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Jul 11

Family Financial Education Classes to be Offered

Start-2-Soar (previously Parents as Teachers) is offering a FREE six-week series of classes to help families manage their finances.  The classes will be held on Thursday evenings at 5:30  in the Ringgold County Courthouse conference room (just inside the west door).  The dates of the classes will be:  July 18 and 25, and August 1,8,15 […]

Jun 27

World Hepatitis Awareness Day is July 28

Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It’s commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis and hepatitis that occurs as a secondary result of medications, drugs, toxins, and alcohol. Autoimmune hepatitis is a disease that occurs when your body makes antibodies against […]

Jun 27

Surviving Vacations with Toddlers

Your bags are packed. The itinerary is set. The snacks are made, and the drinks are cold. Time to roll! Oops, not so fast. Might you be forgetting something? In the excitement and anticipation leading up to the big family vacay, did you overlook one small (but adorable!) detail? You’re traveling with a toddler (or […]

Jun 27

Story Time with Print or E-Books?

Picking what book to read isn’t the only choice families now make at story time – they must also decide between the print or electronic version. But traditional print books may have an edge over e-books when it comes to quality time shared between parents and their children, a new study suggests.  The research, led […]