"Do children have any rights?" is the question of the week, submitted by a 30-something reader.
The benefits of regular physical activity are numerous and include support for reaching and maintaining a healthy weight, reducing risk for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, maintaining bone health and even boosting mood and mental health. Given these and other benefits, many Americans are adding more daily movement into their lives so that they can meet the physical activity guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health organizations.
"THAI FOOD MADE EASY," by June Williamson, Front Table Books, $16.99, 127 pages
"BURRITOS!" by Donna Kelly and Sandra Hoopes, Gibbs Smith, $14.99, 128 pages
Georgia Southern University and the Averitt Center for the Arts hosted performances by members of the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, or SEAMUS, Thursday through Sunday during the group's annual national conference this past week.
Note: The following is the first of a series of columns exploring the importance of rivers, ferries, bridges and waterways in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
A 4-year-old boy informed his preschool teacher - a friend of mine - that he'd broken his iPad.
Sometimes, when the moon is full, I leave the blinds open and fall asleep with a laser beam of light falling through the window and puddling on the floor, blue-silver and shimmering like watered silk. When I wake up, the moon and its brilliance will have floated to the other side of the sky, the other side of the house, and, in the winter, at least, my bedroom is dark as a tomb.
Q: Our 3-year-old son is very sweet, loving and generally well-behaved. Occasionally, however, he breaks into a huge tantrum, during which he becomes uncontrollable. The word "possessed" comes to mind. He will suddenly snap from being sweet to being a demon and then back to being sweet and loving again.
The groundhog might have predicted an early spring, but could he have emerged earlier and warned us about all the strange weather headed our way? In the last couple of weeks, we've danced in snowflakes, dressed in flip flops and shorts, bundled into coats and gloves, hunkered down and prayed for tornado victims and searched for Noah and his ark.
Note: The following is the conclusion of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and a county.
Everyone seems to have an opinion about what you should be eating, how you should eat it, and when. The lure of diets can be intoxicating — promising quick, easy and drastic results. Everywhere you turn, there’s a new blog post, article, research study or casual conversation with a friend that revolves around weight and food.
The Bulloch Regional Student Technology Fair was held last Saturday, Jan. 23, at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School. Hosted annually by Bulloch County Schools, the RSTF is one of 16 preliminary technology fairs in the state that qualifies first-place winners to compete in the Georgia Student Technology Fair, to be held at Middle Georgia College & State University in Macon on March 5.
Q: We would like to limit our 16-year-old son's video game and cellphone time. We think homework should come first and then free time. He wants to relax with his video game and phone after school, which frequently results in homework not being done before he must attend a two-hour team practice at 7 p.m. That means he's not done with homework until around midnight and struggles the next morning to get out of bed. What is a fair requirement concerning his electronics or an appropriate punishment if he cannot get up in the morning and be ...
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