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Health / Camps issue In this issue:

Best Book Bets

Shopping for a Better Planet

Athens Adoption Ministry



Plus: Show & Tell, Calendar, Dad's Chair & ’Til We Meet Again

Health / Camps issue In this issue:

THE PARTY LIST

Creative Cupcakes

Dad's Chair: The (Temporary) Death of Cynicism

Teen Talk: Boy-Crazy

Plus: Show & Tell, Calendar, Parenting 101, Eyes Wide Open, Health,
Dad’s Chair, Simple Living, & ’Til We Meet Again


Health / Camps issue In this issue:

Budgeting Back-to-School Supplies

Dressing To Code

Helping Children Transition To A New School

Parenting 101: Baby Sign Language

Plus: Show & Tell, Calendar, Parenting 101, Eyes Wide Open, Health,
Dad’s Chair, Simple Living, & ’Til We Meet Again


Summer Camps Issue Cover

    In this issue:

    SUMMER CAMPS - PART 2

    12 Frugal Ideas for Summer Fun

     Summer Travel in All Directions

     Passing the Driving Test


Online Exclusive Articles          
Summer Fun: Opportunities for Summer Fun in Athens and Georgia
Dad's Chair: The CCHS Talent Show and It's Open-Dork Policy
Education: Tips for Taking Better Vacation Photos and Videos
A Reader Shares: Mothers & Heart Health
Ages & Stages: Five Reasons Your Child Needs Camp


Health / Camps issue Summer Camps

    Healthy Tummies

    A Grandmotherís Introduction to Autism

    SUMMER CAMPS

    Supporting Local Agriculture

    Teen Talk


Education issue


    Finances: Preparing Teens

    Hands Are Not For Hitting Program

    Readers' Thoughts on Education

    Standardized Tests

    Bringing Back the Arts

    Making Grammar Fun!


Ten Year Anniversary issue
10 Year Anniversary Issue

    Life After Baby

    Opportunities for Giving in the Athens Area

    The Georgia Children’s Chorus: 10 Years Later

   Ten Years of Cover Kids:  See How They've Changed   

   Toys & Games: Tried & True

    Simple Living

   Online bonus:   11 Ways to Teach Kids About Money, Especially Now!


Birthday Party issue coverThe Party List link

    Going Green on Your Child's Special Day

    Jarrett Harvey: Heart Hero

    Quick and Simple Recipes for the Big Day

    Birthday Party Ideas ... From Our Readers

   Online bonus:   Quick & Easy Ideas for Halloween Fun


Athens Baby 2008

Momnesia

Baby-Proofing Your Marriage

Rubber Duck   Baby Resources

Postpartum Mood Disorders

Becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister

Breastfeeding Challenges & Rights

Back to School issue cover

A Good Night's Sleep

Stopping Bullies

Survival Tips for Teen Girls

Tips for Adjusting to a New School

For the Love of Music

4 Ways to “Green” Your Kids’ Lunch Boxes

Online bonus:   Won't Quitting Kill My Career?


Education issue of Athens Parent Magazine

Darius Goes West

PreK & K Registration

College Decisions  

College Visits

Being a Good Classroom Volunteer

Guide to Homeschooling


Birthday Parties issue cover

The Party List Sep/Oct 2007

Party Q&A Sep/Oct 2007

Families on the Move  Sep/Oct 2007

Parties After Divorce Sep/Oct 2007


Online bonus: Home Business Checklist


Back to School issue cover

Families on the Move: Get in Gear! July/August 2007

Making Friends at School July/August 2007

Can Parents Be Too Strict  July/August 2007

Online bonus: Summer Movie Review






Feature/General 

Single Parent Survival Guide Mar/Apr 2006

UGA Gymnasts: All in the Family Mar/Apr 2006

Hiking the Appalichian Trail: Highs, Lows and Lessons Mar/Apr 2006

Mentoring: Every Child is a Success Story Waiting to Happen Jan/Feb 2006

The A-Z's of Choosing a Preschool Jan/Feb 2006

Family Finance: Getting Your Financial House in Order Jan/Feb 2006

Wills: Do It For The Ones You Love June 2005

How Do My Gardeners Grow? April/May 2005

All they Need is Love April/May 2005

Someone They Can Call "Mom" April/May 2005

Sports Injury Q&A

A Smooch from your Pooch Can Help Fight Illness March 2005

The Value of Pre-K Jan/Feb 2005

Learning Differences ...and the Differences One Mother Made in Athens Jan/Feb 2005

Internet Safety Starts with Parents Communicating with Children Jan/Feb 2005

More Than a Backyard Barbeque: African American Family Reunions November/December 2004

Holiday Opportunities Abound to Teach Children About Giving Back November/December 2004

Children Coping with Grief September/October 2004

Sibling Spats September/October 2004

Balanced Calendar Works Well for Chase & Gaines Elementary Schools, August 2004

Sleep Habits Important to Establish August 2004

Helping Children Adjust to a Move June/July 2004

Bipolar Disorder: Building Lauren's Nest March 2004

Camp cooking and clean-up gets easier with good cookbooks April/May 2004

Treating Families to Fight Childhood Obesity March 2004

Obesity Prevention Begins at Birth: Cultivate a Positive Feeding Relationship with Your Child

Helping Kids Make Healthy Eating and Activity Choices

What is "No Child Left Behind?" January/February 2004

Male Teachers in Elementary Schools January/February 2004

Five Athens Parent Updates: Stories That Touched Our Hearts by Jennifer Lawson, Holiday 2003 The first issue of Athens Parent Magazine debuted in December 1998 with a cover photo of publisher Shannon Howell's young daughter; Anniston. Anni is now in the first grade at Barrow Elementary and has a 3-year-old brother named Henry. This article provides updates to five heart warming stories that have appeared in Athens Parent Magazine over the years.

Five Things Every Child Needs Daily Holiday 2003  

Party Themes October 2003

Better Z's Make for Healthier, Happier Children Aug/Sept 2003 

What's Driving Our Families Aug/Sept 2003

Nature Hikes Apr/May 2003

A Mother's Empty Arms Holiday 2002

What are you Looking for in Child Care?
Information provided by Community Connection's Care Connection, Jan/Feb 2003

10 Ways to Build Self-esteem and Self-confidence in Your Children Aug/Sep 2002

Will Your Child be at Risk:  40 Developmental Assets Aug/Sep 2002

Pregnancy/Baby

Baby Sign Language Online only - posted June 2005

Pregnancy and Back Pain June 2005

Safer Sleep for Babies: The Hidden Risks of Co-Sleeping June/July 2004

Doulas: Providing a Valuable Service June/July 2003

Babies Changing Family Dynamics June/July 2003

Shaken Baby Syndrome: Put the baby down until you calm down Apr/May 2003
Careful screening of baby sitters may reduce the possibility of injury to your child (questions to ask, things to consider)

The Relaxed Pregnancy June/July 2002

Let the Baby Games Begin! June/July 2002

Building a Parent/Caregiver Partnership June/July 2002

Postpartum Depression Can Affect Any New Mother June/July 2002

Dealing with Colic June/July 2002

Dad's Chair 

You Can't Always Give What They'll Use Nov. 2010

Do Come Hither and Hold Heather May 2010

The CCHS Talent Show and It's Open-Dork Policy Posted June 2009

Our Father/Daughter Book Club Jan/Feb 2004
Editor's note: This is an excellent way for non-custodial parents and grandparents to have a special connection with children.

Do’s and Don’ts for Dads in the Birthing Room June/July 2003   

Feeling Good Jan/Feb 2002

Grandparenting 

Elderhostel Camps for Grandparents and Kids Alike April/May 2004

Childproofing Tips for Grandparents Oct/Nov 2001

Your Toddler, Your Child 

A Child's Top Ten Play List April/May 2001

Teens and 'Tweens 

Helping Teens Handle Stress August 2004

Never Assume Anything When Your Teen Receives His/Her Learner's Permit Aug/Sept 2003

Teenage Driving June/July 2001

ARMC Health Watch 

Good Nutrition

Online Bonus Articles 

Dad's Chair: You Can't Always Give What They'll Use
Posted November 2010

How Facebook is Changing the College Admissions Process
Posted July 2010

Dad's Chair: Do Come Hither and Hold Heather
Posted May 2010

Summer Fun: Opportunities for Summer Fun in Athens and Georgia
Posted June 2009

Dad's Chair: The CCHS Talent Show and It's Open-Dork Policy
Posted June 2009

Education: Tips for Taking Better Vacation Photos and Videos
Posted June 2009

A Reader Shares: Mothers & Heart Health
Posted June 2009

Ages & Stages: Five Reasons Your Child Needs Camp
Posted June 2009

11 Ways to Teach Kids About Money, Especially Now!
Posted November 2008

Quick & Easy Ideas for Halloween Fun
Posted September 2008

Won't Quitting Kill My Career by J.C. Conklin
Posted July 2008
Tips for leaving work on a positive note and participating in activities that will keep your skills fresh

Home Business Checklist by Lesley Spencer Pyle
Posted September 2007
Checklist of things to consider when starting a home based business

Baby Sign Language by Jacqueline Bodnar
Online only - posted June 2005
Signing explained, benefits of signing, getting started and links to additional references.


Fifth DiseaseFifth Disease by Kathy Sena
Online only - posted June 2005
This common childhood illness is usually mild in kids -- but it can pose a serious danger to pregnant women and their babies.

Talking Turkey with Your Child's Teacher: 10 Steps For Communicating Concerns without Ruffling Feathers, by Yvonne Bender, online only article, posted Jan 2005
This article offers suggestions for effective communication during parent/teacher conferences

Ways to Say "I Love You" Creative Ideas to Show Your Child You Care, On Valentine’s Day and Any Day of the Year by Kimberly Blakery, February 2004
Are you looking for some fun, creative ways to tell your child ‘I love you’ this Valentine’s Day? Find plenty of great ideas here to use 365 days a year.

 

 


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