Media Review

Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth!, by Sarah Weeks, Illustrated by Robert Neubecker

No Comments 01 March 2010

“Babies are not sweet. Babies are not precious. Babies are not cute …” so says big sister Sophie Peterman. In Sarah Weeks’ book, Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth!, Sophie tells it like it is when dealing with a new sibling, and does so with colorful, bold photos filling the entire page and text that gets […]

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Dining Out

Pastries A Go Go offers fresh homemade stuffs

No Comments 01 March 2010

Fresh sticky buns, muffins, Danishes, scones, mini-cakes and éclairs are just a few of the delights offered at Pastries A Go Go for brunch. Diners can choose to make their own sandwich or pick from the expansive breakfast menu to satisfy those morning cravings. The chef makes his own pork and turkey sausages in house […]

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Dining Out

Raging Burrito appeals to young and old

No Comments 01 March 2010

The adults will find 50 types of tequila and burritos so large they take up an entire plate. Raging Burrito’s “fatties” are full of a variety of meats, vegetables and salsas to appease anyone’s taste palate — tofu, tilapia, pulled pork, jerk chicken or even pineapple. A sizeable secluded patio in the back is perfect […]

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Dining Out

It’s hard to not feel at home in Sweet Melissa’s

No Comments 01 March 2010

Sweet Melissa’s offers a relaxing afternoon brunch with two comforts: food and setting. With whimsical chandeliers, alluring warm colors and local artwork hung on the walls, it’s hard not to feel at home while dining from the expansive menu and people-watching through the wall-sized windows looking onto the street. Diners can create their own omelets […]

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Dining Out

Twain’s would make author proud

No Comments 01 March 2010

Catch up on your reading while enjoying one of the in-house brews offered at Twain’s Billiard and Tap. Mark Twain would be proud, as the walls are lined with pages of his greatest works and the beers get their names from his popular quotes (like “Heaven for Climate Golden Ale”). The décor is warm and […]

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Feature, Media Review

They Might Be (tiny) Giants

What was a one-time project has created a new, younger audience for the geek chic band

No Comments 01 March 2010

They Might Be Giants didn’t intend to become known for its children’s music. But after a handful of children's CDs, they realized parents were hungry for something different.

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Feature

Speaking my language

Lithuanian immigrant struggles with teaching her children native language

No Comments 01 March 2010

Some people say everything we do is in the intention. Others say intention has nothing to do with it. What really counts is the outcome. I fall somewhere in the middle. Perhaps that’s my problem when it comes to teaching my children a second language. When I was 11, my family emigrated from Lithuania. I […]

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Feature

After birth

A peek at myriad uses for the placenta

No Comments 01 March 2010

Good news, vegans! You can finally branch out from that soysage and Oreo diet you’ve been on and dig into a meaty entrée rich in B vitamins, protein and Oxytocin: placenta! Frying up your child’s placenta (or better — eating it raw) may not sound appetizing to you, but those who have eaten their placenta […]

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Atomic Family

The Lewises

No Comments 01 March 2010

As children of military parents, Christopher Lewis and wife Jennifer Bhagia-Lewis both called many cities home. While living in Atlanta, they met at Georgia State University in 1999, but didn’t start dating until 2002, when they both participated in the GSU Choral Society (Jennifer for fun and Christopher as a requisite to graduate). Their son, […]

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Feature

What’s for lunch?

Bento boxes make it easier to pack quick, healthy midday meal

No Comments 01 March 2010

According to the CDC, kids today aren’t eating enough fruits and vegetables in their diet. This isn’t really surprising, is it?But as a parent, you have the ability to send your kid to school (or work) with a delicious lunch that incorporates healthy food and a good dose of funky fabulous fun as well. Even […]

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