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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Today's parents could learn a lot from the 1950s

When I was a child, back in the Parenting Stone Age (aka the Parentocentric Era), your parents were the most important people in the family. They paid the bills, bought your clothes, prepared the food you ate, took care of you when you were sick, drove you to where you needed to be, tucked you in and kissed you good night. They were essential.

May 19, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - What does God say about commitment in the home?

A good question to ask about the home is, "Why did God create it?" When we look for the answer in the Bible - which tells us what God's will for mankind is - it becomes obvious that the home is the foundation of society in every culture. It doesn't take much effort to confirm this contention by observation. Other factors are involved, but "as goes the home, so goes humanity" is pretty much a universal truism.

May 19, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Blind Willie was 'Doug' in 1938 Herald article

One of Statesboro's most famous residents was known by a different name to many locals, as well.

May 19, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Boro shop owner is doing what she loves

It is always fun to interview people who are able to make a lifelong passion their livelihood. I had that opportunity recently when I visited with Ryan Marsh, owner of Bellies, Babies, and Ballerinas on West Main Street.

May 13, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - You don't 'teach' 1-year-olds to play independently

Q: Is it OK to start teaching our 1-year-old how to play independently? He screams and cries when I put him in any type of enclosure if he can't get "free," even when I arrange the furniture in a way that he has a very ample play area. Is there a method to teach him how to play by himself for at least a little bit? It seems I am following him around the house all day so he can't get into trouble or hurt himself or damage furniture, etc. We have our house baby-proofed, but he is ...

May 12, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Our View: EPD puts King's interests above Ogeechee River

For the fourth time since a massive fish kill was discovered in the Ogeechee River in May 2011, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division held a public hearing to listen to concerns about the river and a proposed discharge permit for King America Finishing.

May 12, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Kathy Bradley - Run in the forest, run

I was walking in the woods, a hundred yards or so past the broken down, rusted-out barbed wire fence that may or may not mark the property line between our land and our neighbors'. I had two friends with me, people accustomed to the outdoors, one of whom I call The Scientist. Their brand of nature, however, is generally more marine.

May 12, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Local’s valor leads to ship named in his honor

Once he entered the United States Navy during World War II, Ensign Flournoy Glenn Hodges made quite a name for himself. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Wade C. Hodges, Glenn, as he was known, was a graduate of Statesboro High School.

May 12, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Jersey Mike's Subs opening May 15 in Boro

When Frank Parker and his partner built the Woodland Square shopping center on Highway 301 South in 2006, I had more than one person express concern that it was "too far" out of town.

May 06, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - Commitment in relationships at home is of primary importance

Syndicated author and lecturer Cal Thomas, interviewed in 1994 on C-SPAN's "Booknotes" program about his book "The Things That Matter Most," was asked about a newspaper column he wrote entitled "Children of Divorce." The title and idea for the piece, he said, came from an airline stewardess whom he asked if there was something she could do to help a little girl seated across the airplane aisle from him, crying her eyes out. She replied no, that they saw "that kind" all the time, and about all they could do was make them comfortable. When asked what she meant ...

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Child's 'willful disobedience' typical 1-year-old behavior

Q: It seems our 1-year-old is showing willful disobedience. We tell him "no" and try to redirect, but he does the same things over and over again. The things in question include turning over and not being cooperative when I'm trying to change him, slapping us in the face and standing up during bath time. I'm trying to be creative with ways to entertain him and make things fun but am getting weary. Any advice on how I can correct him?

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - POWs help pick peanut crop in 1944

In a curious twist of events, on Aug. 10, 1944, the Bulloch Herald reported that plans were finalized for the county's new prisoner-of-war camp. The barbed-wire compound was being built on Dover Road near the city limits. At first, talks were underway to build two camps - one near Portal and one in Statesboro - but those plans were shelved and the decision was made to build a single large camp to be open until at least October 15, 1944.

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender - Make this May a month of memories

We're just days away from the last classes and tests of the school year, with graduation and vacation following closely behind. Talk about the good and the not-so-good happenings of the past 10 months with your family, and remember to thank those who helped make the school year possible. Use every minute of May to treasure those end-of-the-year events with unique celebrations like the following ones or a few of your own.

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Cook-Out Restaurant renovating old BK site

What exactly is the Cook-Out Restaurant? We've seen the employment ads running in the Herald for the past several weeks, and now construction is underway on its Fair Road location (next to Popeyes).

April 29, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Son's negativity is a type of antisocial behavior

Q: Our 7-year-old son is very negative about everything. He's a middle child, so that may have something to do with it, but everyone else in the family is very happy, positive, optimistic and so on.

April 28, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

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According to an article I read - and if you believe it - 90 percent of our population is in great need of therapy in one form ...

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