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Teacher of the Month: Crystal Rizzuto, Spanish Fort Elementary School

“I feel so honored,” said Crystal Rizzuto, of being nominated as the Eastern Shore Parents Teacher of the Month. “To know that I made a difference in a child’s life and that a parent real­ized and appreciates that is priceless.” Crystal is a kindergarten teacher at Span­ish Fort Elementary. In first grade, she decided she […]

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Dinner’s Ready: Lenise Ligon’s Simple Corn and Red Skin Potato Chowder

Lenise Ligon is a local Gulf Coast icon. She anchors Fox 10 News four times a day, hosts an award-winning podcast called ‘Living it Up with Lenise’, leads yoga classes at the Eastern Shore Art Center, and is heavily involved as an ambassador within the com­munity. You might not know that out­side of her ac­colades, […]


Student Spotlights November 2022

Every month we compile a list of students doing great things across the Auburn-Opelika area.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Auburn-Opelika Parents joins with their families and schools to celebrate their achievements! Bay Minette Elementary School Flag Football Super Bowl Bay Minette Elementary School coaches have been working with students on [...]

Student Spotlights October 2022

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! Foley Elementary School students Write to their Pet Pals Ms. McConnell’s fifth graders at Foley Elementary [...]

Words Matter… Even Online!

Words matter. They are the corner­stone of our everyday lives. What we say and how we say it has so much impact on our lives and the lives of others. Words are an inexhaustible resource. They have started and stopped wars. They influence how we think and what we believe. No matter the language, words […]


Countdown to College: Tips to Help Students Find Their Fit

The high school road to college may seem like four of the most challenging years families face. There are deadlines, tough financial choices, and parents and children don’t always agree on colleges. If that isn’t stressful enough, every year there are tasks that high school students should be checking off their to-do lists. How do […]


8 Ideas for Fall Theme Walks to Explore Your Neighborhood

Fall is the perfect time of year to get outside. And what better way to experience all the season has to offer than by taking a walk? Walking is fun and easy, plus it provides a boost to your physical and mental health. Going on a walk with your kids lets them notice new things […]


Emotionally Healthy Parents Do These Things

One of the greatest tragedies in our society is that we do not require more educa­tion for marriage or parenting. Two of the hardest jobs anyone will ever have are being a spouse and/or a parent. Both roles are full of challenges and rewards. Doing these jobs well requires a great deal of emotional health. […]


From the Publisher – October ’22

Living in the Deep South, we cannot rely on the weather to tell us when fall has arrived. As you know, it gets a little tricky. Like recently when we were teased with some cooler nights only to be jolted back to 90-degree afternoons. It is definitely not like the Lifetime movies with the leaves […]

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Dinner’s Ready: Rebecca Hochhauser ‘s Matzo Ball Soup

“Matzo Ball Soup is often called Jewish Penicillin; it’s just something that helps you feel better when you are sick,” shares Rebecca Hochhauser about this month’s ‘Din­ner’s Ready’ recipe. “Having grown up on it, it’s a taste that brings me back to my childhood, and I know that my family loves when I make it.” […]

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