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Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

In this article, Fit Mom shared seven amazing health benefits of our favorite seasonal squash and some recipes that not only taste great, but that you can feel good about.  Recipes Submitted By: RUTH UNGERER, aka FIT MOM Pumpkin Spice Latte Ingredients: 1 cup (240mL) almond milk 1 tbsp (15g) pumpkin purée 4 drops vanilla crème stevia,

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Pumpkin Power

In honor of Fall, Fit Mom shares seven amazing health benefits of the versatile squash. By: RUTH UNGERER, aka FIT MOM Of all the seasons, fall is my favorite: cooler weather, football, leaves falling, delicious food and pumpkin everything! I have to admit, I may go a little crazy incorporating this superfood into my daily

Life Hacks For A Fulfilled Life

Life Hacks for a Fulfilled Life

By: SCOTT MAWDESLEY, Founder Write One Line I often meet people who are stressed out and overwhelmed by the speed and complexity of life. Maybe you can relate?! In fact, in over two decades of coaching and developing people, I have discovered that living a “full” life doesn’t always translate into living the “full”filled life we

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Q: I have a friend who took their dog hiking and he got sick a few days later. The doctor said the dog may have gotten sick from drinking lake water while on the hike. I hike with my dog in the same area. Could my dog be at risk also? A: I got sick once from

Should You Push Your Kids to Do Sports?

Should You Push Your Kids to Do Sports?

Playing sports, whether on a team or just as an individual, have so many wonderful benefits for children. Studies have shown that kids who play sports are more likely to have healthy lifestyles, learn effective problem-solving skills, and perform better in school.  By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling It is easy to see why

Proper Viewing of The Great American Solar Eclipse

Brought to you by Advanced Family Eyecare By: Dr. John J. Gallagher | Photo by Seth Doyle on Unsplash On August 21st, 2017 The United States will experience a Solar Eclipse. The eclipse will pass from the Pacific Coast to the Atlantic Coast for the first time since February 1918. The “path of totality” will extend over a 70

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Ask Henry

Q: I was recently at a shelter and adopted a new puppy. I know my new pup is going to need a lot of shots for his first visit with the veterinarian. What shots would you recommend? A: Most everyone knows that their pets need shots, but most people may not fully understand why veterinarians

Girl Scouts Install First-Ever Pollinator Garden in Suwanee

On Saturday, May 13th, the first ever Pollinator Garden was installed in George Pierce Park. Over the last 18 months, Girl Scout Troop 1175 had been working together to bring the first pollinator garden to a Gwinnett Park- and luckily it was right here in Suwanee! The project served as the troops Silver Award project,

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Gwinnett Girl Scouts Making An Impact

The Girls Scout’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. After hearing three Gwinnett County Girl Scouts (who have earned or are working toward their Gold Award) speak at the Gwinnett ToGetHerThere Luncheon on May 16th, it seems they are doing just that. By: Angela

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Tips For Easing The Back To School Butterflies

As summer comes to an end, you may notice your kids are asking more questions about going back to school and may even have some butterflies about all the upcoming changes.  By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling Kids may feel worried about having a new teacher, finding friends to sit with at lunch, or

Advanced Family Eye Care

Advanced Family Eye Care: Focused on Health

Suwanee practice specializes in filling prescriptions on-site, making and fitting glasses and educating patients on the importance of regular checkups to detect underlying health concerns. By: RACHEL PILLOW  Unless you have poor eyesight or are experiencing other symptoms such as headaches, many people don’t concern themselves with going to the eye doctor for regular checkups.

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HENRY ANSWERS ALL YOUR PET-RELATED QUESTIONS… Q: I have been noticing this black dust in my pet’s fur and my friend says it is flea dirt. What is flea dirt? A: Flea dirt appears as small, black specks on your pet’s fur and is a surefire way to know that your pet has a flea

Giving Girls A Foundation To Fly

Non-profit, Foundation to Fly empowers girls of all ages, to be confident, self-assured leaders By: Angela Veugeler For any parent, helping to guide your child through adolescence can be overwhelming. Most parents work hard to try to set their child up for success, but with so many outside influences, it’s easy to find yourself worrying

Tips for a Healthy Vacation

With summer just around the corner, thoughts of your next vacation may be fresh on your mind. Whether you love the beach, the mountains or exploring a new city, you will want to make the best of your trip, and that means staying healthy while you are away. For many vacation-goers, the addition of a

2017 Summer Adventure Guide

With the coming of summer, comes the urge for adventure, to share experiences with family and friends. Our Travel & Adventure Guide offers a wide variety of ideas for all ages. Start making plans that will keep the whole family smiling and create memories that last a lifetime!   Lanier Islands |    770.945.8787    |

The Justise System

Fox TV’s hit show, MasterChef Junior, is back for its 5th season, and local Sugar Hill resident, Justise Mayberry, is already blowing the competition out of the kitchen. Thousands of kids, aged 8-13, from across the nation compete to earn a coveted spot in the Top 20. Those lucky few move forward to earn a

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