My Sister Wants Me to….
Jan11

My Sister Wants Me to….

My Sister Wants Me to … Get another gym membership (or cancel my own). I love my gym and don’t want to but still I found myself considering it. I’m entrenched at my gym because I have work out friends to spot me and also I’m in good with the front desk help and management. In talking with her more as she described the competing gym I realized it wasn’t going to do anything for me. She was talking about...

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? New Year’s Eve is a special occasion that comes once each year. This occasion is celebrated worldwide with great enthusiasm and energy. A lot of events are planned to mark the occasion. What are you doing New Year’s Eve? There are many parties scheduled at hotels, clubs, restaurants, and ballrooms to help make your New Year’s Eve a special and memorable one. Most of these have...

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A Look at a Four-Day School Week

The economy is bad, banks are folding, and the price of gasoline is high. With the slow economy, school districts will receive less funding from the state. Thus, the schools are in an economic bind. The governor of Georgia, Gov. Perdue, said that 225,000 gallons of fuel was used each day for school buses in the state of Georgia. Thus, he had the state school systems in Georgia to take two “snow days” after the recent...

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Parents and Sports – Getting Your Child Ready for College Recruiting

I’ve already talked with you about parenting help and sports. This is a very important topic and one often misunderstood. You can have the overbearing mom who’s all about the “education” and very limited on the athletics part which you are obviously really committed to. And of course there’s the overbearing dad forcing his old school or his dream school onto you. This is all very undesirable for you as...

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Parents and the Joy of Sports
Oct01

Parents and the Joy of Sports

Parents and their children in sports is a hotly debated topic…especially when parents get unruly. Many times the problem occurs because of the rose-colored glasses. I had a very interesting perspective growing up on the baseball diamonds of Oak Hill optimist. I played under pony league rules which are very closely tied to major league rules. Little league which you see on TV is completely different because there’s no...

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Keeping Our Kids Safe
Sep27

Keeping Our Kids Safe

Keeping Our Kids Safe I have a daughter who absolutely LOVES softball. She has made a lot of long lasting friendships on the ball field. One year a new girl moved to town and joined the team. My daughter took to her immediately as she always does. After a practice, the new girl’s mother invited the team for a sleepover. Alarm bells immediately went off in my head! I didn’t know anything about this new family. Where did...

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