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Newest Recommendations on Food Allergies

Food allergies are an overreaction of your immune system to a protein found in a certain food. The majority of allergic reactions are caused by eight food types: cow’s milk, eggs, fish, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat. In most cases, food allergies become evident in young children who can outgrow them, but food […]

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Teaching Children the Value of Work

What are your views on teaching children good work habits? Many of our friends don’t require their kids to help out or work around the house, but we both strongly feel that instilling a strong work ethic early in life is one of the best things you can do as a parent for your children. […]

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Should You Read Your Child’s Texts?

You’re sitting there minding your own business when a nearby phone buzzes. U up?, it says, beckoning you closer. Only, it’s not your phone—it’s your kid’s. Do you pick it up? Do you “accidentally” swipe the screen for a closer look? If you’ve made up your mind—yes, you read your kid’s texts, or no, you […]

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5 Halloween Traditions to Start with Your Kids

Halloween means costumes, pumpkin carving, and trick-or-treating. Traditions create lasting memories andsomething to look forward to each year. Halloween is a perfect time to start some new traditions with your kids. Try some of these ideas. Ready Set Decorate Before you can go trick-or-treating, everyone will need a costume. Have some fun and create coordinating […]

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12 Creative Consequences for Kids

Before becoming a parent, the idea of disciplining children seemed fairly straightforward. It follows logic that if you set limits, use consistency, and respond firmly, but lovingly, children will learn to correct their behavior. As I became a more experienced mother, I quickly learned that traditional methods of discipline, such as time outs, do not […]

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It Takes a Village

I am often sitting across from a child who has made some bad choices. In one specific situation, a boy complained, “My parents won’t let me go on a camping trip with my friends and a few of their dads because they are afraid I will do something stupid without them.” Due to the onset […]

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Student Spotlights (October 21)

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! Dunbar Welcomes New Principal Dunbar Magnet School of Performing and Creative Arts would like to congratulate [...]
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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. […]

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Student Spotlights September ’21

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! Little Flower Staff Attends Teachers' Conference Little Flower Catholic School principal, Ms. Alesa Weiskopf, (center) was [...]
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What to Do If Someone is Having a Seizure

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Seizures can be very scary to witness, especially if you are seeing a seizure for the first time. Whereas it is important to act to make sure the person seizing is in a safe place, it may surprise you to learn […]

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