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Celebrate Seuss! Read Across America Day!

Celebrate Seuss! Read Across America Day!
“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” A favorite to so many, Dr Seuss is having a birthday, so let’s Celebrate Seuss and get in on Read Across America Day! Check out what’s happening around Birmingham! 2nd & Charles Celebrate...
February 27th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Stop Yelling! It doesn’t work anyway….

Stop Yelling! It doesn’t work anyway….
My house is loud… Like, can’t-hear-yourself-think-calgon-take-me-away, loud. I think that having 3 kids (all girls) clamoring for my attention and trying to talk over each other makes my life doomed to noise so deafening I’m tempted to invest in those nifty noise reduction headphones...
February 26th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Healthy Chicken Tenders for Kids

Healthy Chicken Tenders for Kids
This recipe was passed along through a chain of emails from fellow moms who were fighting the struggle of processed chicken nuggets.  It’s actually delicious so we wanted to share it!  Make a double batch and freeze half.  Pop a few out and warm them up for an easy dinner! Canola oil cooking...
February 23rd, 2015 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 22nd – March 1st

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 22nd – March 1st
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Another tricky weather week for Birmingham. Make sure to double check any events before heading out as they may be canceled, rescheduled or delayed due to the threat of ice and snow. We’ve made a couple of updates to our Consignment Calendar, so check...
February 22nd, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

CPR: All parents need to know this life-saving skill

CPR: All parents need to know this life-saving skill
by Brady B. McLaughlin, MS, NREMT As a parent and seasoned public safety professional, my worst nightmare would be something happening to my three month-old son.  Every year over 383,000 Americans fall victim to cardiac arrest outside of the hospital – that’s nearly 1,050 per day.  Unfortunately,...
February 21st, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Big Machines Day is Back at McWane Science Center!

Big Machines Day is Back at McWane Science Center!
For the sixth year in a row McWane Science Center will host Big Machines Day. Get your motors running and head on over for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day getting up close and personal with some big machines including backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, loaders, dozers and cranes! Learn the...
February 19th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 15th – February 22nd

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 15th – February 22nd
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Cold Tricky Weather in our forecast for this week.. Make sure to stay weather aware and watch for any school closing or delays on our facabook page. Big Machines Day is back at the McWane Science Center, and if you’re wanting a little bit of a Mardi...
February 15th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Celebrating Black History Month in Birmingham

Celebrating Black History Month in Birmingham
By: Nanci Scarpulla, M.Ed. 16th Street Baptist Church is now a National Historic Landmark and civil rights icon. The church is known for the tragic racially motivated bombing in 1963. Each year, a traditional rite of passage for Alabama fifth graders has been a trip to Washington, D.C. It’s a chance...
February 15th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Kids and Stress

Parenting with a PhD: Kids and Stress
By Kristen Berthiaume: Ample research shows that our kids have a pretty high level of stress and that it can take a toll. When I hear about some kids’ schedules, I’m amazed they’re not downing coffee by the pot-full during piano practice. There are a lot of reasons our kids are stressed out –...
February 13th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Savory Soups for the Winter Soul

Savory Soups for the Winter Soul
It’s cold outside and according to the latest weather reports we have some tricky winter weather in our forecast. Along with the cold weather comes the cravings for comfort food. Here are a few quick and easy soup recipes that will fill those bellies and still give you time to play, do homework,...
February 12th, 2015 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More