Author: Michael Rushbrook

Family Favorites 2019

What are your Family Favorites in Augusta’s river region? We polled readers, tallied the votes and have come up with a list of favorite restaurants, medical professionals, retailers and more. So, without further adieu, CLICK HERE here are our 2019 winners… 2019 FAMILY FAVORITES WINNERS This article appears in the September/October 2019 issue of Augusta Family Magazine. Did you like what you read...

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The College Queue

By Dustin Turner • Illustration by Michael Rushbrook   Our daughter, Abigail, is going to college. There’s no doubt about that. In fact, we tell her often. “Abigail, you’re going to college,” we say. Oh, she’s not going in the fall. Or for several more falls. Abigail is only 12 and still has to suffer the awkwardness of middle school and emotional roller coaster called high school. She has a lot of growing up to do. And we, her parents, have a lot of plans to put into motion. You see, the transition from Mommy and Daddy’s little girl...

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Where Do The Lunch Boxes Go?

by Kim Beavers, MS, RD, LD, CDE   This very thought, in fact, has gone through my head during many past school years (especially the middle school years!). Perhaps the lunch boxes hang out with all the missing socks? While lunches and lunch boxes come and go through the years one thing remains the same: the desire to provide nutrient rich food to hungry, growing children. When I saw these muffins on the  website I knew I had to try them. They bake up wonderfully and are a great way to increase nutrients for a lunchbox, afternoon snack...

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Well, He IS 10 Years Old

@SayWhatScooter: “Hey Dad. A girl at my school told me that she likes me” Bossman: “Ooooh Scooter. Do you like her?” Scoot: “Yeah, I guess” MOMMY: “Hey. No liking girls til you’re 30!!” Scoot: “Where’d you come from? You can’t be in here. This is MAN STUFF!”   In my previous column, I made a list of all of the wonderful things I had planned for summer. And though I accomplished less than a third of them, I enjoyed the process immensely. My family threw me a surprise party two weeks before my 50th birthday– and Bossman and I...

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Editor’s Page

As we say goodbye to summer and hello to the return of school and hopefully the cooler temperatures of the fall, I am excited to introduce Aimee Serafin as the new editor of Augusta Family magazine. Aimee and her family moved to the Augusta area roughly three years ago from Savannah where her husband Scott worked at Savannah College of Art and Design. Aimee grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in French.  After living in southern France for six months, she and husband Scott moved to Baltimore, MD to continue their respective...

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