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Stick family decals attracting criminals?

Those cute family decals that show family members and pets may be attracting the wrong kind of attention, according to first responders, who warn that the pictures, taken with other stickers on the car, may provide criminals with too much information.

June 03, 2014 | By Lois M. Collins Deseret News Service | Family+Health


Seven creative, low-cost gifts for dad

On Father's Day, I gave 40 small children at church paper ties. I asked them to write or draw words of wisdom from their fathers. They looked confused so I explained. I said, "Write or draw what your father tells you. What advice does he give you?" They wrote and colored vigorously for a few minutes until I asked someone to share.

June 03, 2014 | By Shannon Symonds FamilyShare | Family+Health


Health expo Saturday at Holbrook

Holbrook Pond, off Highway 144, will be the setting for the first Community Outdoor Health Expo, a day centered on health, wellness and prevention, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

June 02, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Malaria still kills 1,000,000 each year

In 2010, malaria killed almost a million people worldwide and still infects about 350 million a year. These are large figures for a disease that is both curable and preventable.

May 28, 2014 | By John Hoffmire Deseret News Service | Family+Health


3 things you can't force children to do

Most parents, but especially first-time parents, are eager to do their best to help their children learn, grow and be happy. Sometimes this responsibility is overwhelming.

May 24, 2014 | By Amy Peterson FamilyShare | Family+Health


Baby can win college savings plan

ATLANTA - Georgia's Path2College 529 Plan has kicked off its annual statewide Newborn Sweepstakes, in which one baby born this year in Georgia will receive $5,529 toward his or her college savings.

May 21, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Nursery rhyme's advice for adults

How prepared are you to face an emergency?

May 20, 2014 | By Pam McMurtry FamilyShare | Family+Health


16 summer activities for kids

As school ends and the summer season arrives, keeping young bodies and brains engaged can be challenging.

May 18, 2014 | By Megan Gladwell FamilyShare | Family+Health


Small World Festival celebrates diversity

The sixth annual Small World Festival was a little smaller than usual this year. About 18 vendors greeted a crowd of 600 people, according Small World Festival staffer Katrina Barrow. The estimate for attendees in 2013 was 1,500.

May 14, 2014 | By Michelle K.W. Ricketson Correspondent | Family+Health


Surprising little ways to cut your budget

We never know what's around the corner, so it is a really good idea to put some thought into cutting back your budget and socking some of those savings into an account for the "just in case."

May 11, 2014 | By Becky Lyn FamilyShare | Family+Health


Students make recycling fashionable

Amber Johnson's art students at Diamond Elementary School put on a fashion show Tuesday for fellow students, teachers, administrators and parents. They designed, assembled and then wore outfits made from recyclable material.

May 09, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


On-post schools having Walk to School Day

Brittin, Diamond and Kessler elementary schools are participating in today's International Walk/Bike to School Day.

May 07, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Kids run for Armed Forces Day

A Catch and Release Bass Tournament will begin at 6 a.m. Saturday at Fort Stewart's Pineview Lake.

May 05, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Liberty schools release mobile app

The Liberty County School System recently released a new, district-wide mobile communications application from School Connect. The free app, which is available for Apple and Android mobile devices, will be used to keep the school community updated with district information and announcements. LCSS Executive Director of Technology Patti Crane unveiled the app at a community forum Thursday night at the performing arts center and demonstrated a few of its features.

May 05, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Quest will honor one Fort Stewart family

Registration is under way for the Family Adventure Quest at Holbrook Pond Recreation Area May 16, 17.

April 28, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


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