February 2024 Issue

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๐ŸŒŸ Welcome, dear readers, to the February issue of โ€œRiver Region Parentsโ€!๐ŸŒŸ

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Mom to Mom with Ashley Jenkins

RRP: How do you balance mom life with being a CrossFit and Nutrition Coach? AJ: John Mark Comer said, โ€œThe solution to an overbusy life is not more time. Itโ€™s […]

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Dinner’s Ready: Ryan Lombardi’s Cajun Shrimp with Conecuh

Local dad Ryan Lombardi shares a favorite recipe thatโ€™s become a staple in his home. If youโ€™re looking for a delicious, healthy meal that your kids will enjoy, this might […]

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Teacher of the Month: Jessi Hayes, Hooper Academy

Jessi Hayes played all sports growing up and desired to be a coach because of her love for sports. She played basketball at Huntingdon College and loved volleyball, too. Not […]

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From the Editor – February 2024

I donโ€™t know about you, but I often feel like Iโ€™m fighting a losing battle regarding enforcing healthy eating for our soon-to-be teenager. Jason and I have been on a […]

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Student & School Spotlights FEB RRP (Pike Road)

February 2024 Student Spotlights – Pike Road

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  River Region Parents joins with [...]
Student & School Spotlights FEB RRP (Prattville)

February 2024 Student Spotlights – Prattville, Autauga, & Elmore County

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  River Region Parents joins with [...]
Student & School Spotlights FEB RRP (Montgomery)

February 2024 Student Spotlights – Montgomery

Every month we compile a list of students and schools doing great things across our community.  We have so many talented students in our area.  Greater Pensacola Parents joins with [...]
Indoor Family Fun Activities to Brighten a Gloomy Days

Indoor Family Fun: Activities to Brighten a Gloomy Days

Donโ€™t let the weather get your family down. Because thereโ€™s no better occasion to enjoy cozy indoor fun.Try some of these ideas to brighten everyoneโ€™s spirit and strengthen your family […]

Fun Ideas to Get Kids Off the Couch and Moving

Fun Ideas to Get Kids Off the Couch and Moving

It was a beautiful day. It was sunny, warm, and we didnโ€™t have anywhere to rush off to. I love days like this. Until I look over at the couch […]

Turn Your Junk Food Junkies Into Healthy Eating Kids Tips Every Parent Should Know

Turn Your Junk Food Junkies Into Healthy Eating Kids: 8 Tips Every Parent Should Know

Finding healthy snacks for the kids can sometimes feel like a job within itself, especially if you have a picky eater. Some parents think that buying healthy snacks means spending […]

Teens and Screens Feb

Itโ€™s the Parents Job to Say No Children and Technologies Are Like Mischievous Puppies

We got a new puppy for Christmas. Well, my son got a puppy, but we collectively chip in to help because taking care of a puppy is evidently a four-man […]

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Education Matters โ€“ Autauga County School (February 2024)

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Monthยฎ and is a time to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements of our CTE programs in Elmore County. These programs […]

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Education Matters: Elmore County School (February 2024)

The start of a new year brings about an eagerness for the possibilities of whatโ€™s to come! While many of us make personal resolutions that we vow to keep, we […]

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Education Matters: Montgomery County School (February 2024)

Our Schools, Communities and Future. On March 5, 2024, residents of Montgomery County will have an opportunity to vote to renew the 3.5 county tax millage that supports both MPS […]

Meeting Kids Feb

Slow Down to Help Kids Build Empathy

What is your primary goal for your childโ€™s education? Is it getting good grades, collecting as many awards and scholarships as possible, or participating in as many sports and activities […]

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