Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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We're Looking to Honor the “Coolest Kids” on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! Are you the parent of a really cool kid? Does your child have a special talent or enjoy a unique hobby? Is your little one a great singer, dancer, soccer player, artist, or winner of science fairs? Does your child bake amazing cookies, overcome huge obstacles, or help others in acts of charity? If so, we want to hear about it! Read the Full Story
The REAL Hunger Games I don't know about you, but there are three times of the day that give me more problems than the other 21 hours of the day: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don't know why, but my previously easygoing "eat everything with no complaint" children now have newfound opinions about meals; the weirder the food combinations, the better. They let me know very quickly if they think what I made stinks. Read the Full Story
The Family Forum: Try It, You Might Like It The new year usually means it’s time for resolutions and starting anew. I have always made resolutions, and have pressed my family to make them along with me. Nobody ever wanted to make them. So, for the past few years, instead of asking my boys to make a resolution, I ask them to try one new thing that year. See how I did that? How I snuck in a resolution and made it sound like it wasn’t? Read the Full Story
Adventures in Babysitting Finding the perfect babysitter is often a big deal for parents. As a parent, you might be part of the large population who may not have family support and needs to use a sitter. So how do you find a quality sitter? First, let’s take a look at a few not so great babysitter experiences from the parent’s perspective. Kim Smith, of Biloxi, recalled coming home to find a babysitter experimenting with her makeup. Read the Full Story
Scott’s Toy Box: We Built This City on Cards and Tiles   As the calendar turns from one year to the next, it’s a time to look back at the highs and lows of the past and make resolutions to build a better future. In the spirit of building, I found several games in which the objective of the game is to build. The scale of what you are building ranges from a single castle to an entire countryside but it all fits on your tabletop, and may even help build strong bonds among you and your fellow builders. Read the Full Story
Growth Spurts: Know & Go Guide Since this is the “Know & Go Guide,” I thought I’d offer some of my own “Know & Go” guidance for parents... Know when you need help or advice & Go ask for it from trusted friends and family. Know which baby gear is necessary and which is not& Go get rid of the excess. Know the art of transferring a sleeping baby from the car to the crib & Go teach that magical skill to new parents. Read the Full Story

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Featured Events

Tue Jan 17
ALL THINGS THEATER JR.
Tue Jan 17
INDIVIDUAL VOICE LESSONS
Tue Jan 17 @ 3:30PM - 05:30PM
ART EXPLORATION FOR KIDS
Wed Jan 18
INDIVIDUAL VOICE LESSONS
Wed Jan 18 @ 3:30PM - 05:30PM
ART EXPLORATION FOR KIDS
Thu Jan 19
INDIVIDUAL VOICE LESSONS
Thu Jan 19 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
ALL THINGS THEATRE SR
Thu Jan 19 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
INTRO TO DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR TEENS
Thu Jan 19 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
FAMILY FUN SCIENCE NIGHT
Fri Jan 20
INDIVIDUAL VOICE LESSONS