Common Military Family Challenges for Kids – part 2

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Common “Military Family Challenges” for Kids and Steps Parents May Take to Help (Part 2)  By Michelle DeRamus, Ph.D. For kids – often deemed military “brats” – the life changes and transitions that come every couple of years when the parent is assigned to PCS – move to a new post … [Read more...]

Creating Positive School Partnerships

Creative Positive School Partnerships

Creating Positive School Partnerships By Ellen Notbohm and Veronica Zysk Here’s a statement that demonstrates our remarkable grasp of the obvious: autism is very, very complex. So I continue to be amazed by the frequency with which I get questions (often from reporters) asking us to synthesize … [Read more...]

Dealing with Depression: Tips from a Psychologist

Dealing with Depression

By Bobby McGowan, Ph.D, Pastoral Institute Most people feel sad, lonely and blue at times. This is especially true when there has been a significant loss in their life. However, the severity and duration of these symptoms can increase and interfere with enjoying your life. They can occur abruptly … [Read more...]

Review: Sweet Pea Delivers for Busy Parents

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 Review: Sweet Pea Delivers for Busy Parents By Alexa Johnson Anderson There’s a new service in town that will deliver groceries to your front door for a minimal fee or (if you spend enough) for free: Sweet Pea Grocery Delivery! As a busy mom, this sounded like a dream come true. I can’t … [Read more...]

Common Military Family Challenges for Kids – part 1

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Common "Military Family Challenges" for Kids and Steps Parents May Take to Help By Michelle DeRamus, Ph.D. Each day more and more families are finding homes at Fort Benning and the surrounding areas, including Phenix City, AL, Fort Mitchell, AL and Columbus, GA, in large part due to the … [Read more...]

Social Media Etiquette for Kids (of all ages)

Social Media Etiquette

Social Media Etiquette for Kids (of all ages) How to avoid Facebook faux pas, Insta-fails and more! In a few short years my oldest will turn 13 and be legally old enough to have a Facebook or Twitter account. But there are several rules of etiquette I want him to understand before he joins the … [Read more...]

7 Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Summer Safety Tips for Pets Guest Blog by Lauri Bates, DVM, at Double Churches Animal Clinic, P.C.  Summer is here in Columbus GA.   It’s time to think about summer safety for our four-legged family members.  Here are 7 ways to safeguard your pets during the hot summer months. 1.  Cover … [Read more...]