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Free Gardening Make and Take

July 12, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
Filed under Blogs, Etcetera, Jill Prouty, Things to Do

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Peachtree City Library’s summer reading program for adults, Groundbreaking READS, is presenting a free “make and take” gardening project at the Peachtree City Community Garden on Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m.   Volunteers from the library and Peachtree City Garden Club will show you how to turn an empty plastic water bottle into a self-watering planter. Attendees are [...]

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From Good to Better Parenting Workshops

March 1, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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From Good to Better Parenting Series Presented by: Susanne Pinkley, Ed.S LPC Combining Principles and Practices of: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, Love and Logic and Boundaries with Kids Join us for a 6 week series of parenting classes designed in part to: • Show us the style of parenting we use and its effectiveness [...]

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Starting a Business Workshop 1/11 at CSU-Fayette

January 8, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Starting a Business Workshop 1/11 at CSU-Fayette If you are considering starting a small business, this workshop is a crucial first step. Topics for discussion include: traits of successful entrepreneurs market research legal structures for your business estimating start-up costs & cash flow projections financing alternatives business failure factors business planning Since lack of planning [...]

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Distance Learning 101: A Q&A with Ginny Bass

August 22, 2012 by Kristin Girard  
Filed under Back to School

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Nowadays, it seems that everyone knows someone who’s taken an online course—or who’s even earning a degree online. But if you’ve never signed up for one yourself, you might be a little fuzzy on the details of what it is or how it works. We asked Ginny Bass, director of Degree Completion at Clayton State [...]

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Where is she now? – Mary Wilde

August 13, 2012 by Kristin Girard  
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Catching up with Mary Wilde, Fayette Woman’s September/October 2001 Cover Lady   When we last saw you on the cover of the Fayette Woman Sept/Oct 2001 issue, you had just led J.C. Booth to its sixth national Science Olympiad championship. What have you been up to since then? My husband and I are still involved [...]

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5 Tips for Teaching Teens About Money

July 6, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
Filed under Finances

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As children blossom into young men and women, most insist on planning and running their own lives. Parents worry about all the basic essentials for their kids’ independent living, like housing, eating properly, staying warm, being careful at night and more. But most parents forget to teach their youngsters one of the most important lessons [...]

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Local Student Publishes Research on Autism

April 12, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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  Clayton State Psychology Masters Student Mindy James Drawing Widespread Professional Recognition Morrow, Ga., Mar. 28, 2012 — One of the first cohort students in Clayton State University’s M.S. in Psychology program is receiving significant professional recognition for her work as a second year student in the University’s Master of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology. [...]

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Spare the Rod, Try Love and Logic

January 24, 2012 by Nichole Bazemore  
Filed under Parenting

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Whoever coined the phrase, “Good morning” never stepped foot in my house before 9 a.m., because around here, weekday mornings are anything but. Sure, mornings start off good enough, until it’s time for my sixth-grader and me to leave for school. Despite my friendly reminders—Don’t forget your book bag. Do you have your instrument? Do [...]

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Peggy Thomas, She’s Positively Successful

January 5, 2012 by Ellie White-Stevens  
Filed under 2012, Peggy Thomas

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We’ve all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” In other words, sometimes life presents us with obstacles, and we have to turn them into opportunities. But when given lemons, entrepreneur Peggy Thomas doesn’t settle for lemonade; instead, she’ll recruit your apples and my oranges, and make fruit salad. Peggy is fabulous [...]

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Fayette Woman Magazine with School Counselors in Seattle

July 14, 2011 by Todd  
Filed under FW Travels

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Heather Sherwood and Kelly Hubbard took along a copy of Fayette Woman while attending the 2011 American School Counselor Association Annual Conference in Seattle. Both women are school counselors in Fayette County and were present to receive the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) Award for their respective school.

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College: It’s a Family Affair

March 3, 2011 by Fayette Woman  
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Clayton State University student Lori Miller, who lives in Peachtree City, is delighted that she is sharing her college experience with her daughters Allison Miller and Kimberly Miller. Having previously homeschooled her daughters, Lori notes they were used to being in the “classroom” together. “My girls and I are really enjoying our college experience together! [...]

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Facebook fans advise on middle school turmoil

September 6, 2010 by Kristin Girard  
Filed under Back to School, Parenting

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Starting middle school can be a rough ride for both kids and parents. First, there’s the novelty of changing classes; along with that comes five or six different teachers, learning how to operate a locker, handling an in-flux schedule, and arriving to classes on time. Students are expected to handle more responsibility and deal with [...]

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