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Best Corn Mazes In The Atlanta Area
Friday, October 17, 2014

Best Corn Mazes In The Atlanta Area

What says “fall fun” more than a corn maze? Atlanta has several different options to choose from when planning where to take your family this year. You may want to try out a different one each weekend throughout...

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Best Haunted Houses In Atlanta
Friday, October 10, 2014

Best Haunted Houses In Atlanta

One of the things Atlanta is known for around Halloween is its spectacular haunted houses. While Netherworld is the mecca for fans of the truly scary adventures, there are plenty of other places to check out. You may...

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard
Friday, October 03, 2014

Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Bats and witches and ghouls, oh my! It’s the most spooktacular time of the year, and your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright. With a little...

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Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids
Friday, October 03, 2014

Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids

Being the good guy can be fun, but sometimes it’s even more entertaining to play the bad guy—at least come time for Halloween. As kids, they can make evil look fun with these costume ideas that originate from...

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks
Friday, October 03, 2014

How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Store-bought costumes are quick and easy, but homemade ones stand out from the crowd. Fortunately, homemade doesn’t have to mean difficult. Here are four clever mask ideas, using everyday items, that come together...

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6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas

Photo Courtesy Of Simon & SchusterJustin Silver the star of the reality series Dogs in the City. He was born and raised in New York City, where he also runs his pet care clinic, The Language of Dogs. His new book,...

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Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In Atlanta
Friday, September 12, 2014

Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In Atlanta

A tired child is a good child! Make sure your kids are full of fresh air and exercise by signing them up for one of these action-packed sports leagues this fall. Both inside and outside the perimeter, there are indoor...

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Best Batting Cages In Atlanta
Friday, August 29, 2014

Best Batting Cages In Atlanta

Whether you want to work on your skills for the next company softball game or you just need a little exercise, batting cages are a great stress relief. Atlanta has several different options to choose from as you make...

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Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In Atlanta
Friday, August 15, 2014

Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In Atlanta

There is so much to do in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend; your biggest challenge will likely be finding a way to fit everything into your schedule. There are events throughout the weekend for families and for adults,...

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids
Monday, August 11, 2014

5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

As the summer months go on, you might find that your children’s boredom levels are rising in tandem with the mercury in the thermometer. Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.Pool...

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Best Petting Zoos In The Atlanta Area
Friday, August 01, 2014

Best Petting Zoos In The Atlanta Area

If the only zoo you know of in Atlanta is the Atlanta Zoo, then we have a few more great places you will want to check out. Petting zoos are a fun activity for kids and a great chance to take some fun photos. Atlanta...

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids
Monday, July 21, 2014

School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

Before you know it, school will be back in session, which means kids all over the country will be walking to school and facing all sorts of new challenges. School should be about the education, not about learning how...

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens
Monday, July 21, 2014

Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Summer is winding down, and soon it’ll be time to get back into the swing of things with school. Waking up early again will be just one adjustment. Kids go from spending their days outdoors in the sun, to being...

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With
Monday, July 21, 2014

5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Back-to-school time is exciting, nerve-wracking and—not the least of all—rather crazy. But don’t worry: there are steps you can take to make this hectic time easier on both students and teachers....

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5 Things High School Seniors Can Do To Prepare For College
Monday, July 21, 2014

5 Things High School Seniors Can Do To Prepare For College

Senior year in high school is a time of choices, changes, and transitions. It’s also a time of hard work, where students aren’t just focusing on the schoolwork at hand, but also getting ready for college....

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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors
Monday, July 21, 2014

Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Photo Credit: ThinkstockSeptember is practically around the corner, and that means another summer will soon be over. Make sure this summer is one the whole family will always remember by getting everyone off the...

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Summer Road Trip Checklist When Traveling With Kids
Monday, July 07, 2014

Summer Road Trip Checklist When Traveling With Kids

Once upon a time, taking a road trip meant packing a few day’s worth of clothes for yourself and hopping in the car. A kid or two or three later, vacations require a whole lot more thought and planning, but that...

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Best Dance Classes For Kids In Atlanta
Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Best Dance Classes For Kids In Atlanta

Dance classes help children develop discipline and focus and shows the reward of hard work. Even if your child is not destined to be the next Baryshnikov, there is a real benefit to teaching him or her to develop an...

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Best Botanical Gardens In Atlanta
Friday, June 20, 2014

Best Botanical Gardens In Atlanta

Atlanta’s gentle climate makes it ideal for growing a large variety of beautiful and interesting plants. If your thumbs aren’t the greenest, you can still enjoy the natural wonders of the city by heading...

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist
Monday, June 16, 2014

4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

What says summer more than a barbecue, some cold drinks and a few sparklers in your backyard with the whole family on the Fourth of July? Fireworks displays are an American tradition, one that comes with a lot of...

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