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Student Spotlights: June21

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 Magnet School Ice Cream Art Competition The Dunbar Magnet Art department partnered with Cammie’s Old [...]
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Dave Ramsey: Spending, Saving, & Giving

Reader Question… I was talking to a friend the other day, and I couldn’t remember what you said about the three good uses for money and why each is important. Would you go over them again? Dave Says… I’ve been doing this for a lot of years, and after all that time studying finance and […]

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When Your Best Doesn’t Feel Like Enough

Parents want to do the best they can when it comes to their kids. The majority of our time and effort goes towards supporting and taking care of our children. We work hard to make sure our kids are happy and healthy. Why do we often end up feeling like our best efforts still aren’t […]

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What’s the Best Game Console for Kids?

If your kids are at the age where you’re considering buying a game console, now might be the right time. Whether you want the immersive virtual reality of the Sony PlayStation or the portability of the Nintendo Switch, today’s consoles offer more realism, interactivity, and flexibility than ever before. The question still remains: Which console […]

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Dads Rock! The Positive Impact of Supportive Dads and Father Figures

Peruse the greeting card section around Father’s Day and you’ll find the shelves bursting with stereotypes about dads. While we may love to poke fun at his expense, we have more reasons to appreciate dear old Dad besides how handy he is with a wrench. Supportive dads and father figures positively influence a child’s development. […]

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What to Know About the Harms of Vaping

According to most recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) studies, 27.5% of high school students are using e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes first arrived on the scene in 2003 but the use has increased over the last 10 years and now these companies are targeting younger children and adolescents by making more candy flavors and making the designs […]

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“What’s the Big Deal… I Just Get a Little Mad”

I spend my days hearing concerned parents say, “This child has an anger problem.” That statement is almost always followed by a child saying, “I just get a little mad.” I then proceed to ask the parents several questions. How do they display their anger (crying, tantrums, aggression)? How long does the episode last? Can […]

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From the Publisher: June 2021

School is out, summer vacation is finally here and my family is more than ready to rock this summer! From the looks of my social media accounts, the rest of you are too! After a year of limitations, places being closed, and mask mandates, getting out and having a very social summer seems to be […]

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