Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information December 7, 2015

- New Show House Brings "White Christmas" To Douglasville: Forget what the forecast says -- this year, it's sure to be a White Christmas in Douglasville.The Douglas County Museum of History and Art presents the 1st Annual Christmas Show House, scheduled to be open from December 4th until the 20th.  The house is a 1923 bungalow in Historic Douglasville, and decordators and designing will be decking the halls to a "White Christmas" theme.  Everything inside -- from the art to the accessories to the antiques -- will be for sale, along with items in the home's gift shop and gallery.

Tours are available daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and tickets are $20 per person (and there are some special extended hours and other events), and proceeds benefit the Douglas County Museum of History and Art.
Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken spent the morning exploring the Christmas Show House, getting in the spirit of a "White Christmas."

Shoeboxes Collection Delivery: Nine-year-old Jordyn McNeal from Alabama delivers 1,637 shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies and much more to the Atlanta Processing center which prepares shipment, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse. For more information on Jordyn Mcneal click here.

Good Day Atlanta pet of the day from the Cobb County Humane Society.  For more information click here.

Social Media Christmas with parenting expert Dr. Erik Fisher "Dr. E."  For more information on "Dr. E" just click here. 

Tips from "Dr. E..."

Have Yourself a Social Media Xmas

All too often family and fruitcakes can get a little stale around the holidays, and in today’s world we often air our daily activities on Social Media for all the world to see. Depending on what we say and how we say it and even the pictures we may post, feelings can be hurt and sometimes impassable divides can be created between family members for these transgressions. So what etiquette should be observed around what we post to respect everyone.

Here are some guidelines to consider:

  • Do unto others...
  • If you wouldn’t say it to the person directly, don’t post it. And even then, think again.
  • Even if the other person is not on Social Media, don’t post negative content.
  • Ask permission from the person and read or show them what you are posting.
  • Don’t react too quickly when you feel that you see negative content. 
  • If something is posted about you that you don’t like, talk to the person directly.
  • If you are at an event with friends or family, let people know in advance if you don’t want pictures posted
  • Be Excellent to each other.

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