A Southern Christmas Roadtrip

The holiday season is a hectic time, no doubt, but it’s also a magical one. I’m constantly reminding myself to make the most of these years with fa-la-la and fantasy fun, as we have so few. Our children get so few Christmases to enjoy the magic, beauty and sensation through their innocent eyes.  If you […]

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Santa Appearances & Holiday Events in Columbus, GA

Regular Santa Appearances The Landings: 12/1, 12/7, 12/8, 12/14, 12/15, 12/30 5PM-8PM Country Christmas Nights at The Rock Ranch December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 Callaway Gardens/Fantasy in Lights: Every evening Hollywood Connection: Thursdays 3PM-6PM Fridays 3PM-6PM Saturdays 12PM-6PM Sundays 3PM-6PM Peachtree Mall: Regular Hours: Monday – Saturday: 12PM-8PM Sunday: 12PM […]

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Volunteering in the Chattahoochee Valley

Volunteering is an excellent way to teach your kids important life skills. In addition, volunteering during the holidays helps promote an ‘attitude of gratitude’ in your household and takes your child’s mind off their holiday wish list. Volunteering Is For the Whole Family It is not only those who you help that benefit when you […]

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School Break Staycation 

Traveling with young children sometimes does not feel like a vacation at all, between the planning, packing, and surviving the journey to the vacation spot. Opting for a staycation during fall or holiday breaks can allow you to relax and enjoy time with your family without the stress of travel and also can be more […]

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Vita-Fuse Comes to Columbus, GA

Albany doctor, Alan Medley is bringing a boost to the Columbus, GA area, a VitaBoost. Vita-Fuse, an at-home IV hydration service, provides the same vitamins and nutrients you can pick up at the store but is faster and more effective. The science is simple. When you take medication or a vitamin orally, you’re said to […]

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Sensory Friendly Show | RiverCenter Presents The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System

Columbus, Georgia – RiverCenter invites audiences to come aboard and prepare to explore the universe with TheatreWorks USA’s production of The Magic School Bus: Lost In The Solar System on Saturday, September 29 at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. The 10 AM performance is a special sensory-friendly performance, designed for children with special needs. “For this season, adding sensory-friendly […]

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The Rock Ranch | Fall Family Fun Days

Fall Family Fun at The Rock Ranch Begins Oct. 6 It’s time to celebrate Fall at The Rock Ranch. Located about an hour south of Atlanta, gates will open Oct. 6 for a 5-weekend seasonal event. In addition to this family fun destination’s offerings of more than 25 attractions, guests will enjoy additional entertainment during […]

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Business Highlight: Magnolia Heart Nanny Services

Life is busy.  As parents, we juggle our careers,  relationships,  our children ’s schooling, extra-curricular activities and more.  Often times our responsibilities exceed our physical availability and we need some help.  Nicole  Wrice, owner of Magnolia  Heart  Nannies,  experienced  feeling overwhelmed herself.    She  sought help but finding a nanny to accommodate her daughter,  who has seizures,  ADHD, and mild retardation, brought upon some obstacles.  “When  I’d try to hire a […]

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Inside look at Columbus Figure Skating Coach: Robbie Przepioski

It’s uncommon to have an ice rink in the south, but Columbus has one. It’s even more uncommon to have a nationally ranked skater in the south, but Columbus has one of those too! His name is Robbie Przepioski and he is the director of the Columbus Figure Skating Academy. He began a little over […]

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Foster Care Crisis

At the present time, there are approximately 14,000 kids in foster care in Georgia and around 5,000 in Alabama. The number of kids in foster care in Georgia has doubled since 2010, triggering a foster care crisis in many counties around the state as more kids need placement in foster care than there are spots […]

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