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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: In an adult-child power struggle, the child is in control

Q: Our 4-year-old daughter will not eat dinner, no matter what. At most, she takes a few bites of what I fix and then says she doesn't like it. This has been going on for over a year. I've taken her favorite things away from, sent her to bed early, even spanked her. Nothing has worked, and to be honest, I'm getting increasingly frustrated. I absolutely refuse to fix her a special plate. I want her to be grateful for what she has. Please give me some direction here.

July 10, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Recent actions to help seniors

In my last column, I pointed to the problem that disabled seniors have with delivering and returning garbage containers for street-side pickup and asked if the city of Statesboro could help with this chore. It turns out that the city does help.

July 03, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Finally, some steamboat competition on the Savannah

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

July 03, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents should have a game plan for kids' anxiety

Q: My 8-year-old daughter is having anxiety issues that seem to border on obsessive-compulsive disorder. She wants me to repeat certain things back to her and has a set routine of things I must say when I'm tucking her into bed. She's genuinely upset by all this and tells me she thinks there's something wrong with her. I'd say it is something she can't control, but she does not do this sort of thing when she's alone with my husband. I've talked to her, tried ignoring her, refused to cooperate and even yelled ...

July 03, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Hot summer days provide warm family memories

Hot much so far in your neck of the woods? Well, there's more where that came from as the Boro anticipates climbing temperatures throughout the summer months.

July 03, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Summer solstice, summer storm

At about 9 o'clock Monday night, I stood in the middle of the front yard and took in the magic. Over my right shoulder, the sun was smearing her last flush of pink and orange across the horizon, a long, narrow stretch of luminous light kissing the tops of the pine trees. Over my left shoulder, the moon, round and gold as a double eagle, was already floating in dark blue sky.

June 26, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: 'Team boats' powered by horses gain popularity on the river

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 26, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Your children, teenagers don't need smart phones

Q: Our 12-year-old has a smart phone. I know you don't approve, but all - and I do mean all - of his friends have them, and texting is how they communicate. I don't think, under the circumstances, that making him be the "odd man out" socially is a good idea.

June 26, 2016 | | Life


A sweet celebration

A milestone few live to see was recognized Tuesday at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation when resident Sugar Pryor celebrated her 107th birthday with family, friends, facility staff, cake, ice cream and watermelon.

June 20, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Treat Dad to a home-cooked meal

In my book, cooking a meal for someone you love is one of the greatest expressions of care and appreciation. In the South, we've long shown our love by feeding each other.

June 20, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: More help is needed

At any given time, most seniors are getting along well. At some point in time, however, all seniors will have problems and need help, but few can afford all the help they need.

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Enterprise explosion doesn't slow progress on Savannah River

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Raise children to make the world a better place

I recently enjoyed the privilege of seeing and hearing radio talk-show host Dennis Prager speak on the topic of happiness. He only spoke for 20 minutes, but he said more in that short span than most talk-show people are able to say in two hours.

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: God is the perfect model of a father's love and humility

There are many figures used in Scripture to illustrate the nature of God. One of the most comforting for us, showing the caring nature of the Lord, is the figure of a father.

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Statesboro hosts statewide daylily convention

Statesboro recently played host to a stunning display of award-winning hemerocallises. Though gardening enthusiasts may recognize that difficult-to-pronounce word, the rest of us may know the plant by its more common name, the daylily.

June 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parent help with homework is generally a bad thing

Amanda Johnson, a second-grade teacher in Laramie, Wyoming, has caused quite a stir both among her colleagues and constituents and - because her educational incorrectness was ...

September 18, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Central of Georgia Railroad goes to sea

Note: The following is one of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

September 18, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Stormy weather

It's not that I don't pay attention to the weather; I do. I pay very close attention to the weather. At least my ...

September 18, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Kudos to school's 'problem-solving' sign to parents

Just when I am teetering on the edge of despair concerning the state of child rearing in America, dwelling much, much too obsessively on the ...

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A semester full of cooking and baking

My second semester of culinary school is moving at an exciting pace. I'm finally beginning to feel comfortable in the professional kitchen, getting my ...

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah's Atlantic Inland Water Route

Note: The following is one of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: The importance of remembering

At 8:45 on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, two passenger jets were intentionally crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade ...

September 11, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Sweet charity

This country is a land of contradictions. Its people display measureless greed and exceptional generosity.

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents, stop feeding the tweenage drama dragon

Q: Our sixth-grade son has always been an excellent math student. This year, however, he melts down every time he does math homework. Within minutes ...

September 04, 2016 | | Life


Serving public servants

Residents of The Gardens at Southern Manor partnered with residents of Southern Manor Retirement Inn to create gift bags for local public servants recently. Benefiting ...

September 04, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


A new Golden K Club at Southern Manor in Statesboro

At the Kiwanis Club of Statesboro's regular meeting Thursday, the Golden K Kiwanis Club of Southern Manor was chartered at Southern Manor Retirement Inn ...

August 28, 2016 | By ASHLEE HOOKS CORBIN acorbin@statesboroherald.com | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Two's a pear: Sweet and savory

My husband and I are blessed to have fruit-bearing trees in our backyard. On either end of the fence in the far corners of our ...

August 28, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New steamships begin regular trips from Savannah to NY

Note: The following is part of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 28, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Stepparents should have authority over teens, too

Q: In a recent column, you advise that stepparents have complete disciplinary authority over all children who live in or visit the home, but do ...

August 28, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: We are entitled

Entitlements - you see and hear the word everywhere, mostly used by politicians and political pundits performing in print or on television. To them, it almost ...

August 28, 2016 | | Life


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