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Brannan Family: The Next Chapter

I tooooooold y’all adoption was only the beginning of the story! Onto the next chapter of this wild tale! Y’all know my family and I have been big advocates of adoption since the beginning of this...

Brannan Family: Our Son’s Homecoming

First, let me say, adoption is such a crazy awesome blessing for all parties involved. What a whirlwind! And it’s only the beginning... I’m still kind of in awe of the whole process. I hope my...

Why Kids Should Return to Sports

We are thankful to partner with i9 Sports. They offer youth sports programs in Biloxi, Gulfport and Long Beach. Want to tell moms about your business? Email [email protected] The new generation is growing up in...
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Candid Conversations with Teens: Pretty Privilege

This post was written by Ayden Bjork, niece to Gulf Coast Mom co-owner Christy Bjork Elias, for her sophomore PreAP English class. What is pretty privilege? Well, let’s break it down into simpler questions: What is...

A Local Mother’s Infertility Journey

1 in 8 couples experience infertility. Here is our story. Ten years after being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) while I was in college, I got married and we started trying to get pregnant...

Have You Thought About Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student?

My family and I have been hosting exchange students in Mississippi since 2016. We have now hosted 6 boys and have been able to experience Japan, Spain, Italy, Thailand, and France right in our...

Top 4 Reasons to Consider Private Education

We are thankful to partner with Hope Academy for this post. We strive to provide families with valuable information to help them choose the best educational path for their child. SAFETY AND CLASS SIZES Are interested in...

Brannan Family: Countdown to Baby

Gravity. In the words of the great Marty McFly, “Doc, this is heavy.” The weight of this current moment hasn’t fully settled in. I know this because I’m not really nervous, yet. The countdown has begun,...
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Disney Tips from Local Moms

Are you headed on a Disney vacation anytime soon? Like many of us, we know you’ve wondered if your family will enjoy it as much with the new COVID rules. Here are some helpful Disney...
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4 Tips to Finding the Perfect Neighborhood for Your Family

We are thankful to Florence Gardens for partnering with Gulf Coast Mom. We hope this information is helpful for families as they find their perfect home. When we talk about buying a home, we generally think...
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