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Today's Incredible Deal from ScoopMama.com: 10 Haircut Pkg for just $80 at Salon Red Kids!

Today's Incredible Deal from ScoopMama.com: 10 Haircut Pkg for just $80 at Salon Red Kids!

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Legoland set for Phipps Plaza Mall

Legoland set for Phipps Plaza Mall

ATLANTA -- (Atlanta Business Chronicle) Move over Tiffany & Co., here comes Legoland.

Legoland Discovery Center, an indoor attraction and retail store of the iconic plastic brick, is coming to Phipps Plaza, known for its upscale retailers like Gucci, Giorgio Armani and Versace.

The 32,000-square-foot attraction is expected to be built in the food court of the Buckhead mall, according to a building permit from the city of Atlanta.

Phase one of the $450,000 project will require demolition of some food court tenants, the permit indicates.

Food court tenants currently at Phipps Plaza include Subway, Moe’s Southwest Gr

Chick-fil-A Hosts Daddy Daughter Date Night, February 5th

Chick-fil-A Hosts Daddy Daughter Date Night, February 5th

With the introduction of their Spicy Chicken sandwich, this year, Chick-fil-A has, also, decided to put its own spin on the classic Father-Daughter dance. On February 5th, all 119 Chick-fil-A restaurant locations in Greater Atlanta will host a “Date Night” for fathers and daughters from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

During this special evening, fathers and daughters are encouraged to find some time to spend together, enjoying time in the restaurant and engaging in a variety of activities. Each restaurant will celebrate in their own way, with some providing a red carpet arrival, table service, dancing, live music, photography and limo rides.

Every Daddy-Daughter pair will also receive a trayliner with questions and conversation topics to get the fun going, and a take-home booklet called “Continuing the Conversation” that provides ideas for future dates and conversation topics.

Seating’s are available every hour, and reservations are required.

Author & Early Childhood Education Expert Launches 2nd Edition of National Preschool Curriculum

Author & Early Childhood Education Expert Launches 2nd Edition of National Preschool Curriculum

In July 2008, Author & Early Learning Expert, Dr. Bisa Batten Lewis, known as Dr. Bisa, made good on her declaration to produce an affordable preschool curriculum that meets national standards. In January 2011, WINGS: The Ideal Curriculum for Children in Preschool, 2nd edition, will be available, along with five  sets of supporting materials for infants, toddlers, preschoolers/pre-k, family/group child care, and after-school programs. The updated WINGS Curriculum Parent Handbook includes new information on play and learning, along with more resources and forms to support home-learning.

Department of Watershed Management Issues Irrigation System Reminder

 Department of Watershed Management Issues Irrigation System Reminder

Via the Department of Watershed Management -- The Department of Watershed Management reminds its customers that irrigation systems should be shut down when the temperatures drop below freezing to prevent overspray from freezing on sidewalks and streets and causing accidents/injuries. Irrigation systems installed after 2007 must by law have rain sensors that shut the system down when it is raining or when temperatures fall below 32 degrees F. 

Technology Expert’s Warning to Parents: Do You Know What Your Child is Doing Online?

Technology Expert’s Warning to Parents: Do You Know What Your Child is Doing Online?

TANKOH Launches Mommy & Me Computers

In today’s global and virtual world, the need for parents to have full control over their child’s online activity has become a high necessity as compared to previous decades. With children as young as three years of age being increasingly savvy with technology, parents need to protect their families from becoming a statistic of online predators.  According to reports, three in ten victims of online child predator cases appear to be aged 6 and under – with five percent apparently younger than two years of age which runs parallel to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) report, a division in charge of  closing illegal internet content. More than three quarters of these child victims are girls.

Public Schools in Georgia: the Numbers Just Don’t Add Up

Public Schools in Georgia: the Numbers Just Don’t Add Up

Author and Early Learning Authority Dr. Bisa Batten Lewis, affectionately called ‘Dr. Bisa’, managing partner of Ideal Early Learning, LLC --an education consulting firm based in Atlanta, is sounding off in her latest blog about the fallout in the Atlanta Public School system’s alleged cheating scandal and performance of schools throughout the state of Georgia.  Ideal Early Learning, LLC, is one of a few chosen firms leading the way in Georgia to revamp the state’s education system starting with the professional development of early childhood educators and the eligibility requirements effective 2012 by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. 

Georgia has ranked among the lowest-performing states over the last decade in education.