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Fitness Fest Coming to Biloxi! In air-conditioned splendor, we will get your whole family moving around--and we'll show you how cool it is to be fit! In air-conditioned splendor, we will get your whole family moving around--and we'll show you how cool it is to be fit! Join us for Children's of Mississippi Fitness Fest! Saturday, September 13th, 10am-4pm, at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi. FREE event! Join us for Children's of Mississippi Fitness Fest! Saturday, September 13th, 10am-4pm, at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi. FREE event! Sponsored by Children's of Mississippi, BlueCross BlueShield of Mississippi, Edgewater Mall, and Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Read the Full Story
Before The Buses Run: Making the Transition From Summer To School Summer days are waning quickly, and parents everywhere are looking forward to the return to school with the usual mix of emotions. We are excited right along with our kids who are ready to see their friends and meet new teachers. But we also know that the relaxed schedule of summer is about to give way to the early mornings and homework focused evenings of the coming school year. Those first couple of weeks can be tough on little bodies who have been able to sleep a bit later and eat a little more leisurely for the past twelve or so weeks. Read the Full Story
Play, Rest, and More Of It We can probably all agree that life is often fast paced and full, especially as a parent. Our kids do so many activities. During the year there are likely sports or lessons and performances on top of school and homework for our kids. As school is about to start back up let’s reflect on the place for these activities as our children grow up. Read the Full Story
Dressed, Fed, and Out the Door! Your husband hits the snooze button for the third time, you haven't even thought about what to pack in your kids' lunches, they're still sleeping and need baths, and everyone has to be out the door in fifteen minutes. Sound like mornings at your house? It doesn't have to. With these time-saving tips, you can reduce the stress of your family's rushed mornings. Read the Full Story
Get Involved: Try Some New After-School Activities This Year Northeast Mississippi offers something for every kid looking to get involved in after-school activities this year. A new school year means a fresh year to get involved. The first step is finding out what is available in our area. Sports Getting involved in a sport teaches kids many fundamental life skills like teamwork, good sportsmanship, and perseverance. An added bonus is the health benefit received from engaging in athletics. As kids get older, there are opportunities for them to get involved in organized sports through their respective schools. As they grow, local parks and recreation departments offer the chance to get involved in team sports of all kinds. Visit your community’s local parks and recreation office to sign your child up for the team of his choosing this fall. Interested in coaching? They are always looking for volunteers to help. Read the Full Story
Lunch Packing – From Dread to…Doable Welcome to autumn, when the days get cooler, kids head back to school, and parents everywhere commit themselves to packing nutritious, delicious lunches their kids will love, until reality sets in. Then life and schedules and parenting fatigue begin to undermine our good intentions. Lovingly-packed lunches that go uneaten, the specter of time spent at the kitchen counter, or the need to stick to a budget can wear away the strongest resolve. This year, let us bolster your determination with answers to some of your most troubling lunch-packing questions. Read the Full Story

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Calendar of Events, Northeast MS

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Calendar of Events - Pinebelt

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Latest Family Events

Fri Aug 22 @11:45AM - 01:00PM
What a Pain in the Neck
Sat Aug 23 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Dog Days of Summer
Sat Aug 23 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Tools for Teachers
Fri Sep 05
CelticFest Mississippi 2014
Sat Sep 06
CelticFest Mississippi 2014
Sat Sep 06 @10:00AM -
Drip Drop Storybook Reading at Drip Drop Coffeehouse
Sun Sep 07
CelticFest Mississippi 2014
Thu Sep 11
Kid's Emporium
Fri Sep 12
Kid's Emporium
Sat Sep 13
Kid's Emporium