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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,

Gwinnett Girl Scouts Gold Award

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

family matters back to school tips

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

Family Matters

By Laura Lebovitz, LAMFT, Grow Counseling Summer can be a great time to focus on beings ocial and connecting with others. If your kid seems shy or is struggling to make or keep friends, then here are several ways you can help them increase their social skills and network of friends. Empathize then problem solve.

Sugar Hill Animal Hospital - Ask Henry

Ask Henry

Q: My family just relocated from Arizona and we need to find a new vet for our cat, Mr. Meow. How do we find a good vet? – Allison from Buford, GA A: Just because a vet is conveniently located or has sent you a coupon, does not always make them the best. A good way

Family Matters by Laura Lebovitz - Grow Counseling

The Overlooked Trait that Kids Need to be Successful: RESILIENCY

Resiliency can be a game-changer for kids and can change the way they see disappointments and challenges completely.  By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling Resiliency is often an overlooked trait, but when kids are resilient they can better cope, and even thrive, when life gets hard. Kids who are resilient can easily develop strengths, hone in

Suwanee ENT - Managing Allergies

Managing Allergies

Suwanee ENT offers a variety of effective treatment options for eliminating allergy symptoms. By: Matthew T. Gill, MD, Suwanee EMT  Allergic rhinitis is a common condition where exposure to certain environmental substances causes an immune-mediated reaction in the nose and upper airway. Symptoms include itching of the eyes, ears, nose and throat, watery eyes, sneezing,

Write one Line

Write One Line

Writing Advocate, Scott Mawdesley preaches the practice of writing one line a day to bring clarity to your life By: Rachel Pillow The concept of “Write One Line” is so simple, yet seems so revolutionary at the same time. It is amazing how such a straightforward idea to literally write one line a day can

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