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Student Spotlights – November 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! Lighthouse Baptist Purchases Property Lighthouse Baptist Church has purchased property at the corner of Nan Grey [...]
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From the Publisher – November 2022

Ask any young child what they want to be when they grow up, and there is no telling what fun and exciting future they have envisioned for themselves. They could say a lion tamer, movie star, or even President! For 2nd grade me, it was Miss America. I eventually realized that while being Miss America […]

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How the Social Media “Popularity Contest” Affects Our Kids

I don’t know about you, but middle school was hard. I’m talking “you couldn’t pay me enough money to do it again” hard. These are the years when young people start to really find their group. They begin to discover where they fit in if you will. And in my day (old person story here), […]

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Cold Season and How to Help Your Child

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Each year from October through February, there is a marked increase in the number of colds experienced by many children. You probably know it as ‘Cold Season’. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, it has seemed like this season has been exaggerated or, […]

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When Efforts to Help Your Child May Actually Hurt

Has your child ever approached you for comfort, but your efforts to calm escalated the distress? When this occurs, you are probably displaying a near enemy of what you actu­ally want to portray. Near enemies look like the emotion we are attempting to foster but make the situation worse instead. The near enemy of kindness […]

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Cutting Costs During the Holiday Season

We’re doing our best to stick to our cash Christmas budget this year. Are there any traps to avoid, and do you have other advice on ways we can cut costs during the holiday season? If you’re getting out of debt, the phrase “extra money” probably isn’t even in your vocabulary. Regardless, stores will do […]

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Beyond – Hacks to Cash in on Super Holiday Savings

Whether you’re a Black Friday enthusiast or hater, there are ample ways to cash in on super holiday savings throughout the season. So follow these tips for deep discounts on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and beyond. Subscribe to Store Email Lists Decide on which stores you want to shop at least a couple of weeks […]

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10 Science-Backed Benefits of Practicing Gratitude with Kids

Only recently have scientists begun to study the benefits of gratitude. Vitamin G, as some like to call it, plays a critical role in health and happiness. Focusing on the positive boosts body, mind, and spirit. It gives us energy, inspires us, and transforms us. In a nutshell, it provides life with meaning by thinking […]

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