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An adult trip to SkyZone

Where I discover that my inner child has mostly grown up

I was given a pair of "trampoline shoes" and vaguely motioned towards one of the "patented, all-trampoline, walled playing courts" that fill most of the place's floor space. I passed at least a hundred children, most under twelve, bouncing like crazy as their caretakers boredly watched from bleachers. There was a distinct Chuck E. Cheese's vibe. Read more...

But it looks like a carrot!

How to optimize snack time for the kids

It's obviously not healthy to wait until you're an adult, with mature taste buds, to start eating vegetables. So how do we coax children to eat carrots, broccoli, lettuce and the like? Read more...

Georgia ranks No. 43 in kid wellness

State has biggest drop in national survey ranking health, education, and more

It's not so great to be a child in Georgia. Our state dropped six spots in an annual survey of overall well-being of kids in the U.S. Read more...

Concussions on the brain

New study says even one is bad news

If your child plays football or soccer, cheerleading or lacrosse, no doubt you've worried about concussions. A study released last week in the journal Radiology is the first to find that even one concussion can cause changes in the brain with possible long-term consequences. Read more...

What's in your mac & cheese?

Moms have a problem with that bright yellow color

A couple of mom food bloggers are taking on Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, with an online petition demanding the company stop using the dyes that give the kid-favorite pasta its trademark neon yellow glow. Dr. Maureen Lamm, a Marietta doctor and mom is outspoken on the topic. She's founder of MomsABC, a site that gives parents information to make healthy choices for their kids. Read more...