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All In Mountain Brook

The All in Parenting Conference on Feb. 7 will focus on students in elementary schools and offer three breakout sessions with different topics for parents to choose from. more

Jan 30, 2017 10:25 AM Schools

Life Actually By Kari Kampakis more

Jan 25, 2017 3:29 PM Kari Kampakis

"When people talk about teenage girls today, the conversation often turns to how addicted they are to their phones. But what nobody seems to ask is, 'Why?'" more

Oct 28, 2016 10:22 AM Kari Kampakis

These moms don’t care about their kids being popular or belonging to a particular circle. But when they see their child sit home every weekend with nothing to do and notice how it impacts their self-esteem, it hurts them. more

Jun 29, 2016 9:56 AM Kari Kampakis

What made Papou a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend could be summed up in one word: consistency. more

May 27, 2016 2:37 PM Kari Kampakis

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Photo courtesy of Beth Wilder.

Beth Wilder knows a thing or two about being a mom. That maternal wisdom paid off this year when the Mountain Brook resident was named Alabama’s Mother of the Year by American Mothers Inc. more

May 27, 2016 11:51 AM People

"Imagine your child at the top of a ski slope. They’re about to ski down for their first time, but for now, they’re relishing the view." more

Jan 25, 2016 3:26 PM Kari Kampakis

"​It recently occurred to me that my husband and I have reached an interesting midpoint in parenting." more

Dec 21, 2015 3:28 PM Kari Kampakis

"With new apps constantly being introduced, and teens growing increasingly reliant on online communities, we parents are forced to deal with this reality and develop a game plan." more

Oct 27, 2015 3:20 PM Kari Kampakis

All In MB

Photo by Frank Couch.

Classes run daily at Mountain Brook High School, but on Nov. 12, they will be geared for parents. That evening, parents can select three of nine workshops to attend as a part of a new parenting conference planned by All In Mountain Brook. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:17 PM MBHS 1 Comments

"We need to remember ourselves at their age and consider what did or didn’t build our courage." more

Sep 22, 2015 4:34 PM Kari Kampakis

Dr. Wisely

Photo by Madison Miller.

The workshops are scheduled for Monday morning, Sept. 28 from 9-10:30 a.m. and Tuesday evening, Sept. 29 from 5:30-8 p.m. more

Sep 22, 2015 10:25 AM News

As my kids get older, I am learning the importance of being empathic. more

Aug 31, 2015 10:31 AM Kari Kampakis

It’s rare to hear anyone say they loved middle school. Even people with positive memories never tout it as the best years of their life. more

Jul 27, 2015 3:37 PM Kari Kampakis

It’s hard not to clear every obstacle in our children’s path so they can be happy now — getting what they want exactly when they want it. more

Jun 22, 2015 2:04 PM Kari Kampakis

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” Elizabeth Stone more

Apr 29, 2015 4:18 PM Kari Kampakis

Some of the best advice I ever received came after my first big job promotion. more

Feb 24, 2015 10:12 AM Kari Kampakis

Do you have a child who’s the opposite of you, and when they’re little you don’t know what to do with that, but then they grow up and you realize what an extraordinary gift you’ve been given? more

Dec 29, 2014 2:43 PM Kari Kampakis

Dr. Dale Wisely, Director of Student Services at Mountain Brook Schools, continues his series for parents, sponsored by All In Mountain Brook with a two part program on parenting teenagers. more

Nov 5, 2014 3:47 PM People

I wrote “Raising a Kind Daughter” because I get so tired sometimes of hearing mean girl stories. Don’t get me wrong; I know mean girls exist, and the problem undoubtedly needs to be addressed. more

Oct 29, 2014 11:41 AM Kari Kampakis

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