Goodbye Summer!

Summer is too short. Going back to school at the beginning of August seems a bit cruel, but that's the price we pay for being able to hit the pools before Memorial Day. Now that school is in session (or soon will be) for most kids, it's time we all get back to our regularly scheduled programming. However, just because…

Meet August Contributors

Nadiyah M. Jett served as business and finance editor for national women’s magazine Upscale. She freelances now for several online and print publications, including Patch and The Atlanta Voice and has spent a decade writing and editing articles for diverse audiences. The married mom of four children has also shared her skills with local entrepreneurs in need of a stronger…

A+ Pediatric Dentistry’s Summer Pizza Party

Dr. Jaha Howard and the rest of the staff at A+ Pediatric Dentistry of Atlanta invited their patients to a fun-filled summer party. With pizza, face-painting and lots of good fun, both kids and adults found great reasons to love their dentist! AtlantaKidSmiles.com

Around Town

Isaiah Rogers, a 2016 Campbell High School graduate, is history in the making. The 18 year old is ranked #1 in Georgia in shot put, #7 in the US, and #10 in the world. He's won the last two shot put state championships and is a six time All-American in Track & Field. He even broke a shot put state…

Polo in the Pines

With two months to go, the excitement for Atlanta’s premiere polo event is building, thanks to the energetic and passionate leadership of founder Tina Fowler and her dedicated team of sponsors and supporters. Since the inaugural event in 2012, Polo in the Pines has raised nearly $250,000 with a mission to fund specific cancer research, promote awareness and family support…

School Bus Approved

School is back in session (or it will be soon). Get ready for the daunting homework hauls, the stressful morning rush, as well as the joy of watching children get excited about learning. To prepare, check out these A+ products that are sure to help any student at least start out the year at the top of the class.

So Your Child’s Going to Kindergarten

The class of 2029 will start kindergarten this Fall. Their parents, especially those sending their oldest or only child to school, may be filled with a juxtaposition of emotions. They may be elated at the new life development or grieving it with their whole heart. Or both!

Si!

The world is quickly changing – there is no doubt about that. It is now vital to stay ahead of the curve with both business and cultural practices. With that process, however, comes a need to adapt, which can include adjusting the way classes are taught in local schools. Georgia’s Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Program Initiative has plans to do…

Special Needs = Special Kids

Last year, nine-year-old Dylan Erwin could hardly speak, much less read. Today, after a year in the classroom of Kelly O’Connell he reads at grade level and speaks in short sentences. He was also chosen as a Student of the Month last school year at Nickajack Elementary School.

Is an Au Pair Right for You?

Parents with young children know that finding high quality, flexible, affordable childcare options is a challenge. Some parents just need someone to drive pre-teens to school and practice. Others need full-time care for babies while parents work outside the home full time. Some parents just need another set of hands in the home to help care for a houseful of…

Summer Isn’t Over Yet

June and July might have flown by, but there’s still plenty of time to get to the beach for more fun in the sun. There are lots of options to choose from when it comes to beautiful beaches in the southeast. Why not pack up the car (or hop on a quick flight) and pick one of these shores for…

Five Ingredient Granola Bars

To help ease back into the school year, try this simple, but oh-so-delicious granola bar recipe. These bars only call for five main ingredients and are nutrient-packed with oats and peanut butter. But don’t worry, the honey and chocolate chips make sure they are fun, too. These come together in a matter of minutes, and don’t even need to be…

Grooming Got You Down?

Looking for a local place for all your barber and grooming needs? Perhaps to get your local teen or college kid looking put together? Check out N'Style Barber Shop in the newly constructed shops along Atlanta Road in Smyrna. They are dedicated to providing customers with an excellent haircut and/or shave in a relaxed atmosphere, every time. More information can…

Not Your Daddy’s Lincoln

The only thing silver about Lincolns these days are their sleek, shiny exteriors. Once proscribed to an older crowd, the past few years have found Lincoln shifting their sights—and gears—toward a younger luxury market. Gone are the rounded curves and slow ease of older models, replaced by a swankier, sportier aesthetic, unparalleled technology, and genuine power. These new features are…