Articles in the ‘Family Feature’ Category

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The Family that Plays Together … Stays Health Together!

March 18th, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

As a parent, I helped teach my children to walk, talk, brush their teeth, write their ABCs, play the piano, ride a bike, sweep the floor, cook an egg, and so on. In…

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Keep MOVING During the Holidays!

December 3rd, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

I know you don’t want to hear this, but … walking into the kitchen for more goodies and then sprinting back to the living room to watch the next football game on television…

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We Can Still Learn from the “Good Ol’ Days”

October 14th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Remember when Scrabble was the newest game in town? And comic books were seen as suspicious (and were certainly not viewed as literature)? Yah, me either. Scrabble was invented in the 1940s, and…

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Play with a Purpose

August 16th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

The first time we built water cannons I realized something magical was happening. It was a father-and-son retreat. They had just assembled water cannons (a big slingshot!) and we were wandering onto the…

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Athletic Scholarships does NOT equal College Savings Plan

May 4th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

My sons played sports in high school. They won conference and district medals and honors, and went into state tournaments more than once. They excelled in baseball and football, and played other sports…

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The family that plays together stays healthy together!

February 24th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

As a parent, I helped teach my children to walk, talk, brush their teeth, write their ABCs, play the piano, ride a bike, sweep the floor, cook an egg, and so on. In…

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Fun Family Fall Activities

October 16th, 2013 | By By Shelby Robison, No Comments

student in the UGA Health Promotion & Behavior program As you open your door to leave for the day, a brisk wind hits your face. You look around your yard and see vibrant…

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Healthy Lunch Healthy You

October 9th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

In collaboration with Caroline Ward personal trainer and founder/owner of TransFit Go ahead, pack your lunch for tomorrow’s busy day at work or school.  Now, take a good look at what you’ve included.  The…

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Make Your Own Summer Bucket List

July 17th, 2013 | By Lindsey Ebert No Comments

Summer is here, which means there are only three months to savor the warm weather and relaxing or adventure-filled days. It seems as though when school lets out, we often allow the days…

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Learning How to Swim

March 27th, 2013 | By Lindsey Ebert No Comments

With dozens of eyes fixed on my back, I slowly crept to the end of the dock and wiggled my toes over the edge. I could feel my heart beat in my chest…