Sunday, April 20, 2014

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Happier Homeschooling

February 27, 2014 by Jill Prouty  
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Like many moms who work outside of the home, last winter I found myself at wit’s end. My then-3rd grader was bringing home all kinds of work he couldn’t get done at school. He was tired and frustrated every night – and he wasn’t the only one. Our whole family was miserable. We spent our evenings yelling at [...]

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Have a Blast on July 4th — Safely!

June 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s that time of year when our nation celebrates Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. For many, that means picnics, baseball, pool parties and almost always, some type of fireworks. Whether you will be attending a fireworks show, or having [...]

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Twilight Theatre Hosts the Princess Tea Party

June 26, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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An annual favorite for little princesses and their favorite adult, Twilight Theatre is proud to present another Princess Tea Party  portraying favorite princesses of all time. This short show is packed with music and tips on how to be the best princess ever PLUS after the show, enjoy special desserts (made specially for the little princesses by [...]

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The Whirlwind of Extracurricular Activities

May 30, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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by Rachel Jones   New moms, it happens faster than you think: all of a sudden your child is old enough for music classes and swimming lessons. Then in another year, he’ll be old enough for gymnastics, tee-ball, and karate. Not to leave out Boy Scouts, basketball and church youth group. I am caught in [...]

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Fayette County Public Library Teen Summer Reading Program

May 29, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Area teens are encouraged to participate in “Beneath the Surface,” the Fayette County Public Library’s teen summer reading program, from June 1 to July 31. Teens are invited to come to the library and read for prizes as well as taking part in workshops that are offered throughout the summer. Workshops this summer include: Teen [...]

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Georgia’s Most Popular Baby Names for 2012

May 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Georgia for 2012.  Emma and William topped the list. The top five boys and girls names in Georgia for 2012 are: Boys: 1)  William 2)  Mason 3)  Jacob 4)  Michael 5)  Jayden   Girls: 1)   Emma 2)   Ava 3)   Isabella 4)   Madison 5)   [...]

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Christian City’s Graceland Thrift Store Grand Opening

May 22, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Join Christian City’s Board of Trustees, along with Mr. Truett Cathy and other special guests, as they celebrate the grand opening of the new and improved Graceland Thrift Store located on the Christian City campus at 7425 Red Oak Road in Union City. The event will be held on Thursday, May 23rd from 4:00pm-7:00pm with [...]

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Guitars Not Guns: Changing the World, One Kid at a Time

May 10, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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By Sharon Ricks Music is powerful. It can fill up a restaurant on a slow night, bring joy to a child’s face, or send an urgent message to a violent world. On a Tuesday evening in early April, it did all three at once at the Pizza Hut Restaurant on Crosstown Court in Peachtree City. [...]

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10 Ways to Say “Thank You” on Mother’s Day

May 9, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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“Look, Ma—Successful Adult!”:  Ten Thank-Yous Your Mother Should Hear Nothing makes mothers happier than to know that they’ve raised fulfilled, healthy, successful, and self-aware kids. On Mother’s Day, let your mom know exactly what she did to turn you into the adult you are today and how her influence still shapes your life. Be specific! From [...]

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Centre Masterworks Youth Chorale Traveling to Scotland

May 8, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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On Saturday night, May 4, Masterworks Chorale presented its final concert of the season, “Music of the Big Band Era,” featuring guest band “Still Swinging” and the Centre Masterworks Youth Chorale. At the concert, Newnan Mayor Keith Brady presented CMYC’s director, Millie Lanier Turek, with an official invitation to CMYC to represent Newnan in a [...]

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Living Water Resource Center Grand Opening

April 14, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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LIVING WATER LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION Living Water Learning Resource Center is proud to announce its Grand Opening, Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30am at the John C. Birdine Neighborhood Center, 215 Lakewood Way, Suite 108, Atlanta, Georgia 30315. Living Water Learning Resource Center is a gender-specific, non-residential training program [...]

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Cell Phone Safety for Kids and Teens

March 19, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Can you hear me now? According to research, 22 percent of young children own a cell phone (ages 6-9), 60 percent of tweens (ages 10-14), and 84 percent of teens. Many parents make the decision to buy their kids new cell phones and smartphones. Parents generally say they do so for safety reasons; they want [...]

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