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Thrifting with Kids

Published: 07/31/19
By: Christina Katz
Thrifting with Kids
My teenage daughter said the magic words to me after mentioning she needed an outfit to wear to the drama club end-of-the-year event. “Let’s try Goodwill first,” she said, and I had to suppress the urge to do a little victory dance. After years of suggesting the same thing over [Read More]
 

10 Quick Tips to Kick the Whining Habit

Published: 07/31/19
By: Denise Morrison Yearian
No Whining
Many parents have been worn down by their child’s incessant whining, grumbling and complaining. When whining wars ensue, consider these 10 tips:  Play detective. When your child whines, ask yourself, “What other factors are contributing to his behavior? Is he tired? Hungry? Out of routine? In need of attention?” Once [Read More]
 

Healthy Lunch boxes

Published: 07/31/19
By: Courtesy of Children’s of Alabama
Healthy Lunch boxes
Back to school season is stressful for children and parents alike, and parents are concerned about ensuring that their child eats a nourishing lunch to power through the school day. The situation can prove to be frustrating when the lunches come back home uneaten. Rainie Carter, a pediatric dietitian at [Read More]
 

Birmingham Parent’s Education and Enrichment Guide 2019

Published: 07/31/19
2019 Back to School Directory
Private Schools The Altamont School 4801 Altamont Rd. S. Birmingham, AL 35222 205.445.1232 www.altamontschool.org The Mission of the Altamont School is to improve the fabric of society by graduating compassionate, well-educated students capable of independent thinking and innovative ideas.  Creative Montessori School 2800 Montessori Way Homewood, AL 35209 205-879-3278 www.cmskids.org CMS cultivates a life-long love of [Read More]
 

Need a Quick Getaway?

Published: 07/31/19
By: Carol Muse Evans
Need a Quick Getaway? Try Awesome Alpharetta, Georgia
Alpharetta, Georgia might not be the first destination near Atlanta on your radar, but it should be, as it offers so much to travelers, whether it’s a couple’s trip, girls’ getaway or a family weekend. For Alabamians, think “Fairhope-like,” and you have the idea of what Alpharetta offers to travelers. [Read More]
 

Birmingham Parent 2019 Family Favorites Award Winners

Published: 07/01/19
By: Lori Chandler Pruitt & Carol Muse Evans
2019 Birmingham Parent's Family Favorites Awards Winners
But sometimes we reply on friends and family to give us other suggestions about what they know to be good and what THEIR favorites are. You may be introduced to a favorite by word of mouth, or see an ad for a spot, go there and then share with all [Read More]
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