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Birmingham Area Fall Festivals and Happenings – Fall 2014

Birmingham Area Fall Festivals and Happenings – Fall 2014
Fall is in the air.. Can you feel it? There’s no better way to get in the mood for this season than to check out a few pumpkin patches or fall festivals. Check out this list of what’s happening in and around the Birmingham Area! Pumpkin Patches: Old Baker Farm – Harpersville - September...
September 21st, 2014 | Fall Happenings, featured | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 37

52 New Things, 2014. Week 37
What we did that was new! Angie- I must admit that I had been super busy getting everything together for Moms Rock that I couldn’t think of anything that I did that was new. So in a panic to not miss a week of “New Things” I did something I will never, ever do again. Oil Pulling. 2...
September 20th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Keep your body fit during pregnancy for better results post pregnancy

Keep your body fit during pregnancy for better results post pregnancy
By: Erin Holtz There are so many women who lose control of their eating and exercising during pregnancy which makes it so much harder to lose the weight post pregnancy. The number one excuse I hear women say during pregnancy is that they will let themselves go for now and just try and lose the weight...
September 17th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: When Kids and Teachers Don’t Get Along

Parenting with a PhD: When Kids and Teachers Don’t Get Along
By Kristen Berthiaume: We parents want for our kids an educational career populated entirely by teachers who are equal parts kind and firm. And, there’s no doubt that this balance is exactly what most teachers strive to achieve. Even those who fall short of the ideal want to be there with your child...
September 15th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: September 14th – September 21st

Birmingham Events Calendar: September 14th – September 21st
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Slightly cooler temps means no excuses for not getting outside and enjoying some of our local parks! Lots of storytimes at the  libraries and don’t forget!! Our 4th annual Moms Rock Event is happening THIS Thursday Night! Get a sitter or recruit the...
September 14th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 36

52 New Things, 2014. Week 36
New things, new things! Angie- I’m a girl who loves her stretchy pants/yoga pants/running shorts/leggings anything that scream comfort. I have a love/hate relationship with jeans and with fall approaching I know it’s time to throw on the jeans with a cute sweater and boots and be done. But...
September 13th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Talking to Kids about 9-11

Talking to Kids about 9-11
By Kristen Berthiaume: Many of our young kids are blissfully unaware of the significance of today and will probably remain that way for a while. After all, it’s been 13 years since the September 11th attacks. That means that current high school seniors were barely in kindergarten on 9-11-01 and probably...
September 11th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Vote! Moms Rock 2014!

Vote! Moms Rock 2014!
Thank you again to everyone for submitting your nominees. We received so many amazing stories it was very difficult to narrow it down to our final 10. It was even more difficult to narrow these stories down to just a few sentences each. Meet our Moms Rock 2014 Nominees, then cast your vote! Voting will...
September 8th, 2014 | featured, Moms Rock | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: September 7th – September 14th

Birmingham Events Calendar: September 7th – September 14th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Here’s what’s happening around Birmingham this week. One of our favorite events of the year.. Trucks by the Tracks. Food Trucks at Railroad Park.. What’s not to love about that? Catch a “Zoo to you Storytime” at Irondale Library...
September 7th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 35

52 New Things, 2014. Week 35
  What’s new this week? Find out then share with us what you did that was new!   Angie- I was introduced to Decorated Brownie Bites from Publix. I’m a huge fan of their brownies bites anyway but they had to go and kick it up a notch by decorating them with the most delicious whipped...
September 6th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More