Currently Browsing: Special Feature 13 articles

A-Call-To-Care

The Call to Care: Is it Your Time to Consider Foster Care or Adoption?

Imagine with me for a moment that you wake up tomorrow morning, coffee cup in hand, you open your front door to let that early morning sun stream into your sleepy, still, quiet home and there – sitting before you on the porch – is a child. Alone. Dirty. Crying. Broken. In need of care. […]

dave-ramsey-impact-investing

Dave Says: Make an Impact with Investing?

A friend recently mentioned something called impact investing to me. What exactly is this? How do impact investment funds perform, and what do you think about them? Impact investing generally aims to benefit society, while providing a profit for the investor, by investing in companies, funds and organizations that are aligned with causes, certain values […]

How-to-Prepare-for-Your-Childs-IEP-Meeting

How to Prepare for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

An individualized education plan (IEP) is a key component of your child’s special education plan. By law, schools are required to provide services to kids who qualify. An IEP meeting is where goals will be set and which services will be provided are decided on by both educators and the child’s guardians. This can be […]

ESP-School-Bits-Feature-Image-01

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 [...]
reuse-repurpose

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 […]

15 Ways to Make Money

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 […]

ESPCover_July21cropped

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 […]

The Savy Party Planner Featured Image

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 […]

not-enough

When Your Best Doesn’t Feel Like Enough

Parents want to do the best they can when it comes to their kids. The majority of our time and effort goes towards supporting and taking care of our children. We work hard to make sure our kids are happy and healthy. Why do we often end up feeling like our best efforts still aren’t […]

Communication-Problems-mbp

Communication Problems: Learn This Technique for a Relationship that Thrives

Couples split up for numerous different reasons, ranging from lack of common interests and significant life changes to money issues, cheating, and sex. But one of the top reasons couples don’t survive that’s commonly cited by therapists is communication problems. So it’s essential couples understand the role communication styles play in marital discord. Throughout their […]

Eastern Shore Parents
Close Cookmode