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Summertime Safety with your Baby

Summertime Safety with your Baby

Written by Ben Spitalnick, MD, MBA, FAAP Coastal Georgia has a year-round offering of outdoor activities for your family, but summertime is really when options are most plentiful.  The beach, the pool, the boat, and the park are great places to have family fun with kids of all ages.  A successful outing comes with just a little preparation, to make sure the smallest ones are safe from common outdoor hazards.  Below are a few tips that may help you make the most out of your summer. Protection from the sun can be easily forgotten, especially on a cloudy day, or...

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Preparing Kids to Read Early!

Preparing Kids to Read Early!

Photo by AdLib Photography   Learning to read and write is an ongoing process that starts early in life.  Therefore it is never too early to start preparing your child to read!  Research has shown that the more early life experiences a child has with language and literacy the more likely a child is to succeed in reading, and school in general.  Contrary to popular belief, children don’t start learning how to read in kindergarten and first grade-- the learning starts at home!  You as the parent get to play a key role in your child’s early literacy development.  In...

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Redefining "Mom Goals" to Empower Yourself

Redefining "Mom Goals" to Empower Yourself

Hey Y'all! My name is Kate and I am a mom and lifestyle blogger from Savannah, GA (Moss & Marsh’s home). I am a young single mom to a sweet, 11-month-old James Max. The comparison game is a game I have found myself playing far too often and I hate to admit it’s not all the media’s fault. Yes, I see all these moms on Instagram with what looks like they have it made but is everything you see the full picture? No. Never. A picture can only tell so much and as a blogger I can tell you behind...

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Family Worship: Delight or Drudgery?

Family Worship: Delight or Drudgery?

Catherine Stewart is a wife, mother of 6, author and pastor’s wife. She currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is the editor and a contributing author of “Letters to Pastor’s Wives: when seminary ends and ministry begins” which can be purchased here on amazon.com. And she is currently working on a second book for pastor's children. Catherine Stewart, her husband Neil, and their six children. Photo by See Anything Photography. I dare say it would be nothing short of a practical victory to say that after 6 children, we have got this family worship “thing” down. I wish I...

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Adoption Changes Everything

Adoption Changes Everything

Written by Beth Oliver. In 1988 a thought went through my head, “I want to adopt”. I was 12, it was a thought. I never verbalized it that I remember, nor did I think anything else about it. It was just a thought, but it seemed to speak a truth. Little did I know that thought would shape my entire marriage and place my husband and I on a path to serve as foster and adoptive parents for many years. The Oliver family after returning from China. Photo by Sarah Kohut Photography.   In January of 2003, I was almost...

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