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Fidget spinners, a ball-bearing toy that rotates between the fingers, have become a trendy coping tool for kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, and autism. However, they are often banned from schools for being a distraction. But according to the education … Continue reading

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Getting kids to eat their vegetables is no easy feat. That’s why Birgit Waites, an Atlanta-based celebrity nutritionist, author, and mom wrote the children’s book, “The Adventures of Pauli Broccoli.” Left behind after the harvest, Pauli Broccoli sets out on … Continue reading

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Developed by a Cabbagetown mom who wanted toys for her daughter that would stimulate growth and self-enrichment, Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop (original location in Glenwood Park) specializes in creative playthings. Stop by its second location in Ponce City Market for … Continue reading

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Is your teen interested in becoming a member of the Children Helping Children 2018 Junior Board of Directors? Have them fill out an online application, check the meeting dates below to ensure there are no scheduling conflicts, and email a photo … Continue reading

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Former Buckhead schoolteacher, Michelle Hodgson, created the nonprofit Children Helping Children (CHC) in 2008 for one reason—to teach kids how to give back. “What we like to do is highlight what makes each kid special, whether it’s music, art, math or … Continue reading

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Stumped on what to pack for lunch? Try these easy out-of-the-box healthy lunch ideas by Chef Megan McCarthy of healthyeating101.com in partnership with United Healthcare. Bookmark It

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By Chef Megan McCarthy, UnitedHealthcare of Georgia  Back to school means back to sports for many kids in metro-Atlanta. According to Dr. Linda Britton, medical director of UnitedHealthcare of Georgia, kids aged 4-13 should drink approximately 6-8 cups of fluid … Continue reading

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Local custom homebuilder and real estate agent Nancy Keenan knew something wasn’t right with her 11-year-old daughter, Norrie. After expressing sentiments of frustration with her daughter’s continued picky eating, it was Nancy’s dance instructor, Desiree Nathanson, who put the pieces … Continue reading

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In 2016, Nancy Keenan competed in the EDIN Celebrity Dance Challenge as a way to give back to the organization that helped save her daughter’s life. Though she won’t be taking the stage again this year, her daughter is a … Continue reading

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Pete is one cool cat. He skateboards, plays guitar and loves his white shoes. The star of the New York Times Best Selling Series by James Dean, “Pete the Cat”, is making his way to the Center for Puppetry Arts … Continue reading

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