July 2024 Issue


🎉🎂🎈Welcome Parents to Mobile Bay Parents!

This month, we’re thrilled to introduce our exclusive Big Birthday Guide, your ultimate resource for planning unforgettable birthday parties for your little ones. Explore imaginative party ideas, discover unique venues, and find inspiration to make your child’s special day magical and memorable.


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Student & School Spotlights - JULY 24 MBP

Student Spotlights – July 2024

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across Mobile.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Mobile Bay Parents joins with these [...]
Dinner's Ready - MBP july 24

Dinner’s Ready: Mary Claire Skipper’s Lasagna

Sometimes the kitchen is therapeutic, and constructing and baking a lasagna is just what is needed for Mary Claire Skipper. Mary Claire is a wife, business owner, and mother and […]

Teacher of the Month - July 2024 MBP

Teacher of the Month: Jessica Dennis, Dawes Intermediate School

After nearly 20 years teaching students in second through fourth grade, Mrs. Jessica Dennis, our Mobile Bay Parents Teacher of the Month, just can’t get enough. “I just finished up […]

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From the Publisher – July 2024

Growing up, birthdays in my family were always a big deal. I am not sure who enjoyed them more, us or my mom. She always got so excited helping us […]

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Treating Your Child’s Burns

Kids Health Watch is Sponsored by Children’s Medical Group Burns happen! Kids are a perfect combination of clumsy and curious. The good news is that most burns are minor and […]


A Festive Mess: 17 Creative Birthday Activities For An Unforgettable Party

I don’t mean to brag, but my husband and I have thrown quite a few awesome birthday parties over the years. However, when reflecting back over all the parties we’ve […]


Teaching Kids the Art of Friendship

Whether it’s at home, school, or at the park, friendships during our youth are probably one of the most basic concepts we learn as children. I have vivid memories of […]


Compassion AND Reasonable Boundaries

I have one person who seems to have endless things pop up throughout the year, and she’s always asking for extra time off. This year, she has already used up […]


Influencer Does Not Equal Expert

An influencer does not equal an expert.  Remember the good old days when you had a question or concern; you would turn to someone who was an expert in the […]


Save Time, Money & Even Sanity by Hosting a Sleepover Party

Birthday parties can be expensive, if you don’t watch your bottom line. And parties at home can quickly add up to the same amount you’d pay to throw a party […]


Teaching Your Children to Have a Growth Mindset

Now that school is out and children are home for the summer, many parents have reached out to me concerned about their children’s lack of motivation.  The first thing I […]

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