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25 Ways To Get Some Spring Back In Your Step After A Long Winter

By Christina Katz Ah, the first truly spring-like day of the year. The sky turns blue, the sun comes out, the sounds of singing birds is all around. Time for the sunglasses to come out of hiding! You get a little bounce in your step and you find yourself humming everywhere you go. You plan your garden, rally your walking group and remembering how much you like sun tea. Take a deep breath, pull out a piece of paper, and make a list of spring pick-me-ups to try based on this list  so you can now enjoy the gentler days...

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The Flu Epidemic

By Dr. Dana Harris Cases of the seasonal flu have reached epidemic proportions that has grasped almost every corner of the country.  In fact, it has officially crossed the epidemic threshold meaning the flu is spreading quickly and leading to more fatal cases than commonly expected according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Experts say what’s particularly unusual about this year is that the flu is hitting everyone at the same time! It’s on a pathway to be among the worst in 15 years. The outbreak has left parents wondering what they can do to protect their families...

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Party Guide 2018

By Naimah Shaw Celebrate every milestone with the magic of play and adventure while creating lifelong memories! Let this guide be your personal birthday party planner as you aim to make this year’s birthday more elaborate and fun filled than the last. Turn to one of the many trusted professionals in the CSRA so everyone can focus on being more present in the moments that are sure to be filled with exhilaration and wonder. Whether providing a thrilling location or supplying services in your home, these party pros offer a wealth of choices to suit all ages and interests. MOOVE...

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Bullying and Suicide: An Alarming Epidemic

By DR. DANA HARRIS Over the past decade, the link between bullying and suicide has been raised. You have likely read several of the shocking news reports of the tragic loss of a young person’s life. The death of a young person by suicide is indeed a tragic event that leaves parents wondering how did this happen and what could have been done to prevent it? In response to such events, national campaigns, bullying prevention programs and anti-bullying laws and policies –aimed at getting bullied children the help they need has been established. Currently, there aren’t any federal anti-bullying laws...

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Holiday Gift Guide

This article appears in the December 2017/January 2018 issue of Augusta Family Magazine. Did you like what you read here?...

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