Parenting

Best of Gwinnett 2009: Quality time with the family

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One of the biggest secrets to having successful children is to be an involved parent. Our readers were more than happy to share with us the places that they like to spend quality time as a family.

Best Child-Friendly Restaurant
If you”re looking for a kid friendly place to fill your little bellies, our readers propose going to Chick-fil-A Inc., Chuck E. Cheese”s, Red Robin or Stevi B”s.

Best Place to Take the Kids
Our readers say they feel lucky to have so many local, educational and fun activities for their children. Top votes for this year include Georgia Aquarium, Gwinnett Braves, Gwinnett County Fair, the Gwinnett Gladiators, Lake Lanier Islands Beach and Water Park and Medieval Times.

Best Local Festival
For entertainment, displays of art and fun festivals, our readers voted for the Duluth Fall Festival, Norcross Art Fest, Snellville Days, Suwanee Day and the Yellow Daisy Festival as the best events for a good time and great family fun.

Best Park
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation is known for its outstanding parks. In fact, Gwinnett has one of the best park systems in the country. Our residents say they enjoy spending the day at Duluth Town Green, Little Mulberry Park, Stone Mountain Park, Suwanee Town Center Park and Tribble Mill Park.

Best Summer Activity
You kids won”t be able to say they had a boring summer if you take them to these top picks for summer fun – the Gwinnett Braves, Lake Lanier Islands Beach and Water Park, Stone Mountain Park Lasershow or a concert at Suwanee Town Center Park.

Best Clothing Store for Children
When it comes to kid fashions, our readers love finding an adult-sized bargain. Favorite places to shop for the little ones include Carter”s, Gymboree, Kid to Kid, Kohl”s and The Children”s Place.

Best School Field Trip
Those getting an A+ in out of the classroom education include the Aurora Theatre, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Georgia Aquarium, Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center and Hands-On Learning.

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