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Student & School Spotlights - May 23 AOP

May 2023 Student Spotlights

Every month we compile a list of students doing great things across the Wiregrass.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Wiregrass Parents joins with their families and [...]

Mom to Mom with Keightley Garnett

AOP: You have children in all different milestone brackets. How do you keep your family organized when it comes to all their activities? KG: We have two daughters who dance […]


Dinner’s Ready: Amy Hess’s Chicken Casserole

Quick, easy, comforting, and a meal that keeps everyone coming back home to Mom and Dad. This month’s Dinner’s Ready recipe is a delicious chicken casserole brought to us by […]


May 2023 From the Publisher

It has been another long school year with much growth and learning for students and families in East Alabama. It’s a time for recognition and reflection on another school year […]

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Reactive or Proactive?

sponsored by Cornerstone Family Chiropractic Is our “health care” in a good place? According to the World Health Organization, the United States is ranked 72nd in overall health and 43rd […]


Chat GPT: What Do Parents Need to Know?

Chat GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) is an artificial intelligence model trained to generate human-like responses to text-based conversations. It is a language model that can understand human language and create […]


Sometimes Helping Means More Than Just Giving

Q. How do you handle a situation where someone needs financial help, but has misspent money you’ve given them in the past? My wife and I have been trying to […]


A Routine of Summer Fun

Students (and often their parents) can’t wait to hear the last bell ring before summer break. They say goodbye to early mornings and their rigid routine. But as a mother […]


Get Ready: Getting Your Kids Ready for College

There are few events bigger in a kid’s life than starting college. For most kids, it’s the first time they get to experience real independence from their parents. How do […]


Continue Teaching Despite Their Failures

I recently attended a conference where speaker Tara Leigh Cobble told a beautiful story about how God is never disappointed in us (especially as our father). After all, disappointment can […]


Work First, Play Later

Q. I brought about $15,000 in student loan debt into our marriage. I’m 26, my wife is 27, and we’ve been married a little over a year. During that time, […]


8 Don’t Sweat It: Tips for New Parents

Having a baby is one of the most amazing and anticipated moments in a person’s life. You have prepared the nursery, installed the car seat, read parenting books, and it’s […]

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