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    8 ways to support your child’s reading habit

    Developing reading habits among children takes persistence and patience on parents’ part. And with reading playing such an important role in a child’s education, Erin Gibson, operations manager of the Gulfport Huntington Learning Center, says the effort is definitely worth it. “Reading is indeed something children can enjoy throughout their lives, but it’s essential in […]

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    More balance, less burnout

    By April Lollar Just another manic Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday …. Alarm. Snooze. Alarm. Snooze. Alarm. Panic. Shower. Wake up 8-year-old. Wait five minutes. Second attempt to wake up 8-year-old. Dry hair. Brush teeth. Make sure we have: lunchbox, water bottle, folder, are folder things signed? Are practice/dance clothes ready? Has 8-year-old brushed teeth? […]

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    Single mom strong

    Since becoming a single mom six years ago, Theresa Frontz has managed the role by being in constant conversation with God. “It really is my faith that has gotten me through every day,” says Frontz, who lives in Gulfport with her children Nicholas, 18, and Mary, 13. “One of my favorite scriptures is ‘I can […]

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    Stop cyberbullying

    In the past, bullying stopped at the school door. Today, as parents and teachers are all too aware, it can follow their child home. As social media grows and technology evolves, students become increasingly vulnerable online. Tellingly, a recent C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health showed bullying and cyberbullying topped parents’ list […]

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