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Student Spotlights July 21

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across Baldwin County.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Eastern Shore Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements! Baby Chicks Lesson at Bay Minette ES Students in Brittany Wallace's class at Bay Minette Elementary are [...]
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Birthdays on a Budget: Reuse and Repurpose Birthday Decor

Every parent wants their child’s birthday to be special… but the cost of throwing a party can really add up, especially if you have multiple children. Is it really possible to cut party costs without losing the fun and excitement that parents and kids alike have come to love? One way to cut down on […]

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“They Always Take Everything Away From Me! ”

In the typical 21st century American household, children are given free access to most (if not all) of their favorite items. They can freely play with their toys, run around the backyard, gather their own snacks, turn on the TV, get their own drinks, and maintain control of their own electronic devices. As soon as […]

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15 Ways to Earn Extra Money as a Mom

When my youngest child entered first grade, the questions began. “Are you going back to work now that your kids are in school all day?” “What will you do for six hours when your kids are in school?” You get the idea. After correcting the misinformation—it is not really six hours when you factor in […]

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Don’t Most People Already Know?

You talk a lot about budgeting, and how important it is in getting control of your money. But don’t most people already have a good idea of what they’re spending, and how much they have in the bank, without going through all the time and trouble of developing an actual budget? Well, if that were […]

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From the Publisher

I absolutely love celebrating other people’s birthdays. Birthdays are a great opportunity to reach out and let someone know that they matter and have a special place in this world. If you are on social media and have had people you haven’t heard from in years post a birthday wish to you, then you know […]

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How Girls Are Seeking Approval Online

It’s not a law that you have to post a selfie before, during, and after every activity. But for kids, it’s pretty much mandatory. The resulting likes, thumbs-ups, and other ratings all get tallied, both in the stark arithmetic of the Internet and in kids’ own minds. For some — especially girls — what starts […]

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The Savy Party Planner: Countdown to a Stress-Free Birthday Celebration

Planning a memorable birthday event can be the highlight of your child’s year, if you maximize the fun and minimize the stress. The best way to increase the magic and decrease the madness is to use a handy checklist so you can start early and get ready gradually. Or if you want to plan your […]

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