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May Day! May Day!

May Day! May Day!
Raise your hand if you currently feel like a personal ATM, overbooked Chauffeur, and a stretched out rubber band on the verge of snapping at the mere thought of adding just one. more. activity. to your already booked May Agenda. The Month of May is hell. Between the wrapping up of extracurricular activities,...
May 4th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Pills or Candy, Can You Tell the Difference?

Pills or Candy, Can You Tell the Difference?
We saw a graphic a while back on a visit to Children’s Hospital. It showed the amazing resemblance there is between pills and some of your child’s favorite candy.  It’s truly amazing how similar some medicines are to the candy that your kids know and crave. Reports document a rising...
April 26th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Tis’ The Season.. For Local Farmer’s Markets!

Tis’ The Season.. For Local Farmer’s Markets!
We all love some fresh fruits and veggies, and Birmingham Area Farmer’s markets are heating up. If you’re looking for a market to enjoy this season, look no further! We’ve got a list of some of the most popular market in town.. Don’t forget, if you’re looking for a place to pick...
April 19th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Save Green by Going Green

Save Green by Going Green
In the spirit of Earth Month we thought we would throw out some ideas on how you could actually save some green by going green! We all love an incentive to save money! 1. Host a toy swap!  This is a great way to illustrate to children how to reuse something.  Let the kids choose some toys they aren’t...
April 14th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Keeping Kids Focused During the Spring Slump

Parenting with a PhD: Keeping Kids Focused During the Spring Slump
Do you and your kids have Summer Break-itis? It’s a common problem around this time of year: the sun is shining, flowers are blooming, pollen is coating your car and lungs. Here in Alabama, spring very quickly gives way to summer and temps will be in the triple digits before we know it! You’ve got...
April 6th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

April Fools’ Your Kid

April Fools’ Your Kid
In case you haven’t checked the calendar, today is April Fools’ Day. If you’re looking for a fun prank to play on your kids, here are a few ideas! Minty Oreos – Replace the cream from some Oreos with white toothpaste. Mine still talk about this 2 years later! No Suds Here –...
March 31st, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Rotary Trail, Birmingham

Rotary Trail, Birmingham
We’re so excited to see the progress being made on the new Rotary Trail in downtown Birmingham. The Rotary Trail is considered to be an extension of Railroad Park, and runs along First Avenue South from 20th Street to 24th Street. The trail follows a “railroad cut” through downtown...
March 11th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Out of the Mouths of Babes: Colorful Braces

Out of the Mouths of Babes: Colorful Braces
For orthodontic patients who choose to make fashion statements with their mouths, colors are really heating up.  From soft pastels that coordinate with a wardrobe to bright hues for celebrating holidays or expressing school spirit, the colors appear on the elastic ties that bind the wires to the brackets. ...
February 28th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Bye-Bye Diapers! Is Your Child Ready to Potty Train?

Bye-Bye Diapers! Is Your Child Ready to Potty Train?
You might be ready, but is your child? No more diapers…. It’s something to dream about. To see if your child is ready, look for these signs: 1. They’re interested, they want to wear underwear 2. They can understand and follow basic directions 3. They can tell you through words or actions...
February 24th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Out of the Mouths of Babes: Best Books for Brushing

Out of the Mouths of Babes: Best Books for Brushing
We love finding books that help kids learn about something they are about to experience. In keeping with National Dental Health Month,  here are our top 5 books for preparing kids for their first Dental visit and getting them excited about taking care of their little choppers! 1. Brush your Teeth Please...
February 19th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More