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52 New Things 2014, Week 13

52 New Things 2014, Week 13
What’s new this week? Angie- This is a new thing I didn’t choose to try, nor do I recommend. Last weekend my financial life was completely hacked. The credit card company believes that it originated from an app on my phone that was attached to my credit card because I like to pay with my...
April 5th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Birmingham Area Easter Egg Hunts 2014

Birmingham Area Easter Egg Hunts 2014
Alabaster/Pelham 231 Weatherly Club Drive April 19th, 10am Sponsored by First Baptist Pelham Avondale Avondale United Methodist Church Join us in the Avondale Park Rose Garden for a community cookout and Easter egg hunt. Following worship on April 13, all are invited to join Avondale United Methodist...
April 4th, 2014 | Easter Egg Hunts, featured | Read More

Bullying and Adults: What’s the Big Deal?

Bullying and Adults: What’s the Big Deal?
By Kristen Berthiaume: Recently, there’s been a lot of focus in the news on bullying in adults, especially on extreme cases from the NFL like that of Richie Incognito (this is his last name – really) and Jonathan Martin, which is believed to have involved obscene and racist voice mails, death...
April 2nd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

April Fools’ Your Kid

April Fools’ Your Kid
In case you haven’t checked the calendar, tomorrow is April Fools’ Day. If you’re looking for a fun prank to play on your kids, here are a few ideas! No Suds Here – Coat a bar of soap with some clear nail polish to keep any suds from forming. Watch the confusion set it when they...
March 31st, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: March 30th – April 6th

Birmingham Events Calendar: March 30th – April 6th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Sunday March 30th: Trussville Spring Carnival – Magnolia Park The Trussville Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Spring Carnival. The event is being held in Magnolia Park next to First Baptist Church of Trussville on Chalkville Road. The carnival...
March 30th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things 2014, Week 12

52 New Things 2014, Week 12
You would think that Spring Break would be a great time to try some new things, turns out it was kind of a slow week for us here and we struggled a little to come up with something. Apologies, it’s not as exciting as “FurryCon.” Angie- My New Thing this week is, wait for it….....
March 29th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Practical Hacks for Parents: Remembering the Meds

Practical Hacks for Parents: Remembering the Meds
As parents we all know how hard it can be to remember the simple things on a daily basis. Car keys, purse, diaper bag… baby. (we kid, we kid… Kind of.) But add a sick child and medicine into the mix and you’re bound to forget a dose or tw0 on those 10 days of antibiotics. Here’s...
March 27th, 2014 | featured, Practical Hacks | Read More

Free Admission to McWane, Birmingham Zoo and Vulcan Park!

Free Admission to McWane, Birmingham Zoo and Vulcan Park!
Birmingham attractions have free admission for up to two kids with a paid adult admission this week as part of the Birmingham Spring Fling and Street Festival. If you’ve been wondering what to do with the tiny humans this week, here’s your answer. Admission for up to two children is free...
March 26th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe

8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe
By Jessica Socheski: Most people agree that their home is their safe haven from the outside world.  But, according to the National Safety Council, most accidental deaths come from  unintentional accidents inside the house or personal vehicle. Instead of falling victim to a tragedy, use these eight...
March 25th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Spring Break Calendar, 2014

Birmingham Spring Break Calendar, 2014
Spring Break is here! Holla! Our calendar is packed this week, which is a good thing since you’ll need more events to choose from! Here is a list of things to do to keep the kids happy and busy this week!         It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! McWane Science Center- Brain...
March 23rd, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More