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From the Publisher – November 2022

Ask any young child what they want to be when they grow up, and there is no telling what fun and exciting future they have envisioned for themselves. They could say a lion tamer, movie star, or even President! For 2nd grade me, it was Miss America. I eventually realized that while being Miss America […]

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Beyond – Hacks to Cash in on Super Holiday Savings

Whether you’re a Black Friday enthusiast or hater, there are ample ways to cash in on super holiday savings throughout the season. So follow these tips for deep discounts on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and beyond. Subscribe to Store Email Lists Decide on which stores you want to shop at least a couple of weeks […]

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Speak Your Child’s Love Language

Growing up feeling loved helps children overcome many obstacles. It contributes to a feeling of well-being that will help them excel in school, friendships, and all other areas of their lives. It even helps when it comes to being disciplined. “Often, parents assume that their kids just ‘know’ they love them, or that saying ‘I […]

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Not All That Wheezes Is Asthma

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Hey guys! Today we are going to talk about wheezing. First off, not all wheezing is asthma! Your child can wheeze for many dif­ferent reasons, and figuring out the cause can help develop the best treatment plan. Today, we will review […]

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When Efforts to Help Your Child May Actually Hurt

Has your child ever approached you for comfort, but your efforts to calm escalated the distress? When this occurs, you are probably displaying a near enemy of what you actu­ally want to portray. Near enemies look like the emotion we are attempting to foster but make the situation worse instead. The near enemy of kindness […]

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10 Science-Backed Benefits of Practicing Gratitude with Kids

Only recently have scientists begun to study the benefits of gratitude. Vitamin G, as some like to call it, plays a critical role in health and happiness. Focusing on the positive boosts body, mind, and spirit. It gives us energy, inspires us, and transforms us. In a nutshell, it provides life with meaning by thinking […]

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How the Social Media “Popularity Contest” Affects Our Kids

I don’t know about you, but middle school was hard. I’m talking “you couldn’t pay me enough money to do it again” hard. These are the years when young people start to really find their group. They begin to discover where they fit in if you will. And in my day (old person story here), […]

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Cutting Costs During the Holiday Season

We’re doing our best to stick to our cash Christmas budget this year. Are there any traps to avoid, and do you have other advice on ways we can cut costs during the holiday season? If you’re getting out of debt, the phrase “extra money” probably isn’t even in your vocabulary. Regardless, stores will do […]

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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, […]

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