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Parenting with a PhD: Kids and Stress

Parenting with a PhD: Kids and Stress
By Kristen Berthiaume: Ample research shows that our kids have a pretty high level of stress and that it can take a toll. When I hear about some kids’ schedules, I’m amazed they’re not downing coffee by the pot-full during piano practice. There are a lot of reasons our kids are stressed out –...
February 13th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Savory Soups for the Winter Soul

Savory Soups for the Winter Soul
It’s cold outside and according to the latest weather reports we have some tricky winter weather in our forecast. Along with the cold weather comes the cravings for comfort food. Here are a few quick and easy soup recipes that will fill those bellies and still give you time to play, do homework,...
February 12th, 2015 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 8th – February 15th

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 8th – February 15th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Valentine’s day is less than a week away, if you haven’t made your cards for Children’s hospital, you still have time! Check out which local libraries are participating in the program this year. Lots of heart filled storytimes happening...
February 8th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Homemade Heart Chalk, Great for Your Tiny Valentine

Homemade Heart Chalk, Great for Your Tiny Valentine
It’s Valentine time and many schools and classrooms no longer allow candy when swapping cards with classmates. We love looking for different things to do that will allow the kiddos to get involved, and what could be better than some heart shaped chalk? All kids love chalk, right? We go through...
February 6th, 2015 | featured, to make | Read More

Beaker Bash, 2015 McWane Science Center

Beaker Bash, 2015 McWane Science Center
Beaker Bash is back, have you gotten your ticket yet? It’s not too late!! McWane Science Center Invites You to Unlock the Puzzle At This Year’s Beaker Bash! McWane Science Center will be hosting the 14th annual Beaker Bash: Unlock the Puzzle.  Area families are invited to attend this event and...
February 6th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Valentines for Children’s Hospital, 2015

Valentines for Children’s Hospital, 2015
Each year several of our local Libraries provide a space for making or dropping of Valentines cards to help spread some love to the patients at Children’s Hospital. This year we haven’t confirmed as many as in years past but there are still a few options, if this is something you look forward...
February 2nd, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

DIYC: Cupcake Liner Valentines Day Wreath

DIYC: Cupcake Liner Valentines Day Wreath
Kicking off this “Month O’ Love” we thought we would share with you a super easy, really inexpensive Do It Yourself wreath! I needed something for my front door to make it a little festive for Valentines. It’s been a little naked since taking down the Christmas Wreath. I don’t...
February 2nd, 2015 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 1st – February 8th

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 1st – February 8th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Brrr…. A chilly start to our week this week and will the Groundhog see his shadow or no? We’re crossing our fingers for an early spring! Several local Home Depots will be hosting their kids workshops this weekend, you’ve got Beaker Bash at...
February 1st, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Mindbender Mansion: McWane Science Center

Mindbender Mansion: McWane Science Center
BirminghamMommy got a sneak peek of the new exhibit opening at the McWane Science Center this Saturday! Mister E. and the Mindbender Society invite you to enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of puzzles, brainteasers, and interactive challenges guaranteed...
January 30th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Bourbon Street, Baby Style.

Bourbon Street, Baby Style.
Not able to make it down to The Big Easy this year for Mardi Gras? Not sure you would even want to if you could? Well you don’t have to miss out on all the fun, in fact, if you invite the right friends over, I’m sure you can have as much fun celebrating at home as you would on Bourbon Street…...
January 26th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More