Currently Browsing: December 2021 8 articles

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How Can I Stop Being Strapped for Money?

I have a good job and make pretty good money, but I’m tired of always worrying about my finances and being strapped for cash at the end of the month. I’ve heard you talk about getting out of debt and living on a zero-based budget, but what exactly is a zero-based budget? The concept of […]

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My Child is Being Bullied

When parents send their kids to school they hope that they are safe and happy as they learn and grow, but when your child becomes a victim of bullying it can be hard to know how to help them. According to www.stopbullying.gov between 1 in 3 and 1 in 4 U.S. students say they have […]

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Keep it Light:
10 Ways to Simplify the Season

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but research confirms a different reality — most Americans have elevated stress levels during the holiday season. And with the challenges of the last two years, instead of being full of good tidings and cheer, families may feel drained of peace. Even if you […]

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Protecting Your Kids on Their New Devices

The holidays are here! It is a beautiful time of year for friends and family to gather together, enjoy one another, eat all the food, and be thankful for the blessings from the past year. As wonderful as all of the activities are during the holidays, they can also be incredibly challenging. Everyone is busy […]

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Holiday Savvy:
Survive the Season with Your Finances Intact

During the 2020 holiday season, a survey by American Research Group, Inc. found the average American planned on spending roughly $851 on gifts. Despite gift spending being slightly down, throw in the costs of holiday cards, decorating, baking, holiday dinners, and unplanned purchases, and holiday shopping can add up to a heap of change. Many […]

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From the Publisher December 2021

I am so excited about the holidays I can hardly contain myself! When I see the city workers in the cherry pickers, stringing up the Christmas lights, I get absolutely giddy! Decorating, singing carols, getting together with friends and family, and even picking out gifts for loved ones… I love it all! This year, I […]

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Appreciating Your Kids (While They Are Still Kids)

Recently my husband and I have become empty nesters! We love our children and love being parents, but raising them has been exhausting. We’ve been looking forward to the “empty nest” phase for a long time and we are not disappointed. However, we have both been surprised at the unique perspective this phase of life […]

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Student Spotlights-Dec 2021

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! SFHS Robotics! The Torobotics team finished 3rd in the robot competition and 3rd in the engineering [...]
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