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From the Publisher – January 2022

I hope everyone had an amazing holiday season filled with lots of family and friends. After having more limited holiday celebrations last year, it certainly was wonderful to attend more parties, and gather with extended family. One of our favorite things to do as a family is to play games. Every year we make sure […]

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Student Spotlights January 2022

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Greater Pensacola Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements! CLA Project Draykon Defense At the end of every semester, middle school students at Creative Learning Academy [...]
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Social Media, Devices and What Our Kids CAN Do

If you have kids or teens, you probably have some sort of a new device floating around after the holidays. Maybe a computer, iPad, smartphone, tablet or gaming device. According to research by Common Sense Media from 2019, 53 percent of kids own a smart phone by age 11. And 84 percent of teenagers have […]

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Student Spotlights-Dec 2021

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Greater Pensacola Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements! Trinitas Holds Annual Day of Community Service On November 5, almost 300 members of the Trinitas Christian [...]
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Student Spotlights (Nov 21)

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Greater Pensacola Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements! St. Paul Families Enjoy Lunch On The Lawn A new event, Lunch on the Lawn, launched this [...]
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From the Publisher October 21

Happy Fall, Everyone! I am rolling into the first of October very proud of myself. Yes, I, the person who cannot grow anything, have four out of five of my spring/summer plants still alive on my front porch! Usually, by now, my front urns have been empty for at least a month while I await […]

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The Call to Care: Is it Your Time to Consider Foster Care or Adoption?

Imagine with me for a moment that you wake up tomorrow morning, coffee cup in hand, you open your front door to let that early morning sun stream into your sleepy, still, quiet home and there – sitting before you on the porch – is a child. Alone. Dirty. Crying. Broken. In need of care. […]

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Student Spotlights September ’21

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Greater Pensacola Parents joins with these families and schools to celebrate their achievements! East Hill Visits Ronald McDonald House This summer, some of the Student Government Association students from East [...]
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How to Prepare for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

An individualized education plan (IEP) is a key component of your child’s special education plan. By law, schools are required to provide services to kids who qualify. An IEP meeting is where goals will be set and which services will be provided are decided on by both educators and the child’s guardians. This can be […]

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Five Expert Tips to Help Teens with ADHD

“I got detention for forgetting my book three times in a row.”—read Michael’s text His mother wasn’t surprised. Michael was diagnosed with ADHD when he was eight years old, and she’s received other messages saying he misplaced or even forgotten to do his homework. His mother hoped that he’d be more organized by 13, and […]

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