By Jake Price Lowndes County Extension Service The desire for fresh, homegrown tomatoes is the main reason many homeowners plant gardens. Most tomato plants are planted in late March through early May, and every spring some homeowners run into problems with their tomato plants. Tomatoes are susceptible to a lot of diseases. Once infected, it […]
By Dr. Shelia Shah Macon Smiles When your child’s teeth begin erupting between 3 and 16 months (usually around 6 months), clean them by wiping with a moist washcloth. Dr. Sheila Shah, DMD A first dental visit used to be recommended at 3 years of age. However, because so many children have cavities by the […]
By Jim Beall Beall Financial Planning A good habit is worth a fortune. If you haven’t implemented these three habits in your life now is an opportune time to do so. The first habit is to know where your money comes from and where it goes every month and year. Keeping your expenses lower than […]
By Dr. Shelia Shah Macon Smiles Feeling guilty about how long it has been since you last saw a dentist? How long HAS it been? Do you avoid this vital part of your family’s health? Dr. Sheila Shah, DMD Let’s face it. You know you should. But often you don’t. Yet there’s no need to […]
By Jim BeallBeall Financial Planning My son is in elementary school and participates in Cub Scouts. In the last two years, he will have made two significant transitions in his young life. In school, fourth grade is where students generally transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” It is a difficult transition for […]
The new year is upon us, and now is a good time to stop and take stock of our legal health. Consider if any of the following apply to you:
So maybe this is a good year to consider giving those intangible “things” which they say money can’t buy – and which won’t later add to the landfill.
For many parents, an amicable divorce includes a decision to seek joint physical custody of their minor children. Although it can be given different names, joint physical custody generally means a custody arrangement where children spend an equal amount of time with both parents. Most commonly, the children spend one week at one parent’s house, then the next week at the other parent’s house, and so on, alternating households on a weekly basis.
By Shelia Shah Macon Smiles With all the candy coming from October’s Halloween holiday harvest, it can be an excellent time to consider some hard facts about your teeth – which may not be as “hard” as you think. Teeth are susceptible to wear and to erosion associated with acidic candies. In addition to traditional […]
By Beverly Adams UGA Cooperative Extension Just the other day I received an email from a Forsyth County resident about a cucumber plant that was in decline. He wanted to know what to do to get it back to “normal.” My response was, “There is nothing to do. It’s the end of the season for […]
By Dr. Shelia Shah Do you suffer from persistent headaches? Do you ever experience facial pain, perhaps have difficulty with chewing, or have soreness or sounds coming from around the jaw joint near or in front of your ear? If so, you are not alone. Some studies estimate that 20-30% of people complain of Temporomandibular […]
By Dr. Sheila Shah Is there a snorer in your house? Have you been looking for an answer to your sleepless nights? Are you tired of your family complaining that you keep them awake “sawing logs”? There are real solutions to your snoring problems. Snoring is a sign of the upper airway being partially obstructed […]
Guest post by Dr. Shelia Shah Dental veneers are a popular cosmetic treatment. But often, patients aren’t sure what the care and maintenance procedures are after getting veneers. In case you are considering veneers or already have them and were wondering, we thought we’d offer some helpful information. First, let’s get one thing on the […]