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A Three-Step Strategy for Choosing a Private School

Comparing private schools is challenging because each institution offers unique programs in aunique environment. One may present a specialized science curriculum geared toward a future in engineering, while another focuses on developing cooperation and compassion through active community service. The comparisons parents must make are apples-to-oranges at best. Faced with so much detailed information about […]

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Help Your Child Make the Most of Daycare & Preschool

Besides helping you get work done or caught up on some errands, daycare and preschool present enormous benefits for your child. “Both offer kids experiences they might not get at home, such as exposure to a larger social environment that can help them learn how to get along well with others,” says Cathy Keller, the […]

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The Flu Vaccine

Hey guys! Well, here we are in 2022 and the Covid pandemic is still here! But one thing we have seen in addition to Covid, strep throat and the crud is the flu! Let’s review the flu vaccine and how it may affect your family this year. The flu shot is recommended for any child […]

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From the Publisher – February 2022

So, how are your New Year’s resolutions coming? To be honest with you, my resolution to get back into my fitness routine has been slow going. I have been really frustrated with myself these last few weeks. I just could not understand why I started and stuck to a fitness routine a few years ago, […]

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Student Spotlights – February 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! Professional Development Last month Fairhope East, Foley Elementary, and Robertsdale Elementary teacher leaders had the opportunity [...]
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Why Is Communication So Hard (Part 2: Ages 7-10)

“Who made communication so hard?” Such a wise question from a child. I simply responded, “Everyone sweet girl, everyone.” Last month, I wrote about how to communicate effectively with children from birth through age 6. This month we will explore how to best communicate with children 7 through 10 years of age. If I could […]

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Every Successful Fitness Journey Begins with These Three Steps

If you’re like most people, January found you energized and ready to do anything necessary to start a new fitness routine in the new year. And if you’re like most people, by February, your motivation vanishes along with the cookies you swore you wouldn’t eat. Studies show only four percent of people who join a […]

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Why Boundaries with Kids’ Devices Are So Important

As I travel across the country speaking, I have the wonderful pleasure of getting to know many parents and teachers. One of the things I have always found so interesting is a teacher’s use of boundaries in the classroom. Although it varies from teacher to teacher, most every teacher will tell you that, if you […]

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