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Celebrate the 4th of July, but don't break the bank!

Celebrate the 4th of July with These 9 Cheap Ideas!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 8:00am

It can be easy to break the bank on the 4th of July right? Ya know, BBQ & drinks, decorations, fireworks, sporting your new red, white & blue outfit; it all adds up quick.  This year, I want to help you out with 9 cheap...

21 Words That Only Make Sense in Atlanta

Jessica Forkel - Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:05am

According to BuzzFeed.com, there are 21 words that have a completely different meaning in Atlanta.I am from Atlanta, born and raised, some of these make sense for sure! For example, OTP vs ITP, we have a million...

Who knew you could do THIS with an orange?

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 12:32pm

  Watch what happens when a scuba diver cracks an egg under water! Who would have thought you could do THIS with an orange! Find out how to peel an apple in 5 seconds! This is what happens when you dive head first into...

How far will you go to make dinner fun?

33 Parents Take Their Sense of Humor to the Next Level!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 12:12pm

Have you ever told a joke and your parents didn’t get it? Or what about todays chat acronyms such as of LOL, BRB, 143 or BFN?  Turns out that some parents tell their kids the joke is on them with these hilarious...

Where to Find Free Summer Lunch Programs

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:52am

School lunch is how many children are fed. During the summer break, they are at risk at going hungry throughout the day because they no longer have access to school meal sources. Recognizing this problem, the Georgia...

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Be a Superhero Dad at the Fernbank on Father's Day

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, June 13, 2014 - 6:17am

Many of us consider our dads to be superheroes. Here’s a chance to make them feel like one on Father’s Day dressed as their favorite hero characters and all. The Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlantais...

The U.S. Army Color Guard stands at attention for their service song during the Salute to Services segment.

A Personal Tradition: the PBS National Memorial Day Concert

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:21pm

Watching the PBS National Memorial Day concert has become a tradition in my family. Like many Americans, I don’t have anyone in my family who is currently serving. So this concert is one the ways I feel connected to...

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Challenge Your Kids to Read This Summer

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, May 19, 2014 - 8:44am

Last week the nonprofit Common Sense Media released disheartening data on the reading habits of teens. The group said nearly half of 17 year olds say they only read for pleasure roughly two times a year if that....

Educate Kids of All Ages About Earth Day

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:43am

It’s easier to promote the ideals of Earth Day to kids these days since protecting the environment is currently hip. You’re cool if you dump your bottles, cans and papers into recycle bins. Kudos to you for wearing t-...

Try These Easter Activities and Passover Recipes

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:31am

Have you ever tried to dye an egg using raspberries? Do you know how to make flourless cake? My answer is ”no” to both of those questions. But a quick search on PBS Parents helped me find a few Easter activities and...

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