Articles in the ‘Family Feature’ Category


Street Hockey, It’s Not Just a Northern Sport

December 19th, 2012 | By Gary No Comments

I grew up about 1,000 miles north of Athens, where a winter snowstorm meant a couple of hours of shoveling to clean off the driveway before walking to school (no snow days). After…

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What You Say and Do DOES Make a Difference!

August 22nd, 2012 | By J.Kip No Comments

New research indicates that bolstering a person’s sense of well-being may help promote healthful weight loss. It’s true. Participants who focused on important personal values or goals had a greater sense of personal…


Q: How do I find a sport that I might really like?

June 13th, 2012 | By Marjie No Comments

A:  It’s not as simple as you might think, but there are three pretty simple ways to start the process. Consider going with your family to watch lesser-known sports at UGA or area…


Coaching the Parents

March 6th, 2012 | By LisaDavol No Comments

in collaboration with Lisa Davol of Oconee County Parks and Recreation Stories about parent-coach interaction often revolve around the disagreements that occur during youth sports events. But in Oconee County, they have a…


Q: Does moving make you smarter? A: Yes!

January 17th, 2012 | By Dr. Tomporowski No Comments

Photos by ©Kelly Wegel 2011 Have you ever been sitting at your desk … for a test or a long class period … and felt as if you needed to jump up and…


Geo What?

October 31st, 2011 | By Staci Litts No Comments

My husband and I are wandering in the same spot looking under and around things for about 15 minutes. It almost feels like an hour when you’re trying to remain inconspicuous. We know…