Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how hard currency was introduced in Georgia and Bulloch County.
This is the third and final installment of my "Wrong Things Experts Have Said (and Still Say)" series. Thus far: I've debunked the myth that a consequence must be delivered immediately in order for a child to make the misbehavior-consequence connection, exposed the detrimental nature of high self-esteem, laid bare the falsehood that behavior modification works on human beings and outed Freud for the fraud that he actually was. (All three columns will be available at johnrosemond.com.)
Extending warm appreciation for the "neighborliness" of our neighbors can be simple as well as heartfelt. From the guy who shares fresh tomatoes every fall to the gal who mows your part of the easement every other Saturday, and everyone in between, here are some ways to say thank you and happy holidays in a meaningful, generous and unique way.
Welcome the true spirit of Christmas into your heart this season with quality time spent with family, gifts of encouragement and compassion for those in need and a smile for everyone you pass on busy shopping days. Allow ample time to stop and smell the cocoa and nibble on yummy cookies. Along with Christmas gifts and goodies, share these December holidays with your loved ones.
The holidays are a great time to reconnect with people in your neighborhood and community. We all get so busy with life that we often go months or even years without seeing or visiting with the very people who live close by.
Caleb Warnock’s series The Backyard Renaissance Collection includes three recently published books: “Make Your Own Cheese,” “Make Your Own Hard Lotion” and “Make Your Own Thermal Oven.”
Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, but it can easily throw your children's healthy eating habits out the window. This year, don't let yourself or your family fall off the wagon.
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While pumpkin spice is one of the most popular fall flavors, here are a few others. Caramel apple crisp and orange cranberry nut bread add additional dimensions to your fall feasting.
Three years ago, the little girl would hide under a table when confronted with reminders that both her parents were in prison.
Is there such a thing as too much Halloween candy? Most don't think so. But when you see signs of disinterest emerging for the massive pile of treats, it's time to boost up the flavor with a few little tricks. Here are four to try.
Editor's note: This was previously published on the author's blog.
NEW YORK - You may have heard of Roger. He's the little rabbit in a new bedtime book that can't go to sleep, RIGHT NOW.
One of the most daunting tasks, in my opinion, is deciding what to cook for dinner. Why does my family want to eat every single night?
Man of the Decade