June 2024 Issue

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🏖🍉Welcome, Parents!

This month, we’re excited to unveil our exclusive Summer Fun Guide, designed to be your go-to resource for making the most of the sunny season with your family. From thrilling outdoor adventures to creative indoor activities, our guide is packed with ideas to keep the fun going all summer long. Explore hidden gems, discover new hobbies, and create cherished memories together that will last a lifetime.

And while you’re flipping through our Summer Fun Guide, don’t forget to enjoy our usual lineup of local interviews and family articles. From heartwarming stories to insightful parenting tips, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!


Teacher of the Month: Anna Kate Blankenship, Kate Shepard Elementary School

Anna Kate Blankenship just wrapped up her second year teaching second grade at Kate Shepard Elementary School. “The school posted on Facebook that they had an opening,” Anna Kate shared […]

Student & School Spotlights June MBP

Student Spotlights – June 2024

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Greater Pensacola Parents joins with [...]
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From the Publisher – June 2024

I have the best memories of summers as a kid.  Summers always included VBS, time with cousins, and neighborhood friends. Time spent at my grandmother’s house in the country was […]

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Dinner’s Ready: Kyle Burney-Lamar’s Chili Cheese Dog Sliders

“We eat out quite often, simply because it is quicker than cooking in most cases,” shared Kyle Burney-Lamar. “After a long day of work, cooking is the last thing on […]

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Celebrate All the Dads in Your Life for Father's Day

Celebrate All the Dads in Your Life for Father’s Day

Growing up with a single mom, Father’s Day always felt a bit tricky. I did have a relationship with my biological dad, but we were not very close. Instead of […]

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Treating Bug Bites and Stings

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group During summer, we are surrounded by insects that thrive in the warm humid weather. It’s also when […]

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How Social Media is Shaping Your Children

Our children, no matter what age, soak up everything.  They are sponges that absorb their friends, celebrities, social media, television shows, and movies.  For the most part, mature adults can […]

Ways to Amp Up Creative Family Fun

9 Ways to Amp Up Creative Family Fun

Are you simultaneously excited about and dreading summer? If so, make the most of all of the unstructured, non-scheduled time your kids will soon be spending at home…or summer may […]

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Don’t Risk It All

My husband is a good, hard-working man, who has been stuck in a job he really doesn’t like for almost 10 years. He came to me the other day with […]

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Unplugged and Liberated Re-Entry is Hard!

 I took 30 days off of social media.  Feeling overwhelmed and exhausted, I decided to take what felt like a bold step and disconnect.  In the spirit of full transparency […]

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