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Eight months ago, my son Zakkary passed away after he was hit by a distracted driver. When doctors were unable to save him, they let us know that Zakkary was a registered organ donor and a representative from LifeLink was being flown in from Savannah to meet with us. When the reality of that set in, I felt a physical and emotional release and was able to find a divine sense of peace knowing that people who were suffering would be getting calls that day that our son was going to save them. Nobody wants to be the parent...

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elcome to our annual GPS Guide. In this issue, you can find fun for your family, learn about places to visit and gather local info on activities to help keep everyone in your family entertained with some fun and free things to do in the area.  In addition to our guide of local attractions, Cammie Jones offers smart mom tips to entertaining kids on road trips and Meredith Flory encourages everyone to get out in nature and visit Mistletoe and Elijah Clark State Parks. In honor of Mother’s Day, Dr. Dana Harris shares a heartwarming story of her daughter’s...

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Welcome to our Summer Camp Guide! As a child, few things are as memorable as the rite of passage of summer camp. Sleeping under the stars, swimming in the lake, making fire-roasted marshmallows, singing silly camp songs and making new friends are all the elements needed for a magical summer. I didn’t meet my best friend, Roxanne at summer camp but our pregnant mothers (pregnant with us) did meet one another in a public restroom after randomly striking up a conversation about their due dates. Think the rom com romp Sweet Home Alabama-baby in the bar scene. I find...

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As winter’s chill fades away, the warmth of spring rushes to greet us. The ground beneath us begins to soften and dormant seeds burst into full bloom, resulting in new life. The bright blooming azaleas and lush green landscapes reappear and once again, our city will showcase its natural beauty. In Augusta, the azaleas signature blooms makes them a perennial favorite—they survive the winter and bloom again. Perennials are often considered the heart of the garden due to how rewarding they are, year after year, as well as the fact that they offer an enormous variety of colors, sizes,...

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For parents of young kids, planning a birthday party can be one of the more stressful occasions of parenthood. Long gone are the days when you had an old-fashioned birthday party at home with a few friends, cake, ice cream and a game of pin the tail on the donkey. Today’s birthday parties have become more elaborate and thinking of new ideas every year is not always easy. It’s important to be in-the-know about what’s trending in town in 2018. In this issue of Augusta Family, we help you with the biggest part of the party equation: the venue....

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