If you love to sew as much as I do, then you'll agree that it's a great stress breaker.
The afternoons are prime times for "snack attacks." Parents, regardless of their time management or planning skills, know that it's crucial to be prepared when a child is in need of a snack. The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension recommends offering two or more of the five major food groups. Here are some more ideas: Cut apples into wedges and dip in yogurt or peanut butter. Allow children to sprinkle ...
Shopping trips, whether it's for back to school items or grocery, may require a little extra patience this time of year.
Whether your fruit and vegetables are from the store, farmers market or your personal garden, they have a much-needed place in your kitchen.
Your back-to-school budget is probably moving up your "to-do" list. Here are some budget tips from the University of Wisconsin Extension.
A sandwich can easily satisfy your appetite when you're busy and on the go. It's easy to add variety by mixing and matching different types of bread, mayo, mustard and other ingredients.
There's an undeniable burst of excitement at the beginning of summer vacation. Students can look forward to days of fun and relaxation. For some parents, the end of the school year seems to arrive before they can get things scheduled and in place for a smooth transition. Keeping kids moving is always a challenge no matter what time of year. And keeping their brains active is no easy task either. So what can you do ...
Summertime snacks and meals for children offer an avenue for creativity and more. A visit to one of the local farmers markets can provide a fun outing. Get children involved in planning menus based on what's available or in season. Youngsters may enjoy creating a "Salad of the Week" or a "Veggie Dish of the Week" for their family by selecting new and familiar ingredients. Sliced fresh fruits and vegetables such as carrots, cucumbers, pineapples ...
Long-time married couples often recommend "good communication" as a key factor in maintaining a strong marriage.
April and May offer some great opportunities for saying "We appreciate you." So, let's take a look: • Administrative Professionals Day is April 25. • Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11. • National Nurse Week is May 6-12. Be sure to check with your school for updated information. Activities can vary depending on the school's schedule. And remember to include the bus drivers, custodians and school resource officers on your list for "end of the year" gifts. Here ...
As spring kicks into high gear, calendars are filling up and time often seems to be a limited resource.
It's hard to make changes sometimes when it involves possibly leaving our favorite foods behind.
If you're looking for some accountability when it comes to staying fit, try the Walk Georgia program.
Music can make your soul sing. It can definitely boost your mood when you're feeling down.
It's not too early to set goals for 2012. Why wait until late December or early January? We all have things that we'd like to accomplish around the house. The list often includes repairs, replacements and improvements. We need to focus on our family's priorities and needs. Let's face it. We spend too much time worrying about what other people think. And we give other people too much power over what happens or doesn't happen ...
Hot dogs are often a staple food for camping and grilling in the backyard and at tailgates parties.
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