Recent Articles

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 4th – May 11th

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 4th – May 11th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Sunday May 4th: ECO – Wheels – Railroad Park Eco-Wheels, Alabama’s only green and alternative vehicle show, returns to Birmingham this spring! This year’s event will feature the latest trends in alternative transportation including, hybrids, natural...
May 4th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

Eco-Wheels 2014

Eco-Wheels 2014
Alabama’s only green and alternative vehicle show, Eco-Wheels, returns to Railroad Park this Sunday, May 4th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The 2nd annual family-friendly event is presented by My Green Birmingham, and will feature the latest trends in alternative transportation including hybrids, natural gas...
May 3rd, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things 2014, Week 17

52 New Things 2014, Week 17
Tornadoes and bad weather didn’t stop us from trying something new this week. In fact for Kristen, it was her new thing.. Angie- I’m a huge fan of the Publix BOGO items, it usually determines what goes in my kids lunch that week. They recently had cheez-its on special so I bought our standard...
May 2nd, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Ideas for Summer Fun Lists

Ideas for Summer Fun Lists
Last summer we posted this great way to keep up with summer fun. It was our summer bucket list, and it was a huge hit with our family. We even took it a step further and documented our entire summer in a picture book we ordered from one of our favorite photobook websites. Start now asking your kiddos...
May 1st, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Event of the Week: Raising Boys and Girls, presented by St. Vincents Health Systems

Event of the Week: Raising Boys and Girls, presented by St. Vincents Health Systems
  Last week we mentioned the first of two sessions of a Parenting Conference being hosted by St. Vincent’s Health Systems The second session to this amazing Parenting Conference is Raising Boys and Girls and will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. This discussion...
April 28th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: April 27th – May 4th

Birmingham Events Calendar: April 27th – May 4th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! It looks like it’s going to be a rough weather week here in Birmingham but there are still plenty of events to keep you busy between the storms. The Birmingham Barons have a long home stretch, plenty of storytimes, and lots of fun happening at Railroad...
April 27th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things 2014, Week 16

52 New Things 2014, Week 16
Quick and easy new things for this week! Angie - I kept getting emails from Starbucks about the new Vanilla Macchiato they’re offering now. I occasionally will stray from my usual and get a Caramel Macchiato so I decided to give this one a try, iced. It was delish! Not delish enough to make me...
April 26th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Pinspired Recipe: Cool Ranch Chicken Tacos

Pinspired Recipe: Cool Ranch Chicken Tacos
Another option for Taco Tuesday! Oh! And did we mention.. It’s a crockpot recipe? What you’ll need: 2 lb boneless chicken 1 packet taco seasoning 1 packet Ranch dressing mix 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth taco shells/tortillas/tostadas cheese lettuce tomato What you’ll do: Place...
April 24th, 2014 | featured, to make | Read More

Multiplicity: Managing Multiples

Multiplicity: Managing Multiples
When you first find out that you’re having multiples and the shock wears off, one of the first things that crosses your mind is logistics. Sure you had plenty of room in your car for an extra carseat, an extra bedroom in your home, a single stroller that you used with your first child that you...
April 23rd, 2014 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Special Event: Intentional Parenting Conference

Special Event: Intentional Parenting Conference
Don’t miss out on this special event being hosted by St. Vincent’s Health Systems! Moms and dads will tell you: Parenting is one of the most rewarding – and most challenging – responsibilities. Yet often, the journey can produce more questions than answers. For example, how do you parent...
April 22nd, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More