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Parenting with a PhD: Gratitude Revisited.

Parenting with a PhD: Gratitude Revisited.
By Kristen Berthiaume: It’s that time again – time for your FB newsfeed to be filled with daily postings of what people are thankful for! By Black Friday, you’ll probably be thankful for a return to the usual fare of crazy political rants and random YouTube videos. If public displays of gratitude...
November 12th, 2013 | columns & features, contributors, featured | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: November 10th – November 17th

Birmingham Events Calendar: November 10th – November 17th
BIG Week for BirminghamMommy as we offer the yearly McWane Membership Discount! If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Member of one of Birmingham’s Best Children’s Attractions, now’s your chance! We’ll be out all week accepting forms, you can find all of the details here....
November 10th, 2013 | featured, to do | Read More

McWane Science Center’s BIG Discount 2013

McWane Science Center’s BIG Discount 2013
BirminghamMommy.com and the McWane Science Center are partnering up for the 4th year in a row to offer this AMAZING discount to our readers! $20 off any membership level. Good for 1 week only!! It’s THE biggest discount you will see this year for the McWane Science Center! $20 off any Membership level! $20...
November 9th, 2013 | featured, to buy | Read More

Giveaway: McWane Model Train Preview Party

Giveaway: McWane Model Train Preview Party
The Magic of Model Trains Exhibit is coming to the McWane Science Center and they’re kicking it off with a preview party this Saturday night. Thanks to the Magic of Model Trains/Winter Wonderland sponsor, Royal Cup Coffee, we have some passes to giveaway to the event. Magic of Model Train Preview...
November 7th, 2013 | to win | Read More

Pinspired Recipe: Baked Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts

Pinspired Recipe: Baked Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts
It seems like everyone else is on a Pumpkin Flavored kick these days so we thought we would give you an option to add to the every growing Pumpkin Craze. What you’ll need: 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil 3 Large Eggs 1 1/2 Cups Granulated Sugar 1 1/2 Cups Pumpkin Purée (canned pumpkin) 1 1/2 Teaspoons Pumpkin...
November 5th, 2013 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

What Does Your Birth Order Say About You?

What Does Your Birth Order Say About You?
We’ve all heard of Middle Child Syndrome and the stereotypes of the First born being a leader, the youngest the “baby?” But did you know that your birth order can actually shape your personality? Where you fall on the family tree can have a huge impact on the type of person you will...
November 4th, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Best Children’s Books for 2013

Best Children’s Books for 2013
When reading for 20 minutes a night is a school assignment, you quickly start looking for some fun books that will hold your children’s attention night after night. Here is a rundown of some of the most notable children’s books of 2013, according to the Association of Library Service to Children. For...
November 3rd, 2013 | featured, To Read | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: November 3rd – November 10th

Birmingham Events Calendar: November 3rd – November 10th
Daylight Savings Time! Whether you like it or not it’s time to “fall back.” Disney on Ice is skating into Birmingham this week with it’s Princesses and Heroes. Lots of options for show times. If your family is a fan of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, you’ll want to check out...
November 3rd, 2013 | featured, to do | Read More

Fall Crock Pot: Clean Eating Southwestern Chicken

Fall Crock Pot: Clean Eating Southwestern Chicken
We found a great recipe for the crock pot, and it’s perfect for fall!  Clean Eating Southwestern 2 Bean Chicken will be a hit with the whole family- muchas gracias to thegraciouspantry.com for the recipe! Image from TheGraciousPantry.com   Clean Eating Slow Cooker Southwestern 2 Bean Chicken (Makes...
November 1st, 2013 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

Dia de los Muertos, Birmingham

Dia de los Muertos, Birmingham
This November 2nd falls on Saturday!  It is sure to be an energetic All Soul’s Day, Dia de los Muertos, and Alabama’s Day of the Dead Festival.  This year is the eleventh celebration!  It will take place in the same great spot on 1st Avenue South in Birmingham, AL.  If you’re looking...
October 31st, 2013 | featured, to do | Read More