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General Tips From a Pediatrician

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group It has been such a joy to contribute to Mobile Bay Parents for the last several years. I began writing these articles quite early in my career, so in many ways they have traced along with my own journey as a […]

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Why Camp is Good for… PARENTS!

Most parents know that kids benefit tremendously from going to summer camp. But have you ever thought about how sending your kids to camp can benefit you – the parent? Based on my own experiences as a seasoned parent of summer campers, as well as conversations with other parents, I can assure you that camp […]

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What Type of Camp Will Your Child Like?

When I was younger, I only had one choice for summer camp—the town camp. The town camp was a traditional all-day camp with a heavy emphasis on sports. I was more of a bookworm than an athlete so this type of camp was not a good match for my personality. I remember coming home every […]

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Why Is Communication So Hard (Part 2: Teens)

A wise and heartbroken teen asked, “Who made communication so hard?” She said this after having a difficult week attempting to advocate for herself. As parents of children over the age of 11, our most important role is to model effective and appropriate communication. To do this well, we have to be quiet, be self-aware, […]

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Tweens, Teens and Screens:
What’s Your Favorite Memory?

We all have them! Favorite memories. Certain times in our lives that bring us joy when we remember. Moments that live rent free in our heads. They can lift us up when we are feeling down, or make good days even better. It is hard for me to pick one favorite memory. Mine are a […]

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Where Should My Child Park His Money?

Our son is 13, and he has been doing some part-time work for a friend of the family. He makes $40 to $60 a week, and he would like to begin investing the majority of what he earns. Do you have a suggestion? Well, here’s the thing. At this point in his life, the goal […]

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Help Your Child Make the Most of Daycare & Preschool

Besides helping you get work done or caught up on some errands, daycare and preschool present enormous benefits for your child. “Both offer kids experiences they might not get at home, such as exposure to a larger social environment that can help them learn how to get along well with others,” says Cathy Keller, the […]

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From the Publisher – February 2022

So, how are your New Year’s resolutions coming? To be honest with you, my resolution to get back into my fitness routine has been slow going. I have been really frustrated with myself these last few weeks. I just could not understand why I started and stuck to a fitness routine a few years ago, […]

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What to Do When Confused About Your Health

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Our bodies are an amazing collection of cells and organs that miraculously work together to give us this life we enjoy. We are wonderfully made, and many times we take for granted our good health. So what do we do when our […]

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