Category: Feature

A Generation At Risk

The Mental Health Crisis: A Growing Epidemic – By Dr. Dana Harris   Keeping children safe from harm and providing them with a loving, stable and healthy environment is at the heart of everything parents strive to achieve. If we have been lucky enough to grow up with skillful parents, then we have probably acquired a good sense about what great parents do.  Raising children is perhaps one of the most important endeavors we undertake as humans. Children remind us of what’s most important: joy, laughter, happiness, and honest human connections. There is no training required of us to help...

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Best Summer Ever

Nine Ways To Amp Up The Creative Family Fun By Christina Katz   Are you simultaneously excited about and dreading the approach of summer? If so, you might want to start preparing now to make the most of all of the unstructured, non-scheduled time your kids will soon be spending at home…or summer may not end up nearly as relaxing for you as it is for your kids! Take a cue from ‘The Artful Parent,’ blogger Jean Van’t Hul. She says, “When a child explores, learns, and creates, the side effect is often a mess. To say no to...

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Planning Your Family Getaway with Ease

(Making Time for What Really Matters) – By Dr. Dana Harris   Family vacations should be about creating a lifetime of memories. Whether it’s getting organized, staying fit, or spending quality time with loved ones, summer allows time for everyone to follow their passions.  When you take vacations together, you become a team by embracing new adventures, sharing memorable experiences while generating a sense of joy and togetherness. You come to know that there is a world apart from yours, which is beautiful and exciting. Reflecting on those happiest moments of joyful times spent together as a family can be...

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2019 Camp Guide

By Naimah Shaw The long, lazy days of summer are right around the corner! Finally, the moment children anticipate and look forward to all year long, but simultaneously the moment that many parents also dread. The phrase, “I’m bored!” can be a chronic stressor on parents but look no further than the detailed CSRA’s Summer Camp Guide where you can find anything you desire from art, music, STEM, tennis, rowing, golf and SO much more! A CHILD’S WORLD 4204 Columbia Rd., Martinez, 706-860-0059. 3549 Windsor Spring Road, Hephzibah, 706-796-3505. 3118 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, 706-798-5547. 7100 Evans Town Center Blvd....

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Summer Camp-Learning

Making Friends and Having Fun – By Dr. Dana Harris   Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers… brace yourself as elementary, middle and high schools prepare to close its doors for summer break in just a few short weeks! As the thrill of warmer temperatures, sunny beaches and images of a luxurious vacation begin to emerge, for those of you with school-age kids, it also means pulling out the summer calendar and those appealing catalogs in hopes of finding the most suitable activities guaranteed to keep your kids physically active and socially engaged during the hot summer months ahead. Summer camps are a...

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Family Favorites Ballot 2019

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