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Member Alliance Day 2013

Member Alliance Day 2013
As a way of saying thanks to current members and supporters of arts and culture in the Birmingham region, area organizations have planned a special members-only day of free admission and family-friendly activities. One valid membership card and/or postcard invitation admits 2 adults and up to 4 children into...
July 14th, 2013 | to do | Read More

Summer Naptimes: Staying on Track

Summer Naptimes: Staying on Track
Summertime is exciting. We get to go on adventures, barbecue, swim, and eat popsicles. It’s easy to get off schedule in the summer and while that is part of what makes it such an exciting season, it can also lead to exhausted children. If you happen to notice that your children are a little out...
July 11th, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Event of the Week: McWane Rocks!

Event of the Week: McWane Rocks!
Happy Birthday McWane!! Join the McWane Science Center for a ROCKin’ 15th birthday party that you won’t want to miss. Travis Taylor, star of Nat Geo’s hit show, Rocket City Rednecks, will be on hand bringing his unique style of southern charm and technology with live demonstrations...
July 9th, 2013 | featured, to do | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: The Bucket List

Parenting with a PhD: The Bucket List
By: Kristen Berthiaume The Bucket List: It’s Not Just for Summer Anymore! If you’re one if those “on the ball” kinda moms, you’ve probably made a Summer Bucket List (add link to Bham Mommy article – maybe it’s from last year?) with your kids. The list is most likely bright...
July 8th, 2013 | columns & features, featured | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 7th – July 14th

Birmingham Events Calendar: July 7th – July 14th
National Ice Cream Day and a McWane Birthday Party are just a couple of things to look forward to this week! It’s hard to believe that one of our Favorite Birmingham Attractions is turning 15! The Mcwane Science Center will have s day full of fin and specials this Saturday, make sure to check it...
July 6th, 2013 | featured, to do | Read More

The Best $10 You’ll Spend All Summer!

The Best $10 You’ll Spend All Summer!
You know when we come across something we love, we have to share! We’re so excited about this discovery, we’re about to pop! Recently a friend and BirminghamMommy Fan tipped us off to the Cullman Wellness and Aquatic Center. She had heard about it from a friend and suggested we go one day....
July 5th, 2013 | featured, to do | Read More

Don’t Forget Your Fireworks Safety!

Don’t Forget Your Fireworks Safety!
One of the best parts of any Independence Day Celebration is the Fireworks. But when you have a house full of tiny humans you have to be extra careful that everyone stays safe! Many people tend to think that sparklers are an easy, “kid friendly” kind of firework, but did you know that sparklers...
July 3rd, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Pinspired Pimiento Cheese

Pinspired Pimiento Cheese
Photo: From Whats4dinnertonite I love pimiento cheese in the summer. It’s the perfect appetizer or sandwich filling. After scouring Pinterest, I found a few recipes that I liked and morphed them together to get this simple and yummy version! Serve this as an appetizer with crackers or make the...
July 2nd, 2013 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

Creative Ways to Limit Computer, TV, and Video Game Time

Creative Ways to Limit Computer, TV, and Video Game Time
It is amazing that toddlers can operate iPhones, iPads, tablets, and laptops as well as most adults. When it comes to technology, kids are adapting at younger and younger ages.  As kids get older, they may start playing video games. Minecraft, Wii, XBox… there are so many options available. Kids...
July 1st, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 30th – July 7th

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 30th – July 7th
What a busy week we have coming up for Birmingham!! With the 4th of July on Thursday, you will find celebrations and specials happening all week! Check out the I Love America Day Celebration in Vestavia, Thunder on the Mountain or Freedom Fest at the Hoover Met. The Barons will have a home stretch beginning...
June 30th, 2013 | featured, to do | Read More