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Perfect parenting expectation bad for mental health

            Parenting takes on a new level of stress as "mommy bloggers" take over the Internet and Facebook becomes stocked with perfect pictures of parents with their children at the park.

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Cost of childrearing at a quarter of a million dollars

Cost of childrearing at a quarter of a million dollars


    If parents over time amassed a quarter-million dollars, they could afford outright the cost of raising a child born in 2013 — with enough left over to throw in a fairly decent used car in which said child could drive into adulthood.

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Updated: aug. 24, 2014 11:59 p.m.


Consumer Q's: Safety tips for kids' bagged lunches

 

 

    Question: What kind of walnut is sold in the grocery store? It does not taste the same as the black walnuts I grew up with.

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Updated: aug. 24, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Boiled, roasted and fried

Boiled, roasted and fried

   How hot was it at the Brooklet Peanut Festival last weekend?

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Updated: aug. 24, 2014 10:56 p.m.
Bring your family closer with the power of interior decorating

Bring your family closer with the power of interior decorating

     Gina Tentzeras and her husband Chris sit beside each other on the couch, facing twin TV sets on the credenza, their young son between them playing a puzzle game on his iPad. They’ve outfitted this family space in their Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home for a togetherness they enjoy passionately: video games.

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Updated: aug. 17, 2014 11:59 p.m.


Healthy lunches may be winning over students


    A new study from Bridging the Gap reports holes in previously released research claiming major losses in a new healthy lunch program.

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Tips for autumn gardeners

    Warm weather, continued care and robust plants have yielded a bounty of beautiful, fresh vegetables — and personal satisfaction — from your garden this season. As the weather cools and fall approaches, it is not time to hang up your hat, gloves and trowel for the year. Autumn provides optimum weather and ample opportunity to keep growing and harvesting delicious, healthy produce well into the season.

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Updated: aug. 03, 2014 11:59 p.m.


Consumer Q's: Butterfly sanctuaries

Q: I am concerned about monarch butterflies. I hear their numbers are decreasing. Is there anything I can plant to help them?

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Updated: aug. 03, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Eagles begin new era

Eagles begin new era

The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the Sun Belt Conference.                

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Updated: aug. 03, 2014 5:21 p.m.
Actor Will Cone visits Tattnall Health Center

Actor Will Cone visits Tattnall Health Center

    Actor Will Cone visited with residents of Tattnall Healthcare Center in Reidsville on Friday, July 25. 

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Updated: aug. 03, 2014 2:00 a.m.


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

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