And Inside Look at: Sleep in Heavenly Peace

In 2012, Luke Mickelson’s kids were bored over Christmas break, the new Christmas gifts were not cutting it. So, Mickelson, of Kimberly, Idaho, decided to do a service project. He grabbed some wood from his shed and his family built a bunk bed. Afterward, he went to his church to find someone in need. One […]

read more

Summer Fun on the Farm is Back at the Rock Ranch

This summer, the Rock Ranch, a 1,500-acre cattle ranch located about an hour from Columbus, is offering the opportunity for families to visit and enjoy fun farm activities and the ranch’s beautiful scenery. The ranch is open to the public on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am-4pm. Adam Pugh, general manager of the Rock Ranch, […]

read more

Highlight on Columbus Junior Cotillion

Does your child know how to set a table? How to hold a fork and knife correctly? How about the confidence to introduce his/herself to someone new? Do they look people in the eyes when speaking and put their device away when eating? Do they feel comfortable and confident in social situations? Columbus Junior Cotillion, […]

read more

Local Summer Learning Options

Enrolling kids in summer learning activities help keep their academic skills sharp and prepare them to enter the next grade in the fall. Parents in the Chattahoochee Valley who are seeking summer learning opportunities for their children have a variety of in-person and virtual opportunities to choose from. BTG Learning 3100 Gentian Blvd, #121, Columbus […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more