Top Ten Reasons to go to the 2014 Columbus Children’s Book Festival 

Columbus Children's Book Festival

Top 10 reasons you should attend the 2014 Columbus Children's Book Festival Is your child an avid reader? Saturday, September 20, 2014 is the Columbus Children's Book Festival at the Columbus Public Library! Here’s a list of reasons why your family should not miss this great event. Reason … [Read more...]

Homeschool In The Park Day at FDR State Park

Friday, September 5, 2014 9:30 am to 11:30 am Homeschool In The Park Day Pre-register for H.I.P. Day, an exciting discovery of our natural world geared towards homeschool families. Learn about native trees and wildflowers during a woodland walk. Participate in an investigative plant lab. Make a … [Read more...]

Common Military Family Challenges for Kids – part 2


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

sweet pea

 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


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...]