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When Your Child Gets Sick on Vacation

It is an honor and privilege to take over this column from Dr. Adair.  She has been a great mentor, and is a top-notch pediatrician. We are lucky to have her in Mobile.  With that said, I can’t wait to take the baton and hit the ground running! In the event that you’re in the […]

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Date Night Can Be Inexpensive AND Fun!

We’re trying to get control of our finances by living on a budget. We also have about $18,000 in debt we are trying to pay off. My husband brings home $3,400 a month, and I am currently taking care of our eight-month-old baby. We would like to have a date night once a month, and […]

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The Toddler Instruction Manual

“It’s a good thing you are so cute!” This is a phrase many parents often think of during the challenging toddler years as they find themselves cleaning up messes, potty training, listening to shouts of “No!” with every suggestion, and watching their child throw yet another tantrum. As a mom of six kids, including 7-year-old […]

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Stop Doing Everything For Your Kids

Imagine spending all this time and energy raising your kids, and then when you send them off to college someday, you still have to call to wake them up every morning to make sure they get to class on time. Sounds shocking, right? When I was in college 20 years ago, I can recall going […]

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Tweens, Teens and Screens:
What Your Kids Are Missing If They Don’t Have Social Media

“Will my kids miss out if I do not give them social media?”  I get this question at almost every one of my conferences.  As parents, it is heartbreaking to think of our children being left behind.  The struggle of fitting in seems to start earlier and earlier.  By the end of elementary school groups […]

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Parent Question: What Do I Do When My Child Lies?

“What do I do when my child lies?”  I get this question all the time.  Trust me, you are not the only parent struggling with this. This is normal, so don’t question every parenting decision you have ever made when your kid tells a fib. This article highlights the four categories of lies, how to […]

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Student Spotlights – April 2022

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! Spencer-Westlawn ES Named CLAS School of Distinction Congratulations to Spencer-Westlawn Elementary, which has been named a [...]
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From the Publisher – March ’22

Have you ever been on a vacation or planned a big celebration that was super fun and exciting, something that just got your adrenaline pumping so much that you didn’t even realize (or care) how exhausted you were? The kind of event that when it is all over you just plop down in your big, […]

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Student Spotlights – March ’22

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! Causey Students Make Honor Band Congratulations to Pierce Smith, Shannon Mallett, & Hadley Carpenter from Causey [...]
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