March 2023 Issue

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Time for Summer Camps That Help
Your Child Thrive During Their Break!

In this month’s issue, there is plenty of inspiring everyday parenting content to plan your week but you’ll also want to enjoy this month’s special focus on Summer Camps. Whether your child loves art, sports, music, or the outdoors we’re sharing the many ways for them to stay active this Summer through local and regional camps with articles and our one-of-a-kind Summer Camp Guide.

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Our Kids and Social Media: Can One Survive Without the Other?

What came first…the chicken or the egg? This has been an unanswered question floating for generations. Actually, you can get an answer, but it will always be different depending on who you ask. This led me to start thinking about social media. Can social media survive without us? Or can we not survive without it? […]

Kids Health Mobile Bay Parents Rash March 2023

What Is This Rash?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Rashes are a common occurrence during childhood. While most rashes are fairly innocent and harmless, there are some that require more intervention. How can you decipher which is which? Common rashes you’ll encounter during your child’s life are most likely viral rashes. […]


10 Surprising Things I Learned After Sending My Child To Camp

I knew certain things about sending my kids to camp. I knew they would spenda lot of time outside and they would try new things. I was thrilled they would meetnew people and learn more about something they love. They would swim and laugh and stay up way too late. These are the things I […]

Student & School Spotlights - March 2023 Mobile Bay Parents

Student Spotlights – March ’23

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 these families and schools to celebrate their achievements! Epiphany Packets at Corpus Christi Catholic School In celebration of the Epiphany, our Corpus Christi Catholic School [...]
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Should I Provide Financial Help to My Aging Parents?

Q. My parents are both in their seventies. They have been healthy and active all their lives, but in spite of them both having good jobs they neglected to plan and save for retirement. Is it my responsibility now to provide them with financial help in their old age? A. It sounds like you might […]


Choosing the Right Summer Camp for Your Kids

It’s no exaggeration to say that the one event kids really look forward to all year is summer camp. But how do you choose the right one for them? Based on my experiences as the parent of a teen, as well as conversations with other parents, I’ve figured out the top 6 things to consider. […]

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From the Publisher – March ’23

Since I work from home, people will ask me how I get any work done with all the distractions of housework, laundry, etc. The answer is easy. I LOVE my job. I hate cleaning my house. I keep trying to find ways to make it easier or more fun. Recently I saw some videos of […]


Tips for Parents What Not to Say to Your Teens

Every parent of teens knows how difficult it is to get them to talk. If they’re not in the mood, and you ask how their day was, the likely answer is a monosyllabic “Fine.”But it’s not always the teen’s fault when communication shuts down. There are thingsparents do – but shouldn’t be doing – that […]

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Teaching Your Children Boundaries

Hailey Magee coined the thought-provoking phrase, “Imagine how different the world would be if little girls were taught to set boundaries as often as they were taught to be polite.” For days, I ruminated on the question, “How can we teach all children to set and respect healthy boundaries?” When I filtered this question through […]


How to Find a Safe, Quality Daycare

Finding safe, suitable daycare is one of the more stressful undertakings parents of young children face. You have to contend with the logistics, such as the convenience of location and hours of operation, and of utmost concern is the safety and development of your child. National statistics on abuse and neglect by daycare providers aren’t […]

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