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Date Your Kids: 7 Ideas for One on One Time with your Child

I love the idea of dating my kids. Honestly it’s not something I do near enough, but find it to be a special time that allows them some one on one attention, that is so very important and rare in our hectic schedules. My goal is to try and schedule at least 1 one-on-one night/afternoon ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 7th – July 9th

Check out the weekend fun happening around Birmingham! Half Price Days at the Birmingham Zoo Visit the Zoo during Half-Price Summer Fun Days to take advantage of discounted half-price admission, half-price rides, and $1 hot dogs in the cafes! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants in Trails of Africa, experience ... Read More

Float Your Boat Festival at Turkey Creek

The Friends of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve are pleased to announce that the eighth annual Float Your Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10 am – 4 pm. Float Your Boat offers a fun-filled day at the Preserve that features balsa wood boat races with prizes, the City of Pinson’s “Beat ... Read More

Recipe: Loaded Queso Dip

We pulled this yummy recipe together over the 4th of July and it was hit! We’ll be adding to our rotation for football season, give it a try! What You’ll Need: 1lb pork sausage (or regular) 1 cup of your favorite beer 32oz. Velveeta, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese ... Read More

10 Books That Teach Kids About Their Feelings

We have all heard parents talk about the “terrible twos” or having a “threenager.” Some of the biggest contributors to this phase of toddler life are the emotions that the children feel and the fact that children don’t understand how to express them appropriately. Emotions can be confusing because toddlers don’t have the words they need to ... Read More

Disney on Ice Presents Follow Your Heart!

Just keep swimming with Dory, Nemo, Marlin and new pal Hank from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory as they embark on a life-changing excursion to find her parents and discover the true meaning of family. Cheer with the Emotions from Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out –Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust– as they help Riley find the confidence to win the hockey ... Read More

Craft: 4th of July Fireworks

As we’ve been marking through activities on the summer fun list, we thought now was as good a time as any to do some painting, and since the 4th of July is just a few days away, we got all Patriotic with this activity, painting up some Fireworks. This is a fun little craft and ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun! June 30th – July 2nd

Plenty of 4th of July Fun to be had in this week’s Friday Five! Magic City Con Magic City Con is a spectacular pop culture, comic, and fan convention that brings together the fans of cosplay, sci-fi, anime, fantasy, art, comics, film and TV, as well as table top and video gaming to celebrate their ... Read More

Half Price Summer Fun Days: Birmingham Zoo

Half Price Summer Fun Days are back at the Birmingham Zoo! Visit the Zoo during Half-Price Summer Fun Days to take advantage of discounted half-price admission, half-price rides, and $1 hot dogs in the cafes! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants in Trails of Africa, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a ... Read More

Coyote Drive In

July Fun at Coyote Drive In

The fun is heating up this summer at Coyote Drive In! In addition to the everyday fun of the Drive In,  AND seeing two movies for the price of one, Coyote Drive in will also offer: Double feature of Despicable Me 3 and Cars 3, June 29th – July 6th FREE Water Sliding available daily ... Read More