May 2022 Issue

Who’s Ready For Summer Fun?


Beach Emergencies!

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics I had a mom come in the other day and ask me a really important question. “Why do babies eat sand? “I sat there for a moment and finally had to admit that I didn’t know. I guess it will be […]

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10 Weeks of Summer Fun

My kids never went to an overnight camp. They were happier sleeping in their own beds, and with a flexible work schedule, I didn’t have to worry about daycare most days. However, I would not have been able to work had I not planned out activities way in advance. Luckily, there are dozens of local […]


From the Publisher – May ’22

Do you remember your first job? I do… especially that feeling of “maturity”, thinking that having a job basically meant I was an adult. My first job was at an ice cream/sandwich shop and my best friend got a job at a pizza place just across the street. We thought we were so cool. We […]


I Wouldn’t Go That Far

Our son is in high school, and he has a part-time job. He makes good grades, and we have always tried to teach him how to save and handle money according to your advice. He has even managed to set aside a few thousand dollars for college. My wife and I were talking the other […]


Are You a Lawn Mower Parent?

“Helicopter parents” are becoming obsolete and replaced by “lawn mower parents”. This new breed of parenting style plows ahead of their children, arranging their lives in an attempt to eliminate sorrow, discomfort, and misfortune. “Lawn mower parents” are not preparing their child for the road, they are preparing the road for their child. This style […]


Student Spotlights – ‘May 22

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across the Greater Mobile.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Mobile Bay Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements! Building for Easter in Bay Minette Ms. Hastings’ Kinder Krew at Bay Minette Elementary had a [...]

From the Publisher – April ’22

I am so grateful for DeAnne Watson, editor extraordinaire, who does an amazing job finding articles that cover a wide range of parenting stages, from newborns sleeping through the night to prepping teens for the future. No matter what phase you may be experiencing, we have helpful insights for you. While I don’t have toddlers […]

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