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For our children to know, love and understand God, it’s important that we take them to church, share Scripture, cultivate character and encourage healthy relationships. Read more

Kari Kampakis

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On Feb. 13, AIMB will host its second annual All in Parenting: Elementary Edition at Crestline Elementary School. Read more

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All In Mountain Brook

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. Read more

Schools

"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?'" Read more

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. Read more

Kari Kampakis

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

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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. Read more

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." Read more

Kari Kampakis

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

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"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." Read more

Kari Kampakis

All In MB

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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. Read more

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

Kari Kampakis

Dr. Wisely

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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. Read more

News

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

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. Read more

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. Read more

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 Read more

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

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? Read more

Kari Kampakis

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