Author: Michael Rushbrook

Reid on the Run

-by Renee Williams   Just like the roots of a plant ensure its growth and future, the roots of Reid memorial presbyterian church are its children. all ages, races and lifestyles are welcome at Reid memorial and  the youth ministries invest deeply in each individual child to prepare them for life. on February 2, Reid memorial will host the 8th annual Reid on the run to benefit Young Life of Augusta who has been a vital part in the faith journey of many youth in the area for 60 years, including the life journey of Sarah Catherine Rhoads. The...

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Pick Your Parents Well

By J. Ron Eaker, M.D. Choosing your parents is the single best thing you can do for your health.  While the absurdity of this is apparent, it only serves to illustrate how vital genetics plays in your wellbeing. We are very much what those little double strands of DNA say we are, from the color of our eyes to the size of our feet.  There is a certain inevitability baked into our genetic code, but researchers are now claiming that we are not completely at the mercy of our chromosonal captors. When I was in medical school (approximately a...

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Go Girl – Karolina Agner

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: Sean Morgan Karolina Agner, 39, is a photographer at Karolina Agner Photography. She is married to Sean Agner, who is a sales manager at Jim Hudson Lexus of Augusta. They have three children, Chayanne 16, Collin 12 and Cameron 7. One word you would use to describe yourself: Driven. If you could have any job, what would you choose?  I have my dream job as photographer & enjoy meeting new people and being able to capture their memories. Its the best thing in the world. What quality do you most admire?  Kindness.  What’s your...

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Mindful Eating for the New Year and Beyond

by Kim Beavers, MS, RD, LD, CDE To be mindful is to focus on the present moment. Mindfulness is quite trendy yet also challenging for many moms – especially during the holiday season. Being mindful is particularly important in regard to eating when you consider that we make hundreds of eating decisions each day.  Mindful eating practices help to form a healthy relationship with food which is something worth modeling to children growing up in a culture that demonizes certain ways of eating. Below are some examples of mindful eating strategies. Savor the flavors of food: Use all of...

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Active Climbing Augusta

By LeeAnn Rhoden If you want to get a good workout but a traditional gym is not your thing, you need to try Active Climbing Augusta. Active Climbing is an indoor rock wall climbing facility in Grovetown. It offers a fun way to exercise, make new friends and to challenge your competitive spirit. The facility offers something for every level of experience from toddlers to sexagenarians. The bouldering area offers lower climbing heights, up to 15 feet, so no ropes required. You can practice a decent or jump off into soft landing pads. It is an excellent place for...

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