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6 Habits of Successful Students

6 Habits of Successful Students

Attainable Habits that lead to success The beginning of the school year marks a good time recommit to good habits, ones that can influence academic success. School gurus suggest a plethora of strategies, but we like this list because it’s short, attainable, and will promote lifelong success. No matter what school or work looks like [...]
Single Parenting

Single Parenting

Challenges of Single Parenting Single-parent families are becoming more and more common in today's society. One out of every four children in the United States lives in a single-parent household. Not all of these situations are the result of divorce. Death, single-parent adoptions, and unplanned pregnancy, can also create families with only one parent. Whatever [...]
Create a Dedicated Schoolwork Zone

Create a Dedicated Schoolwork Zone

Start School on the Right Foot Depending on the age and personality of your child, one work place may be more suitable than another. One thing is certain though. Having a dedicated homework zone at the start of school,  free of clutter and with necessary supplies nearby, boosts a child's attitude toward school and encourages [...]
Diet and Nutrition Impact Physical and Mental Well-being

Diet and Nutrition Impact Physical and Mental Well-being

Small Changes Create Gains for Overall Health and Well-being MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH, and this year Mental Health America’s theme (4Mind4Body) focuses on small changes – both physically and mentally – to create gains for our overall health and wellbeing. No matter your state of wellbeing, all of us could benefit from small positive […]

Spring Break Activities in Alabama For Kids

Spring Break Activities in Alabama For Kids

Spring break fun isn’t just for teens and young adults! Here’s a list of spring break activities in Alabama for kids. Beaches Need a spring break beach without the spring break mayhem? Try these kid-friendly Alabama beaches! From March 2 to April 28, 2019, alcoholic beverages are not permitted on Alabama Gulf Coast beaches, making [...]
Gifts That Can’t Be Bought

Gifts That Can’t Be Bought

The most valuable gifts your child will ever receive are the ones that cannot be bought with money. Your children can have an abundance of material possessions, but without the following, your child will forever be short-changed. Stability and Security. Consistency, predictability, and dependability: these practices build children’s sense of stability. Secure children feel safe and […]

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