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Advice for Your Potty Training Journey

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Toilet-training can be a very daunting task for most parents. This can feel especially true when in the midst of a fifteen-minute argument with a toddler about whether shoes belong on hands or feet. But you can succeed! Two key beginning […]

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Control What You Can

My husband and I recently watched Summer Rental, a 1985 movie about a family on vacation. We noticed a stark difference be­tween the behavior of the children in this older movie and the behavior of children in more recent productions. The children in “Summer Rental” were more realistic. They talked too much but could entertain […]

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Devices as Christmas Gifts… What You Need to Know

Christmas is here! I feel like we were celebrating last year’s Christmas, well, yesterday. Time sure does fly. I think being a parent immediately puts all of us in a time warp. Speaking of, how much do you miss the “old days” of Christmas? If you are north of 30, you know what I am […]

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Student Spotlights December 2022

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! Phillips Preparatory’s IB Learners for October Phillips Preparatory’s IB Learners for October are Calla Tate, Logan Foster, [...]
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From the Publisher – December 2022

The holidays are officially upon us. Calendars are filling up with school programs and church concerts while our to-do lists are growing by the day. If we are not careful, a wonderful time with family and friends can become a season of stress. Unfortunately, if you are like me, most of that stress is self-inflicted. […]

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How to Balance Receiving with Giving

One of the critical challenges of holiday time is that our children get so used to receiving oodles of gifts that they begin to expect that they will always get more and more. But have you noticed how quickly they lose interest in many toys they receive during the holidays? Showering our children with gifts […]

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Is It Okay to Hide Money From My Spouse?

After hearing you talk about financial infidelity, I have to admit that I hide money from my husband. I have been setting aside money for emergencies without his knowledge. He is not terrible with money, but he always seems to find something to spend it on. Before I started doing this, we never managed to […]

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Seven Experience Gifts to Give Kids this Season

Does it feel like your kids already have more toys than they could ever want? I love the holidays and the spirit of gift-giving, but every year, I wonder what toys my kids could possibly want and where they will go in our already crowded home. Experience gifts are a great gift option that has […]

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