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Student Spotlights June ’22

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! Daphne Middle School Student Placed First in Art Contest. Evilllyn Aguilar, a 7th grader at Daphne Middle [...]
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Fun Ways To Engage Kid’s Minds in the Summer

Do your kids seem a little less ready for school after each summer break? If the answer is yes, don’t worry. They’re far from alone. It’s a common experience known as the “summer learning slide.” Research shows that kids typically lose the equivalent of a month’s worth of learning over the summer break – and […]

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The Importance of Finding Your Crew

When my first child was born 13 years ago I was thrilled to be a mom and so in love with my son. My husband and I had decided that I would become a stay-at-home mom and I was looking forward to all the time I could spend with my son. After a few months […]

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Teach Them to… PAUSE

Can you control your thoughts, feelings, and emotions?  If you answered “yes”, think again.  Adult thoughts, feelings, and emotions come and go as quickly as children when it is time to do chores.  We have no control over them.  The only thing we can control is our response.  Appropriate responses are created when we learn […]

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From the Publisher – June ’22

Another school year is in the books, which means there are moms everywhere realizing their sweet little babies are growing up.  Some parents may have just watched their babies graduate from preschool, knowing they are heading to “big school” in the fall, and others are watching their teens graduate and head out into the world. […]

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10 Weeks of Summer Fun

My kids never went to an overnight camp. They were happier sleeping in their own beds, and with a flexible work schedule, I didn’t have to worry about daycare most days. However, I would not have been able to work had I not planned out activities way in advance. Luckily, there are dozens of local […]

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From the Publisher – May ’22

Do you remember your first job? I do… especially that feeling of “maturity”, thinking that having a job basically meant I was an adult. My first job was at an ice cream/sandwich shop and my best friend got a job at a pizza place just across the street. We thought we were so cool. We […]

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Are You a Lawn Mower Parent?

“Helicopter parents” are becoming obsolete and replaced by “lawn mower parents”. This new breed of parenting style plows ahead of their children, arranging their lives in an attempt to eliminate sorrow, discomfort, and misfortune. “Lawn mower parents” are not preparing their child for the road, they are preparing the road for their child. This style […]

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Student Spotlights – ‘May 22

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! Building for Easter in Bay Minette Ms. Hastings’ Kinder Krew at Bay Minette Elementary had a [...]
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From the Publisher – April ’22

I am so grateful for DeAnne Watson, editor extraordinaire, who does an amazing job finding articles that cover a wide range of parenting stages, from newborns sleeping through the night to prepping teens for the future. No matter what phase you may be experiencing, we have helpful insights for you. While I don’t have toddlers […]

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