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February is the month of love. It’s a time to celebrate and honor all the loving relationships we have in our lives. That is why it’s the perfect time to celebrate and honor the most important relationship you have in life – the one you have with yourself? As parents it is often difficult to set aside personal time, but this month take the opportunity to challenge yourself to practice self care and self love. Self-care and self-love is about loving who you are and seeing in yourself what those who care about you see and love in you....

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In this double issue of Augusta Family, we feature Paige Tucker’s Christmas Eve mishap in her Mom to Mom column, Kim Beaver’s Winter Fresh Salad, Dustin Turner’s Inspiration Station and the magic of Greubel’s Mixed Martial Arts program along with many other columns. Getting in alignment with the true spirit of the holidays, we also feature Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church ’s 8th annual Reid on the Run on February 2, honoring the life and memory of Sarah Rhoads. There is something really magical and beautiful about winter. Bright chilly mornings and the clean vivid smell of cold travels straight...

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Thankfulness & Gratitude The more thankful I became, the more my bounty increased. That’s because – for sure – what you focus on expands. When you focus on the goodness in life, you create more of it.” -Oprah Winfrey Every year at Thanksgiving, we are reminded to give thanks for the things in life that we are grateful for. But what if we resolved to set a time aside every day to deliberately pause to reflect and count our blessings? Because, gratitude puts situations into perspective. When we can see the good, it becomes difficult to complain. Gratitude helps...

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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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