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May 2021 Student Spotlights

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! MCPSS Superintendent Receives Teaching Partner Award. Dr. John Cleary, pictured at left, and Dr. Delwar Hossain [...]
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“Mom, You Worry Too Much”

A mother and her adorable 4-year-old son recently came in for counseling. The mother and I spoke about how to help him transition away from his favorite activities without having tantrums. As we continued talking, I spoke with her about the importance of taking her own thoughts captive. I told her, “Just because he has […]

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Communication Problems: Learn This Technique for a Relationship that Thrives

Couples split up for numerous different reasons, ranging from lack of common interests and significant life changes to money issues, cheating, and sex. But one of the top reasons couples don’t survive that’s commonly cited by therapists is communication problems. So it’s essential couples understand the role communication styles play in marital discord. Throughout their […]

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Why Is My Child’s Ear Hurting?

The ear is a wonderful part of the human body and serves a very important purpose.There are several potential causes for pain in a child’s ear. This month, I will cover a few of those reasons. Inner ear infections are the first thing a parent thinks of when a child says their ear hurts, and […]

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Dave Ramsey: Obstacles and Answers to Financial Problems

In your mind, what are some of the biggest mental and emotional obstacles preventing people from addressing their financial problems? This is a great question! There are always circumstances beyond our control that can put us in a bad place, financially or otherwise, for a season. But to change your situation when it comes to […]

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Moms! Make You a Priority

Raising kids is one of the most life-changing and rewarding times of your life, but it can also be the most exhausting and draining. While moms typically make their kids their top priority, putting them above their own needs and wants, moms need to make time for themselves so they can continue to be at […]

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Practical Tips for Easing Kids’ Social Media Anxiety

Teens text, tweet, snap, and post like crazy. In fact, about half of teens use social media every day, and for some, this means checking Instagram, TikTok, or Snapchat dozens (or hundreds!) of times a day. While many teens find connecting with friends online a positive experience, social media can affect kids’ mental health — […]

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Create a Summer of Magic

Would you like to infuse your childrens’ summer with the same magic from your childhood? Make the season stand out by doing the joyfully unexpected, whether it’s throwing a well-established rule out the window or granting one another’s fanciful wishes. Here are a few unique ways that your family can spend time together and create […]

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From the Publisher: May 2021

May is here and that means we are rounding the corner towards summer break. After the school year we have all had I don’t think it can get here fast enough! As if the school year is not already filled with hectic schedules and challenges, add a pandemic to that and you have a real […]

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