10 Alternative Halloween Treats


10 Alternative Treats for Halloween For families with food allergies, Halloween treats can be tricky. Most food allergies come from milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. And many candies have the first six on that ingredient list. The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages you … [Read more...]

10 Things Parents of Children with Autism Want Principals to Know

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Ten Things Parents of Children with Autism Want Principals to Know  By Ellen Notbohm According to those inescapable news reports, last year’s back to school shopping season was lukewarm enough to cause retailers distress. Maybe more kids with autism means there are more families like ours, for … [Read more...]

Welcome to the 2014-2015 Choice Awards Contest

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Welcome to Muscogee Moms 2014-2015 Choice Awards Contest! On November 5, 2014, we kick off our 5th annual Choice Awards contest! If you missed last year's contest, you can see our winners here. The Muscogee Moms team has developed a list of 39 categories which are specific to the lives of … [Read more...]

Geocaching in Columbus


Geocaching in Columbus By Alexa Johnson-Anderson   Now that the dog days of summer are over and the glorious weather of October is upon us, you can start thinking of outdoor activities that you can actually enjoy while not sweating to death. If your kids like treasure hunts and have a … [Read more...]

The Third Trimester of Pregnancy – an OB-GYN’s Perspective

The Third Trimester

The Third Trimester of Pregnancy – Weeks 29-40 By Serena D. Tidwell M.D, Midtown OB/GYN The third trimester of pregnancy is an exciting but tiring time! Typical visits for the third trimester are during weeks 30, 32, 34, 36 and then weekly after the 36th week.  Usual screening tests during … [Read more...]

6 BEST Reasons to Start Kids in Ballet Early

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6 BEST Reasons to Start Kids in Ballet Early By Kristin Barker, CSU Continuing Education Has your child seen a dancer on stage or television and he or she wants to dance like that? Is your 5 year old asking to take dance lessons? Maybe you wonder if formal lessons are worth the expense. If you … [Read more...]

Review: Paradise Pumpkin Patch


A Day Out at Paradise Pumpkin Patch Review & Photos by Kara McVay Some pumpkin patches are designed primarily for fall photos with children carefully pointing to their choice of gourd so as not to dirty their smocked or monogrammed finery.  The opposite of that is Paradise Pumpkin Patch.  … [Read more...]