Thrive articles

Optimal Health Depends on Optimal Fuel

If optimal health is your goal then there’s no getting around the importance of your diet, and by diet I don’t mean the restrictions you place on your eating through calorie counting for daily scale surveillance.

Ask Henry

With the weather changes how important is it really to keep our dogs inside? I mean they have fur coats don’t they?

Ask Henry

Q: Henry, My Yorkshire Terrier “Humphrey” drags his bottom on the carpet. Does he have worms? – Janet W., Suwanee A: When a dog drags his hind quarters along the ground, he usually is trying to empty his anal glands. Dogs are in the same Canidae family as skunks and have similar glands that can get

Take Back the Holidays

Taking Back the Holidays: Tips for Bonding as a Family

By: Laura Lebovitz LAMFT  at Grow Counseling Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before you know it! If you’re a parent, you’re probably already noticing that your kids are counting down the days to their holiday break. School breaks are meant to be times when families take a break from their hectic schedules and find

Why Try Pilates?

By: Mackenize Stephenson As a Pilates skeptic who believed Pilates was all about having the latest Lululemon gear and stretching on a mat, I set out to speak with Sonya Simpson, the Owner of Rainbow Pilates. “People do have the misconception they’ll just be stretching, but it’s really a work out. Start with a beginner

Cleaning for a Reason

Nonprofit offers house cleaning for women suffering from cancer By: Mackenize Stephenson Two Maids and a Mop, a cleaning franchise with a location in Gwinnett County, is part of the national organization Cleaning for a Reason, a nonprofit that serves women suffering from cancer. They offer free house cleaning in hopes of letting women focus

Suwanee’s Pink Warriors

When the dreaded “C” word shook the City of Sunwaee family at its core, two Pink Warriors and a community around them rose up… By: Rachel Pillow October is national breast cancer awareness month. Each year over 290,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Last year, these statistics became more personal for the city of

Suwanee Dental Care

It is estimated that nearly 75% of adults in the U.S. suffer from some level of dental anxiety, with over 40 million suffering from dental phobia: an extreme, irrational fear of going to the dentist. Suwanee Dental Care, at the corner of Suwanee Dam Road and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, is recognized as one of the

Tips to combat summer hair from AIR Salon

BY: Cecilia Bush, Owner, AIR Salon Summer in Suwanee is here and with it comes the challenge of keeping your hair healthy and fabulous! Here are some tips for keeping your mane strong and vibrant in this season of fun in the sun: We all love the golden glow of summer skin, but all those

Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett

Local program provides medical care to those in need BY: Michelle Fasig In the fall of 2003, a group of physicians within the metro-Atlanta area decided to give back to the community. Their plan was to host a health-fair in a low-income apartment complex parking lot freely offering their services to those who could not

Southern Summer Traditions

 BY: Aoife Healy From elementary through high school, I will never forget the ring of the school bell on the last day before summer and the feeling of freedom and excitement it brought with it. There is really nothing else like a summer in the South. You may think we let that hot, humid heat

Summer 2 School

Top tips from Suwanee supermoms and local educators for making a smooth transition to school this year… Our summer schedules are packed full of: lazy mornings, picnics in the park, vacations to the beach, backyard BBQs, pool parties, days on the lake, family bike rides, ice cream, and nonstop, outdoor fun. So, it can be

2015 Camp Guide

For many, summer camp experiences are some of the best childhood memories we have. Summer camp is an adventure that encourages independence and exploration – giving kids the opportunity to make new friends, spend days being active, learn new skills and do what they love. Our summer camp guide is filled with camps that cater

Cutest Pup Contest Winner!

Sponsored by Pooch N Paws & Blue Grasshopper Creations! For our 2nd annual Suwanee Magazine Cutest Pup Contest we had 37 adorable dogs entered and thousands of votes roll in. Suwanee sure does love their cute pups! We have to give a BIG Thank You to our sponsors: Pooch N Paws Pet Boutique and Blue

Dust Off Those Cleats!

BY: April Miller Suwanee comes alive in the spring. As we dust off those winter blues, our beautiful city begins to blossom all on it’s own. Town Center Park will fill with families throwing frisbees, children running through the fountain, food trucks, festivals, races for charity, and so much more! There is nothing quite like

Top <