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When we hear the words “special needs children,” we often think in clinical terms of those children who require assistance for medical or psychological disabilities or those who have learning, emotional or behavioral difficulties. But really, don’t we all have some type of special need? Don’t we all have some type of weakness that requires help, support and encouragement from others? Normal is what we want, what we expect, what we understand and unfortunately what we think we need from our children, but really there is no such thing as normal. We were not created to be normal. We...

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This month is our teen issue. We invited some local teens for our cover photo and it was amazing to see how much potential these young men and women truly possess. For our photo shoot, we met at Humanitree House and I had the pleasure of meeting one of the owners, Baruti Tucker or Brother B., as he is affectionately known. Brother B. and his wife Denise own and operate Humanitree House and they have a good thing going. Brother B. shared a thought provoking sentiment with me that day. He said, “Humanitree House started as an idea that...

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This month’s issue of Augusta Family is our back to school guide. Find helpful information on back to school traffic safety in our Safe Kids Fast Fact column, gather tips on 16 back to school traditions to start this year or get ideas for making a time capsule to capture your child’s back to school memories. We also have helpful stratgegies to get organized in the kitchen  to help you plan out nutrious meals for busy school nights. You can find these tips in our Smart Mom’s Guide column. To say I am thrilled to bring back our Mommy...

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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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