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Sunday, April 14, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
The largest children's consignment sale in Gwinnett opens their doors to the public Tuesday at 9am. Vendors got a preview of the mega-sale Monday at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds in Lawrenceville, Ga. Patch was there as they opened the doors.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The giant consignment sale at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds in Lawrenceville, Ga. features gently used kids clothing, furniture, coats, shoes and books.
The Spring Kidsignments Sale runs Feb. 12-Feb.16 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds in Lawrenceville. The sale starts at 9 a.m. each day. This giant consignment sale features gently used kids clothing, toys, furniture, coats, shoes, and books. 1,400 people sell, and there are thousands of choices. No kids or strollers will be allowed until after 1 p.m. on the first day. For directions or more information visit www.kidsignments.com.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Find out what’s in before you head out to take advantage of savings.
Making sure to put just the right presents under the tree for kids can be a trick even for Santa. If you’re hoping to find out what’s hot before you head out to the mall, we’ve put together a few suggestions. Retailers themselves are generally the best judges of what’s in. Here are what some of the biggest toy retailers in the Lawrenceville area and beyond are saying: Toys ‘R’ Us This retailer has a Top 15 list of toys for boys and girls. Some of its suggestions include: To see the full list, visit Toys ‘R’ Us online. Target This store agrees with Toys ‘R’ Us on a few counts, but has its own suggestions, as well. They include: To see the full list of suggestions, visit Target online. Walmart This retailer has an extensive list of hot toys …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Don't let Thanksgiving break drive you crazy. Take these simple survival tips to get through the next 7 days.
So the kids are out of school all this week. A home that was once quiet right around 10:00am is now filled with laughter, crying, fighting and repetitive questions like, “What are we going to do today?” and “Can I go over to Mark’s house?” In order to maintain some form of sanity this week here are a few things that you should do to survive Thanksgiving break. Have A Plan Let’s be real, no one wants to stay home for an entire week. Take yourself for example, more than likely you do something enjoyable every other day and those things are probably outside of your home. So, realistically your children want the same thing too. There should only be a couple days out of this week where they spend the entire day at home. The catch to this is …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Whether you're traveling by air, train or automobile, we have some tips to make your journey a little easier.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Tips to prevent and treat head lice in children.
When children play at school and have play dates and sleepovers, the number of cases of head lice rises. That’s because head lice, tiny parasitic insects that live on the scalp, are most commonly transferred through head-to-head contact. What should parents know and do to prevent their child from getting head lice? Here are seven important tips: • Teach your child to avoid head-to-head contact. No sharing of brushes, combs, hats, hair accessories, scarves or towels. • Keep your child’s hair as close to the head as possible in either a ponytail, braid or bun. Using hairsprays or gels also makes it harder for lice to infest. • Spray your child’s hair daily with a natural lice repellent. Available in drug stores, natural food stores or …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Check out ReadKiddoRead's list of the best Halloween books for kids.
All of us—adults, teens and children—enjoy a scary thrill. What better time of year than Halloween to indulge in stories that make our spines tingle? It's the perfect time for your family to share some spooky stories each evening. To get you started, here are some Halloween books filled with ghosts and ghouls, wizards and witches, haunted houses and black magic that everyone can enjoy together. PICTURE BOOKS for ages 2-6 The youngest children love the fun of Halloween: costumes, trick-or-treating and gentle tales of ghosts and goblins. Here are some books for this age group: GHOSTS IN THE HOUSE By Kazuno Kohara For ages 1-6 There are fuzzy pumpkin costumes in sizes as small as 6 months, so why not a Halloween board book for toddlers? …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Families came out to enjoy the last Brown Bag Concert on Friday afternoon.
Kids (and some adults too) were jamming and dancing to the sounds of the Scott Douglass Steel Drums as the Brown Bag Concert Series wrapped up. Young ones got to grab instruments and join the jam or try to keep a hula hoop going as best they could. The free concert series was put on by the Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation at the gazebo of the Historic Courthouse.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Training camp is a great chance for your kids to see their favorite Atlanta Falcons players up close.
The NFL season is just around the corner. The Atlanta Falcons are now in training camp. This is a great opportunity to take your little Falcons fans to see their gridiron heroes. Players will also be available to sign autographs for 15 minutes following practice. The public is welcome at practice at Flowery Branch from 3:30pm until 5:30pm. Gates open at 2:30pm. For more information about training camp, visit the Atlanta Falcon's special website.