Youth/Kids

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Congratulations Eagle Scouts!

April 17, 2019

Photo Fun Will Allison, a senior at Hoover High School and a graduate of Prince of Peace Catholic School and a graduate of Prince of Peace Catholic School, designed, coordinated and directed the construction of an outdoor classroom and walking trail behind Prince of Peace Catholic Church. He is the son of Kyle and Deidre …

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Doubt: When Your Kids Struggle to Believe

March 23, 2019

Parenting Points A great fear for many Christian parents is their child walking away from faith and choosing to no longer believe. For many kids who grew up in the church, there comes a time when they must determine what they believe for themselves. In this moment, either the faith of their parents becomes the …

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Covering Alabama with Bubbles of Love

March 23, 2019

Parenting Points On your mark. Get set. Blow bubbles! “Bubbles for Love” Day is part of the Alabama Family Rights Associations Parent Alienation Prevention and Awareness Week. On April 25, 2019, you can help spread awareness by blowing bubbles and “watching love grow.” Kenneth Paschal, State President of the Alabama Family Rights Association, explains that …

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What’s Your View of Your Child’s Education?

March 23, 2019

Education Extra There are many decisions we face in raising our children. It seems the assessment of their needs is constant. Sleep training, feeding, disciplining, discipling, developing their giftings, and education. My family began considering education options early on. Through prayer, studying God’s Word, and speaking with wise and seasoned friends, I knew I wanted …

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Walk For Life 2019

March 23, 2019

Mission Makers Brought to you by: Sawyer Solutions, www.sawyersolutionsllc.com “We Walk For Life because we want our community to know that our team at the Pregnancy Resource Center introduces women and families to the One whose grace is enough and to help them through their unplanned pregnancy one person at a time to make Life …

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Birmingham’s Night to Shine

February 24, 2019

Special Feature Tim Tebow Foundation’s unforgettable prom night experience designed specifically for people with special needs, ages 14 and older was recently held for the first time in Birmingham. On February 8, 2019 Oak Mountain Presbyterian rolled out the red carpet for the Night to Shine event with 360 local teen and adult volunteers serving …

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5 Strategies of Surviving the Empty Nest

February 24, 2019

Special Feature I felt tears trickle down my cheeks, watching our son’s car disappear from view as he drove away to college. After twenty-six years of parenting three children, I thought I was ready for the “empty nest” season, excited for new freedoms and adventures to begin, and let’s be honest—fewer dishes to wash—but that …

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When “Likes” Aren’t Enough: Social Media & the Search for Value

January 26, 2019

Parenting Points In the mind of every teenager echoes a simple question: “Am I enough?” One of the greatest struggles of the teenage experience is determining who they are, where they fit, and if they matter. Students seek to be cool enough, smart enough, athletic enough, popular enough, or successful enough. No matter what area …

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Giving Your Child Their Best Education

January 25, 2019

Education Extra Everyone has an opinion, a strong opinion, and they’re not afraid to share it. It’s been true since before your child was born. Sleep training or co-sleeping. Disposable or cloth diapers. Bottle or breast. When it’s time for school, the debate continues. Everyone seems ready to assert their thoughts. Public, private, homeschool, tutor. …

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Sensory-Friendly Mass

January 25, 2019

Church Leaders Dedicated to those with special needs and their families, caregivers, teachers and friends, Prince of Peace (POP) Catholic Parish in Hoover will hold a sensory-friendly Mass on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 5 p.m.in the main sanctuary. The POP Knights of Columbus Council #11537 are coordinating the Mass which will be followed by …