have a successful school year. If your child still seems to be struggling to adjust to his new routine and new classroom, here are some troubleshooting tips to get him back on track. Adjust your child’s sleep schedule During the summer, your […]

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Returning to School: Anxiety in Kids

Dr. Ritu Chandra, MD, FAAP, Preferred Medical Group  Kids have had exciting experiences over the summer; they’ve grown both physically and intellectually, and now it’s time to return to an environment they haven’t seen for several months. That can be stressful. Kids may be unable to sleep, act hyper in excitement or express reluctance at […]

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What is Clubfoot?

Clubfoot is a congenital foot abnormality in which the tendons that connect the leg muscles to the foot bones are short and tight, causing the foot on the affected leg to turn downward and inward. In severe cases, the bottom of the foot faces sideways or upwards. The calf muscles in the leg affected by […]

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Watermelon Salsa

This salsa is a refreshing treat for your summer picnics.  Ingredients 1/2 Small Seedless Watermelon finely chopped 2 Cups Strawberries finely chopped 2 Tbsp Fresh mint leaves finely chopped 1 Lime 1 package Whole wheat tortillas 10″ 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp cinnamon Butter DIRECTIONS Combine watermelon, strawberries, lime juice and mint in Large […]

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Tips for Road Trippin’ with the Kids!

The vacation your family is anxiously anticipating is almost here. Are you prepared for the sibling squabbling, food and drink spills, umpteen rest stops and the famous question, ‘are we there yet?’ With a little pre-planning, you can reduce the hassles and turn your time on the road into fun. Restroom breaks: Immediately before heading out, […]

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