Johnson City Press Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Books that will get kids cooking

Books that will get kids cooking

February 9th, 2014 6:26 pm by Wendy Dunn and Lisa Smant

Encourage kids to check out some of the recipes in these cookbooks available at your local library and get together in the kitchen and whip up some new favorite dishes. Research shows that children who prepare their meals are more likely to eat them.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - Thank you Mr. Carson

Eric Myers' Man of the House - Thank you Mr. Carson

February 6th, 2014 12:56 pm by Eric Myers

Downton Abbey is an interesting show. It's good. And, if you're an at-home parent, it's the storyline of your life. Mr. Carson calls it "the life of service".

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Review: ‘The Lego Movie’ features tiny toys, huge laughs

Review: ‘The Lego Movie’ features tiny toys, huge laughs

February 6th, 2014 10:24 am by JESSICA HERNDON, Associated Press

Young and old fans alike know the joy of dumping a set of Legos on the floor and chucking that instruction manual. After all, throwing a portion of a helicopter on an incomplete racecar could produce the ultimate hybrid.

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Best bets for local entertainment

Best bets for local entertainment

February 6th, 2014 10:21 am by Entertainment Staff

A look at some of the region's upcoming entertainment options.

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KingsportARTS - Paint the Town 5K

KingsportARTS - Paint the Town 5K

February 5th, 2014 10:28 am by Staff Report

Fun family 5K running through the beautiful neighborhoods in downtown Kingsport with FREE kids activities on the lawn of the Renaissance Center.

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“Art with a Heart” - Saturday Craft Event is FREE for kids

“Art with a Heart” - Saturday Craft Event is FREE for kids

February 3rd, 2014 1:03 pm by Staff Report

This Saturday, kids will be able to make a unique Valentine craft for free during “Art with a Heart” at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway in Abingdon, Virginia.

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Reflections on the first 13 years from the mother of a teenager

Reflections on the first 13 years from the mother of a teenager

February 3rd, 2014 9:37 am by Nicole Villalpando

Wasn’t it just yesterday that we brought home our newborn son and suddenly realized we weren’t just baby-sitting? The real parents were us. And we were woefully unqualified for the most important job in our lives. The days are long, the years are short.

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U.S. families eating more meals at home — and together (thank the recession)

U.S. families eating more meals at home — and together (thank the recession)

January 30th, 2014 11:56 am by Leslie Postal

Working parents report they are eating more meals with their families — and eating healthier ones, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Hot Topics: Why does McDonald’s say no to adventure for girls?

Hot Topics: Why does McDonald’s say no to adventure for girls?

January 29th, 2014 9:29 am by Jenee Osterheldt

It’s always bothered me that the fast food chain feels the need to offer toys for boys — Hot Wheels, Ninja Turtles — and for girls — Barbies, Hello Kitty — as if no toy could ever appeal to both.

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Family Meals Matter: Football Fan Favorites

Family Meals Matter: Football Fan Favorites

January 29th, 2014 9:13 am by Staff Report

Whether you tune in for football or the ads, Super Bowl Sunday is a day-long celebration for many families. This year, get ready for some football with fewer high-calorie snacks by serving popcorn, sliced fruit and vegetables and make room for healthier.

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