Kelly de la Rocha


(Jun. 21, 2003) - Ready to submerge your kids in the wonders of nature? Before you toss that tent in the trunk, take precautions to avoid these 10 camping pitfalls:

Georgia’s Treasured “Golden Isles”

(Sep. 21, 2002) - Georgia’s meandering coastline is bejeweled with barrier islands that beg to be explored. Four fascinating ones congregate amid the salt marshes, tidal rivers and sounds near Brunswick. Known as the Golden Isles, St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island are semitropical microcosms, lush with perennially green flora, fringed with golden sand beaches, and steeped in southern history. Although separated solely by short stretches of sea, each Golden Isle is unique…

Winterize! (before the snow falls)

(Sep. 21, 2002) - My husband and I bought an 83-year-old home in the spring of 1993. It was our dream house, and everything about it looked perfect through our rose-colored first-time-homeowner glasses. But, as is too often the case, things were not as they seemed.

Family Travel Peace Prevails on the Outer Banks

(Apr. 21, 2001) - Laced with miles of rambling beaches punctuated with stately lighthouses, the Outer Banks is a sandy string of barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina. Unmarred by crowded, commercial boardwalks, the shoreline provides an undistracted opportunity to explore.

DADS AND DAUGHTERS: 15 Wonderful Ways to Spend Time Together

(Jan. 21, 2001) - Research has shown that a woman's self image, and the way she perceives men, has a lot to do with her early experiences with her father.

Straight talk about speech problems

(Jun. 21, 2000) - No matter how adorable speech errors may sound, if a child persistently struggles with them, it could be the sign of an articulation disorder that needs professional attention.

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